Power of Attorney to Amasa Lyman, 28 February 1843

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Know all men by these presents, that I, Joseph Smith, of the city of , in the state of , have made authorized, nominated and appointed, and by these presence do make, authorize, nominate and appoint of the aforesaid and , my attorney for me and in my name, and to my use to enter into, and take possession of all such Lots, lands, tenements, hereditaments, and real estate, whatsoever in the town of , Henderson County in the state aforesaid even all the Lots deeded to me by Mr McQuinn [Robert McQueen], And also for me, and in my name, to grant, bargain and sell the same Lots, lands, tenements and hereditaments, or any part thereof, granting the same right title, interest, and claim, both in law and equity, as I may have in the same; and in my make <name, make,> execute and deliver good and sufficient deeds, and canveyances for the same. And also to ask for and receive and recover all such sums of of money as may become due for the same, And to <do> all such acts as an attorney is bound to do in selling and deeding lands and faithfully securing the payments for the same and collecting the moneys arising from such sales. and whatever else <is> necessary for the completion of such cantracts and collections.
In witness where of I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 28th day of Feb.’y, 1843.
Joseph Smith L. S.
In presence of
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Know all men by these presents, that I, Joseph Smith, of the city of , in the state of , have made authorized, nominated and appointed, and by these presence do make, authorize, nominate and appoint of the aforesaid and , my attorney for me and in my name, and to my use to enter into, and take possession of all such Lots, lands, tenements, hereditaments, and real estate, whatsoever in the town of , Henderson County in the state aforesaid even all the Lots deeded to me by Mr McQuinn [Robert McQueen], And also for me, and in my name, to grant, bargain and sell the same Lots, lands, tenements and hereditaments, or any part thereof, granting the same right title, interest, and claim, both in law and equity, as I may have in the same; and in my name, make, execute and deliver good and sufficient deeds, and canveyances for the same. And also to ask for and receive and recover all such sums of money as may become due for the same, And to do all such acts as an attorney is bound to do in selling and deeding lands and faithfully securing the payments for the same and collecting the moneys arising from such sales. and whatever else is necessary for the completion of such cantracts and collections.
In witness where of I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 28th day of Feb.’y, 1843.
Joseph Smith L. S.
In presence of
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