• Creator
  • Greene, Roger S.White, W.H.Squire, Watson C. 1838-1926
  • Created Date
  • 1886
  • Description
  • This telegram from Roger S. Greene and W.H. White, the Chief Justice of Washington Territory's Supreme Court and the U.S. Attorney for the area, respectively, to President Grover Cleveland advocates in favor of two solutions to anti-Chinese unrest in the city of Seattle. The President is advised that either the territorial governor, Watson C. Squire, can be empowered to suspend the writ of habeas corpus and declare martial law, or else the int... more
    This telegram from Roger S. Greene and W.H. White, the Chief Justice of Washington Territory's Supreme Court and the U.S. Attorney for the area, respectively, to President Grover Cleveland advocates in favor of two solutions to anti-Chinese unrest in the city of Seattle. The President is advised that either the territorial governor, Watson C. Squire, can be empowered to suspend the writ of habeas corpus and declare martial law, or else the intervention of federal troops will be necessary to keep order. Watson Squire notes, at the end of the telegram, his agreement with this assessment. less
  • Format
  • text
    Telegram
    Scanned from original text or image at 200 dpi saved in TIFF format, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm software's JPEG2000 Extension. 2010