Lease, West Clive, John Armstrong Turner
Cowan, John R
12 Jul 1873
The lease covers sections 34, 35 and 43 of West Clive or Hikutoto containing 77 acres. The three sections are on the west side of the road leading from Napier to Havelock North and on the east bank of the Ngaruroro River. The lease also covers a piece of land known as the Hikutoto Block South which is 140 acres situated on the bank of the Tukituki River and contains a dwelling house and out buildings.
The declaration is by Henry Martin Hamlin, Licensed Native Interpreter, Napier acting as attorney for Francis Edwards Hamlin. Two maps of the area are included. The map showing the Ngaruroro River shows the location of an old Māori ditch.
A red "stamp duty" stamp for two shillings and sixpence on page four., Stamp, Stamp