Delivered to M. Rhoades April 2nd 1867.
Know all men by these presents that I Nancy Rhoads of the County of Cole In the State of Missouri have made constituted and appointed and by these presents do make constitute and appoint Wilson L. Meadow of the County of Cole and State aforesaid my true and lawful attorney for me and in my name place and stead, to enter into and take possession of all the real estate all the personal effects belonging to me situate in the County of Monroe and State of Kentucky and to bargain, sell, grant convey, and confirm the whole or any part thereof for such price or sum of money or on such terms as he may think best, and for me and in my name to make execute acknowledge and deliver unto the purchaser or purchases thereof good and sufficient conveyances, with warranty of the same, and to demand receive and collect all sums of money, which shall become due and payable to me by reason of such sale, or sales giving and granting unto my said attorney full power and authority to do and perform all and any act, and thing whatsoever requisite and necessary to be done in and about the premises as fully to all intents and purposes as I might or could do if personally present with full power of substitution and revocation hereby ratifying and confirming all that
my said attorney or his substitute shall lawfully
do or cause to be done by virtue hereof. In witness I have hereunto set my
hand and seal this 28th day of August One Thousand Eight hundred & sixty
five. Nancy Rhoads (Seal)
Seal and delivered in the presence of:
William H. Eanes
Lewis A. Berry
State of Missouri, County of Cole - Be it remembered
that Nancy Rhoades who is known to the undersigned Justices of the Peace
within and for said County to be the person whose name is subscribed to the
foregoing deed, as parties thereto this day appeared before us and acknowledged
that she executed and delivered the same as her voluntarily act and deed
for the uses and purposes therein contained. Given under our hands this 28th
day of August AD. 1865.
G. J. Hodges - Justices of the Peace
State of Illinois, County of Cole - I W. H. Lusk Clerk
of the County Court within and for said County do certify that B. McDavit
whose name appears to the foregoing certificate of acknowledgement is and
was at the time of signing the same an acting Justice of the Peace within
aforesaid County duly qualified and commissioned and that full faith and
creed are due to his official acts such and that his signature is genuine
and in due form of law. In testimony whereof I have hereto set my hand and
seal of said Court this 30th day of August 1865.
Wm. H. Lusk Clerk
J. R. Edward DC
State of Kentucky, County of Monroe Set. - I J. C.
Conkin Clerk of Monroe County Court certify that this power of attorney from
Nancy Rhoades to Wilson L. Meadows was this day filed in my office for record,
whereupon I have recorded the same together with the certificates therein
endorsed and this certificate in my office duly stamped this 25th day of
J. C. Conkin Clk. M.C.C.