Tapukapuka Block, River Waitemata, Auckland District.
all men by these presents that we whose names and seals
are hereunto subscribed 1837. 17 April.Auckland District.
and set Native Chiefs of New Zealand for and in consideration of the
several articles Tapukapuka.
mentioned or indorsed on the back hereof being of the value of One hundred
and Sixty William
pounds Sterling to us paid by William Webster
now residing at Coromandel Harbour on
the coast of New Zealand aforesaid at or before the sealing and delivery of these
presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged Have and each and every of us
hath granted bargained, sold, assigned, released, and conveyed and by these
presents Do and each and every of us doth according to our respective shares and
proportions grant bargain sell assign release and convey unto the said William Webster
his heirs executors
administrators and assigns All that piece or tract of land called Tapukapuka
situated and bounded as follows. On a small river or creek which empties into the
Waitemata Boundaries. [320 acres.]
River commencing at a marked Kauri tree on the left side of the creek and
running North West one quarter of a mile to the summit of a range of hill and
commencing on the opposite side of the creek from the Kauri tree above mentioned
and running South East one quarter of a mile, and following the above range of
hills one mile North East containing by Estimation about three hundred and twenty
acres, Together with all ways, waters, watercourses, hedges, ditches, trees and
appurtenances whatsoever to the same belonging or in anywise appurtaining and all
the estate right titles and interests of us and each and every of us of in and to
the same to have and to hold the said piece or tract of land with the
appurtenances unto the said William
and his heirs to the use of the said William Webster
his heirs and assigns for ever And we
do hereby for ourselves and our heirs declare that we have not at any time
heretofore sold or disposed of the said land or any part thereof to any person or
persons whomsoever And we do hereby covenant and declare that we have according to
our respective shares and proportions good and lawful right to release and convey
the same to the said William Webster
and his heirs and all persons claiming under him to hold and enjoy the same
without any molestation or disturbance from henceforth and for ever. In witness
whereof we have hereunto subscribed our names and affixed our seals this
Seventeenth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and
his x mark Na ni hi.
his x mark Tuire.
Signed sealed and delivered in the presence
of, the tenor of the
above having been
faithfully and clearly explained—
his x mark.
We hereby acknowledge to have received on the day of the date of the
within written Indenture of the within named William Webster the undernamed articles—Receipt.
|Double Guns Four||£48||0||0
|Powder Four hundred Pounds||45||0||0
|Tobacco Two hundred and forty pounds||40||0||0
|Shirts, Gowns, &c. Twenty-five Pounds Sterling||25||0||0
|Cash Two Pounds Sterling||2||0||0
being the full consideration within mentioned to be paid and given to us for
the Sale and conveyance of the said Land and hereditament within mentioned.