County of Shelby   SS

          Be it Known, that on the 11th day of October A.D., 1852, personally appeared in the Shelby Circuit Court, before the Clerk thereof,  Michael Halloran  an alien, and reports himself for Naturalization, and being duly sworn on oath declares that he is a native of Ireland, aged about 24 years, and owes allegiance to the Queen of Great Britain that he emigrated thence, embarked at Limerick in Ireland and arrived at Boston in the United States on the 10th day of August A.D., 1847 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 of Sovereignty whatever; and particularly to Victoria Queen of Great Britain and Ireland.
          Sworn and subscribed the 11th day of October 1852.

          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  

Transcribed by Linda Bianchi

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