Perks, James: Naturalization Record, Chesterfield County
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In Pursuance of the Acts of Congress, in such case made and provide James Perks a free white person, and an alien friend, desirous of being naturalized, makes a report and registry, as follow:--
NAME | BIRTH PLACE | AGE | NATION | ALLEGIENCE | WHENCE HE EMIGRATED. | TIME OF ARRIVAL IN U.S. | INTENDED PLACE OF SETTLEMENT.
James Perks | Staffordshire England | 35y | English | Queen of Great Britain | Liverpool | 1849 New York | Carbon Co Pa
To the Prothonotary of the Court of Common Pleas of Carbon county, in Pennsylvania, in United States of America: James X Perks his mark
Carbon County, SS. James Perks being duly sworn, doth declare and say, that it is bona fide his intention to become a Citizen fo the United States, and renounce forever, all allegiance and fidelity to any Foreign Prince, Potentate, State or Sovereignty, whatever, and particularly to the Queen of Great Britain of whom he is now subject.
Sworn and subscribed the Eighteenth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty four and the 78th year of Independence of the United States. James X Perks his mark D Bauman Prothonotary