Letter from Banker John Alton to Secretary of State John Hay Regarding the Chinese Exclusion Act
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This letter discusses allowing anyone with a Certificate of Residence to return to their homeland, leaving their Certificate of Residence and identification with the port Custom Authority, irregardless of privilege, and getting a receipt to be allowed back into the United States without difficulty.
|Department of Commerce and Labor. Bureau of Immigration and Naturalization. 1906-1913|
|National Archives and Records Administration|
|National Archives at Washington, DC - Textual Reference|