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Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Signing My Intent Again

This German native signed his intent to become a citizen in Adams County, Illinois in December of 1854.


  1. Based upon the whole document, which admittedly isn't shown here, the name is written as "Wilk. T Bruns"

    His name is actually Wilke and he's abbreviating it. Why a person would just drop the final "e" is beyond me.