Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00518B
Claimant: Wilson, William Blossom
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Maui
District: Lahaina
Ahupuaa: Lahaina
Statistics: 2251 characters 390 words
[No. 518B], W. Blossom Wilson, Claimant, Honolulu, 1 February 1847
F.R. 23v2

[listed as 518]

To the Commissioners, &c &c &c, Gentlemen:
I have to make a claim for land named Niu Kalawai, situated in the district of Palama, [?illegible] Honolulu. It is at present in the occupation of Mr. George Pelly, to whom I have leased it for a term of 7 years.

I also have a building lot in Lahaina, Maui, given to me in 1836.

These lands were given to me in perpetuity by his present Majesty, Kamehameha III, who was g ....

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.... ably from the king about the acquiring of this place by Blorsam (Blossom). He lived peacefully to the present time. No one has ever objected to him.

Lorrin Andrews, sworn by the Bible and stated, " I have seen this land just as Namauu has stated here, except that I have not known its boundaries. He has lived peacefully to the present time. The place has been enclosed, there are 3 houses and several trees and no one has ever opposed.

[Award 518B; R.P. 1836; Lahaina Lahaina; 1 ap.; .16 Ac.; See also 518 Oahu for other Maui documents]