Object #1016157 from MS-Papers-0032-0003

2 pages written 2 Jul 1849 by Aperahama Tipae, Heremia Te Rangiao, Sir Donald McLean and Alexander Campbell in Wanganui

From: Native Land Purchase Commissioner - Papers, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0003 (57 digitised items). Contains papers dealing with the purchase of Maori land; in particular, there are official papers about `Old Land Claims' (ie pre Treaty of Waitangi); there is also extensive correspondence about the purchase of land in the Rangitikei area from Ngati Apa, and a related dispute about ownership between Ngati Apa and Ngati Raukawa; there is also a letter from Henry Tiffin outlining the concerns of Wairarapa Maori about an invasion by Ngati Toa Also includes translation of a letter by the Ngati Toa outlining the boundaries of land ceded to the Crown in 1847.

A transcription/translation of this document (by ATL) appears below.

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English (ATL)

Wanganui,
2nd July, 1849.



Mr. McLean has delivered to us the people of Ngatiapa the shirts, trowsers, blankets, tobacco and other articles which were purchased at Mr. Watts Stores as payment for our Canoes in going up the Rangitikei and Wangaehu rivers and for our people forty of whom accompanied Mr. McLean to point out their respective land claims.

his

Aperahama X Tipae

mark his

Te Wunu X Rangiwerohia

mark his

Hamuera X te Rangiao

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Witnesses to the writing of these names. Sigd.
Alex. Campbell
W. Elwis, Lieut. 65 Regt. A true translation. (Sigd.)
Donald McLean,
Inspector of Police.

English (ATL)

Wanganui,
2nd July, 1849.



Mr. McLean has delivered to us the people of Ngatiapa the shirts, trowsers, blankets, tobacco and other articles which were purchased at Mr. Watts Stores as payment for our Canoes in going up the Rangitikei and Wangaehu rivers and for our people forty of whom accompanied Mr. McLean to point out their respective land claims.

his

Aperahama X Tipae

mark his

Te Wunu X Rangiwerohia

mark his

Hamuera X te Rangiao

mark
Witnesses to the writing of these names. Sigd.
Alex. Campbell
W. Elwis, Lieut. 65 Regt. A true translation. (Sigd.)
Donald McLean,
Inspector of Police.

Part of:
Native Land Purchase Commissioner - Papers, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0003 (57 digitised items)
Series 7 Official papers, Reference Number Series 7 Official papers (3737 digitised items)
McLean Papers, Reference Number MS-Group-1551 (30238 digitised items)

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