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Title Augustus W. Loomis Letter: San Francisco, California, to Henry Wm. Moulton.
Author Loomis, Augustus Ward
Date 30 Mar 1870
Document Type Correspondence; Manuscript
Reference MS 1295
Library / Archive California Historical Society
Description Describes both planned and actual persecution of and violence against Chinese immigrants in San Francisco by Irish organisations and mobs. Refers to state and federal activity related to treatment and legal status of Chinese immigrants.
Theme(s) Responses to Immigration; Politics, Legislation and Governance
Places San Francisco, California, United States
Nationality Chinese; Irish
People Loomis, Augustus Ward; Moulton, Henry William
Keywords violence, crime, riots, robbery, disease, death, police, immigration, immigrant, vaccination, health and sickness, miners, mob, discrimination
Additional Information Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the California Historical Society catalogue.
Language English
Copyright California Historical Society