County of Shelby   SS

          BE IT KNOWN, That on the 12th  day of October A.D. 1858., personally  appeared in the Shelby Circuit Court before the Clerk thereof, Michael Farrell,  an alien, and reports himself for Naturalization, and being duly sworn on oath 
declares that he is a native of Ireland aged about 28 years, and owes allegiance  to the Queen of Great Britain, that he emigrated thence, embarked at Liverpool  and arrived at Boston in the United States, on the 12th day of  May A.D.,1857 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 12th day of October 1858.

          In Testimony Whereof, I  Alexander Miller  Clerk of the Shelby Circuit Court, hereunto set my name and seal of said Court the above date.
( LS )     Alexander Miller       Ck    

Transcribed by Lora Radiches

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