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Pushmataha County
Naturalization Papers

Transcribed by: Teresa Young

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Indian Territory, Central District, Antlers Division
In The United States Court For The Central District Of The Indian Territory

At a Regular Term of the United States Court for the District and Division aforesaid, begun and holden in the Court House in Antlers on Thursday the 20 day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and six.
Present, Honorable Thos C. Humphry, Judge.

The following among other proceedings were had:
In the Matter of the Naturalization of MASSAD NAIFAH , an Alien.

Now, On this day there is filed a petition, and an affidavit in support thereof, which are, respectively, in words and figures as follows, to-wit:
TO THE HON. Thomas C. Humphry, Judge of the District Court aforesaid:
The undersigned, MASSAD NAIFAH, your Petitioner, respectfully represents that he is an alien, a native of ASSYRIA of lawful age; that he has resided within the limits and under the jurisdiction of the United States for the space of five years last past, and for one year last past within the Indian Territory; that heretofore, to-wit, on the 20 day of September A. D. 1906 (the same being two years and upward before the date hereof), he declared on oath before the Clerk of the County Court of the County of ___ and State of ___ (the same being a Court of Record, having common law jurisdiction and a Seal and Clerk), that it was bona fide his intention to become a citizen of the United States, and to renounce forever all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign Prince, Potentate, State or Sovereignty whatever, and particularly to the _______, whereof he was heretofore a citizen or subject, as will more fully appear from the certificate under the seal of said Court herewith presented. And further, that he has never borne any hereditary title or been of any of the degrees of nobility of the country whereof he has been subject. And he further states that he does not disbelieve in and he is not opposed to all organized government, nor is he a member of, or affiliated with, any organization entertaining and teaching such disbelief in or opposition to all government, or who advocates or teaches the duty, necessity or propriety of the unlawful assaulting or killing of any officer or officers, either of specific individuals or of officers generally, of the Government of the United States, or of any other organized government, because of his or their official character; that he has not knowingly aided or assisted, or connived or conspired with any person or persons to allow, procure or permit any alien who is an idiot, an insane person, or one who has been declared insane by any lawful authority within five years previous to his arrival, or one who has epilepsy, or one who is a pauper, or one who is likely to become a public charge or a professional beggar, to enter the United States, or any territory subject to the jurisdiction thereof; that he has not landed, or permitted to be landed , any alien, at any other time or place than that designated by the Immigration officers of the United States; that he has not by himself or another, brought, landed or imported, or attempted to bring, land or import into the United States any alien who is afflicted with a loathsome or dangerous contagious disease, or one who has been convicted of a felony or other crime or misdemeanor involving moral turpitude, or one who is a polygamist, or any woman or girls for the purposes of prostitution; that he has not held or attempted to hold any woman or girl for the purpose of prostitution in pursuance of such illegal importation; that he has not aided or abetted the importation of any person or persons in violation of the terms of the Contract Labor Laws of the United States; nor has he violated any provision of an Act of Congress, entitled "An Act to regulate the immigration of aliens into the United States," approved March 3, 1903. Your Petitioner, therefore, prays that he may be admitted to become A NATURALIZED CITIZEN OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, pursuant to the several Acts of Congress heretofore passed on that subject.

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