1737 POA - Thomas Reeves to Joseph Reeves

1737 POA - Thomas Reeves to Joseph Reeves

1737 POA – Thomas Reeves to Joseph Reeves

Essex County, Virginia
Deed Book 21, pg. 355
21 Dec 1737


KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I Thomas Reeves of Spotsylvania County for diverse Considerations and good Causes me hereunto moving have made ordained constituted and appointed and by these presents Do make, ordain constitute and appoint my trusty brother Joseph Reeves of Essex County my true and lawfull attorney for me in my name and to my use to ask demand recover or receive of and from the heirs Executors or Administrators of my father Henry Reeves all the legacies and bequests or gifts or whatsoever designed to to (sic) me by my above said fathers last will and Testament be it Land Negro’s (sic) Goods or Chattels, sum or sums of money whatsoever, as now are, and which hereafter at any time shall or may be due to me or my heirs, by the above said will and Testament: Giving and hereby granting unto my said attorney full and whole power; to take pursue, and follow such Legal ways and Courses for the recovery receiving and obtaining and discharging upon the said premises or any of them as I my Self might or Could do, were I personally present; and I do hereby ratify allow, and Confirm all and whatsoever my said Attorney shall Lawfully do or Cause to be done in and about the Execution of the premises by virtue of these presents. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal the 21st day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand Seven hundred thirty Seven
Sign’d Seal’d and Deliver’d     }                                                                             Tho: Reeves (seal)
          In the presence of           }
                    E Davis
                    James Allen
AT A COURT held for Essex County at Tapp.a on the xvÿth day of January
                            Anno Dom. MDCCXXXVŸ
This power of Attorney from Thomas Reeves to Joseph Reeves was proved by the oaths of ~
Both the witnesses thereto and on the motion of the said Joseph was admitted to Record
                                                                                      W Beverley CCur


Essex County VA Deed Book 21, pg. 355, online scanned original image at Family Search

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