Taurimaori Islet, off Kapiti, Otaki District.
1838. 2 September.Otaki District.Taurimaori Islet.This
Indenture made this 2nd day of September in the year of
our Lord 1838 Between Rangy Ettie and Robulowe of the first part and William
Mayhew Jr. of the other part Whereas the parties hereto of the first part having
full power and right to sell the Lands hereditaments and Premises hereinafter
mentioned have agreed to sell and the said William Mayhew Jr. hath agreed to
purchase the same for the consideration hereinafter mentioned Now this Indenture
witnesseth that for and in consideration of four hundred pounds of Tobacco, six
pairs of Blankets, two casks Powder, and three Muskets amounting together to and
being equal in value to the sum of £65 sterling the receipt whereof the Receipt.
said parties hereto of the first part do hereby acknowledge, They the said
parties hereto of the first part do hereby grant enfeoff bargain and sell unto the
said William page 396
Mayhew Jr. his heirs
and assigns all that Island called by the Natives Tourermowrey situated on the
East side of Kapiti or Entry Island Together with the woods waters Members
Privileges and Appurtenances thereto belonging to have and to hold the said [5 acres.]
Lands Waters woods Privileges and Appurtenances unto the said William
Mayhew Jr. his heirs and assigns for ever free from all claim or right of
Jurisdiction to the same. And we the said parties hereto of the first part do
hereby warrant and defend the said lands and Hereditaments unto the said William
Mayhew Jr. his heirs and assigns for ever.
Rangy Ettie his x mark L.S.
Robulowe his x mark L.S.
Henry A. Smith.
As Witness the attestation of the parties its being explained to them the
nature of this said Indenture in their own Native Tongue.
No. 383b.O.L.C. A True Copy of Original Deed.
H. Hanson Turton.
15th November, 1879.