• Creator
  • Squire, Watson C. 1838-1926
  • Created Date
  • 1886
  • Description
  • This telegram from Watson C. Squire, governor of Washington Territory, to John Gibbon, commander of the Army of the Pacific Northwest, informs Gibbon of the likelihood of violence in Seattle owing to anti-Chinese sentiment, and requests federal troops be sent to the city as soon as possible.
  • 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