McNamara, Timothy, Estate of : Public Claim
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Know all men by these presents that I Ralph Edmonds Exr. of Timothy McNamara decd. do hereby appoint [Ellyson?] Currie Esqr. my true & lawful attorney for me & in my name as Exr. aforesaid to receive from the property department in Richmond the sum of four hundred dollars, that being the sum allowed by the County Court of Lancaster for Charles a negro man slave, the property of the aforementioned McNamara who was condemned by the said Court to be executed which sentence of death has been commuted to transportation. I do hereby authorize my said attorney to grant any acquaintance, receipt or discharge that may be required of him according to law, revoking all other authority I may have given. Given under my hand and seal this 22nd day of November 1824.
Ralph Edmonds [seal] Exr. of T. McNamara
Lancaster County to wit. Ralph Edmonds Exr. of Timothy McNamara this day acknowledged the above letter of attorney to be is act and deed before me a justice of the peace the county aforesaid. Given under my hand & seal this 24th day of November 1824.
John Hall [seal] Nov 30 1824 Recd. a warrant of four hundred dollars