Lawless, Michial: Naturalization Record, Lynchburg City
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Virginia: At a Circuit Court for the corporation of Lynchburg continued and held at the Courthouse in said corporation on Thursday the 27th day of June 1867 - Michial Lawless a native of Ireland this day applied to the Court to become a citizen of the United States, and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that more than two years ago he declared on oath in the Court of Hustings of this city, his intention to be a citizen of the United States, and it being proven to the satisfaction of the Court by the testimony of Jas: Donohoe and Patrick H Rourk, citizens of the said United States, who were examined as witnesses on oath, that since the arrival of the said Michial Lawless as aforesaid, he has resided in the United States five years at least and during that time has 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, he the said Michial Lawless declared on oath in a Court that he will support the Constitution of the United States, and that he doth absolutely and entirely renounce and abjure all allegiance and fidelity to every foreign prince, potentate, state or sovereignty whatever, and particularly to Victoria the 1st. Queen of the United