Copy of Letter of Guardianship for Phebe Buck

Filed 10 May 1816

Till 12 Tioga Co., NY Surrogate Office

To all to whom these Presents that come or may concern Greeting

Whereas Phebe Buck, Daughter of Phebe Buck deceased, and Grand Daughter of Samuel Drake of the County of Northampton in the State of Pennsylvania Deceased; has by her Petition presented to the Surrogate of the County of Tioga in the State of New York, requested that her Grandfather Elijah Buck of the Town of Chemung in Said County may be allowed and approved as her Guardian.

Now Know Ye That I do hereby approve of and allow the Said Elijah Buck as Guardian for the said Phebe Buck.

In Witness Whereof I have caused the Seal of my office to be hereunto affixed, and hereunder my name this Tenth day of May in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Sixteen.

Robert Lawrence


Thankyou to: Alan White & Nancy Bello [both Drake descendants]. and Fritz Knapp