Clinton, IA 1840 Federal Census
TRANSCRIBER'S NOTES

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Aggregate made by W.D. Ward

The annexed returns of Enumeration made by James D. Bowen assistant Marshall appointed
to take the Census of Clinton County I have examined and hereby certify them to be corrected.
William Noyes

Total of Clinton Co
821

Recapitulation

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We certify that a correct copy of the above Schedule Signed by the said James D. Bowen assistant to the Marshall
has been set up at two of the most public places within the Division open to the inspection of all concerned.
R. C. Bourne
John *rop*

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Total Number of Persons in My Division is 827
James D. Bowen

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The number of persons within my Division, consisting of Clinton County, Iowa Territory appears in the foregoing
Schedule subscribed by me, this Twenty sixth day of August in the year one thousand eight hundred and forty.
James D. Bowen
Assistant Marshall

I, James D. Bowen assistant to the Marshall do solemnly swear (or affirm) that the number of persons set forth in
the return made by me, agreeably to the provision of the "An act to provide for taking the Sixth Census or
Enumeration of the Inhabitants of the United States," have been ascertained by actual inquiry at every
dwelling-house, or a personal inquiry of the head of every family, in exact conformity with the provisions
of said act; and that I have, in every respect, fulfilled the duties required of me by said act, to the best
of my abilities; and that the return aforesaid is correct and true, according to the best of my knowledge and belief.
J. D. Bowen
Assistant Marshall
Clinton County

Be it remembered that on the twenty sixth day of August, 1840 came before me James D. Bowen a resident in the
County of Clinton, District of Iowa, an Assistant to the Marshall of the District of Iowa for performing the
duties prescribed by the act of Congress to provide for taking the Sixth Census or Enumeration of the Inhabitants
of the United States, and for other purposes, and took, and in my presence subscribed, the above oath.
M Dunning Clerk
of District Court of
the United States for
Clinton County