Porirua (Land at), Wellington District.
Indenture made this 10th day of October in the year of
our Lord One Thousand 1839. 10 October.Wellington District.Porirua (Land at)
eight Hundred and Thirty-nine Between William Hay and William Cooper of
Sydney New South Wales and Kingi Ako or Eko a native Chief Chief or New Zealand
Whereas the said Kingi Ako or Eko being King and Chief of the Tribe of Carfier In
the Territory of New Zealand and having right and authority to alienate the land
hereinafter mentioned Cooper anp Hay.
and described hath contracted with the said William Hay and William Cooper
for the sale to him of the said land for the price and consideration hereinafter
mentioned and the same is now intended to be enfeoffed and conveyed to the said
Kingi Ako or Eko To the said——Before the sealing and delivery hereof the receipt
whereof page 412
and that the same is in full
for the absolute purchase of the inheritance in fee simple in the absolute
possession of the Land and Hereditaments hereinafter described and intended to be
hereby enfeoffed and conveyed the said——doth hereby acknowledge and from the same
and every part thereof doth acquit release and for ever discharge the said——His
Heirs and Assigns And also the said land He the said——Hath given granted and
enfeoffed and by these presents doth grant enfeoff and confirm unto Boundaries.
the said——and his Heirs All that Land on the South West side of the Poroua
River extending Six miles South East from the point opposite Robuller's par and
Two miles inland South West or howsoever otherwise the said land and premises or
any part thereof is bounded situate known or distinguished Together with ways
paths waters woods Timbers and other Trees Mines and Metals and all appurtenances
to the said Land and premises belonging or in any wise appertaining And all the
Rights and Title whatsover of him the said——On any of the said Tribe of——In or to
the same To have and to hold the said land hereditaments and premises hereinbefore
described and hereby granted enfeoffed and confirmed or intended so to be with
their and every of their rights privileges advantages and Appurtenances whatsoever
unto and for the use and behoof of the said——His Heirs and Assigns for ever And
the said——for himself and his heirs doth hereby covenant with the said——His Heirs
and Assigns that he the said——and his Heirs do shall and will warrant and for ever
defend unto and to the use of the said——His Heirs and Assigns All the said land
and premises Hereby enfeoffed against him the said——and his Heirs and against all
and every other person or persons whomsoever claiming the said land and premises
or any part thereof in Witness whereof the said——Hath hereunto affixed his seal
and signature the day and year first above written.
William Cooper.L S.
Kingi Ako or Eko's x. L.S.
Signed Sealed and delivered by the within named Kingi Eko
the same having previously read over and explained to him which he seemed properly
to understand in our presence—
Peaceable possession taken and delivered.
Henry G. Smith.
Be it remembered that on the Tenth day of October in the year of our Lord
One thousand Eight hundred and Thirty-nine peaceable and quiet possession and full
seizin of the Land and hereditaments within mentioned to be granted and enfeoffed
to the within named——was openly had and taken by the within named——and by him
delivered to the said——To hold the same unto and to the use of the said——and his
Heirs according to the purport and true intent and meaning of the within written
Indenture in the presence of us whose names are hereunto subscribed.
acknowledge to have received on the day of the date of the within written
Indenture of the within named——Being the full consideration within mentioned to be
paid and given to me for the sale and conveyance of the said Land and
Hereditaments within described.
Henry G. Smith.
A true copy of the Original Deed having been carefully examined therewith
E. Lowe, Ramsey Forster, Clerks to R. D. Hanson,
No. 72.O.L.C. A True Transcript of Certified Copy of Original Deed.