KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS, that I, Emmaline Brickley, of Pettis county, Missouri,do hereby make, constitute and appoint. J.D. Helman, of Pettis County, Missouri, as my true and lawful attorney. In fact. For me and in my name, place and stead to collect and receipt for all due me, or to become due me from the estate of my late husband, David Brickley, whether the same is due me as widow under the laws of Missouri, or Kansas, or elsewhere, or whether the same be found to be due me as legatee, or beneficiary under and by virtue of any will of my said deceased husband.
The said J. D. Helman is by these premises authorized and required to take any steps, which may be necessary and prudent to recover, protect and maintain all my rights aforesaid, whether as widow or legatee, and to that end he is authorized to institute such legal proceedings in any Court, and undertake such expenditures of any kind as may be prudent and necessary to effectuate the end aforesaid.
He is authorized to recover any real estate and take possession of any real estate,or any interest in real estate belonging to my said husband and, which by virtue of by being his widow or legatee, I may be entitled to, and to rent and manage the same for me and in my behalf.
He is authorized hereby to receive from any person in whose hands they may be, any notes or evidences of indebtedness which may belong to me in the premises, or which may have been allotted to me by his consent, and when received he is authorized to collect the same.
He is further authorized to in all respects fully represent me in the settlement of my husbands estate, and to do any and all thing which I myself might do in the premises.
I hereby ratify any and all things which my attorney in fact may do by virtue of the authority here given.
This power of attorney is given to the said J. D. Helman because I have full faith in his honesty and integrity,as my brother, and because my business affairs need immediate attention, and one or the purposes of this power of attorney is that my said attorney in fact may represent me in business matters and dealings with Geo.M. Bower of Lenexa, Kansas.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 28th day of February, 1895
Emaline Brickley (seal)
State of Missouri
On this 28th day of.February,1895, before me personally appeared Emmaline Brickley to me known to be the person described in and who executed the foregoing instrument and acknowledged that she executed the same as her free act and deed.
IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my Official. Seal at my office in Sedalia, Pettis County, Missouri, the day and year first above written.