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me, and in my name, and for my use to ask, demand and receive all such rents, and arrears of rent, which now are, or bereafter shall grow due or owing to me from E. F., G. H., I. K., or anv of them, as tenants or occupiers of any lands, tenements, or hereditaments belonging to, or claimed by me, situate at -, or which may be due from, or payable by any other person or persons whomsoever, as tenants, occupiers, or lessees, or assignees of any term or terms of such lands, tenements, or hereditaments, or any of them, or any part or parcel of them; and upon receipt thereof to give proper acquittances and sufficient discharges thereof; and in default of payment thereof, or any part thereof, to my said attorney, I do hereby authorize and empower bim, my said attorney, for me, and in my name, into and upon the said messuages and premises to enter and distrain, and the distress and distresses there found and taken, to dispose of according to law, for the speedy recovery and obtaining my said rent, and arrears of rent; or otherwi e to proceed by a suit or suits at law, for the recovery thereof, as by him my said attorney shall be thought fit; hereby ratifying &c.

In witness, &c., [as in Poroer of Attorney to Sell and Lease Lands.]

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Power to receive a Legacy. Know all men by these presents, that whereas A. B., late of

deceased, by his last will and testament did give and bequeath unto me, C. D., of a legacy of

to be paid unto me on of which said will E. F., of

and C. H., of are joint executors, as in and by the said will may appear: now know ye, that I, the said C. D., have made, ordained, constituted, and appointed J. K., of

, my true and lawful attorney, for me and in my name, and for my use and benefit, to ask, demand, and receive, of and from the said E. F. and G. H., the legacy given and bequeathed unto me, the said U.D., hy the said will of the said A, B., as aforesaid ; and upon receipt thereof, by, or payment thereof to, my said attorney, a general release or discharge for the same to make, execute and deliver; hereby ratifying, confirming, and allowing whatsoever my said attorney shall lawfully do in the premises.

In witness, &c, [as in Power of Attorney to Sell and Lease Lands.]

Power of Attorney from Several Creditors OF A PERSON DECEASED, TO BRING ACTIONS, ETC., AND AN APPOINT

MENT OF A CASHIER FOR RAISING AND PAYING MONEY TO DEFRAY THE EXPENSES. WHEREAS, A. B., late of, &c., deceased, died indebted to us whose names are hereunder subscribed, and to several other persons, by bond, bill, note, or otherwise : Know all men by these presents, that we, the said creditors, do hereby authorize, order ap, point, and empower I. T., of, &c., to be our attorney, went and lawful solicitor, and for us, and in our names, and on or betalf to exbibit or prosecute one or more bills in the court of chancery against such person or persons as he shall be advised, for an equ: table discovery and account of the estate and effects of the said A B., which is, or are, or shall or may be liable to the payment of our said debts; and also in our name, and on our behalf, to com ience or prosecute any action or actions, suit or suits, in law or equity, or otherwise, as he, the said 1. T., shall be advised, against any person or persons whoinsoever, who bath or bave possessed, or shall possess himself or themselves of such estate and effects of the said A. B., in order to the recovery of the said debts : for the doing of which this sliall be a sufficient warrant to the said I. T. And in order for the carrying on, and effectually prosecuting such suit or suits, action or actions, we, the said creditors, do hereby nominate, constitute, and appoint W. W., of, &c., one of the said creditors, cashier in that behalf, and do hereby also promise and agree to and with the said W. W., that on his giving ten days' notice in writing to each of us, we will from time to time advance, pay, and contribute to the said W. W., each of us in proportion to the amount of our respective demands, such sum and sums of money, at such times and places as he shall by such notice in writing appoint, as may be necessary for defraying all lawful and reasonable costs and charges of such suit or suits, action or actions, or which may

arise by reason of the premises. In witness, &c., (as in Power of Attorney to Sell and Lease Lands. Í

Power of Sabstitution. Know all men by these presents, that I, C. D., of by virtue of the power and authority to me given, in and by the letter of attorney of A. B., of the city of which is hereunto annexed, do make, substitute, and appoint C. F., of- to ask, demand, and receive, of and from G. H., executor of the last will and testament of L. M., deceased, the legacy bequeathed to the said A. B. by the said L. M., as well for me as the true and lawful attorney and substitute of the said constituent named in the said letter of attorney, to do, ex ccute, and perform all and everything requisite and necessary to be done, as fully, to all intents and purposes, as the said constituont or myself could do, if personally present; hereby ratifying and confirining all that the said attorney and substitute hereby made shall do in the premises, by virtue hereof, and of the said lettor of attorney.

In witness, &c., jas in General Custom-House Power.]

This form must be acknowledged before a Notary Public, eine As in General Custom-House Power.

Revocation of a Power of Attorney. Know all men by these presents, that whereas I, A. B., of in and by my letter of attorney, bearing date the

day of in the year one thousand eight hundred and -, did make, con stitute, and appoint C. D., of my attorney, to recover and receive all debts and sums of money due to me from E. P., of as by the aforesaid letter of attorney may more fully and at large appear.

Now know ye, that I, the said A. B., have revoked, counter pianded, annulled, and made void, and by these presents do revoko, countermand, annul, and make void, the said letter of attorney above mentioned, and all power and authority thereby given, or intended to be given to the said C. D.

Io witness, &c., (as in Genera. Custom-House Power.]

