UNITED STATES OF
STATE OF INDIANA
County of Shelby SS
BE IT KNOWN, That on the 7th day of October
A.D. 1859., personally appeared in the Shelby Circuit Court before the Clerk thereof,
Thomas Riley, an alien, and reports himself for Naturalization, and being duly sworn on oath
declares that he is a native of Ireland aged about 22 years, and owes allegiance to
the Queen of Great Britain, that he emigrated thence, embarked at Liverpool and arrived at New York in the United States, on the 13th day of August May
A.D.,1858 and that it is bona fide his intention to reside in and become A Citizen Of The United States, and to
renounce forever All Allegiance and Fidelity to every Foreign Prince, Potentate, State or Sovereignty whatever;
and particularly to Victoria Queen of Great Britain and Ireland.
Sworn and subscribed the 7th day of October
(SS) IN TESTIMONY
WHEREOF, I William C. Miller Clerk of the Shelby Circuit Court, hereunto set my name
and the seal of said Court the above date.
Transcribed by Lora Radiches