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I Thomas Kain - in order to become a citizen of the U. States make the following report respecting myself - I report that I was born in the county of Down in Ireland on the 1st day of November in the year 1820 being now in the 33rd year of my age. I am a subject of Victoria 1. Queen of Great Britain owing allegiance to that monarch and none other. That I migrated from Ireland to the U. States in the year 1837 being then in the 17th year of my age. I intend to settle myself in the town of Portsmouth in the State of Virginia One of the U. States. Given under my hand this 20th day of March 1853 Thomas Kain