Brandt, Adolph: Naturalization Record, Portsmouth City
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STATE OF VIRGINIA. At the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth, held on the 15th day of June 1882, Adolph Brandt 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, Adolph Brandt, in order to become a citizen of the United States, make the following report of myself to the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth: I report that I was born in Ostrowa Prussia, on the 19th day of April 1846 being now in the 37 year of my age; that I am a subject of William, Emperor of Prussia owing allegiance to that monarch and none other; that I migrated from Ostrowa Prussia to the United States in the year 1866, 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 15 day of June 1882, Adolph Brandt And the said Adolph Brandt declares 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 William Emperor of Prussia Teste. Wm N Portlock D.C. for Geo. O N Palmer CC