|page 197 Power of Attorney: Henry Smith of Lauderdale Co., Alabama, reposing confidence in Alvis W. H. Clifton of afsd. co., appoint him my lawful attorney, to recover from Benjamin S. Jordan, admr. of Abner Jordan, decd., all right, title, interest, & claim I may have in estate of Abner Jordan, decd. To petition for a division of estate & receive same, 9 Jan. 1827. /s/ Henry Smith. Tuscaloosa Co., Ala.: Henry Smith ack. power of attorney before Hiram Shorterage, J.P. of said co., 9 Jan. 1827. Ala.: John Murphy, governor of said state, certifies Hiram Shortridge is an acting J.P. for Tuscaloosa Co. At the capitol, 9 Jan. 1827. James J. Thornton, Secretary of State. Recorded 8 Feb. 1827.