Head Tax: 0050.0040


            No Hindus arrived on the Empress Monday morning.  450 Chinese arrived.  105 of them will pay the $500 head tax.  The remaining Chinamen returning for the second time.

0050.0040: Head Tax

Newspaper article no hindus, but 450 chinese arrived with 105 of them paying $500 head tax.

Medium:  Newspaper - Text
Date:  April 4, 1908
Pages:  4
Publisher:  The Golden Times
Collection:  Columbia Basin Institute (0050)


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