Clerk Refuses to Marry Chinese Man to White Girl

July 11, 1899, Marry

 

July
11, 1899: A Chinese man accused of raping a white 16-year-old girl wants to marry her. The girl and her mother consented, but intermarriage of whites and Asians was illegal at the time.

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I am retired from the Los Angeles Times
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1 Response to Clerk Refuses to Marry Chinese Man to White Girl

  1. China No.1 says:

    Chinaman? priceless

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