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A declaration made by an alien, as a preliminary to naturalization, before a court of record, to the
effect that it is bona fide his intention to become a citizen of the United States, and to
renouuce forever all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prince, potentate, state, or
sovereignty whereof at the time he may be a citizen or subject. Rev. St.


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