October 21, 1844, David Carson Citizenship

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Title

October 21, 1844, David Carson Citizenship

Description

This 1844 document is a legal document from the court in which David Carson applied for citizenship. It records his process and success in becoming a citizen of the United States. It reads, "Monday October 21st 1844
Monday October 21st 1844 Court meets pursuant to adjournment present the same judge as on yesterday And now here comes David Carson and makes application to become a citizen of the United State and the Court being satisfied that he had fully complied with the Acts of Congress in such cases made and provided. The said David Carson now here takes the final Oath to support the Constitution of the United States and otherwise to declare himself as a good and peaceable citizen thereof and that he now renounces and abjures all allegiances and fidelity to every foreign Prince, Potentate, State or Sovereignty whatever and more particularly to Victoria Queen of Great Brittain [sic] and Ireland of whom he was heretofore a Subject."

Creator

Unknown

Source

Jan Meranda Personal Collection

Publisher

LCLP

Date

1844-10-21

Contributor

Jan Meranda, Larry Landis

Rights

No Copyright, Public Domain

Format

JPEG

Language

English

Type

Legal Document

Identifier

Missouri-36

Coverage

Missouri

Citation

Unknown, “October 21, 1844, David Carson Citizenship,” Letitia Carson Digital History Collection , accessed March 3, 2024, https://letitiacarson.omeka.net/items/show/353.

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