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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



Know all men who may see this Document that I Tamaki, have received for myself, for 1839. 26 July. my father Kawau, both of us Chiefs of Ngatiwatua; for Rukuai a Chief of Tamaki Block. Ngatiwau, from Mr. Fairburn, One Scarlet Blanket, Two White Blankets, Two Boxes, One Shirt, Receipt of Ngatiwhatua, &c. One pair Trowsers, Ten pounds tobacco, as a payment for our portion of land at Otahuhu, as we did not receive our share of the former payments. Witness my name signed this day the Twenty-sixth of July, in the year of our Lord One thousand Eight hundred and Thirty-nine at Maraetai, New Zealand.

A True Copy and Translation.

Sepr. 1,1841.

G. Clarke.

A True Transcript of Attested Copy of Original Deeds and Translations.No. 269AO.L.C.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, 25th February, 1879.