Jas. Lucas & Son, print. State of Maryland. City of Baltimore, to wit. Court of Common Please for Baltimore City. Be it remembered, That on the day of the date hereof, personally appears in the Clerk's Office of the Court of Common Please for Baltimore City, Johne Spohr a Native of Hesse Cassel and at present residing in the city of Baltimore and made oath on the Holy Evangely of Almighty God that is bona fide his intention to v=become a Citizen of the United States, and to renounce for ever all allegiance and fidelity to every Foreign Prince, Potentate, State and Sovereignty whatever, and particularly all allegiance and fidelity to the Election of Hesse Cassel.
In Testimony whereof, I hereunto subscribe my name and affix the Seal of the said Court of Common Please for Baltimore City, this 10 day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty four.
Simon Steinlein John W Davis Clk