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Maori Deeds of Old Private Land Purchases in New Zealand, From the Year 1815 to 1840, with Pre-Emptive and Other Claims

Extract from Commissioners' Report

page 185

Extract from Commissioners' Report.

Two Deeds of Sale were executed by the above-named Chiefs and others, and they have admitted the payment they received, and the alienation of the land. The execution of these Deeds and the payment to the Natives have been proved by Henry Henderson and Gilbert Mair. The transfer of the portion bought by Frederick Reid to Samuel Harvey has been proved by Gilbert Mair. And Samuel Harvey has admitted and sworn Transfer to Matthew Whytlaw. to the resale and transfer of both purchases to the Claimant [Matthew Whytlaw] on the 6th January, 1840.

Edward L. Godfrey, Commissioners.

M. Richmond, Commissioners.

Auckland, 24th March, 1843.

A True Copy of Original Deed and Extract.No. 244.O.L.C.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, 28th January, 1879.