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Bienville Parish, Louisiana
Power of Attorney - Elizabeth Ann Bryan

This document was found in the Calhoun County, Georgia Deed Book 1, page 624, in my search for Baker Bryan.  This document was recorded in the Calhoun County Deed Book on October 19, 1858. According to this document, Elizabeth A. Bryan was due inheritance from the estate of Simeon B. Bryan. It is assumed that Simeon B. is Baker Bryan.  Elizabeth A. Bryan is said to be Simeon B. Bryan's wife on another document found on the Calhoun County microfilm. The following document was witnessed by James Bryan, brother to Baker and by T. Capus Bryan (Tilman), half brother to Baker in their home of Bienville Parish.   

Transcribed by Diana Bryan Quinn

State of Louisiana

Bienville Parish

Know all men by these presents, that I Elisabeth A. Bryan, a resident of the Parish and state aforesaid, have this day and do by these presents, make constitute and appoint; and in my place and stead put and depute John Thompson of the county of Clay and the State of Georgia, my trice and lawful agent and attorney in fact for me, and my name, and for my use, to ask, demand, received and recover, and if necessary to sue for and recover all sums of money due me, or owing, belonging or in any way detained from me, in whose hands soever the same may be found and also any property, goods, wares, rights, or credits, that I am justly or legally entitled to and more especially what is due me from the Estate and succession of Simeon B. Bryan, late of the aforesaid State of Georgia Deceased and in the hands of Elijah Padget administrator of said succession. I hereby give my said attorney in fact, full power and authority and allowing  all said whatsoever my Said Attorney may lawfully for In and about the _________and attorneys all or none to to appoint under him and again to revoke at pleasure. In Testimony where of I have hereinto sign my name and affix my scrawl for seal in presence of the attending witnesses, this the 12th day of November 1857.

                                                                                                            E. A. Bryan {seal}


James Bryan

T. Capus Bryan

John G. Noles  Justice of the Peace


State of Louisiana

Bienville Parish

I John G. Noles, an acting Justice of the Peace in and for the aforesaid Parish and State, duly elected qualified and commissioned according to the law, do hereby certify that the within and for going power of Attorney was signed and acknowledged by Elisabeth A. Bryan, and in presence of the attending witnesses and myself on the day and date therein written, and for the purposes therein contained.

In Testimony whereof I hereto sign my name and offer my Seal this is the 12th day of November A.D. 1857

                                                                                                               John G. Noles

                                                                                                               Justice of the Peace


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