Rennie, Joseph: Naturalization Record, Henrico County
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In Richmond Hustings Court September 14th 1826. Joseph Rennie, Gardner, an alien, who has lately arrived in the United States, and is desirous of being naturalized a citizen thereof, this day appeared in Court, in pursuance of the act of Congress, made a report of himself, and desired that his said report should be enregistered in manner following, towit: The said Joseph Rennie reports that he was born in Berwickshire in Scotland, from which he migrated to this country in 1819. that he owes allegiance to the King of Great Britain alone: that he now resides and intends remaining in the city of Richmond and State of Virginia, and that he is about 32 years of age. And the said Joseph Rennie at the same time, declared on oath, that it is bona fide, his intention to become a citizen of the Unite States, and to renounce forever all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign Prince, Potentate, State or sovereignty whatever, and particularly to George the fourth, King of Great Britain and Ireland. A copy Teste, Chs: Howard, clk.