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Letter, Commissioner General of the Bureau of Immigration about Chinese, New York City, 1904

Letter from Commissioner General of the Bureau of Immigration, 1904

Letter from Commissioner General of the Bureau of Immigration, 1904

National Archives and Records Administration, NARA_chinese_deportation_letter
 
Document Description
Letter from the Commissioner General of the Bureau of Immigration, Department of Commerce and Labor, authorizing the Chinese Inspector in Charge in New York City to pay a reward for the arrest of twelve Chinese men. January 4, 1904. FRONT. (NRAN-85-CHINEXCL-19(1490)-17). NAIL Database, National Archives and Records Administration, www.archives.gov.
 
Questions
1. What government department and bureau did the letter come from?
2. What was the date of the letter?
3. What did the letter authorize?
4. How much of a reward was given for each Chinese person who was deported?
 

Glossary
Acknowledges: To say one has received something.
Deportation/deport: Process of legally forcing someone to leave a country.
Apprehension: The capture or arrest of a suspect.
Aggregates: Sum total.
 

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