Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00112
Claimant: Carter, Joseph O.
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Nuuanu
Ili: Kawananakoa
Statistics: 3453 characters 544 words
No. [112], 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

[see No. 111 for full document]

Claim no. 2. Claim 112
[margin note: This lease & plan returned to Mr. Carter 24th November 1847. JHL.]

I, Kaaha hereby lease to J.O. Carter a certain piece of land situated apart, Kawanakou in Honolulu Oahu and bounded as follows: Beginning at the Northeast corner ....

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.... re?], J.O. Carter, L.S. , William Richards, Paulo Kanoa

We hereby give our consent to the above transfer of land.
Ike maka ike 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 preceding [sic] document in Hawaiian copied in Native Register, page [left blank]

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


[No. 112 not awarded; See Award 111 for entire document]