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State of Louisiana    } 6th Jud
Parish of Livingston  } Dist Court
I David T Settoon Clerk of the 6th Judl Dist Court of the Parish & State aforesaid certify that Ezekiel P. Ellis Esq whose name appears to the foregoing certificate is & was at the time of signing the same Judge of the 6th Judicial District Court of La, & that his signature thereto given is genuine and entitled to full faith & credit as such 

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Given under my official Signature & the imprint of my Seal of Office this 2nd day of March 1867
David Settoon Clerk

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