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Letter from Edward James Livernash to Theodore Roosevelt
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Title:

Letter from Edward James Livernash to Theodore Roosevelt

Collection:

Library of Congress Manuscript Division

Description:

Edward James Livernash writes President Roosevelt on behalf of the Chinese Exclusion Commission of California to ask the president's support for a national exclusion policy against Chinese immigrants. Several Pacific states have exclusion laws on their books and Livernash wants a nation-wide exclusion law. He is concerned over a change to the bill by Senator Platt. Organized labor supports the bill, as does the Bureau of Immigration.

Creation Date:

1902-04-16

Creator:

Livernash, Edward James, 1866-1938

Recipient:

Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Citation (Chicago Style):

Letter from Edward James Livernash to Theodore Roosevelt. Theodore Roosevelt Papers. Library of Congress Manuscript Division. https://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/Research/Digital-Library/Record?libID=o37579. Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library. Dickinson State University.
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