Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00111
Claimant: Carter, Joseph O
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Honolulu
Ili: Beretania & Garden Lane
Statistics: 4555 characters 717 words
No. 111 & 112, Joseph O. Carter, Honolulu, 8 July, 1846
F.R. 108-109v1

To the Commissioners of Land Claims, Gentlemen:
I beg herewith to hand you my claims to two parcels of land, the one in Honolulu, on which the Mansion House is built, the other in Nuuanu Valley, which is fenced in on all sides by a substantial stone wall.

I also enclose you a copy of an affidavit relative to my Honolulu property, and copy of the deed for that in the valley, with correct plans of both.
Signed J.O. Carter

No. 1. Claim 111
Copy, J. Richard Charlton, at present a resident of Honolulu Woahao, Sandwich islands, hereby make oath and say, that on or about the tenth day December 1833 His majesty Kamehameha III, King of these Islands, informed me that he had sold to Joseph O. Carter a plot of land in Honolulu; and that the said Joseph O. Carter had paid to him the sum for which it was sold, namely one hundred dollars. Subsequently he, the said Joseph O. Carter fenced it in, and built thereon a substantial residence at present known as the Mansion House.
Signed, Richard Charlton

Sworn before ....

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.... e kakau ana
Signed Kamehameha III. L.S., Kekauluohi, L.S.
Signed, Jona Kapena, Keoni Ana

British Consulate
These are to certify that the foregoing documents are true copies of the originals.
In testimony whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name and set my seal of office at Woahoo, this 31 July 1840, Richard Charlton
His British Majesty's Consul at the Sandwich Islands

[margin note:] plan in page 118] [See below]

The preceeding [sic] document in Hawaiian copied in Native Register, page [left blank]

F.R. 117v1
[No. 111], Premises in Nuuanu Valley belonging to Joseph O. Carter. Claim 111, Page 109.


Note: the above diagram is reduced one half from the original, the scale is the same as the original. JHL. Secretary

F.R. 118v1
[No. 112], Premises of Joseph O. Carter. Claim 112, Page 109.

[DIAGRAM][See 112 record]

Note: the above diagram is reduced one half from the original, the scale is the same as the original. JHL. Secretary

[Award No. 111; R.P. 8; Beretania & Garden Lane; 1 ap.; .26 Ac.]