From Transcribe Wiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search

I ,William Dent in order to become a citizen of the United States, make the following report of myself to the County Court of Norfolk County V[']a I report that I was born in Newport in England on the 9th August 1816 being now in the 42 year of my age; that I am a subject of Victoria Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. Owing allegiance to that monarch, and non other; that I migrated from Liverpool to the United States in year 1848, and that I intend to settle myself myself in the Town of Portsmouth, in the State of Virginia, one of the United States. Given under by hand this 21 day of December 1857, William Dent.