Deed Book 5, p169
12 Oct 1804
Burwell Rives to sell a sertain Track of land lying in the County of Franklin on the waters of Glade Creek containing 1861 acres, and to make a good and lawfull title in. I bind myself to anything he does in that business.
October 12th 1804George Rives (Seal)
Jo Rives }
William Whitworth }
Patsey Lumsden }
At a Court held for Franklin County December 2d 1805
This Letter of Attorney from George Rives to Burwell Rives was proved by the oath of Joseph Rives and Patsey Lumsden, two of the witnesses hereto, and it appearing from the oath of the said Joseph Rives, that he saw William Whitworth (whi is absent from this state) sign his name, as a witness to this Letter of attorney, It is ordered that the same be recorded.
Teste James Callaway C F C
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