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Assignment and Power of Attorney

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Manuscript File, RG93 view image
Document Information
Date January 20, 1792
Author Name George Moore (primary)
Recipient Name John Moore (primary)
Summary Assignment and Power of Attorney for George Moore; Moore is making his son, John, attorney, to take out warrants specified in the document.
Document Format Document Signed
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups John Moore; George Moore; attorney; Isaac Davis; John Harris; Augustus Milksock; John Williams; Peter Boyer; William Wade; Francis Curtis; William Murray; Dinah McEntire; Robert Barber; George Moore Jr; Frederick Kuhn; judge; ;
Related Places Pennsylvania; Lancaster County; Lancaster; War Office; Court of Common Pleas; ;
Keywords power of attorney; warrants; receipt; discharge; indenture; act of deed; seal; ;
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Know all Men by these Presents that I George Moore of the Borough of Sancaster in the County of Sancaster & State of Pennsylvania, have made ordained ordained constituted and appointed, and by these Presents do make ordain constitute and appoint my Son John Moore Esquire, my true and lawful Attorney for me and in his, or my Name (ad he may think proper) to ask demand and receive, and take out the Warrants of the for the following Persons [undecipherable] Isaac Davis to George Moore. John Harris to George Moore Augustus Milksock to George Moore. William Wade to George Moore, Francis Curtis to George Moore, William Murray to George Moore Dinah M.Entire to George Moore, which same Person's assign'd their right of said Warrants to me the said George Moore; And I do further authorise and impower the said John Moore upon receiving the Warrants aforesaid for a from the War Office to give such Receipt or Receipt as may be required of him, or any other Discharge whatsoever as fully and amply as if I were personally present myself or as if the same requires more especial authority. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal this Twentieth -Day of January AnnoDomini 1792.

George Moore [image of seal with initials L.S. in the middle]

Sealed and delivered

in the presence of us

Robert Barber

George Moore Jun

On the twentieth day of January one thousand seven hundred and ninty two Before me Frederick Kuhn Esquire, one of the Judges of the Court of Common Pleas, in an for the County of Lancaster, Personally appeared the within named George Moore, as acknowledged the within [undecipherable], constituting his Son John Moore Esq. his Attorney, to be his Act of Deed, for the reses within mentioned and denied the same may be recorded as such according to Law. [With?] my Hand of Seal the day of year afore mentioned
Frederick Kuhn

Power of Attorney
George Moore
John Moore