Harataunga Block (Kennedy's Bay), Coromandel District.
1839. 23 April.Coromandel District.
Know all men by these presents that we The Tuerrahu, The Hohu, The Korowie
and The Wipoddu Residents of Marnu Kieshoter and Native Chiefs of New Zealand have
Harataunga. John Kennedy.
this Twenty-third day of April in The Tear of our Lord One Thousand Eight
Hundred and Thirty-nine Bargained Sold Transfered and Alienated all that Piece or
Parcle of Land known by the name of the Har-rar-towniger Situated nearly Opposite
the Big Boundaries.[242 acres.]
Murcury Island of New Zealand and commencing from the Cow-wie being the
North Entrance of the River Har-rar-townger as Aforesaid and extending up the
North side of the River or Branch known by the name of The Warre Roer to the
source of the same known by the name of The Wie Rane-puru bounded on the Back by
the Mountains and extending along their Ridges from the Cow-Wie as aforesaid till
it comes in a direct line with the Source of the Wie Rane-puru as aforesaid With
all the Lands, Timbers, Creeks, and Streams Appertaining thereto, to John Kennedy
his Heirs Executors and Assigns for Ever for the Sum of £80, in Property and £3 in
money, Which We The Tuerrahu, The Hohu, The Koro Wie and The Wipoddu do consider
and acknowledge to be a just Equivalent for the said lands Timbers &c. as
aforesaid, In Consideration of which We The Tuerrahu The Hohu The Koro Wie and The
Wipoddu Our Heirs and Assigns do bind Ourselves to Keep and Protect the said John
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his Heirs and Assigns in
Peaceful Possession of the Lands &c. as aforesaid against all and every
other Claiment as being Our Heiridetery and lawful Property. In Witness Whereof We
hereunto set our Hands and Seals this Twenty-third Day of April in the Year of Our
Lord One Thousand Sight Hundred and Thirty-Nine.
te Tuerrahu His x Mark.
te Hohu His x Mark.
te Koro Wie His x
te Wipoddu Her x Mark.
Signed in the presence of—
George W. Trembley.
We hereby acknowledge to have received on
the day of the date within mentioned Receipt.
of the within named Jno. Kennedy the undernamed Articles viz. (9) Nine
quarter Blankets 2 do. Quarter (10) Ten Bed Shirts Two Kegs Powder (Gun) (4) Four
Boxes Four Muskets Two Fowling Pieces Six Hatchets Two Adzes 4 Four Cartouche
Boxes Four Hoes Twelve Handkerchiefs Ten Shaving Boxes Two Pieces of Print
Fifty-Nine Pounds of Tobacco Four Dozen Pipes Four Blankets One Cask of Powder
Four Axea Being the full Consideration Within Mentioned to be paid and given to us
for the Sale and conveyance of the said Land and Hereditaments within mentioned.
The above is a full and True Copy of the Original Agreement.
A True Transcript of Certified Copy of Original Deed.No. 130.O.L.C.
H. Hanson Turton.
18th November, 1878.