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Power of attorney   /pˈaʊər əv ətˈərni/   Listen
Power of attorney

noun
1.
A legal instrument authorizing someone to act as the grantor's agent.






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"Power of attorney" Quotes from Famous Books



... Paul was chosen one of their agents, and he received from me a power of attorney, authorising him to collect funds for the above purposes in England, Ireland, and Scotland; the other, I. Lewis was empowered to solicit and collect funds for the same objects in the ...
— Twenty-Two Years a Slave, and Forty Years a Freeman • Austin Steward

... for somebody on Wall Street—we would have something to live on, but, unfortunately, he always borrows it again. Some day, I'm afraid, it will go, and then will come the typewriter. That's why I took my aunt with me and saw Europe before it was too late. I gave him a power of attorney before I left, so I've had an anxious time on the Continent. My money was all right when we left Liverpool, but goodness knows where it will be when I reach ...
— One Day's Courtship - The Heralds Of Fame • Robert Barr

... A power of attorney enables one person to take certain legal steps for another in his absence, and execute papers which would usually require his signature. When an officer is going on an extended tour overseas, his interests are apt to be left dangling unless he leaves such a power with his wife, mother, ...
— The Armed Forces Officer - Department of the Army Pamphlet 600-2 • U. S. Department of Defense

... formality is required; but for receiving interest, or selling, it is necessary to produce a power of attorney. An established rule is, that the seller always retains his right to half a year's interest at the succeeding stated period of payment, so that he who purchases in the interval between March and September, ...
— Paris As It Was and As It Is • Francis W. Blagdon

... Gladstone bag, consigned to the recesses of the steel vaults. "I go back with these papers to Delhi to-morrow night. Give me the keys of my private compartment till then. In a few months I may be called to London. Douglas Fraser will have my power of attorney." ...
— A Fascinating Traitor • Richard Henry Savage

... quite sober," Tavernake answered. "I have made one or two bad mistakes, that's all. You have a power of attorney for me. You can do what you like with my land, make any terms you ...
— The Tempting of Tavernake • E. Phillips Oppenheim

... represented that he had sold all his stock of slaves except one girl, Mary Bridget, ostensibly twelve years old, and must return at once to Mobile. He left this girl with Mr. Miller to be sold for him for his (Williams's) account under a formal power of attorney so to do, Mr. Miller handing him one hundred dollars as an advance on her prospective sale. In January, 1823, Williams had not yet been heard from, nor had the girl been sold; and on the 1st of February Mr. Miller sold ...
— Strange True Stories of Louisiana • George Washington Cable

... guardian whom Peveril had so seldom seen, but who had always controlled his affairs and provided so liberally for all his wants. Upon coming of age, a few months before, Peveril had sent over a power of attorney, and his ex-guardian had continued to act for him as before. They were to have had a settlement when the young man took his degree, for which purpose he had planned to run over to New York, spend a few days there, and return in time ...
— The Copper Princess - A Story of Lake Superior Mines • Kirk Munroe

... Mr. M'Clutchy, which I will trouble you to forward to him as soon as you can. It contains his appointment to the vacant agency, together with the proper power of attorney, and I have every reason to hope that my property will improve under him. I did think it no breach of any honorable principle to make him advance, by way of compensation, the sum of two thousand pounds. It is a thing very usually done, I am aware, and by men who would ...
— Valentine M'Clutchy, The Irish Agent - The Works of William Carleton, Volume Two • William Carleton

... heard from him this morning,' resumed the lawyer; 'he was pleased to direct a power of attorney to me to receive his rents and sign receipts; and he proposes making Lord Viscount Chelford and Captain Lake trustees, to fund his money or otherwise invest it for ...
— Wylder's Hand • J. Sheridan Le Fanu

