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Royal Patent Number(RP)0073 LCA Number:04887*O
Patentee: Thomas, Sam / Sam, Thomas Island:Oahu
District:Kona TMK1-1-3-09, or 1-1-3-08
Ahupua'aKalihi IliKawahaeleele
Statistics: 6054 characters 1108 words
No. 73, Sam, Thomas, Kawahaeleele Ili, Kalihi Ahupuaa, Kona District, Island of Oahu, Volume 1, pps. 283-284 [RP Reel 1, 300-301.tif]

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No. 73
Royal Patent,
Upon Confirmation of the Land Commission

Whereas, the Board of Commissioners to Quiet Land titles have by their decision awarded unto Thomas Sam, an estate of Freehold less than Allodial in and to the land hereafter described, and as in this case, the Government has relinquished the usual 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 Thomas Sam all that certain piece of land situate at Kawahaeleele Kalihi, in the Island of Oahu, and described in surveyed boundaries, as follows:

Commencing at makai West corner of this land on river, being also the mauka North corner of Umi Anapili by[?] Alexander Adams and running South 37° 45' East 7[?] chains 34 9/12 feet across river and along Umi to angle of wall, thence
South 34 feet; thence
South 64°[?] East 52 8/12 feet to corner of mud wall; thence
South 76° 45' East 1 chain 10 feet along a water run to corner; thence
North 42°15' East 1 chain along water run to corner of kalo patch; thence
South 53° 30' East 4 chain ....

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.... lahao 8 kapuai a hiki i ke kihi o pa pu[?] kokohe i ke ala, Alaila
Hema 23° 30' Hikina 1 kaulahao 42 3/12 kapuai a hiki i ke kihi Hikina mauka o Umi, Alaila
Hema 58° 30' Hikina 1 kaulahao 52 3/12 kapuai ma ka aina i koi ia Kaunuohua; Alaila ma ia aina [?]
Hema 85° Hikina 3 kaulahao 41 7/12 kapuai;
Akau 85° Hikina 1 kaulahao 59 6/12 kapuai;
Akau 62° Hikina 1 kaulahao 35 kapuai;
Akau 53° Hikina 1 kaulahao 17 2/12 kapuai a hiki i ka pa pohaku ma ke kihi Hikina mauka o keia; Alaila
Akau 41° 80' Komohana 2 kaulahao 4 kapuai i ke kahawai, Alaila holo mawaena kona[?] o ke kahawai a hiki i kahi i hoomaka'i.

Ua koe ke kuleana o na kanaka i noho nei

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Ma ia Apana Aina 9 Eka 980 Anana
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 Thomas Sam 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. 73, Sam, Thomas, Kawahaeleele Ili, Kalihi Ahupuaa, Kona District, Island of Oahu, 9 Acres 980 fathoms, 1850]