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Power of attorney for Alexander McCulloch and John Campbell to act for Henry McCulloh and Joshua Willcocks
McCulloh, Henry, ca. 1700-1779; Willcocks, Joshua
August 29, 1755
Volume 05, Pages 622-623

Know all men by these presents that we Henry McCulloh of Turnham Green in the County of Middlesex Esquire, and Joshua Willcox of the City of Bristol Merchant Have and each of us have made Ordained Constituted and appointed and by these presents, Do and each of us do make ordain Constitute and appoint and in our places and steads put and depute Alexander McCulloh Esquire, Deputy Auditor of North Carolina in America and John Campbell of Bertie County, in North Carolina aforesaid Merchant, and the Survivor of them our True and Lawful Attornies and Attorney for us and in our Names and on our Behalfe to Demise Let or Set for any Term or Number of Yeares and also to Sell or Dispose of grant or Convey in fee or for such other Estate or Estates as our said Attornies or Attorney shall think proper, All Those Sixteen Several Tracts or parcells of Land each Tract or Parcell of Land containing about Twelve Thousand and five Hundred Acres Eight of which Tracts or Parcels of Land are Situate and lying on great Pedee and Wharee Rivers in North Carolina aforesaid and the other Eight of the said Tracts or Parcells of Land are Situate and Lying near or upon Haw River in North Carolina aforesaid and which Sixteen Several Tracts or parcells of Land No 7 and 11 in the Original Survey and were Granted by Sixteen Several Deeds or Instruments in Writing under the Seal of the Province of North Carolina aforesaid (as by the Grants thereof or the Records of Such Grants may Appear) and are Vested in and Belonging to us and that in such Parts or Parcells as to our said Attornies or Attorney shall seem to be for our greatest Advantage Reserving to and to the Use of us our Heirs and Assigns as Tenants in Common the Yearly Rent of four Shillings Proclamation money for every One hundred acres of the said Lands which shall be by them or him Let or Set Sold or Disposed of and we do hereby Authorize and Impower our said Attornies and the Survivor of them for us and in our names and as our Several Acts and Deeds to Sign Seal and Deliver all or any Deeds Writings

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and Instruments in the Law Necessary or Requisite for Demising Letting Seting or Selling or Disposing or granting or Convaying of the said Lands or any Part thereof So that in such Deeds Writings and Instruments be contained proper Covenants or Agreements on the Part of the Lessees or Grantees their Heirs Executors Administrators and Assigns for Payment of the said Yearly Rent to us and our respective Heirs or Assigns or to such other person or Persons as we our Heirs or Assigns shall direct the same to be paid and at such Times and in such Manner as usuall in like Cases, and that Such Lessees or Grantees their Heirs Executors Administrators or Assigns shall at their own Expence within Six Months after Notice given to them Produce their several and Respective Leases, or Grants in order that the Same or Copies thereof may be entered or Recorded and thereupon shall Attorn and become Tenants for Payment: of such Rent: to the Person or Persons to whom we shall direct the same to be paid and also for us and in our names and for our Respective Uses to Demand and receive of the Several lessees or Grantees their Heirs Executors Administrators or Assigns Such Yearly rent as the same shall from time to time be become due and Payable and in case of refusal to Pay the same to use all Legal ways and means for the Recovery or Obtaining payment thereof and in the mean time and untill such Lands can or shall be so let or Set Sold or Disposed of to take Care of and Manage the Same for our benefit and Advantage and Generally to do Execute and Perform all and whatsoever that shall be needful to be done in and about the said premises and that as fully and Effectually to all Intents and Purposes as we or either of us might or Could do if personally Present to Do or Perform the same in our own Persons And we do hereby promise to Ratify and Confirm all and whatsoever our said Attornies or Attorney shall Lawfully Do or Cause to be Done in or about the said premises by virtue of these Presents

In Witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands and Seals this Twenty Ninth Day of August In the year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and fifty five.

HENRY McCULLOH
JOSHUA WILLCOCKS
Sealed and Delivered (by the above named Henry McCulloh and Joshua Willcocks) in the presence of
George Adderly Notry Puble
Benjamin King