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Royal Patent Number(RP)0088 LCA Number:02342
Patentee: Ruddach, James (Ruddocks) Island:Oahu
District:Kona TMK
Ahupua'aHonolulu IliLaimi, Nuuanu Valley
Statistics: 5752 characters 1034 words
No. 88, Ruddach, James, Laimi Ili (Nuuanu Valley), Honolulu Ahupuaa, Kona District, Island of Oahu, Volume 1, pps. 343-344 [RP Reel 1, 360-361.tif]

No. 88
Royal Patent,
Upon Confirmation of the Land Commission

Whereas, the Board of Commissioners to quiet Land Titles have by their decision awarded unto James Ruddach (claim 2342) an estate in Fee Simple in the land hereafter described.

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 James Ruddach all that certain piece of land situate at Laimi, Nuuanu Valley, in the Island of Oahu, and described by [left blank] boundaries, as follows:

Commencing at Rock marked + on West edge of Nuuanu River, joining Kawaiolena (A. Paki's) and running
South 70° 45' West 52 8/12 Feet up to stake on top of river Bank (near Ruddach's House), thence
North 45° 45' West 5 chains 21 10/12 feet along row of hau trees to main road. Thence along makai to Ononokoiuiu, corner of stone wall, Thence
South 43° East 3 chains 15 2/12 feet along Ononokoiuiu to angle of wall, Thence
South 48° 15' East 1 chain 44 3/12 feet to angle of wall, thence
South 25° 30' East 42 3/12 feet to angle of wall, ....

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.... ao 35 8/12 Kapuai  a hiki i ke kapa o ke kahawai; Alaila
Hema 46° 45' Hikina 2 Kaulahao 21 2/12 Kapuai e moku ana i ke kahawai, Alaila
Hema 12° 30' Hikina 1 Kaulahao 36 4/12 Kapuai ma ka pa pohaku, Alaila
Hema 84° 45' Hikina 2 1/4 Kaulahao ma Ononokoiuiu e pii ana i ka pali a hiki i Haili (ko J. Booth), Alaila ma ia aina 12 3/4 Kaulahao a hiki i ke kihi Hikina o keia, Alaila
Akau 52° 30' Komohana 12 Kaulahao ma ia wahi Apana aina uuka e mauka ana iwaena o keia a me ko T. Phillips Kaunuohena [Kaimuohena] o Laimi ka inoa, a hiki i ke kahawai, Alaila iho ma ke kahawai a hiki i kahi i hoomaka'i.

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12 31/100 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 ka James Ruddach 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 kela manawa i 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 23 o Augake, 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. 88, Ruddach, James, Laimi Ili (Nuuanu Valley), Honolulu Ahupuaa, Kona District, Island of Oahu, 12.31 Acres, 1850]