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Maori Deeds of Old Private Land Purchases in New Zealand, From the Year 1815 to 1840, with Pre-Emptive and Other Claims

(Enclosure.) — Agreement between Rev. J. Bumby and Mr. F. White

Agreement between Rev. J. Bumby and Mr. F. White.

1839. 26 September.Mangungu.Agreement as to boundaries.It is consequently further agreed by and between the Rev. John H. Bumby for the Wesleyan Missionary Society, and the aforesaid Mr. Francis White for himself and assigns and heirs for ever, that the boundary of the Mission Land on the North Western and Western side shall be as follows, viz.,—

From low water mark of the creek which empties itself into the main river Hokianga at the North West point of the Mission Land called the Mata, and proceeding up the aforesaid creek called the Mata as far as its first main division where we have this day cut a long mark in a large stone by the stream, and from thence proceeding by compass in a straight line East and by South until it reaches the aforesaid Ara-para, i.e., the road to Waima where we have this day put up a Totara post marked M and W thus forming an unbroken inland boundy to the Missn. land. Whereunto we the undersigned have affixed our hand and seal this 26th September 1839.

Francis White.
John H. Bumby.

In presence of—
John Hobbs.
Samuel Ironside.
William White, jun.
Charles Creed.
Titus Angus White.
William Stones.
Willm. Woon.

True Copy.

J. Davis, Int.

No. 389b.O.L.C. A True Transcript of Certified Copy of Original Deed and Agreement.

H. Hanson Turrton.

Wellington, 21st November, 1879.