Joseph Galbreath to James Galbreath

Power of Attorney

Territory of Arkansas,                                                       
County of Clark,                                                             
               To All Whom These Presents Shall Come, Greeting:              
Know ye, that I, Joseph Galbreath of the County and Territory aforesaid, for 
divers good causes and considerations, me hereunto mooving (sic), have made, 
ordained, authorized, nominated, and appointed, and by these presents do     
make, ordain, and nominate and appoint, James Galbreath of the aforesaid     
County and Territory, my true and lawfull attorney for me and in my name and 
for my own proper use and benefit, to ask, demand, sue for, recover, and     
receive all sum or sums, debts, dues and demands now due, or which may       
become due and owing to me in The State of Louisiana. And further do impower 
my said attorney to sue for, recover, and secure, all Lands belonging, or in 
any way appertaining to me either by virtue of a Spanish Grant, bargain and  
sale or otherwise. And, when such Lands shall be obtained, I do impower my   
said Attorney to transfer all my right, title, Interest, and claim to such   
Lands, either by deed or otherwise, to such person or persons as my said     
attorney may or shall sell the Lands, aforesaid. The aforesaid Lands being   
and are situated in the State of Louisiana. And, I moreover do impower my    
said attorney to do all things whatsoever concerning the premises as fully   
and in every respect as I myself might or could do were I personally present 
at the doing, thereof. And attornies one or more under him for the purposes  
aforesaid, to make and again at his pleasure to revoke, hereby ratifying and 
confirming, and by these presents allowing whatsoever my said attorney shall 
in my name lawfully do or cause to be done in and about the premises by      
virtue of these presents.                                                    
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this 22nd September A.D.      
                              Joseph Galbreath                               
Territory of Arkansas,                                                       
County of Clark,                                                             
This day Joseph Galbreath personally appeared before me, Henry L. Biscoe,    
Clerk of the Circuit Court for the County and Territory, aforesaid, and      
acknowledged the above power of attorney to be his voluntary act and deed    
for the purposes therein mentioned and contained.                            
In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand & private seal, there      
being no public, at office, this 22nd of September 1823.                     
                        Henry L. Biscoe, Clk. (Seal)                         
I, Henry L. Biscoe, Clerk of the Circuit Court in and for the County of      
Clark and Exofficio Recorder, do certify that the foregoing record is a true 
copy of the Original which with the Certificate annexed, I received and      
recorded this 22nd of September, 1823.                                       
                        Henry L. Biscoe, Clk.                                
Clark County, Arkansas Deed Book A, 1819-1832, pages 92-94.                  
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