Naturalization papers:

At a (Stated?) Circuit Court of the United States of America, held in and for the Southern District of New-York, at the City Hall of the City of New-York, in the Second Circuit, on Monday the twenty-sixth day of October one thousand eight hundred and forty six.

Present - The Honorable

The Court Was Opened By Proclamation

Edward Dunscomb at present of the City of New York Merchant came into court, and applied to be admitted to become a citizen of the United States of America, pursuant to the directions of the Act of Congress of the united States of America, entitled "An Act to Establish an uniform rule of naturalization, and to repeal the Acts heretofore passed on that subject;" approved 14th April, 1802, and to the directions of the Acts of th said Congress subsequently passes on that subject. And the said Edward Dunscomb thereupon produced to the Court satisfactory proof that he arrived in the United States before he attainted the age of Eighteen years and the said Edward Dunscomb thereupon also produced to the Court a certificate of his Declaration of Intention in the words and figures following (?) United States Circuit Court for the Southern District of New York. I Edward Dunscomb do declare on oath that it is bonafide my intention to become a citizen of the United States and to renounce forever all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prince or potentate State and Sovereignty whatever and particularly to the Queen of the United Kingdon of Great Britain and Ireland of whom I am now a subject. Edward Dunscomb sworn in open Court this 26th day of October 1846. Alexander Gardner Clerk of the Circuit Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York.
And the said Edward Dunscomb thereupon also produced to the said court satisfactory proof, that he has resided with the United States of America, five years at least, and within the State of New-York one year at least, during which time he has behaved as a man of good moral character; attached to the principles of the Constitution of the United States of America, and well disposed to the good order and happiness of the same. And the said Edward Dunscomb having also made such declaration and renunciation as are by the Acts of Congress aforesaid required, Thereupon, it is considered by the court. that the said Edward Dunscomb be admitted, and he is accordingly admitted by the said Court, a Citizen of the United States of America.

United States of America - Southern District of New York
Oswald Cammann and Stephen C. Williams of the City and State of New-York, citizens of the United States of America, being severally duly sworn, depose and say, that Edward Dunscomb of the Coty of New York arrived in the United States before he attained the age of eighteen years and has resided within the limits and under the jurisdiction of the united States of America for the term of five years at least; and within the State of New-York one year at least immediately preceding the present time; and that during the said time of his residence within the said United States and within the said State, he has behaved as a man of good moral character, attached to the principles of the Constitution of the United States, and well disposed to the good order and happiness of the same.
Sworn in open Court, this 26th day of October 1846
                              Oswald Cammann
                              S. Williams
     Alexander Gardner
     Clerk of the Circuit Court of the United States For the Southern District of New-York

United States of America, Southern District of New-York

I, Edward Dunscomb of the City, and State of New-York, do declare on oath, that I will support the Constitution of the United States, and that I do absolutely and entirely renounce and abjure all allegiance and fidelity to every foreign prince, potentate, state, or sovereignty whatever, and particularly to Queen of the United Kingdon of Great Britain & Ireland of whom I have been heretofore a subject. So help me God.
Sworn in open Court, this 26th day of October 1846

     Edward Dunscomb
     Alexander Gardner, Clerk of the Circuit Court of the United States, For the Southern District of New-York.

Dunscombe Place was original name of East 50th Street b/w 1st Ave. & Beekman Place.