The History of Taranaki: A Standard Work on the History of the Province

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Edmondson & Avery, 1878 - Maori (New Zealand people) - 311 pages
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Page 45 - The Chiefs of the Confederation of the United Tribes of New Zealand and the separate and independent Chiefs who have not become members of the Confederation cede to Her Majesty the Queen of England absolutely and without reservation all the rights and powers of Sovereignty...
Page 45 - ... the full exclusive and undisturbed possession of their Lands and Estates Forests Fisheries and other properties which they may collectively or individually possess so long as it is their wish and desire to retain the same in their possession; but the Chiefs of the United Tribes and the individual Chiefs yield to Her Majesty the exclusive right of Preemption over such lands as the proprietors thereof may be disposed to alienate...
Page 133 - And let us not be weary in well-doing ; for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.
Page 299 - notes and observations" of a magistrate of the county of Middlesex, upon the minutes of evidence taken before a select committee appointed by the House of Commons, to inquire into the state of the police of the metropolis.
Page 45 - But the chiefs of the united tribes , and the individual chiefs, yield to Her Majesty the exclusive right of pre-emption over such lands as the proprietors thereof may be disposed to alienate, at such prices as may be agreed upon between the respective proprietors and persons appointed by Her Majesty to treat with them on that behalf.
Page 44 - New Zealand and anxious to protect their just Rights and Property and to secure to them the enjoyment of Peace and Good Order has deemed it necessary in consequence of the great number of Her Majesty's Subjects who have already settled in New Zealand and the rapid extension of Emigration both from Europe and Australia...
Page 45 - ... being assembled in Congress at Victoria in Waitangi and We the Separate and Independent Chiefs of New Zealand claiming authority over the Tribes and Territories which are specified after our respective names, having been made fully to understand the Provisions of the foregoing Treaty, accept and enter into the same in the full spirit and meaning thereof: in witness of which we have attached our signatures or marks at the places and the dates respectively specified. "Done at Waitangi this Sixth...
Page 44 - ... in consequence of the great number of Her Majesty's subjects who have already settled in New Zealand, and the rapid extension of emigration both from Europe and Australia which is still in progress, to constitute and appoint af unctiouary properly authorised to treat with the aborigines of New Zealand for the recognition of Her Majesty's sovereign authority over the whole, or any part of those islands.
Page 94 - Earth's increase, foison plenty, Barns and garners never empty ; Vines with clustering bunches growing ; Plants with goodly burden bowing ; Spring come to you, at the farthest, In the very end of harvest ! Scarcity and want shall shun you ; Ceres
Page 311 - The Report of the Select Committee of the House of Commons, appointed to inquire into the state of the...

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