This information is courtesy of Roger and Judy Lehman.
Record # 280 as transcribed from original filed in Rutherford County Book of Deeds. 'Deed book 5, pp 197-199.
State of Tennessee Stewart County,
To} Power Atto
To all who shall see these presents, Greetings. Know Ye that for divers and good causes and considerations, I, Exum Parker of the County and state aforesaid, have nominated, made, constituted, and appointed, and place in my room and stead my worthy friend Mallory Parker of Rutherford County, state of Tennessee my true and lawful attorney for me and in my name, place and stead to bargain, sell grant, convey, with or without general warranty all my interest in the lands in Rutherford County, state of Tennessee belonging to my Father, Jonathan Parker, deceased, in one or more tracts or parcels as shall best suit purchasers with the hereditaments & appertainces thereto belonging and all the estates right title and interest therin unto such person or persons and for price or prices as he shall think proper and also for me and in my room and stead and as my proper and effectual act and deed to make, sign, and seal and deliver all such deed or deeds of conveyances as shall be necessary for conveying and granting the promises according to the terms of the agreement of the sale and purchase giving and granting to my said attorney by these presents my full and whole person strengths and authority in and about the promises in as full a manner as I myself possess them hereby ratifying, holding and allowing firm and effectual all and whatsoever my said attorney shall lawfully do in and about the promised, in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 19th day of July 1851.
Signed Exum Parker
Seal State of Tennessee} Stewart County } Personnaly appeared before me, William Cook, Clerk of Stewart County Court, Exum Parker, the written bargainer with whom I am personnaly acquainted and acknowledge the same to be his act and deed for the purpose therin contained. Given under my hand at office in the town of Dover, this 19th day of July 1851.
Signed W. Cook,
Clerk of Stewart County Court
Registered Sept 16th 1851