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Power of Attorney
Marcellus Smith to Adam Lamb

7/31/1854
Power of Attorney to A. Lamb from Marcellus Smith

I have this day appointed, ADAM LAMB, my true and lawful attorney in fact and in my name to sue for all moneys or properties that may be coming to me in Marion County or that may be conveyed to me at the death of RANSOM SMITH, my father to receive any affects that may in any way be come to me and receipt for the same in my name and apply the proceeds to a debt that I owe, A. LAMB, and should there be a surplus after paying the debt and interest with any necessary expenses that balance I held in your hand subject to my order.

Given under my hand and seal this day 31st of July 1854.
MARCELLUS SMITH (seal)

Attest
J. V. ANDERSON His X mark
RUBIN SMITH

State of Tennessee
Marion County.

Personally appeared before me, JAMES H. CONATSER, Clerk of the County Court of said County, J. M. ANDERSON and RUBIN SMITH, subscribing witnesses to the within power of attorney whoafter being duly sworn deposed and says that they are acquainted with the assignor and that he made and acknowledged for the purposes therein contained and expressed.

Witness my hand at office this 19th of Oct 1854.
JAMES H, CONATSER, Clerk
By HENRY BARKER, D. C.
Register 23rd February 1855


Transcribed and submitted by Helen L. Smith Hoke

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