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 1859

          (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.
W.C. Miller           

Transcribed by Lora Radiches

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