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Kincaid, Joseph: Petition, Monongalia County

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At a Court held for Monongalia County on Monday the 12th day of November 1811. On the Motion of Joseph Kincade and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the said Joseph resided within the limits and under the jurisdiction of the United States between the 11th of June 1798 and the 14th of April 1802 and that he hath continued to reside within the same and that he hath resided more than one year within the limits and under the jurisdiction of this Commonwealth and it appearing moreover to the satisfaction of the Court that the said Joseph Kincade during that time hath behaved himself as a man of good Moral Character Attached to the principals of the Constitution of the United States and well disposed to the good order and Happiness of the same and the said Joseph Kincade having declared upon oath that he hath absolutely and intirely [entirely] renounced and abjured all alegiance [allegiance] and fidelity to any foreign prince potentate State or sovreignty [sovereignty] whatsoever particularly towards George the third King of the United Kingdom of Great Britian & Ireland whose subject he was. and the said Joseph Kincade having taken the oath to support the Constitution of the United States was admited [admitted] to become a Citizen of the same. a Copy Teste [V?] Evans CMC