Object #1022960 from MS-Papers-0032-0005

2 pages written by Sir Donald McLean

From: Native Land Purchase Commissioner - Papers, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0005 (27 digitised items). Includes handwritten receipts relating to land blocks in Wairarapa, Heretaunga and Taranaki and also includes a Maori letter from Te Hapuku to McLean and the Governor regarding a disagreement between himself, Renata Kawepo and Karaitiana Takamoana.

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

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English (ATL)

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I have received from Mr. McLean, on this day, on the second (2) of the days of November in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight hundred and fifty-five (1855) the sum of One Hundred Pounds £100.0.0 sterling; as payment for all my lands at Ngamotu; the boundary commences at Herekawe; the boundary upwards is Paretutu, also Tukuperu, Pouakai, Tahuna a te tawa; and outwards to Pukaramu, Umuutekai, Hikurangi, Puketotara, Turangarua, Te Keteiwi, te Rewarewa, Pukahu, Opokino, Waiwakaio. We give up all these lands to Victoria the Queen of England, on this day on which the sun now shines, and for ever.

(Signed) Witness to the payment, - (Signed)
R. Cottem, "W. Jenkins. "Interpreter. Henere his x mark te Keha Eruera Keha Wiremu his x mark Kingi Huhawa his x mark Keha
A true translation (Signed)
Donald McLean
Chief Commissioner.

English (ATL)

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I have received from Mr. McLean, on this day, on the second (2) of the days of November in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight hundred and fifty-five (1855) the sum of One Hundred Pounds £100.0.0 sterling; as payment for all my lands at Ngamotu; the boundary commences at Herekawe; the boundary upwards is Paretutu, also Tukuperu, Pouakai, Tahuna a te tawa; and outwards to Pukaramu, Umuutekai, Hikurangi, Puketotara, Turangarua, Te Keteiwi, te Rewarewa, Pukahu, Opokino, Waiwakaio. We give up all these lands to Victoria the Queen of England, on this day on which the sun now shines, and for ever.

(Signed) Witness to the payment, - (Signed)
R. Cottem, "W. Jenkins. "Interpreter. Henere his x mark te Keha Eruera Keha Wiremu his x mark Kingi Huhawa his x mark Keha
A true translation (Signed)
Donald McLean
Chief Commissioner.

Part of:
Native Land Purchase Commissioner - Papers, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0005 (27 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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