John Jacob's Declaration of Intent
|John Jacob's Declaration of Intent to become a naturalized citizen of the U.S., September 20, 1856.|
Original held at:
National Archives-Mid Atlantic Region
9th & Market Sts. Room 1350
Philadelphia PA 19107.
UNITED STATES, }
Western District of Pennsylvania, } Cst.
At Pittsburgh, on the 20th day of September in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and fifty Six Jno George Jacob a native of Germany came before the Clerk of the Circuit Court of the United States for said District, and made the following declaration of his intention to become a citizen of the United States, in such cases made and provided, as follows: I, John George Jacob, a native of Germany and heretofore a subject of the King of Wurtemburg do swear, that it is my bona fide intention to become a citizen of the United States, and to renounce and abjure forever, all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prince, potentate, state or sovereignty whatever, and particularly to renounce and abjure forever all allegiance and fidelity to the Government of Wurtemburg whereof I was heretofore a subject. Sworn and subscribed this 20th day
of Sept. A. D. 1856
[Signed]: Jojann Sjorg Jakob
John Jacob's Naturalization Certificate was granted October 5, 1860.