You are here
Index to the Naturalization papers
This series consists of documents filed with the 5th, 6th, and 8th Chancery Circuits by aliens seeking United States citizenship. The information in each file usually includes: the alien's name; birthdate and age; place of origin; nation and ruler of former allegiance; arrival date in the United States; place of settlement; date and location of final naturalization proceedings; and the names of the witnesses testifying to his years of residency in the United States and New York.
Dates: [ca. 1830-1847]