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To take care of
POWERS OF ATTORNEY.
his lordship is about to take a
were placed in
vious to his marriage.
A General Power of Attorney from a Nobleman on his taking a Tour into Foreign Parts to his Brothers, to take care of his Estates, &c. during his Absence.
TO ALL PERSONS WHOM these presents shall come unto and concern; The Right Honourable
(the Recites that principal) sendeth greeting. WHEREAS the said (principal) intends in a short time to make a tour into foreign parts, and is desirous that all his estates and affairs whatsoever may be duly taken care of, and properly and effectually managed and transacted during his absence from England, and until his lordship shall in due form of law And that monies revoke these presents. AND WHEREAS certain very the funds pre- considerable sums of money were placed in some or one of the public funds previous to or upon the marriage of his lordship with the Right Honorable the Lady now Lady wife; and by their marriage settlement vested in trustees, and settled to and upon the uses, trusts, and purposes therein expressed and contained. AND WHEREAS his lordship hath purchased, by vers freehold, and with his own proper money, and is now in his own right seized, possessed of, and entitled unto, several freehold, copyhold, and leasehold estates in England and Wales, which his lordthe trustees of ship is desirous may be sold and conveyed for settlement in him, and in his name by his attornies hereinafter
That he had
copyhold, and leasehold estates, which he was desirous should be sold
and conveyed to
the first in
appointed, or either of them, either jointly or se- POWERS OF parately to the trustees of and in the said marriage settlement, to be settled, limited, and assured To take care of to and upon the like uses and trusts as are therein expressed and contained, if the said trustees shall think fitting; and if they the said trustees will, out of the trust money now standing and being in their or some of their names, in some or one of the public funds, pay or cause to be paid to his lordship's said attornies or either of them, the full consideration money which shall appear to have been paid by his lordship for the same; or in case the said trustees shall not think fit so to purchase all or any part of the said estates, then his lordship's will is, that such estates, be the same freehold, copyhold, or leasehold, which shall happen to be unpurchased by the said trustees, or any of them, shall and may be sold and conveyed for his lordship and in his name, by his said attornies hereinafter appointed, or either of them, to any person or persons who will contract for the same by all and every such lawful ways and means in the law as to his said attornies or either of them, or to their or either of their counsel learned in the law shall seem fit and necessary. Now KNOW YE, that The power the said (principal) hath made, ordained, constituted, and appointed, and by these presents doth make, ordain, constitute, and appoint (two of his lordship's brothers) his true and lawful attorney and attornies, jointly and separately with full and absolute power and authority for him the said (principal) and in his name, and for and on his as to the stock behalf, either jointly or separately to sell, assign, and transfer all or any of the stock that now is, or at any time hereafter may be standing in his lord
POWERS OF ship's name, in all or any of the public funds; ATTORNEY. and to receive all dividends, interest, produce, To take care of and premiums, or any part or parcel thereof that
now is or shall at any time hereafter become due and payable to any person or persons who will accept thereof, or any part or parcel thereof, and at and for such price as his said attorneys or either of them, can either jointly or separately get for the same, and to sign the transfer book or books, or any other book or books or writing, according to usage and custom, and to receive and give proper receipts for the monies arising by and on such sale, assignment, or transfer, and to accept any stock to be sold and transferred to his lordship's own proper account, either in his lordship's own name, or in the names or name of his said attorneys or either of them for his lordship's use, and to do or cause to be done all things proper and needAs to money in ful therein and thereto. AND ALSO, for his lordgeneral due to ship and in his name, to ask, demand, levy, sue, for and by all lawful ways and means whatsoever, to recover and receive of and from all and every person and persons, of what degree or quality soever whom it may concern, all such sum and sums of money which they or any of them now owe, or shall at any time or times hereafter owe or stand indebted, or have in their or any of their hands, custody, or possession, to his lordship due, owing, payable, or belonging, in any wise howsoever; and for the purposes aforesaid, to account and to view, state, settle, and adjust all accounts, and the balance thereof to receive, and upon recoveries or receipts to perfect and give in his lordship's name such acquittances or other sufficient discharges as shall be requisite; but in
case of refusal or delay by any person or persons ATTORNEY. whom it may concern, to make and render just
pound or arbi
of his estates.
and true account, payment, and satisfaction in To take care of the premises, them or any of them thereunto to compel by all lawful ways and means whatsoever. ALSO to compound, compromise, conclude and Power to comagree, by arbitration or otherwise, as his lord- trate. ship's said attornies or either of them, shall think fit and necessary; and generally in the premises to do, perform, transact, and accomplish all and whatsoever shall be requisite and necessary therein and thereto, as fully, amply, and effectually, to all intents, constructions, and purposes, as his lordship might or could do if personally present and transacted the same. AND FURTHER, As to the rents the said (principal) doth hereby fully authorise and empower the said (attornies) or either of them jointly or separately for his lordship, and in his name, place, and stead, and for his use, to ask, demand, sue for, recover and receive, of and from all and every the tenants and occupiers of all and every his lordship's manors, farms, lands, tenements and estates whatsoever and wheresoever, all rent and arrears of rent now due, and hereafter to become due and owing to his lordship from them each and every of them respectively; and upon receipt of such rent and arrears of rent or any part thereof, to give such receipt and receipts or other acquittances and discharges for the same, as shall be necessary; and upon refusal or nonpayment thereof, or of any part thereof, then to take to their or either of their assistance any person or persons for his lordship, and in his name, place and stead, to enter into and upon his lordship's manors, farms, lands, tenements, and es
POWERS OF tates, and
As to leasing and selling the
every or any part or parcel thereof, and there to distrain upon the several and respective To take care of tenants or occupiers thereof, for all such rent and arrears of rent as is or are or shall be due, owing, and payable to his lordship, from the several tenants or occupiers thereof respectively; and the distress and distresses there so taken to detain, sell, and dispose of according to law, until they his said attornies or one of them shall be fully paid and satisfied the said rent and arrears of rent, and the costs and charges of, in, and about such distress and distresses for his lordship's use, and to do and cause to be done all and every such further act, matter, and thing, as shall be needful and necessary for the obtaining and getting the said rent and arrears of rent. AND the said (prin cipal) doth hereby further authorise and empower the said attornies and each of them, either jointly or separately, to lett and sell all or any of hi lordship's manors, farms, messuages, lands, tenements and estates that now are or at any time hereafter may happen to be untenanted, unto any person or persons whatsoever who shall be minded and desirous to take and farm the same or any part or parcel thereof for any term or terms o years, and for such yearly rent, and payable at such time or times as unto the said (attornies) or either of them shall seem meet and fitting; and for that end and purpose to subscribe his name and affix his seal to any deed or deeds purporting a lease or leases of all or any of the said premises, and to deliver the same as his lordship's act and acts, deed and deeds, to such lessee and lessees to whom the same shall be demised; and to do all and every such further and other acts,