9567c1-350Case number 9567 Ninth District Court, San Francisco. Chung Wen Soo was born to Jeong Ah Yuen (father) and Wong Shee (mother) in 1874 at 36 Mott Street, New York, NY over the store of Sui Sang Cheong. He left for China on an English steamship on August 29, 1889. He returned on the steamship Gaelic and arrived in San Francisco on July 9, 1890. He alleged he was a student returning to study. The Collector of the Port of San Francisco refused permission to land. Chung Boy Wah, his uncle, petitioned for a Writ of Habeas Corpus on July 17, 1890. A bond of $1,500 was posted. S.C. Houghton, Special Referee and Examiner recommend Remanding on August 12, 1891. He was represented by Henry Schwaertz. On August 12, 1891, an Order of Remand was issued to deny permission for him to remain in the country. On August 22, 1891, he was placed on board the steamship Oceanica en route to Hong Kong. You can view copies of his records at http://www.frederickbee.com/9567.html

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