WILLIAM MYLNE’S POWER OF ATTORNEY
Abstract of power of attorney from William Mylne to Charles Livingston, September 2, 1773. Held in Register of Deeds at Scottish Record Office.
POWER OF ATTORNEY MILN TO LIVINGSTON PER D. RAE. Know all men by these presents that I William Mylne of the City of Edinburgh Architect have made ordained authorized constituted and appointed and by these presents do make ordain authorize, and constitute and appoint Charles Livingston writer of the City of Edinburgh my true and lawfull attorney ffactor or agent for me and in my name and to my use to ask demand and receive all such sums of money whatsoever which now are or hereafter shall be due and for me and in my name or otherwise to settle sign and adjust any account or accounts touching or concerning the same or any part thereof and if need be to leave the same to reference and to compound and agree for the same or any part thereof and for me and in my name or otherwise to bring any action or actions suit or suits for recovery thereof and of every part thereof and to proceed in such action or actions suit or suits to judgement or execution or otherwise as my said attorney, agent or ffactor shall think fitt or be advised and to discontinue such action . . . if necessary and to have use and take all other lawfull ways and means for the recovery thereof by summons attachment arrest or otherwise as my said attorney . . . shall think fitt and on receipt thereof every or any part thereof acquittances receipts or oyr good and sufficient releases and dicharges for the same for me and in my name . . . and in my name to let set or demise all my messuages tenements or dwelling houses lands and premises situate and being in the City of Edinburgh and elsewhere . . . leases not to exceed twenty-one years . . . and as I have lately submitted sundry matters in controversy between me and the City of Edinburgh to arbitration, now therefore I do hereby authorize and impower my said attorney . . . to stand to abide and perform all such things as shall be needfull to be done. . . .
Signed and sealed
2 September 1773