Official Statement of Attorney

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Date July 9, 1792
Author Name Ebenezer Furnham (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name Thomas Abner (primary)
Summary Thomas Abner granted power of attorney to Ebenezer Furnham.
Document Format Author's Letterbook Copy
Document Notes Letter for the power of attorney, endorsed by Joseph Howell from the accountants office.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Thomas Abner; Ebenezer Furnham;
Related Places New York;
Keywords [not available]
Key Phrases [not available]
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New York Line
Colo Warner Regiment has been settled with - I have nothing for this Man
J Howell
[written at 90 degrees left from above]
Power of Attorney Thos Abner
Rev War
Anber, Thomas,
Col Set Warner’s Regt
[written at 90 degrees left from above]
Thomas Abner,
power
[written at 90 degrees left from above]
Abner Seley Capt
Never Recd the [undecipherable]
2 suit of summer dress, 1 of winter, now due
3 hats Due drawed Sorse nor money


Know all men by these presents, That I
Thomas Abner of Argile late a soldier of
the line of New York in the Regiment commanded by
Colonel Seth Warner do make, constitute and appoint
Ebenezer Farnham of the State of Pennsylvania
my true and lawful Attorney, and to substitute him in my Place and Stead,
with full Power and Authority to ask, demand, and receive in my
own Name, and for my Use and Benefit, all the Wages and
Arrearages of Cloathing due to me from the Public for my Services in the Regi-
ment aforesaid, and upon receiving a Certificate or Certificates therefor form
the Register of the Treasury or other proper Officer, with full Power to ^[undecipherable]transfer
said Certificate, and to^[Editor's note: inserted"as"] sign^[Editor's note: inserted "undecipherable"] in my Name a full Acquittance of Claim to the Arrear-
ages aforesaid; and to further invest him with ample Authority, a Substitute or
Substitutes under him for the aforesaid Purposes to constitute and appoint.
Hereby ratifying and confirming all that my said Attorney and Substitute, or
his Substitute or Substitutes shall or may do in Virtue hereof. Witness my
Hand and Seal, this Ninth Day of July
Annoque Domini, 1792.
Signed, sealed, and delivered}
in Presence of } Thomas Abner
Moses Martien
Personally appeared before me;
Silas Bristott
said Certificate, and to