• Creator
  • Squire, Watson C. 1838-1926
  • Created Date
  • 1886
  • Description
  • This telegram was written at time of anti-Chinese sentiment in Seattle and surrounding areas -- approximately 1885-1886. This is a transcript of a telegram sent from Watson C. Squire, Washington Territory Governor, to Secretary of War W.C. Endicott. Squire gives a list of towns in Washington Territory and whether Chinese residents have been removed from them. He also notes that rioting has continued despite President Cleveland's proclamation, ... more
    This telegram was written at time of anti-Chinese sentiment in Seattle and surrounding areas -- approximately 1885-1886. This is a transcript of a telegram sent from Watson C. Squire, Washington Territory Governor, to Secretary of War W.C. Endicott. Squire gives a list of towns in Washington Territory and whether Chinese residents have been removed from them. He also notes that rioting has continued despite President Cleveland's proclamation, which declared martial law. less
  • Format
  • text
    Telegram
    Scanned from original text or image at 400 dpi saved in TIFF format, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm software's JPEG2000 Extension. 2006