Saturday, June 12, 2010
TROUBLE WITH CHINESE COOLIES REPORTED FROM SAMOA.
Types of coolies employed on plantations. According to cable messages differences between rival tonga caused riots in Apia on Sunday.
The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842-1954)Friday 16 August 1929 >
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William Sang (b. 1852, China). Charged with larceny and sentenced to 1 month in gaol on 22 May 1889 (Waikaia). Described as having an anchor and star tattooed on his right and left arm, and a birth mark on his chest. Photograph taken on 15 June 1889.
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Ching Choy (b. 1860, China). Charged with unlawfully wounding and sentenced to 6 months in gaol on 4 January 1887 (Dunedin). A cook with a scar on his left arm. Photograph taken on 17 February 1887.
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