County of Shelby   SS

          Be It Known, That on the 18th day of August A.D., 1852, personally appeared in the Shelby Circuit Court before the Judge thereof,  Jacob Mohr  an alien, and reports himself for Naturalization, and being duly sworn on oath declares that he is a native of Germany aged about 26 years, and owes allegiance to Hesse Dormstadt that he emigrated thence, embarked at London England and arrived at New York in the United States, on the 2d day of June A.D., 1848, and that 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 Lewis the 3d King of Hesse Dormstadt.
          Sworn and subscribed the 18th 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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