Report of the Royal Commission Appointed to Inquire Into the Methods by Which Oriental Labourers Have Been Induced to Come to Canada

Report of the Royal Commission Appointed to Inquire Into the Methods by Which Oriental Labourers Have Been Induced to Come to Canada

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...Nippon Supply Company to the emigration company in Japan, and also to the Consul at Vancouver, the purpose evidently being that of giving to persons who had gone security for the immigrant an opportunity of protecting themselves in the event of it subsequently turning out that the emigrant had escaped beyond the control of those who were responsible for his return when required to Japan. The following copies of letters and telegrams from among the number given in evidence may help to suggest the amount of work required of the company in the distribution of its labourers, and the methods by which that distribution was carried on: (Letter). 'Vancouver, July 1, 1907. 'Tokio Emigration Company, 'Yokohama. 'Steamer left Yokohama on May 15th, brought here 26, safely arrived here on May 29th, and they were disposed of to the railroad labourers on the C.P.R. round Notch Hill, B.C. Please note. (Sgd.) 'Canadian Nippon Supply Co.' (Letter). 'vancouver, July 8, 1907. 'Tokio Emigration Company, 'Yokohama. 'By Belleroplion, which left Yokohama on May 24, 60 immigrants arrived June 10th, Victoria, and we disposed of them to the C.P.R. (Sgd.) 'Canadian Nippon Supply Co/ (Letter). 'vancouver, July 8, 1907. 'S. Kishi, 'Victoria. 'Okayama 35; Shizooka, 2; Kumamoto, 25; Kayashima, 4; total 66 arrived Vancouver. By your report the total number is 77, so please give us statement, and if you have passports for all of them send right on to our office. If sending telegrams please address company's name only. Use Kodama for personal affairs and don't make any address for cable. (Sgd.) 'Canadian Nippon Supply Co/ (Telegram). 'vancouver, July 21, 1907. 'To T. Kilpatrick, Esq., 'Revelstoke. 'We expect steamer in about 5.15. Will ship men accordingly. (Sgd.) 'Canadian Nippon...
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  • Paperback | 38 pages
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  • English
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  • 1236617169
  • 9781236617163