Object #1026039 from MS-Papers-0032-0003

2 pages written 31 May 1847 by Ropata Ngarongomate

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.

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E Wakaae pu ana hoki a hau kia tine tukua rawatia e au ti wenua i wakahokia mai ki au e te Kawana Pitiroi i te tau kotahi Mano waru rau wa te Kau ria wha 1844. te wenua me te "Pa" i huaina Ko "Taringa Mango" mo nga mihauere Weteriana ake tonu atu. Kahore rawa aku hoki ki taua wahi ta te me kei a ratou tie wakaaro mo nga tupapuku e tanumia i te tihi o "Taringa Mango."

natai na te
Tamati o te Rangi.

Na Ngarongomate.
Mei 31st. 1847

Kaititiro Kote Makarini.

English (ATL)

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E Wakaae pu ana hoki a hau kia tine tukua rawatia e au ti wenua i wakahokia mai ki au e te Kawana Pitiroi i te tau kotahi Mano waru rau wa te Kau ria wha 1844. te wenua me te "Pa" i huaina Ko "Taringa Mango" mo nga mihauere Weteriana ake tonu atu. Kahore rawa aku hoki ki taua wahi ta te me kei a ratou tie wakaaro mo nga tupapuku e tanumia i te tihi o "Taringa Mango."

natai na te
Tamati o te Rangi.

Na Ngarongomate.
Mei 31st. 1847

Kaititiro Kote Makarini.

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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