Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00989
Claimant: Davis, John
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Hawaii
District: Kohala, South
Ahupuaa: Waimea
Ili: Napooakolu
Statistics: 1608 characters 275 words
Claim No. 989, John Davis, Honolulu, Oahu
F.R. 130-131v2

To the Honorable Commission &c, &c. Gentlemen:
Having resided for the last twenty years upon these Island & for the last 12 years on Hawaii I beg to petition you for legal documents for the small piece of land & premises I now occupy in the district of Waimea, situated between William Beckley & that lately occupied ....

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.... r claim.

William Beckley, konohiki, sworn deposed, he gave John Davis the 3 fields situated on Ili Napooakolu in the year 1845. I know of no counter claim.

Bounded on the Southeast by the waste [water?] course running to Lihue
Northwest by land of Konohiki
Northeast and Southwest by the waste land of konohiki.

[Award 989; R.P. 4497A; Waimea; 1 ap. 4.83 Acs]