County of Shelby   SS

          BE  IT  KNOWN,  That on the 9th day of October A.D., 1854, personally appeared in the Shelby Circuit Court before the Clerk thereof,  Philip Fisch  an alien, and reports himself for Naturalization, and being duly sworn on oath declares that he is a native of Germany aged about thirty eight years, and owes allegiance to Frederic William, that he emigrated thence, embarked at Onvavar and arrived at New York in the United States, on the 18th day of October A.D., 1848 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 Frederic William King of Prussia Germany.
          Sworn and subscribed the 9th day of October 1859

          (SS)       IN  TESTIMONY  WHEREOF, I  Jacob Vernon Clerk of the Shelby Circuit Court, hereunto set my name and the seal of said Court the above date.
( LS )     J. Vernon   CK
Transcribed by Barb Huff

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