Filed the 14th of June, 1848
Eastern District of Florida
Be it remembered that on this 4th day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty four one William Munson a free white person of the age of thirty two years being an alien who arrived in United States since the passing of the Act of 1802 entitled An Act to Establish a Uniform System of Naturalization and to repeat the acts heretofore passed so that subject and who is desirous of being naturalized did report himself to the Clerk of the Superior Court of the district of East Florida in manner following that is to say: That he the said William Munson was born in Norway under the allegiance of the King of Sweden and Norway on or about the year one thousand eight hundred and twelve and is now about thirty two years of age; That he was born a subject and owes allegiance to the King of Sweden and Norway; That he immigrated to the United States at the City of New York in the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty five and that he has resided ever since in the United States and is now a resident of the city of St Augustine and Territory of Florida.
Sworn to and subscribed before me this fourth day of March 1844.
Geo R Fairbanks
District of East Florida
Be it remembered that on this fourth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty four personally appeared before me, George R Fairbanks Clerk of the Superior Court for the district of East Florida, William Munson who upon his solemn oath deposes and says: That he is a native of Norway; That he is 32 years of age; That he is now a resident of the city of St Augustine, that he has a bona fide intention to become a citizen of United States and that he renounces all allegiance and fidelity to every foreign prince or state and particularly to Charles Fourteenth King of Sweden and Norway.
Sworn to and subscribed
before me this fourth day of March 1844
George R Fairbanks
Superior Court: District of East Florida
I, George R Fairbanks Clerk of the Superior Court for the said district do hereby certify that the above named William Munson hath this day filed in my office his report and declaration of which the foregoing is a true copy.
Witness my hand and the seal of said Court this 4th March 1844
at St. Augustine Florida
George R Fairbanks