Power of attorney : Philadelphia, 1794 Sept. 15.
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/CA01203485/00001
 Material Information
Title: Power of attorney : Philadelphia, 1794 Sept. 15.
Physical Description: 1 item (3 p.) : 34 x 21 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Spiegel, William
Publication Date: 1794
Subjects / Keywords: Notarial documents
Seals (Impressions)
Power of attorney -- Specimens
Slavery -- United States
Speigel, William
Abstract: Document consisting of one preprinted page and two holographic pages by William Spiegel granting power of attorney to "John D. Blanchard" to pursue monetary damages from Jonathan Leister or Norwich, Conn., a ship's captain, who has lost "a Negro man Charles" by "misconduct at Guadeloupe". Spiegel requests a total of 270 Jaer ($2,160) for the loss of the slave, expenses arising from pursuing the matter, and loss of income.
General Note: Signed: William Spiegel, Peter Lohra (notary public), Catharine Lohra (witness), Jonathan D. Blanchard (attorney), Hilary Baker future mayor of Philadelphia (witness), Henry Rice (witness), and John Johnston (witness).
General Note: Includes 3 seals of red wax and 2 notary public stamps (embossed).
General Note: This item is part of the West Indies collection.
 Record Information
Source Institution: University of Central Florida Libraries ( SOBEK page | external link )
Holding Location: University of Central Florida ( SOBEK page | external link )
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Resource Identifier: UCF Special Collections Bryant - 5th Floor -- E445.P3S64 1794 Oversize
System ID: CA01203485:00001