Power of Attorney, Moses Duke to Burrell B. Duke
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Kershaw County, SC Deed Book O, pages 105
"The State of Mississippi
Lowndes County
Know all men by these presents that I Moses Dukes of the County of Lowndes and the State of Mississippi have nominated, constituted and appointed my son Burrel B. Dukes of the County and State aforsaid my true and lawful attorney for me and in my name to sell mat??? conveyances and any lawful quit claim on fee simple to any individuals who may contract for and purchase the following tract of land, to wit, all that certain piece, parcel and tract of land containing three hundred acres, be the same more or less. Situate and being in the District of Kershsw in the State of South Carolina bounded on the South by Andrew Spradleys land, East by Caleb Wolfs land and General Canloys land, West and Northwest by Miltons and Browns lands which lands lay on the waters of twenty five mile creek and was granted unto Elizabeth Skin on the fifth day of January 1807. Hereby ratifying all things that my said attorney may do in the premises as above specified and Deeds and Conveyances made and executed by my said attorney for me and in my name, shall be as good and binding both in law and equity as if I were present doing and signing the same in person. In testimony whereof I have presents set my hand and affixed my seal this 7th day of February in the year of our lord 1835.
(signed) Moses Duke (Seal)
Recorded (SC) the 23rd Day of Feb'y 1837

The State of Mississippi
Lowndes County.
Personally appeared before me John H. Morris, an acting justice of the peace in and for said County the within named Moses Duke who acknowledged that he signed sealed and delivered the within power of attorney on the day and year therein mentioned as his act and deed. Given under my hand and seal this 7th day of February 1835.
(signed) John H. Morris Justice of the peace (Seal)

The State of Mississippi
Lowndes County.
I William S. Moore Clerk of the Probate Court at and for said County do herby Certify that the above power of attorney was filed for Record on the 7th day of February 1835 The same with the certificate of acknowledgement ??? and this certificate???? And recorded ??? Given under my hand and Seal of Offices at Office
(signed) William L. Moore Clerk (Seal)"

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