Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00004
Claimant: Pelly, George
Other claimant:Kilday, Robert alias Bob the tailor
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Honolulu
Ili: Hotel St.
Statistics: 6614 characters 1010 words
No. 4, George Pelly, claimant
F.R. 10-13v1


[Margin note: Presented for file 3 o'clock p.m. February 28th [1846] and returned 8 December 1847 to Mr. Pelly 6 o'clock J.H.L. Secretary]

To the Board of Commissioners for Quieting Land Titles
The undersigned presents herewith the evidences of his title to the premises now in his occupation as a residence in Honolulu, consisting of four documents.

The evidences of his title to his country seat in the valley of Nuuanu consisting of nine documents.

And the evidence of his title to certain premises at Palama consisting of two documents.

All which he prays may be considered by the Board and conferred to him according to the rights which he is entitled to by the Laws.
Dated 28th February 1846
George Pelly

[Margin note: No. 1. Bill of Sale, Robinson to Ridley]
Bill of Sale
First, the undersigned hereby acknowledges to have sold to Richard Ridley, carpenter, all those premises situate in the village of Honolulu in the Island of Wahao, in the street leading to the sugar mill, and bounded on the east by the street leading up to Messers French & Co.'s mansion; and on the west by a street leading to northward, dividing these premises from those occupied by Captain Adams; in consideration of the sum to him in hand paid of four hundred dollars and which before signing of this paper is acknowledged to have been paid, and is in full of all demands for said premises forever.
Signed, sealed and delivered where no stamps are used.
James Robinson
Honolulu, August 2, 1830, Waohao, Sandwich Islands
Witnesse ....

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.... ire, dated February 6, 1835, indorsed on the back of the aforementioned document.

3rd. Memorandum appended, confirming the said bill with particulars & conditions explained, dated February 4th 1835.

4th. A receipt in full of all demands from Richard Ridley to George Pelly for the payment of the above named premises dated February 6, 1835 and indorsed with their join amount receipts.

5th and 6th. Two promissory notes at three and six months payable by Ridley to Robinson of 200$ cash and receipts by Robinson, purporting to be the purchase money of the aforenamed premises afterwards sold to Pelly and indorsed to him on said bills.


F.T. 10v1
Claim No. 4, George Pelly, March 25th [1846]

James Robinson, deposed that there was one small spot that belonged to a man called Bob, the tailor, alias Robert Kilday occupied by him 23 or 24 years ago.

Witness stated that Mr. Pit verbally gave him the part where Mr. Pelly lives, and the adjacent one where R. Kilday lived.

The part which Bush occupies, being identical with the place where R. Kilday lived was then included, bounded upon the street leading from Mr. Jarves' to Mr. French's.

Witness stated that he worked for Mr. Pit.

Witness enclosed the land at the time, according to the present enclosure which surrounds it.

Witness occupied it 6 or 7 years after he got if from Mr. Pit. There were no natives on the land, nor had been for many years, when he sold the land to Ridley, at the date of the Bill of Sale.

[Award 4; R.P. 2; Hotel St. Honolulu Kona; 1 ap.; .36 Ac.; tmk 1-2-1-02]