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I, John Leahy, an alien, who having lately emigrated to the United States of America, and being desirous of becoming a naturalised citizen thereof, this day have appeared in court, and in pursuance of the Act of Congress, do make a report of myself as follows; "I, John Leahy, do make a report myself to the [worshipful?] the Hustings Court of the corporation of Lynchburg in the State of Virginia, that I was born in that part of the Kingdom of Great Britain called Ireland, in the county of Kerry on the 15th day of June 1813 being now in the 28th year of my age: that I am a subject of the Queen of Great Britain, owing allegiance to that Princess, and none other - that I arrived in the United States about the 28th day of June in the year 1836, and that it is my present intention to settle myself in the Town of Lynchburg, State of Virginia one of the United States of America. - Given under my hand this 6th day of August 1840. John Leahy