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Ah Ho American Federation AMERICAN LABOR Asiatic back to China basement Caucasian Chinaman Chinatown Chinese employer Chinese exclusion Chinese in California Chinese labor Chinese merchant cigar citizens city and county civilization competition condition Congress cooking county of San degraded domestic earnings employment enforce entire Europe European exclusion law favor Federation of Labor Filipino Government habits Harvard College houses ical immigration of Chinese imported from China increased industry interest islands Jackson laboring class large number live Loi Yau Middle Kingdom mission Mongolian month nation native opium Pacific coast paid Philippine Islands Philippines police present professional prostitutes reason reenactment rescue Sacramento San Francisco San Francisco Examiner saw the money second story sentiment slave girl slave labor slavery sold street testified testimony tion trade with China treaty treaty ports United United States Senate unrestricted Chinese immigration wages Washington wealth white laborer Yee Kwan
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Page 21 - TO ASSIST A YOUNG GIRL NAMED LOI YAU. "Because she became indebted to her mistress for passage, food, etc., and has nothing to pay, she makes her body over to the woman Sep Sam, to serve as a prostitute to make out the sum of $503. The money shall draw no interest, and Loi Yau shall
Page 21 - $630. If Ah Ho shall be sick at any time for more than ten days, she shall make up by an extra month of service for every ten days' sickness. Now this agreement has proof; this paper received by Ah Ho is witness.
Page 26 - from all portions of Europe, come here with the idea of the family as much engraven on their minds and hearts, and in customs and habits, as we ourselves have. The Asiatic can not go on with our population and make a homogeneous element.
Page 21 - time is out; if in such service she should be sick one hundred days or more, and can not be cured, she may return to Sep Sam's place. For a proof of this agreement this paper. "Dated second, sixth month, of the present year.
Page 21 - for a term of four years. There shall be no interest on the money. Ah Ho shall receive no wages. At the expiration of four years Ah Ho shall be her own master. Mr. Yee Kwan shall not hinder or trouble her. If Ah Ho runs away before
Page 21 - in her own hands. When the time is out Loi Yau may be her own master, and no man shall trouble her. If she runs away before the time is out and any expense is incurred
Page 21 - catching her, then Loi Yau must pay the expense. If she is sick fifteen days or more, she shall make up one month for every fifteen days. If Sep Sam shall go back to China, then Loi Yau shall serve another party until the time is out; if in such service she should be sick one hundred days or more, and
Page 21 - The money shall draw no interest, and Loi Yau shall serve four and one-half years. On this day of agreement Loi Yau receives the sum of $503 in her own hands. When the time is out Loi Yau may be her own master, and no man shall trouble her. If she runs away before the time is out and any expense is incurred