Missouri Land Records





Missouri Land Records

Ripley County, Missouri

1859 Ripley County Deed Records pgs. 393-394
Know all men by these Presents, that I Elizabeth Smelzer of Ripley County Missouri have made constituted and appointed Robert L. Elison of Murray of Calloway County of Kentucky my true and lawful attorney for me and in my name place and stead to enter into and take possession of all the Real Estate belonging to me as dower.  Section Twenty three Township 2 Range 5 East Dower 160 Acres and also North West quarter of Section Ten Township 2 Range 4 East containing 160 Acres and a part of the South West quarter of 10 Township 2 Range 4 East containing 46 Acres or any other land in the state of Kentucky the above described land is situated in the County of Callaway in the State of Kentucky and to bargain grant sell convey and confirm the whole or any part there of for such price or sum of money or any such Terms as he may think best and for me and in my name to make execute acknowledge and deliver into the purchases or purchasee thereof good and sufficient conveyances with warrenty of the same and to demand Receive and collect all sums of money which shall be come due and payable to me by reason of such sale or sales Giving and granting unto my said attorney full power and authority to do and perform all and every act and thing whatsoever requisite and necessary to be done in and about the premises as fully to all intents and purposes as I might or could no if personally present with full power and substitution and revocation hereby ratifying and confirming all that my said attorny or his substitute shall lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue here of.
In Witness where of I have hereunto set my hand and seal this fifth day of March On Thousand Eight hundred and fifty nine.
Elizabeth Smelzer
      Her Mark
State of Missouri
County of Ripley
Be it remembered that on the fifth day of March One Thousand and Eight Hundred and fifty nine personally came Elizbeth Smelzer to me well known to be the person described and who executed the foregoing letter or Power of Atorney and acknowledged the above letters of attorney to be her act and Deed.  In testimoney where of I have herein to set my hand and affixed my seal of Office the day and year late above written.
Willis M. Ponder Clerk
by D. A. Marshall Dept.