Letter from Te Arei and others to McLean (with translation), 4 Apr 1848
Reference Number: MS-Papers-0032-0672B-02. Object #1031936
Letter with contemporary translation from Te Arei and 72 other owners of the land offered. The letter is signed from Waiariki but a covering note says its from Taranaki.
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English (19th C)
April 4th 1848
Friend McLean greeting you,
this is a letter claiming payment for land - the boundary is main [?] tending towards Taranaki including the following places, Oparinga, Te Koru, Mokoni, Motukari, Te Hawera, Pukehou, Te Tapuke, Te Akatea, Tutemanu, Wakarepa, Te Roto, Tirohanga, Te Putahi, Pahou, Te Waipuna, Taotaora, Pukemapou, Te Uhipipi, Pakaka, Uremutu is the boundary extending inland to Kaipikari, and Matai raetu [?], going below (northwards) to Mangaatoa, Maramararo, Te Tihiroa, Tapapanui, Mangohito, and inland to Te Mapou, that is the boundary inland from hence to Te Ahungakura, Koputawaki, Papangana, Mangahau, Te Wera, Te Waihihi, Te Tuaahu, Te Tahua, Onaha, Tetehe, Oteaitu, Kohangatata, Otupara, Oteaitu, Te Kere, Tutanganui, Te Parekura, Popokere, Maraeku, Paparata, Te Wapake, Tikorangi, Wairi Pounamu, Taporapora, Te Piripiri Te Mouku, Pakaraka, Te Karetu, Orongorou, Kaitawanui, Patoitoi Te Waitapu, and Waitoetoe these are all.
And seventy two others
These are all the owners of the said land
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