29th January 1886
Power of Attorney of Patrick Corrigan
of Pittsville, Wood County, Wisconsin
(formerly of St. Edmond of Stoneham, County Quebec, Quebec)
From the records of Notary Peter Nicholas Christensen, Wood County, Wisconsin
Deposited in the records of Quebec Notary J.A.T. Lavasseur
Transcribed from the original at the Quebec Archives
Know all men by these presents that I, Patrick Corrigan, heretofore of the Parish of St. Edmond of Stoneham, farmer, & now of Pittsville in the State of Wisconsin in the United States of America, has made, ordained, nominated, constituted & appointed by these presents do make, ordain, nominate & appoint Louis Jules Belanger of the City of Quebec, my true & lawful attorney for me & in my name & place & stead to sell, convey & dispose of unto John Corrigan of the said Parish of St. Edmond of Stoneham, farmer, all the rights that I the said Patrick Corrigan may have in the half of the north east side containing about one hundred acres in superficies more or less of lot number nine in the First Range of the Township of Stoneham situated in the said Parish of St. Edmond of Stoneham, or in the whole of the said lot with house, barn stable & dependencies the whole of said lot containing about two hundred acres in superficies or thereabouts, the said lot of land bearing the Cadastral Number nine of the lots in the First Range of the Parish of St. Edmond of Stoneham, County of Quebec.
I the said Patrick Corrigan being proprietor of the said part of said lot of land aforesaid in virtue of a deed of sale executed before Germain Guay Notary at Quebec the twenty ninth day of February one thousand eight hundred & eighty four & consented by William Corrigan of the Township of Stoneham, farmer, & Dame Jane Martin his wife duly authorized by her said husband in favor of I the said Patrick Corrigan & my brother John Corrigan & giving hereby & granting unto my said attorney full & absolute power & authority to do, perform & execute & sign all acts, deeds transferring the rights to me belonging in virtue of the said deed of sale executed before Guay Notary - the said sale to be made for & in consideration that the said John Corrigan shall & will pay all municipal taxes which may be or become due hereafter on the said lot of land & moreover to pay all legal claims which may become due hereafter by me the said Patrick Corrigan personally in reason of said lot of land - hereby ratifying & agreeing to ratify & confirm all & whatsoever my said attorney shall lawfully do in or about the said premises by virtue hereof.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal at Pittsville the 29th day of January one thousand eight hundred & eighty six.
Signed, sealed, & delivered in presence:
Witnesses: L. Morse, his signature; Jacob Christensen, his signature
Signed: Patrick Corrigan, his signature
Before me appeared Patrick Corrigan herein above named who declared that approving the above document, he signed it in the presence of the said witnesses who signed the same & the said John Corrigan has signed in my presence this 29th day of January 1886.
Signed here in the presence of:
P.N. Christensen, Notary Public, Wood Co., Wisconsin
Signed: John Corrigan, his signature; Patrick Corrigan, his signature
United States of America, State of Wisconsin, County of Wood
Be it remembered that on the 29th day of January A.D. 1886, personally came before me the above named Patrick Corrigan to me known to be the person who executed the above named Power of Attorney, and he acknowledged the same to be his free act and deed for the uses & purposes therein mentioned.
Notary Public in and for Wood County
State of Wisconsin
United States of America
NOTE: The number for the Deed of Sale in Notary Germain Guay's records is Notarial Number 23,582.
Transcribed by Gerald Neville, October, 2011