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Alien Deposition of Intent to Become Citizen of the United States, William Hyland, 1825

Alien deposition, William Hyland, 1825
New York State Archives, NYSA_A1869-78_B1F1_Dep8_HylandW
 
Document Description
Deposition of Irish alien William Hyland, declaring his intent to become naturalized as a citizen of the United States, May 20, 1825 (filed May 24, 1825). The affidavit acknowledged Hyland's residence in the U.S., and enabled him to acquire, own, and dispose of property. This right expired in six years if he had not been naturalized during that time.
 
Transcription
State of New York
Oneida County
I William Hyland__________ late of Clunsast [sic] in Ireland, now of Verona in the county of Oneida aforesaid, an alien born under the Allegiance of the King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, being solemnly sworn do depose and say that I am a resident in, and intend always to reside in the United States, and to becomes a citizen thereof as soon as I can be naturalized, and that I have taken such incipient measures as the laws of the United States require to enable me to obtain naturalization.
His Mark X
William Hyland

I Hiram Denio, one of the Commissioners appointed by virtue of the act of the Legislature of the State of New York of the 19th of April 1823, authorized to take the acknowledgement and proof of deeds, do certify that on this 20th day of May A.D. 1825 William Hyland -- named in the foregoing deposition or affidavit, appeared before me, and duly subscribed and made oath to the same.                          Hiram Denio
 
 


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