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Catalog Number 74-8308
Accession number 74-8308
Object Name Record, Immigration
Collection San Jose Master Catalog
Title United States Certificate of Residence for Sing Toy
Date 1894/05/
Year Range from 1894
Year Range to 1894
Description Issued to Chinese Native Born Laborer, under the provisions of the Act of May 5, 1892 [Geary Act], certifying that Sing Toy, a Chinese Native Born Laborer, now residing at Wadsworth, Nevada, has made application No. 13740 to me for a Certificate of Residence, under the provisions of the Act of Congress approved May 5, 1892, and I certify that it appears from the affidavits of witnesses submitted with said application that said Sing Toy was within the limits of the United States at the time of the passage of said Act, and was then residing at Wadsworth, Nevada, and that he was at that time lawfully entitled to remain in the United States, and that the following is a descriptive list of said Chinese Native Born Laborer viz.:

Name: Sing Toy
Age: 22 years
Local Residence: Wadsworth Nev.
Occupation: General Laborer
Height: 5' 2 1/2"
Color of eyes: Brown
Complexion: Brown
Physical Marks of Peculiarities for Identification: None

And as a further means of identification I have affixed hereto a photographic likeness of said Sing Toy.

Signed in Sacramento by the Collector of Internal Revenue, Fourth District of California.
Level of description Item
Subjects Chinese -- California (LCSH)
Laborers
Women
Nineteenth century (LCSH)
Discrimination
Extent of Description 8" x 9"
Credit line