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Brady, Eugene: Naturalization Record, Portsmouth City

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STATE OF VIRGINIA. AT a Court held for Norfolk County the 23rd day of May, 1855 Eugene Brady an alien, who has lately arrived in the United States, and is desirous of being naturalized a citizen thereof, this day appeared in Court, and in pursuance of the Act of Congress made a report of himself, which report is in the following words, to wit: I, Eugene Brady in order to become a citizen of the United States, make the following report of myself to the County Court of Norfolk Co I report that I was born in Kings Co: Ireland, in the year 1825 being now in the 30th year of my age; that I am a subject of Victoria, Queen of Great Britain and Ireland owing allegiance to that monarch, and none other; that I migrated from Ireland to the United States in the year 1840, and that I intend to settle myself in the Town of Portsmouth, in the State of Virginia, one of the United States.

Given under my hand this 21st day of May, 1855 Eugene X his mark Brady

And the said Eugene Brady declared on oath that it is bona fide his intention to become a citizen of the United States, and to renounce forever all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign Prince, Potentate, State or Sovereignty whatever and particularly to Victoria Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

Copy Teste Arthur Emmerson C.C.