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
Joseph Smith L.S.
In presence of
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