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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

Deeds—No. 381

Deeds—No. 381.

Industry Bay Block (W. B. Moores), Coromandel District.

1837. 25 July.Coromandel District.Articles of agreement entered into this twenty-fifth day of July in the year of lord one Industry Bay.W. B. Moores.thousand eight hundred and thirty-seven Between William Moores of Kororarika and the Native Chiefs of New Zealand Manga keikei te tai korio te wakauerangi wakakai page 345and Punua for a piece of ground laying in Coromandle Harbour Bounded by two points called panetata and otara for One Mile Back for which we the said Native Chiefs our names before mentioned give up all right and Title to the said Wm. Moores His Heirs Boundaries. [400 acres.]Execetors Administrators and assigns for ever We the said Native Chiefs having received payment for the same and Horeby sign our respective names to the said Articles of Agreement given under our hands this Twenty-fifth day of July 1837.

Maunga keikei his x.
Ko rio x.
te tai x.
te wakaueraugi x.
te punua x.
te wakakai x.
Horopeta x.


Signed Richard Wise.
John Carroll.
Hugh McGurdy.

3 Cask of powder £7 . 10 . 0 120 lbs. of Tobacco £15 4 dozen Pipes 4/. 10 tamma Payment made.hawks £2. 1 Musket £1 . 10 . 0 4 Quire paper 12/. 60 flints 5/ 8 rugs £4 4 Blankets £2 . 16 . 0 2 frocks 10/. 300 figs Tobacco £2 . 10 . 0 Total £36 . 17 . 0.

Second Payment.

To satisfy some of the partys Being owners of part of the land and not being present Second Payment.at the time of payment whose names are signed underneath being satisfied to defend the said Wm. Moores his heirs assigns and Execetors for ever against any who may hereafter make any claim for the consideration of a certain quantity of property stated beneath in witness we sign our respective names.

Ko te Kiori his x.
Ko te Karaka x.
Ko tawa x.
Tua ngahuru x.
Maungakeikei x.


John Carroll.
Fred. Hannkin.
William Cunnington.

2 Muskets£300
50 lbs. powder500
6 ps. print600
5 cartridge Boxes150
10 lbs. Tobacco150
15 Handkerchiefs1 100
60 Pipes050
8 frocks and Trowsers140
11 tamma Hawks1130
21 180
first payment36170
Amount paid£58150

Esteemed Contents four hundred acres.
A True Copy.

Henry Clarke, Intr.

No. 173a.O.L.C.A True Transcript of Certified Copy.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, 7th December, 1878.