Randolph County Illinois
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Naturalization Records

Be it Remembered, That on the 6th day of Novm. in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Sixty six personally  appeared before the Honorable Harvey Nevill Presiding Judge of the County Court of the County of Randolph and State aforesaid;(the same being a Court of Record, having and exercising common law jurisdiction, a Seal and a Clerk) and sitting judicially for the dipatch of business at the Court House in Chester in the County aforesaid, JAMES ROBINSON, an alien born, free, white, male person,  above the age of twenty-one years and applied to the said Court to be admitted to become a naturalized citizen of the United States of America, pursuant to the several Acts of Congress heretofore passed on that subject----[here listed the various acts]---    And the said James Robinson, having thereupon produced to the Court competent and satisfactory testimony showing that he had heretofore enlisted in the Vol. Army of the United States, and that he has been honorably discharged therefrom, and he having first filed his petition and declaration of his intention to become a citizen of the United States, according to the provisions of the said several Acts of Congress, and the Court being satisfied, as well from the oath of the said James Robinson as from the testimony of Henry Mitchell and Wm. Fulton who are known to be citizens of the United States, that the said applicant has resided within the limits and under the jurisdiction of the United States for at least one year, and one year last past within the State of Illinois; that during the whole of that time he has sustained a good moral character, and appeared to be attached to the principles contained in the Constitution of the United States, and well disposed to good order, well-being and happiness of the same.   It is thereupon Considered, Ordered, and Adjudged by the Court  That the said James Robinson be admitted to all and singular, the rights, privileges and immunities of a naturalized citizen of the United States, and that the same be certified by the Clerk of this (remainder missing) Submitted by
Kathyrn Todd

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