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Letter of Attorney

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Manuscript File, RG93 view image
Document Information
Date November 19, 1789
Author Name John Sagasue (primary)
Recipient Name Robert Prise (primary)
Summary Document certifying the service of Richard Savage, late soldier in the Pennsylvania Line, and John Sagasue.
Document Format Document Signed
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups John Schaffer; John Sagasue; Robert Prise; Richard Savage; Pennsylvania Line; John Stagg; clerk; William Rush; Peter Potts; ;
Related Places Pennsylvania; Philadelphia; ;
Keywords certification of military service; letter of attorney; ;
Key Phrases [not available]
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Letter of Attorney
Richard
John Savage
John Sagasue
Rob. Prise
Nov 19th 1789
Received Jan ry 9th 1796 from John Schafter
Copy
Know all men by these Presents, that I Richard Savage, late a Soldier in the Pennsy Line, and also I, John Segasue in the Service aforesaid
in the service of the United States of America, for a valuable and full Consideration to us in hand paid at or before the Execution hereof by Robert Prise
the Receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged HAVE and by these Presents, DO grant, bargain, sell, release, transfer and assign unto him, his Heirs, Executors, Administrators and Assigns for ever: All the Right, Title, Interest, Property, Claim and Demand, which we now have, or which our Heirs, Executors, or Administrators, may at any Time hereafter have, to all and singular the Lands, Pay, Arrearages of Pay, Cloathing, Rations, Rewards, Bounties, Gratuities, Prize-Monies, and other Demands, due and owing to use from the United States, or from any partiuclar State. And we do hereby for our selves, our Heirs, Executors, and Administrators covenant and agree to and with the said Robert Prise his Heirs, Executors, Administrators and Assigns, that I, my Heirs, Executors and Administrators, shall and will, at any Time or Times hereafter, at the Request, Cost and Charges of him, his Heirs, Executors, Administrators and Assigns, make, seal, execute and deliver, or cause or procure to be made, sealed, executed and delivered, all and every such reasonable Act and Acts, Thing and Things, Conveyance and Conveyances, Assurance and Assurances in the Law, for the perfect granting, conveying, releasing, transferring and assigning, all the Right, Title, Interest, Property, Claim and Demand, which I now have, or which I, my Heirs, Executors or Administrators, may at any time hereafter have, of, in and to, all and singular, the Lands and other the Premises, hereby granted and assigned unto him, his Heirs, Executors, Administrators and Assigns for ever, as by his or their Council learned in the Law, shall be reasonable advised, devised or required. And I do hereby make, constitute and appoint the said Robert Prise my true and lawful Attorney, irrevocably, to ask, demand, recover and receive, of and from the United States, or from any particular State, or from any Person or Persons, acting by, from, or under their, or either of their Authority, all and singular, the Lands, Pay, Arrearages of Pay, Cloathing, Rations, Rewards, Bounties, Gratuities, Prize-Monies and other Demands, due, owing, payable and belonging to me, or detained from my, by any Manner of Ways of Means whatsoever, and upon Receipt thereof, to execute and deliver, sufficient and requisite Receipts, Releases and Acquittances for the same, and by good and sufficient Conveyances and Assurances in the Law to grant, bargain, sell, release and confirm to the said Lands, to the Purchaser, or Purchases thereof, his, her, or their Heirs and Assigns for ever. And also to sell, assign and transfer all Certificates, and registered or other Stock, now or hereafter standing in our Names
in the Books of the Treasury of the United States, or of any particular State, for, or in Consequence of our Services as aforesaid, with Power an Attorney or Attornies under him, for the Purposes aforesaid, to make, and substitute, and to do all lawful Acts requisite for effecting the Premises, as full and effectually to all Intents and Purposes, as I might or could do by being personally present, and to have done the Same, hereby allowing, and Purposes, as I might or could do by being personally present, and to have done the same, hereby allowing, ratifying and confirming all and whatsoever, my said Attorney, or his Substitute or Substitutes, shall or may do, or cause to be done therein by Virtue hereof. IN WITNESS whereof I have hereunto set my Hand and Seal, this Nineteenth Day of November in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighty Nine
Richard X Savage seal
John Segasue his mark seal
SEALED and DELIVERED in the Presence of us
Peter Potts
John Prole
BE IT KNOWN, that on the Day of the Date hereof, before me the Subscriber one of the Justices of the Peace for the City & County of Philadelphia
Personally came the above named Richard Savage & John Segasue and acknowledged the above Deed, Poll and Letter of Attorney, to be their Act and Deed.
IN TESTIMONY whereof I have hereunto set my Hand and affixed my Seal there Nineteenth Day of November in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighty Nin
William Rush seal
True Copy Original on file in the War Office - 9th Jany 1796
Jno Stagg Junr Clk