H. Lee (Henry Lee IV) to Judge Woodward (Augustus Brevoort Woodward) September 15, 1824

From: Florida Supreme Court case files, Series 49, Wallet 774

Power of Attorney

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and also for me and in my name and for my use to ask demand due for recover and receive of and from all and every person and persons whom it doth shall or may concern all and singular such sums of money debt dues duties claims demands goods wares merchandises and effects whatsoever as now are or shall or may hereafter be due owing payable or belonging unto me on or by [?] the of any bond note bill [?] do hereby authorize and empower my said attorney to indorse book debt account consignment contract or agreement or by any other means whatsoever and upon non payment or non delivery of the said sums of money debts dues duties claims demands goods wares mechandize and effects or any part thereof respectively to take pursue and use all such ways and means by action attachments arrests or otherwise as shall or may be necessary to enforce compel and obtain payment and delivery thereof and upon payment or delivery thereof for me and in my name to sign and vive or as my act and deed Seal and deliver all good legal and sufficient receipts acquittances releases and discharges for or on account of the same and also to defend any action or Suit at law or in equity which shall or may be brought or commenced against me and of my such attorney [?] think the same proper to compound for any such debts duties claims and demands goods wares merchandises and effects and for that purpose in my name and as my act and deed to sign seal and deliver all needful letters of license and deeds of [?] and to accept and take part for the whole or such composition as can of may be had or gotten for the same and thereupon the same wholly to acquit and discharge or to act otherwise therein as he my said attorney shall think for And also to submit or refer all of any disputes differences difficulties or controversies touching on concerning any of my affairs or concerns to the award final end and determination of such arbitrator or arbitrators as he my said attorney and the person or persons with whom such disputes differences difficulties or controversies shall arise shall agree upon and for that purpose in my name and as my act & deed to sign seal and deliver all necessary bonds or arbitration insufficient penalties and with such conditions clauses and agreements thereunder as the nature of the cause may require and on my part & behalf to abide perform observe fulfill and keep the award on