County of Shelby   SS

          Be It Known, That on the 24th day of August A.D., 1852, personally appeared in the Shelby Circuit court before the Clerk thereof, Andras Theobald an alien, and reports himself for Naturalization, and being duly sworn on oath declares that he is a native of Baiern in Germany aged about 22 years, and owes allegiance to the King of Baiern in Germany that he emigrated thence, embarked at Harve and arrived at New Orleans in the United States; on the 11th day of March A.D., 1852, 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 Maxmillian 2d King of Baiern in Germany.
          Sworn and subscribed the 24th 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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