Pierce Mothershead Family Ties
Source: Deed Abstracts of Culpeper County VA 1792-1793 compiled by Ruth and Sam Sparacio; The Antient Press
Deed Book pages 289-290:
Know all men by these presents that I Brumfield Long, Executor of Brumfield Long deced., seeing the absolute necessity arising from my Intention to remove from this County of employing some one person to manage and conduct the affairs of said Estate according to the true Will of the said deced, by these presents do constitute and appoint Robert Latham Jr my true and lawfull Attorney for me and in my name and stead for the purposes and intention of the Will of Bromfield(sic) Long deced to ask sue for levy recover and receive all sums of money debts accounts and other demands which are or shall be payable and belonging to the said Estate and upon receipt of such debts or sums of money sufficient discharges for me and in my name to do execute and perform as fully legally and amply to all intents and purposes as I might or could do were I personally present ratifying all the said Attorney shall lawfully do in and about the premises by virtue thereof; In Withness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 17th day of June 1793.
Signed Sealed and acknowledged in presence of
Gabriel Jones, Philip Latham
At a Court held for Culpeper County the 17th day of June 1793
This Power of Attorney from Bromfield Long to Robert Latham Junr was acknowledged [my note: I failed to copy the next page of the abstract; will add the rest here when I get it. My apologies!]