1853 August 26 Deed of Appointment of John M. Bernhisel to Represent J. M. Grant and E. T. Benson

Title

1853 August 26 Deed of Appointment of John M. Bernhisel to Represent J. M. Grant and E. T. Benson

Type

Correspondence
Legal

Description

Legal Document appointing John M. Bernhisel as lawful attorney and representative for J. M. Grant and E. T. Benson and empowering Bernhisel as Guarantor for said Mail routes.

Date Issued

1853 August 26

Location

Great Salt Lake City

Signed By

Jedediah M. Grant
Ezra T. Benson

Witnesses

Albert Carrington
Daniel Mackintosh

Subject

Legal
Government

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KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS.
That we, J. M. Grant, and E. T. Benson, of Great Salt Lake City. G. S. L. County, Utah Territory, do hereby constitute and appoint the Hon. John M. Bernhisel of the aforesaid City, County, and Territory to be our true, sufficient, and lawful Attorney for and in our names, and for our benefit, to make use of our names as Guarantors,, for the following named Mail Routes, viz. from Harmony to San Diego via San Bernardino, California; from G. S. L. City to Manti City, San Pete County. U. T.; from Nephi, Juab County, to Harmony, Washington County, Utah Territory; and
FOR THE PURPOSES AFORESAID, We do hereby grant unto our said attorney, full power to execute all needful instruments and papers, Whither under Seal or otherwise, and generally to do and perform all such acts, Matters, and things as our said Attorney shall deem necessary and expedient, for the complete and effectual execution of the Authority herein before granted; as fully as we might and could do if we were personally present; We hereby ratifying and confirming all the acts of our said Attorney. Done by virtue, and in pursuance of these Presents.
In testimony whereof, we have hereunto set our hands and Seals, this 26th day of Augt in the year of our lord Eighteen Hundred and Fifty Three.
J. M. Grant (L.S.)
E. T. Benson. (L.S.)
Signed, Sealed & delivered
in presence of
Albert Carrington
Daniel Mackintosh

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KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS.

That we, J. M. Grant, and E. T. Benson, of Great Salt Lake City. G. S. L. County, Utah Territory, do hereby constitute and appoint the Hon. John M. Bernhisel of the aforesaid City, County, and Territory to be our true, sufficient, and lawful Attorney for and in our names, and for our benefit, to make use of our names as Guarantors,, for the following named Mail Routes, viz. from Harmony to San Diego via San Bernardino, California; from G. S. L. City to Manti City, San Pete County. U. T.; from Nephi, Juab County, to Harmony, Washington County, Utah Territory; and
FOR THE PURPOSES AFORESAID, We do hereby grant unto our said attorney, full power to execute all needful instruments and papers, Whither under Seal or otherwise, and generally to do and perform all such acts, Matters, and things as our said Attorney shall deem necessary and expedient, for the complete and effectual execution of the Authority herein before granted; as fully as we might and could do if we were personally present; We hereby ratifying and confirming all the acts of our said Attorney. Done by virtue, and in pursuance of these Presents.

In testimony whereof, we have hereunto set our hands and Seals, this 26th day of Augt in the year of our lord Eighteen Hundred and Fifty Three.

J. M. Grant (L.S.)
E. T. Benson. (L.S.)

Signed, Sealed & delivered
in presence of

Albert Carrington
Daniel Mackintosh