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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



1838. 19 June.Manukau District.Tapuitiketike.Know all men who witness this Book that we Kaihau, Ngakainga and others, Chiefs of Ngatiteata a tribe of Waikato residing at Manukau a river or port to the west side of the Northern Island of New Zealand do give up and sell on this day the 19th of June 1837 these pieces, a part of the Tumu, Waitangi, Rotoraupo and part of Waikareao, James Hamlin. Tapuitiketike and the Awawaire to James Hamlin his heirs and successors for ever, the land, all trees and fern and whatsoever else is above or below those places to the East of the River of Manukau near to the dragging place at the Awaroa, to be for him his heirs and successors to be cultivated to be sold and done anything else with.
Boundaries. [1,000 acres.] The boundary to the Southward of these pieces begins at the Karaka at the river of Manukau and goes inland upon a ridge to the bend of the river of Waitangi, it then leaves the river and goes upon the ridge the South side of Waitangi to the brook Waihuka, it then goes along in the middle of the brook towards its commencement and turns and strikes across and goes to the East of Tapuitikitiki and goes into the Wood and comes out at Tanemata and joins the Tumu the parcel of land sold by Waikuku, Ngakainga and others to James Hamlin.
Receipt. And we Kaihau, Ngakainga and others receive as a payment for the pieces written in this Book these things, 200 lbs. Tobacco l Heifer Calf 10 Hoes 6 Spades 20 Blankets 5 bars Soap 50 Pipes 4 Shirts, £7 cash 1 clock. Witness our marks which we now write on this day the 19th of June in the year of our Lord 1838.



No. 373b2.O.L.C. A True Transcript of Certified Copy of Original Deed and Translation.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, 7th September, 1879.