County of Shelby   SS

          Be It Known, That on the 25th day of August A.D., 1852, personally appeared in the Shelby Circuit Court before the Clerk thereof, Francis Klein an alien, and reports himself for Naturalization, and being duly sworn on oath declares that he is a native of Baden in Germany aged about 22 years, and owes allegiance to Leopold Grand Duke of Baden in Germany that he emigrated thence, embarked at Harve and arrived at New York in the United States; on the 5th day of October A.D., 1846, 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 Leopold Grand Duke of Baden in Germany.
( Signed )   Francis Klein
          Sworn and subscribed the 25th day of August 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 Barb Huff

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