Sale agreement for Waihau land block

Production date
18 Sep 1876

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About this object
A manuscript written in Māori that is an agreement to sell Waihau. Dated 18 September 1876.

On the back page of the manuscript is written: Agreement to sell Waihau.
Signed by Petera te Honotapu. Witnessed by J P Hamlin, Napier.

18 September, 1876.

I, Petera Te Honotapu, agree to sell to the Queen, the Waihau Block for
two hundred and fifty pounds (£250.00), and that Josiah Hamlin does agree to accept £250.00.

Petera Honotapu

J.P. Hamlin (undeciphered four letter word after Hamlin’s signature)
Interpreter – Napier

Agreement to sell Waihau (handwritten note on the back of the letter).
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Handwritten in black ink on paper.
Height x Width: 330 x 210mm
stamp duty 1s, Stamp, Stamp
Subject period
Subject date
18 Sep 1876
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Credit line
gifted by Lusk, Willis, Sproule & Gallen
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