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1715-07, Act relating to naturalization
July 1715 Act by the New York General Assembly that declared living Protestant foreigners to be naturalized citizens under a variety of
circumstances. These citizens were required to take an oath of allegiance to King George within nine months of the proclamation of the ordinance; of note, King
George, from the House of Hanover, had ascended the throne following the death of Queen Anne form the House of Stuart. Digitized from a microfilm copy
of title originally held by the Harvard Law School Library).
Title:   An act passed by the General Assembly of the colony of New-York in July, 1715, in the first year of the reign of Our Soveraign Lord George, by the grace of God, King of Great Britain, France and Ireland, &c. : an act declaring that all persons of forreign birth, heretofore inhabiting within this colony, and dying seized of any lands, tenements or hereditaments, shall be forever hereafter deemed, taken and esteemed to have been naturalized ; and for naturalizing all Protestants of forreign birth, now inhabiting within this colony.
OCLC Number:   62816711
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