Charles City County Order Book, 1694-1700, image 81
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256 Wheras his Exccy. Sr, Edmund Andros knt.Governor [illegible] hath authorized me James Bisse to signe and issue Forth Probats &c. ut in alijs. And Wheras Elias Wade late of this Colony decd did by his last Will and Testament ordain and apoynt Mary his wife Executrix of his sd Will. And wheras ffrancis Ruy and Mary his wife the Relict of the sd Elias Waad att a Court holden att Westover for this County on the fourth day of November last past make humble suit to the Court that a Probat of the sd Will might be granted unto her for which Causes full power and Lawfull authority is hereby given and granted unto her to dispose of all the goods and Chattells rights and Credits of the sd defunct according to the true intent and meaning of the sd last Will and Testamt and to render a true account thereof when lawfully required. Given under my hand and seal this 29 January 1695 James Bisse Recorded P James Minge Cl Cur. A Probat of Elias Wades will wth a true Copy therof affixed hereto vid. page 252.
Wheras his Excellcy Sr. Edmund Andros knt/ &c Govern [illegible] hath Constituted and apoynted me James Bisse to signe and issue forth all such Probats [illegible] ut in alijs. And Wheras Allen Jenkins late of Westover parish decd did by his last will and Testament dated the 31. day of Xber 1694 and proved in Court of this County Xbr 3 last past Ordain and apoynt his daughter in law Sarah Smith his whole and sole Executrix And Wheras the sd Sarah at the sd Court did make humble suit that a probat therof might be granted unto her. For which causes full power and lawfull authority is hereby given and granted unto her the sd Sarah to dispose of all the goods and chattells rights and Creditts of the sd defunct according to the true intent and meaning of the sd Will and testamt. and to render a true account therof when Lawfully required. Given under my hand and seal this 29. January 1695 James Bisse
Allen Jenkins Probate the true Copy of ye sd Will was anexed and affixed vid. page 254. Recorded P[er] James Minge Ct Cur.
By this publick Instrunt of Procuracon or Letter of Attorney Be it Known & Manifest unto all peopl that on the five and twentyeth day of the month of November Anno Doni 1694 and in the sixth year of the Reigne of William and Mary King and Queen of England &c. Before me Jeremiah Jenkins Notary and Tabelion publick by Royall Authority admitted and Sworn dwelling in London and in the pnce of the Wittnesses after named Personally appeared Messrs Micajah Perry Thomas Lane and Richard Perry of London afforsd Merchants unto me Notary well known which appearers have made ordaind and Constituted and by thes pnts doe make Ordain and Constitute William Sherwood of James Citty in Virginia Esq at present in London and Peter Perry of Virga Mercht. to be their true and Lawfull attorneys giving unto them joyntlyand severally full power and authority & speciall charge for and in the names and to the use of the sd Constituants to aske demand sue for recover and receive off and from all and every such person or persons whom it may Concern in Virga afforsd all and singular such sum and sums of money debts goods wares Tobaccos Lands houses Cattle stock Negroes effects estate and things whatsoever as doth belong and appertain to the sd Constituants either joyntly or severally in Virga afforsd. be the same due oweing and belonging either by bill bond book Consignment or