County of Shelby   SS

          Be it Known, that on the 17th day of November A.D., 1852, personally appeared in the Shelby Circuit Court, before the Clerk thereof,  Michael McNamara  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 Kingdom of Great Britain & Ireland that he emigrated thence, embarked at Liverpool in England and arrived at New Orleans in the United States, on the 24th day of May A.D., 1844 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 & Ireland.
          Sworn and subscribed the 17th day of November 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   Clerk
By W. N. Hubbell Deputy

Transcribed by Barb Huff

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