Asian Studies Program

Chinese Australia

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683 File on Mei Quong Tart’s deputation on 29 December 1902 and letter to Prime Minister Edmund Barton relating to deputation

Full Document Caption:
Deputation and follow up correspondence complains about how Chinese were being forced to comply with both the Commonwealth Immigration Restriction Act and the NSW Immigration Restriction Act. The file includes a newspaper article in the Daily Telegraph reporting on the deputation (not clear enough for reproduction), government notes on the deputation, Mei Quong Tart’s follow up letter and the government responses to this letter.

Source: National Archives of Australia (NT), A1/15, 1903/2900

Region: Date From: 1902 To: 1902
New South Wales    

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