We don’t have a notary public in our offices, but there is one downstairs in the bank.
She just kept raising her kids, working various jobs as a barber, notary public, chemical mixer at a cement plant, grocery store clerk, limousine driver.
Rebecca Skloot -- The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
But he told me he could save me that trouble, and so caused me to enter my name with a public notary, as likewise my affidavit, with a procuration affixed to it; and this he ordered me to send in a letter to one of his acquaintance, a merchant in Brazil; and, indeed, nothing could be more faithfully and honourably observed; for, in seven months time, I had a very faithful account of all my effects, what sums of money were raised, what expended, and what remained for myself!
Daniel Defoe -- Robinson Crusoe
They found a public notary there who said he would certify a document that said that Orest Mercator spent so many days incarcerated with these venomous reptiles blah blah blah.
Don DeLillo -- White Noise
He had remained a notary public and insurance agent, and he got himself accredited by the gas, electric, and telephone companies to take payment of bills.
Saul Bellow -- The Adventures of Augie March
The office was located on the second floor of a building between a notary public and Dr. Zatarain’s venereal clinic.