County of Shelby   SS

          BE  IT  KNOWN,  That on the 9th day of October A.D., 1854, personally appeared in the Shelby Circuit Court before the Clerk thereof,  Fielding Weingart  an alien, and reports himself for Naturalization, and being duly sworn on oath declares that he is a native of Germany aged about thirty four years, and owes allegiance to Ludwig King of Baiearn, that he emigrated thence, embarked at Harve de Grace and arrived at New Orleans in the United States, on the 28th day of October 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 Ludwig King of Baiearn in Germany.
(Signed)   Fielding Weingart
          Sworn and subscribed the 9th day of October 1852

          (SS)       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   CK

Transcribed by Barb Huff

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