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Baroody, Alexander Joseph: Naturalization Record, Petersburg City

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In the Corporation Court of the City of Petersburg Nov. 10 1903, David M.Mattar and C.C. Alley, citizens of the United States of America this day appeared in open Court and made oath that they are well acquainted with Alexander Joseph Baroody, a native of Syria, who desires to be admitted to become a citizen of the United States, that he has resided within the United States five years, at least, and within the State of Virginia one year, at least, and has during that time behaved as a man of good moral character, attached to the principles of the Constitution of the United States, and well disposed to the good order and happiness of the same; that he is not a person who disbelieves in or who is opposed to all organized government; that he is not a member of or affiliated with any organization entertaining and teaching such disbelief in or opposition to all organized government, or which advocates or teaches the duty, necessity or propriety of the unlawful assaulting or killing of any officer or officers, either of specific individuals or of officers generally, of the Government of the United States or of any other organized government, because of his or their official character; that he has not violated any of the provisions of an Act of Congress, approved March 3, 1903, entitled "An act to regulate the immigration of aliens into the United States".

David M. Matar C C Alley

Sworn to and subscribed in open Court this 10th day of November, 1903

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