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At the Court of Hustings for the City of Portsmouth, held on the [blank line] day of [blank line] 18[blank space], [blank line] an alien, who has lately arrived in the united states, and is desirous of being naturalized a citizen thereof, this day appeared in court, and in pursuance of the act of congress made a report of himself, which report is in the following words, to wit: i, max levy, in order to become a citizen of the united states, make the following report of myself to the court of hustings for the city of portsmouth: I report that i was born in posin,germany on the 23 dec.1839 being now in the 46 year of my age; that i am a subject of William 1, king of [Prussia] owing allegiance to that monarch, and none other; that i migrated from [Prussia] to the united states in the year 1865, and that i intend to settle myself in the city of portsmouth, in the state of virginia, one of the united states.given under my hand this 5 day of june 1884 and the said max levy declares on oath that it is bona fide his intention to become a citizen of the united states and to renounce forever all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prince, potentate, state or sovereignty whatever, and particularly to William king of [Trupia]