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Letter of Attorney to Reuben McBride, 2 November 1841

my said Attorney, by these presents, full power and authority in and about the premises, to have, use and take all lawful means, in my name, for the purposes, aforesaid, and upon the receipt of any such debts, dues, or sums of money, (as the case may be) acquitances, or other sufficient discharges, for me, and in my name to make and give. And generally to do all other acts and things in the law whatsoever, needful and necessary to be done in and about the premises for me and in my name, to do, execute and perform, as fully, and to all intents and purposes as I might or could do if personally present. Hereby ratifying and confirming all and whatsoever my said attorney shall lawfully do in and about the premises, by virtue hereof.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this second day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty one
(signed)
Joseph Smith L.S.
In presence of
Jno. S. Fullmer

21 July 1807–8 Oct. 1883. Farmer, newsman, postmaster, teacher, merchant. Born at Huntington, Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania. Son of Peter Fullmer and Susannah Zerfass. Moved to Nashville, Davidson Co., Tennessee, spring 1832. Married Mary Ann Price, 24 May 1837...

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Wm Backinstos Backenstos— [p. 214]
my said Attorney, by these presents, full power and  authority in and about the premises, to have, use and  take all lawful means, in my name, and for my use  for the purposes, aforesaid, and upon the receipt of  any such debts, dues, or sums of money, (as the  case may be) acquitances, or other sufficient dis charges, for me, and in my name to make and  give. And generally to do all other acts and  things in the law whatsoever, needful and ne cessary to be done in and about the premises  for me and in my name, to do, execute and  perform, as fully, and to all intents and pur poses as I might or could do if personally  present. Hereby ratifying and confirming all  and whatsoever my said attorney shall lawfully  do in and about the premises, by virtue hereof.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my  hand and seal this second day of November  in the year of our Lord one thousand eight  hundred and forty one
(signed)
Joseph Smith L.S.
In presence of
Jno. S. Fullmer

21 July 1807–8 Oct. 1883. Farmer, newsman, postmaster, teacher, merchant. Born at Huntington, Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania. Son of Peter Fullmer and Susannah Zerfass. Moved to Nashville, Davidson Co., Tennessee, spring 1832. Married Mary Ann Price, 24 May 1837...

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Wm Backinstos [Backenstos]— [p. 214]
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, IL, 2 Nov. 1841; in JS Letterbook 2, pp. 213–214; handwriting of John Fullmer

21 July 1807–8 Oct. 1883. Farmer, newsman, postmaster, teacher, merchant. Born at Huntington, Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania. Son of Peter Fullmer and Susannah Zerfass. Moved to Nashville, Davidson Co., Tennessee, spring 1832. Married Mary Ann Price, 24 May 1837...

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; JS Collection, CHL.

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