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Helu 2386, Meek, John, Captain, Kapalama Ahupuaa, Kona District, Island of Oahu, Volume 10, pps. 531-532 [rp Reel 6, 00165-00166.tif]
UPON CONFIRMATION OF THE LAND COMMISSION.
Whereas, The Board of Commissioners to Quiet Land Titles have by their decision awarded unto Captain John Meek (Claim No. 591 Part 4) an Estate of Freehold less than Allodial, in and to the land hereafter described, and whereas Said John Meek has paid into the Royal Exchequer the sum of Fifty Dollars as commutation for the government right therein.
Therefore, Kamehameha IV, by the Grace of God, King of the Hawaiian Islands, by this Royal Patent, makes known to all men, that he has, for himself and his successors in office, this day granted and given absolutely, in Fee Simple, unto Captain John Meek, ....
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.... chains 8 feet to place of commencement.
containing nine 58/100acres, more or less; excepting and reserving to the Hawaiian Government, all mineral or metallic mines of every description.
To have and to hold the above granted land in Fee Simple, unto the said Captain John Meek, his heirs and assigns forever, subject to the taxes to be from time to time imposed by the Legislative Council equally, upon all landed property held in Fee Simple.
In Witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the Hawaiian Islands to be affixed, this 29th day of January, 1856.
[Na ka moi]
[Ke Kuhina Kalaaina]
[Royal Land Patent No. 2386, Meek, John, Captain, Kapalama Ahupuaa, Kona District, Island of Oahu, 9.58 Acres, 1856]