Congressional Edition Volume 2579

Congressional Edition Volume 2579

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ...the Department feels called upon to bring it specially to yonr notice, with the request and the expectation that you will use due dilligence, to the full extent of your opportunities, in the discharge of yonr official duties to prevent any infractions of this law, as well as to bring to light any cases where it has been violated. You will also please report such actions as you may from time to time take in pursuance of these instructions. Very respectfully, C. S. Fairchild, Acting Secretary. Collector Of Customs, New York. The first case that developed under that law was some immigrants landed under contract to Dunbar, McMastei&. Co., of Greenwich, N. Y., Washington County, that were transmitted to the Treasury Department, Washington, June 24, lriS5. I will road that correspondence, which is as follows: Per Citizen lino of steamers from New York to Troy, by Troy and Boston Railway to Greenwich, change at Johnsbnville.l Messrs. Dunbar, McMaster & Co., Greenwich, Washington County, N. Y., U. S. A.l State Of New York, City and County of New York, s: Mariau Hinton, being duly sworn, deposes and says: That she is a native of Belfast, aud arrived at the port of New York, June 20, 1885, per steamship City of Richmond, from Liverpool. Deponent says that she was a spiuner in a rlax-iuill in Belfast, and that she signed a contract: said eoutract was made by Dunbar & McMasters, in Belfast. She is to go to John McMaster, Greenwich, Washington County, N. Y., flaxmills, and that she was to receive 14 shillings and 8 pence per week; and that Dunbar & McMasters told her if she would improve in her work she was to receive 10 shillings and 8 pence. She must pay her own board, which will cost 8 shillings, and that the contractors would...show more

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  • Paperback | 684 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 35mm | 1,202g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236855744
  • 9781236855749