Madison County, Kentucky
Deed Book P, Pg 207
Written 4 Sep 1822
Recorded 22 Oct 1822
Charles Reeves of the County of Halifax and State of Virginia Heir and representative of William Reeves, Sen. of the County of Madison and State of Kentucky, Dec’d for Sundrie good causes and reasons as hereunto moving towards my friend William H. Reeves of the County of Halifax, State of Virginia, have by these presents appointed the said William H. Reeves my whole and sole attorney in fact for me and to my use ask, sue for, seek and recover from all persons whatsoever all such sums of money or other property both personal and real as may be coming or due to me by the death of the said William Reeves, Sen. and I do hereby authorize and empower my 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 acquittance to give which said actings and doing I do and will forever warrant and defend to be good and valid to all intents and purposes in a full and ample manner as I might could or would have done were I personally present to all intents and purposes – In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 4th day of September 1822.
Signed Sealed and delivered Charles Reeves (Seal)
in presence of Geo. Reeves
Halifax County towit
We Richard Thornton & Peter Reves Magistrates for the County
aforesaid do hereby certify that Charles Reeves party to the within Power of
Attorney came before us in our said County and acknowledged the same to be his
hand and --- act and deed and requested us to certify his acknowledgement
aforesaid to the Clerk of our said County in order to be Recorded.
Given under our hands and seals this 4th day of Sept. 1822.
Richard Thornton (Seal)
Peter Reeves (Seal)
I Samuel Williams Clerk of the County Court of Halifax do hereby
certify that Richard Thornton and Peter Reves whose signatures is affixed to
the foregoing certificate are acting Magistrates in the said County of Halifax
duly commissioned and qualified as such. In Testimony whereof I have hereunto
set my hand and affixed the seal of the said County at Office this 6th day of
September in the year of Christ 1822 and 47th of the Commonwealth.
(Seal) Samuel Williams
I James Dejamett presing (sic presiding) Magistrate in the said
County of Halifax do hereby certify that Samuel Williams whose signature is
affixed to the foregoing certificate is Clerk of the County Ct. aforesaid and
that his attestation is in due form.
Given under my hand and seal this 6th day of September 1822.
Jas. Dejamett (Seal)
Kentucky Madison County Ct.
I David Irvine Clerk of the Court for the County aforesaid hereby
certify that this Power of Attorney was produced to me in my Office on this
22nd day of October 1822 with the certificates thereon endorsed and by virtue
of said certificates the same has been duly Recorded in my Office.
Attest – David Irvine, C.M.C.C.