Hugh Clark Declaration of Intent
State of Iowa
County of Allamakee
Before the Clerk of the District Clerk appeared Hugh Clark a native Ireland aged twenty one years who being duly sworn upon his oath declares that it is bona fide his intention to become a citizen of the United States and to renounce forever all allegiance and fidelity to every Prince, Potentate, State and Sovereighnty Whatsoever and particularly to Victoria Queen of England of whom he is at present a Subject.
his mark (dot with horizontal line through it)
Sworn to and subscribed before me this ? (not legible)
~transcribed from the original book of Allamakee County Naturalization records (1855-1857) held in the archives of the Allamakee County Historical Society, page 137.
~contributed by Jody L. Howard
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