William Bodell declaration
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William Bodell declaration

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Bodell, William, 1840-
Title: William Bodell declaration
Dates: 1868
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 1032

Biographical/Historical Note

William Bodell (b. 1840) was born in Ireland. He emigrated to the United States in 1853; in 1868, in Savannah, Georgia, Bodell declared his intention to become an American citizen.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of William Bodell's alien declaration, stating his intention of becoming an American citizen.

Index Terms

Bodell, William, 1840-
Citizenship--United States.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[Item identification], William Bodell declaration, MS 1032, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information



Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List

Item 1: William Bodell alien's declaration, 1868
Declaration of William Bodell stating his intention of becoming an American citizen.