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.
7th September, 1879.