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Royal Patent Number(RP)0067 LCA Number:04885
Patentee: French, William Island:Hawaii
District:Kohala, S. TMK3-6-6-03
Ahupua'aWaimea IliAhuli
Statistics: 4956 characters 895 words
No. 67, French, William, Ahuli Ili, Waimea Ahupuaa, District of South Kohala, Island of Hawaii, Volume 1, pps. 259-260 [RP Reel 1, 276-277.tif]

No. 67
Royal Patent,
Upon Confirmation of the Land Commission

Whereas, the Board of Commissioners to Quiet Land titles have by their decision awarded unto William French, an estate of Freehold less than Allodial in and to the land hereafter described, and whereas the Government has, in this case, relinquished the commutation for a Fee Simple Title.

Therefore, Kamehameha, by the Grace of God, King of the Hawaiian Islands by this Royal Patent, makes known unto all men, that he has, for himself and his successors in office, this day granted and given absolutely in Fee Simple, unto the said William French all that certain piece of land situate at Ahuli, Waimea, in the Island of Hawaii, and described in surveyed boundaries, as follows:

Commencing at East corner of wall enclosing large lot by main road; and running South 37° East [Hawaiian version says komohana]15 chains 59 5/12 feet along road to South corner of wall; thence
North 78° 15' West 13 chains along wall to angle; thence
North 38° 45' West 2 c ....

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.... 5' Hikina 17 Kaulahao 26 4/12 kapuai ma ka pa pohaku kokoke i ke Kahawai a hiki i ke kihi o ka pa pohaku; Alaila
Hema 87° 30' Hikina 3 Kaulahao 13 2/12 kapuai ma ka pa; kihi; Alaila
Akau 43° 15' Hikina 1 Kaulahao 6 kapuai a hiki i ke kihi Akau mauka o ka pa pohaku ma ke Kahawai; Alaila
Hema 58° 30' Hikina 8 Kaulahao 6 7/12 kapuai a hiki i kahi i hoomaka'i.

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Ma ia Apana aina he 21 8/10 Eka
a oi iki aku, a emi iki mai paha. Ua koe nae i ke Aupuni na mine minerela a me na metela a pau.

No William French ua aina la i haawia ma ke ano Alodio a no kona mau hooilina, a me kona waihona, ua pili nae ka auhau a ka Poe ahaolelo e kau like ai ma na aina Alodio i kela manawa keia manawa.

A i mea e ikea ai, ua kau i ko'u inoa, a me ka Sila Nui o ko Hawaii Pae Aina ma Honolulu i keia la 12 o June, 1850
(Inoa) Kamehameha
Meaike (Inoa) Keoni Ana, Kuhina Nui

Hoopoka papala ia ia i keia la [left blank] o [left blank], 18[left blank]

[Royal Land Patent No. 67, French, William, Ahuli Ili, Waimea Ahupuaa, District of South Kohala, Island of Hawaii, 21 8/10 Eka  (21.9 Acs according to index), 1850]