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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 Commissioner's Report

Extract from Commissioner's Report.

1842. 26 November.Commissioner's report.The purchase of this land from the Natives and its resale and transfer by the original purchaser John Johnston to Gilbert Mair, and again from the said Gilbert Mair to Benjamin Evans Turner, having been proved in Claim No. 232;
Transfer from Turner to R. C. Mission. And the said Benjamin Evans Turner having admitted and sworn to his resale and transfer of this land to the Claimant (Bishop Pompallier):

The Commissioner therefore respectfully recommends that a Grant for the above described land should be issued to the Right Rev. the Bishop Pompallier for the Catholic Mission, his heirs and assigns for ever. Excepting 100 feet from high-water mark.

Edward L. Godfrey, Commissioner.

Korororika, 26th November, 1842.No. 39Lb.O.L.C.

A True Transcript of Certified Copy of Original Deed and Extract from Corrmissioner's Report.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, 18th December, 1879.