Letterbook 2

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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 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
Letter of Attorney to Reuben McBride • 28 October 1841
A Copy of a Letter of Attorney from Joseph Smith, “Sole Trustee in trust for the church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints” to , of Ohio,—
Know all men by these presents, That I, Joseph Smith, of Hancock County and State of Illinois, “sole trustee in trust for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints,” have made, constituted and appointed and by these presents do make constitute, and appoint, of Lake county and state of Ohio, my true and lawful attorney: for me and in my name, and for my use as “sole trustee in trust for the [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, 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
Letter of Attorney to Reuben McBride • 28 October 1841
A Copy of a Letter of Attorney from Joseph Smith, “Sole Trustee in trust for the church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints” to , of Ohio,—
Know all men by these presents, That I, Joseph Smith, of Hancock County and State of Illinois, “sole trustee in trust for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints,” have made, constituted and appointed and by these presents do make constitute, and appoint, of Lake county and state of Ohio, my true and lawful attorney: for me and in my name, and for my use as “sole trustee in trust for the [p. 214]
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