... as to sound out how matters passed in France, and to prejudice the minds of the people there against me, preventing me from receiving the letters sent me. The ecclesiastic and his family had twenty-two intercepted letters, opened, on their table. There was one wherein was sent me a power of attorney to sign, of immediate consequence. They were obliged to put it under another cover, and send it to me. The bishop wrote to Father La Mothe, and had no difficulty to draw him into his party. He was displeased with me on two accounts. ...
— The Autobiography of Madame Guyon • Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon

... had fallen was broken by his father. The count launched into a discussion upon the management of property in America, then glided into the subject of the Maryland estate, and finally suggested that it would be advisable for his son to grant him a power of attorney which would place him in a situation to act as his representative in any case of emergency. Maurice unhesitatingly expressed his willingness to comply with this request, and the legal instrument was drawn up without delay. Upon receiving the document, ...
— Fairy Fingers - A Novel • Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie

... Bob, "I want you to turn over to me your $80,000 claim against Reedy Jenkins for picking his eight thousand bales of cotton, and give me power of attorney to collect it." ...
— The Desert Fiddler • William H. Hamby

... recd. your favors of the 20th Octo. and 14th Decemr. with your Power of Attorney, also copy of Condemnation and Certificate for recovering the Kings bounty of L5 per head for the Spanish prisoners taken by Capn. Norton on board the Spanish Scooner Privateer called the Joseph de las ...
— Privateering and Piracy in the Colonial Period - Illustrative Documents • Various

... "You'll have a Power of Attorney and absolute control. The moment I'm certified, you'll stand in my shoes. Some of my income must be set aside—I shall have to be looked after, you know—the rest you will administer as if you were me. You'll be the master of the other men. Your ...
— Anthony Lyveden • Dornford Yates

... "A power of attorney will be all that is requisite," replied Jack; "that is, as soon as I have rid the house of the set of miscreants who are in it, and who are now ...
— Mr. Midshipman Easy • Captain Frederick Marryat

... without betraying the smallest emotion. He then put them back in the envelope, and opening a small iron cash-box, which stood on a shelf of the book-case, locked up will, letter, power of attorney, and all. Then he shook his long limbs, with a sigh, and having rolled a thick cigarette, lighted it, and sat down in his chair to think. The shadows were deepening, and the smoke of his tobacco showed ...
— Doctor Claudius, A True Story • F. Marion Crawford

... 'The shipwreck is inevitable; think only of saving yourself.' By tact and shrewdness, you might yet save something from your creditors. Compromise with them. And if you need my services, here I am. Go to Nice, and give me a power of attorney to act for you. From the debris of your fortune, I will undertake to guarantee you a competence which would satisfy ...
— The Count's Millions - Volume 1 (of 2) • Emile Gaboriau

... apartment went on, covering the things Belright Fogg was to do while Pelter and Japson were in hiding in Canada. The unscrupulous lawyer was to produce a power of attorney dated some days before, so that he might act in place of the brokers. He was also to do his best to help the brokers prove an alibi when accused of the abduction ...
— The Rover Boys in New York • Arthur M. Winfield

... him up and down. "Because I'm trying to serve the commonwealth—which is more than a drunken deserter from his ship can claim," he shot back hotly, "but I'm going to buy my share, never fear. Bill Leidesdorff's my agent. He has $5,000 and my power of attorney. That's fair enough, isn't it boys? Or, shall we let ...
— Port O' Gold • Louis John Stellman

... man. One thing more, Mr. Mortimer. You have the confidence of my family. I will give you a power of attorney to do with my fortune ...
— The Son of Monte-Cristo, Volume I (of 2) • Alexandre Dumas pere

... no objection," said Nagendra, "but you must satisfy me first that you hold a general power of attorney to act for her." ...
— Tales of Bengal • S. B. Banerjea

... wrote something on a sheet of paper. "This is a power of attorney, which will enable me to complete the documents without the delay of sending them to you, if you should decide to sell," he explained. Harris signed the ...
— The Homesteaders - A Novel of the Canadian West • Robert J. C. Stead



Words linked to "Power of attorney" :   jurisprudence, proxy, law, legal document, stock power, legal instrument, instrument, official document



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