Montgomery; Isaac

Conveyance: Estate of Isaac Montgomery

The following conveys the estate of Isaac Montgomery to Charles W. Vincent.

For and in consideration of the sum of Eight Thousand dollars to me in hand paid by Charles W. Vincent of Honolulu Island of Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, the receipt whereof I hereby confess & acknowledge, bargained, granted, sold, assigned and transferred to the said Charles W. Vincent, all my right, title, interest and Estate of in and to, the within described Estate. To have and to hold the same to him, his heirs, Executors, administrators and assigns forever.

Deed for Puuloa, 1849

Below is the deed conveying Puuloa from M. Kekauonohi to Isaac Montgomery in 1849.

Know all men by these presents, that I Kekauonohi of Honolulu, Island Oahu, for and in consideration of the sum of Eleven thousand dollars, to me this day paid in hand by Isaac Montgomery also of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, do grant, bargain, sell, and by these presents convey unto him, the said Isaac Montgomery forever, all that tract, lot of land situate in Island of Oahu, aforesaid, and described as follows:

Conveyances of Puuloa Salt Works

This is a lease of Puuloa Salt Works from M. Kekauonohi to I. Montgomery. It is a conveyance record on file at the Bureau of Conveyances.

Olelo Hoolimalima

Mawaena o M. Kekauonohi ma kekahi aoao a me Isaac Montgomery ma kekahi aoao.

Ke ae aku nei o M. Kekauonohi e lilo ia Isaac Montgomery kona Loko paakai ma Puuloa, Mokupuni o Oahu, no na makahiki eono mai keia la aku.

Ranches and the Land Development: Programs in Honouliuli, 1877–1894

Grazing of small herds of cattle, and eventually larger ranching operations, began to develop in Honouliuli by the 1840s. Initially, native tenants and a few foreign residents vied for access to the land. By the 1860s, few native residents could compete, and individuals like Isaac and Daniel Montgomery, John Meek, James Dowsett, and James Campbell came to control the majority of the land in Honouliuli.

Haalelea vs. Montgomery: Olelo Hooholo a ka Ahakiekie

Below is a Hawaiian-language report on the Haalelea vs. Montgomery proceedings entitled “Olelo Hooholo a ka Ahakiekie. O Levi Haalelea kue Daniel Montgomery” that was published in the newspaper Ka Hae Hawaii.

Hoakaka ae la ka Lunakanawai o Robertson i ka manao hooholo o ka Aha, penei:

Ke hoopii mai nei o Haalelea, i mea e maopopo ai ke kuleana o ka honu ia ana i hoopaapaaia e ka mea kue e D. Montgomery, a e loaa paha ia ia kona poino no kona hoole ia aole make hopu ia ma kauwahi o Montgomery, ma Puuloa i Oahu nei.

Fishery Rights at Pu‘uloa

Levi Ha‘alelea brought suit against Daniel Montgomery in 1858 in the matter of fishery rights at Honouliuli. The following argues that Montgomery does not own exclusive rights to the fishing grounds off Puuloa, and thus tenants of Honouliuli are entitled to fish in those waters.