• Creator
  • Squire, Watson C. 1838-1926
  • Created Date
  • 1885
  • Description
  • Washington Territory Governor Watson C. Squire issued this proclamation urging residents to cease anti-Chinese agitation. He states that peaceful behavior is essential for residents of a territory which is interested in becoming a state, and warns that if peace is not kept, to remember "the fate of Wyoming and the speedy interference of United States troops.".
  • Format
  • text
    Typescript
    Proclamation
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