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Bishop, George: Naturalization Record, Norfolk County

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I George Bishop make this following report of myself to the court of Norfolk Country in the state of Virginia that is to say,

I report that I was born in Hampshire in the Kingdom of England, on the 14th of May 1796, being now in the 35th year of my age; that I am a subject of the king of England, owing allegiance to that monarch and none other; I migrated from England to the United States in the year One thousand eight hundred and thirty; and that I intend to settle myself in the County of Norfolk in the State of Virginia one of the United States.

Given under my hand this day of 1831

George Bishop