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I, Patrick Donoly, in order to become a citizen of the United States, make the following report of myself to the County Civil of Norfolk County. I report that I was born in Louth Co, in Ireland in the year 1830 being now in the 26th year of my age; that I am a subject of Victoria, Queen of Great Britain owing allegiance to that monarch, and none other; that I migrated from Ireland to the United States in [April?] the year 1854, and that I intend to settle myself in the Town of Portsmouth, in the State of Virginia, one of the United States. Given under my hand this 20th day of Oct 1856 [illegible] S.C. Godwin Patrick Donoly