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H. Lee (Henry Lee IV) to Judge Woodward (Augustus Brevoort Woodward) September 15, 1824

From: Florida Supreme Court case files, Series 49, Wallet 774

Power of Attorney

Transcript

Know all Men by these Presents that I Thomas Browne Lieutenant Colonel of His Majesty’s Service of Russell Place Febzooy Square in the County of Middlesex Have made ordained nominated constituted deputed and appointed and in my place and stead put and by these presents Do make ordain nominate constitute depute and appoint and on my place and stead put Matthew Daly my true and lawful attorney to and for the several [?] intents and purposes herein after mentioned (That is to say) First I dohereby authorize and empower my said attorney for me in my name to enter into and upon and to take and keep possession of all and singular the manors Plantations Negroes Estates Messages Farms Lands Tenements [?] Hereditaments freehold copyhold and leasehold whatsoever either in the Island of St Vincents in the West Indies in England or elsewhere some belonging or in any [?] appertaining or wherein or in hereof have or may at anytime hereafter have any Estate or Interest and to make sale and dispose of all of any off the said manors Plantations negroes Estates Messages Farms Lands Tenements [?] and Hereditaments or any part of parcel thereof to any person or persons whomsoever who shall be willing to become the purchaser or purchasers thereof of any part or parts thereof for the best price or prices that can be had or gotten for the same and also to make partition between me and any person or persons whomsoever with whom I shall be jointly seized or possessed of any Manors Plantations Estates Messages Farms Lands Tenements [?] and Hereditaments for an Estate of Inheritance or for any other Estate or Interest of all singular the same Manors Plantations Estates Messages Farms Lands Tenements [?] & Hereditaments in or of which I shall be jointly [?] or possessed and on order of such Sale disposition and partition I do empower my said attorney for me and in many name place and stead to grant bargain sell alien release confirm assign transfer and set over surrender convey assine the said premises or any of them [?] to the respective tenures and qualities thereof unto and to the use of such purchaser or purchasers of such person [?] with whom I shall be so jointly seized or possessed of his her or other heirs executors administrators and assigned or unto and for such other used estates intents and purposes as such purchaser or purchasers or such other person or persons hall direct or appoint and for me and in