Madison County, Kentucky
Deed Book P, Pg 208-209
Written 15 Apr 1822
Recorded 22 Oct 1822
Elizabeth Southerland his Wife, Philip Alston & Sally Alston his Wife Willis Roberts and Patsey Roberts his Wife, Lucy Shering, Frederick Geer, Junr. And Samuel Couch Guardian for Lucy H. Couch of the Counties of Wake and Orange and State of North Carolina Heirs and Represents (sic) of William Reeves Senr Decd late of the County of Madison and State of Kentucky for sundrie good causes and
reasons as hereunto Moving toward our friend Jesse B. Geer of the County of Wake and State aforesaid have by this presents appointe the said Jesse B. Geer our whole and sole Attorney in Fact for us and to our use ask sue for seek and receive from all persons whatsoever all such sums of money or other property both personal and Real as may be coming or due to us by the death of the said William Reeves Senr and we hereby authorize and empower our said attorney in fact one or more attorneys at law to appoint under him to act and do and again at his pleasure to revoke and discharge and acquittances to give which said actings and doings we do and will forever warrant and defend to be good and valid to all intents and purposes in as full and ample a manner as we might could or would have done were we personally present to all intents and purposes.
In Witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands and seals this 15th day of April 1822.
Samuel Southerland (Seal)
Elizabeth (x) Southerland (Seal)
Philip Alston (Seal)
Sally (x) Alston (Seal)
Willis Roberts (Seal)
Patsy (x) Roberts (Seal)
Lucy (x) Shering (Seal)
Frederick Geer Junr. (Seal)
Samuel Couch (Seal)
Signed, Sealed & Delivered
In the presence of us
Vinkler Jones – Jurat
Registered in the Registers Office of Wake County in Book No. 5 and Page 184 the 2nd day of July 1822. R. Smith, Register
State of North Carolina Wake County § In the Court of pleas and quarter Sessions
Third Monday of May A.D. 1822
The Execution of the above letter of Attorney from Saml. Southerland and others above named, to Jesse B. Geer was duly proven by the oath of Vinkler Jones a subscribing witness thereto taken in Open Court. Whereupon It was Orderede by the Court that the said Deed and letter of attorney to registered and also that the Clerk certify the same to all persons whome it may concern.
In Testimony whereof I Benjamin S. King Clerk of the said Court have hereunto
set my hand and affixed the seal of my Office at Wake County this 20th day of
May A.D. 1822. B. S. King C.C.
State of North Carolina Wake County
I Wm. Boylan Presiding Magistrate of the Court of Pleas and quarter Sessions for the County aforesaid, do hereby certify that Benj. S. King who has made the foregoing certificate is and was at that time Clerk of the Court aforesaid and that the same is in due form of law. Given under my hand 3rd July 1822.
Kentucky Madison County Ct.
I David Irvine Clerk of the Court for the County aforesaid do hereby certify that this Power of Attorney was produced to me in my Office on the 22nd Day of October 1822 with the certifications thereon endorsed and by virtue of said certificates the same has been duly Recorded in my Office.
Attest – David Irvine, C.M.C.C.