This form must be acknowledged by a Notary Public, same as in General Custom-House Power.

Stock Power. Know all men by these presents, that I, A. B., of do here hy make, constitute, and appoint C. D., of , my true and lawful attorney, for me and in my name to sell, transfer, and assign

shares of capital stock, standing in my name on the books of the Mechanics’ Bank in the city of with power also an attorney or attorneys under him for that purpose to make and substitute, with like power, and to do all lawful acts requisite for effecting the premises; hereby ratifying and confirming all that my said attorney or his substitute or substitutes shall do therein by virtue of these presento.

Io witness, &c., (as in General Custom-House Power.)

Transfer of Stock. Know all men by these presents, that I, C. D., of for value received, have bargained, sold, assigned, and transferred, and by these presents do bargain, sell, assign, and transfer, unto E. F.,

shares of capital stock, standing in my name on the books of the Mechanics' Bank in the city of and do hereby constituto and appoint A. B., of - -, my truo and lawful attorney, irrovoca ble for me and in my name and stead, but to his uso, to sell assign, transfer, and set over all or any part of the said stock, and for that purpose to make and execute all necessary acts of assignment and transfer, and one or more persons to substitute with like full power; hereby ratifying and confirming all that my said attorney or his substitute or substitutes, shall lawfully do by virtue hereof

so witness, &c., las in General Custom-Horse Power.]

Power to Receive Dividend. Know all men by these presents, that I, A. B., ot, do au. chorize, constitute, and appoint C. D. to receive from the cashior of the Mechanics Bank of - -, the dividend now due to me on all stock standing to my name on the books of the said company, and roocipt for the same; hereby ratifying and confirming all that may lawfully be done in the premises by virtue hereof.

In witness, &c., (as in General Custom-House Power.]

RELEASES.

All releases must be accompanied with a seal.

Every release must be founded on some consideration; other wise fraud will be presumed.

Where a party has a cause of action against more than one, either for money or injury, for which all are responsible, a release to ono is understood to be a release to all.

General Release of all Demands. Know all men by these presents, that I, A. B., of, &c., for and in consideration of the sum of -, to me paid by C. D., of, &c., (the receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge,) have remised, released, and forever discharged, and I do hereby, for myself, my heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns, remise, release, and forever discharge the said C. D., his heirs, executors, and administrators, of and from all debts, demands, actions, and causes of action, which I now have, in law or equity, or which may result from the existing state of things, from any and all contracts, liabilities, doings, and omissions, from the beginning of the world to this day.

In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal, this sixteenth day of May, eighteen hundred and sixty.

ABEL BUTLER. [L. s.)

day of

Mutual General Kelease by Indenture. This Indenture, made this

between A. B., of, &c., of the one part, and C. D., of, &c., of the other part, witnessoth: That, on the day of the date hereof, the said A. B. and C. D. have oach paid to the other the sum of five dollars; and each of them has cancelled and delivered up to the other certain covenants, bonds, notes of hand, and written contracts, upon which each of the parties claimed, and pretended to have divers claims and domands on the other : the said claims and contracts, 60 cancelled and delivered up, being supposed and intended to be all the claims and evidence of claim by each of the parties hereto on tho other And in consideration thereof, each of them, the said A. B. and 0. D., does hereby, for himself and his legal representatives, release, and absolutely and forever discharge the other, of and from all claims and demands, actions, causes of action, of every name and Dature, so that neither of them shall have any claim on the other, directly or indirectly, on any contract, or supposed liability, or thing undertaken, done, or omitted to be done, from the beginning of the world to this day.

In testimony, &c., las in General Release of all Demands.)

Release to a Guardian. Know all mon, &c., that A. B., &c., son and heir of B. B., doceased, hath remised, released, and forever quit-claimed, and by these presents doth remise, &c., unto C. D., of his guardian, all and all manner of action and actions, suits, reckonings, accounts, debts, dues, and demands whatsoever, wbicb he, the waid A. B. ever had, now hath, or which he, his executors or administrators, at any time hereafter, can or may have, claim, or domand, against the said C. D., his executors or administrators, for, touching, and concerning the management and disposition of any of the lands, tenements, and hereditaments of the said A. B., situate, &c., or any part thereof, or for, or by reason of, any moneys, rents, or profits by him received out of the same, or any payments made thereout during the minority of the said A. B., or by reason of any matter, cause, or thing whatsoever, relating thereto, from the beginning of the world to the day of the date hereof.

In witness, &c., (as in General Release of all Demands.]

Release of Dower to the Heir. Know all men, &c., that I, A. B., &c., relict of B. B., late, &o., as woll for and in consideration of, &c., to me paid at or before, &o., by ny son, J. B., &c., (the receipt whereof I do hereby acknowl. edge,) and for the love and affection which I have to my said sɔn have granted, remised, released, and forever quit-claimed, and by these presents do, &c., unto the said J. B., his heirs and assigne forever, all the dower and thirds, right and title of dower and thirds, and all other right, title, interest, property, claim, and demand whatsoever, in law and in equity, of me, the said A. B., of, in, and to [a description of certain parcel of land, &c., and how i descended to A. B. and B.;] 80 that neither I, the said A. B., my heirs, executors, or administrators, nor any other person or persons for me, them, or any of them, shall havo, claim, challenge, or demand, or pretend to have, &c., any dower or thirds, or any

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