Linahan, James: Naturalization Record, Portsmouth City
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I, James Linahan, in order to become a citizen of the United States, make the following report of myself to the Court of Hustings for City of Portsmouth. I report that I was born in Ireland in the year 1829 being now in the 31 year of my age; that I am a subject of Her Majesty Victoria Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland owing allegiance to that monarch, and none other; that I migrated from Tralee, Ireland to the United States in the year 1853, and that I intend to settle myself in the city of Portsmouth, in the State of Virginia, one of the United States. Given under my hand this 9th day of April, 1860 James Linahan his x mark