This section is from the book "The Law Of Contracts", by William Herbert Page. Also available from Amazon: Commercial Contracts: A Practical Guide to Deals, Contracts, Agreements and Promises.
Know all men by these presents: That I, A. B., for value received, do hereby bargain, sell, assign and transfer to C. D., --------- shares of the stock of the --------- Company, standing in my name on the books of said company; and I do hereby constitute and appoint said C. D. my true and lawful attorney, irrevocable, for me, and in my name, place and stead, to sell, assign, transfer and set over, all or any part of said stock, and for that purpose to make and execute all necessary acts of assignment and transfer, and one or more persons to substitute, with like full power, hereby ratifying and confirming all that my said attorney, or his substitute or substitutes, shall lawfully do, or cause to be done, by virtue hereof.
In witness whereof, etc. A. B.