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 The Department of Immigration and Colonization.
CHINESE    IMMIGRATION    BRANCH.
CERTIFICATE issued by the Government of the Dominion of
Canada to	
a Chinese person about to go to the United States,
In compliance with the provisions of Section 6 of An Act of the Congress of the United
States of America, approved July 5, 1884, entitled An Act to amend An Act entitled An Act
to execute certain treaty stipulations relating to Chinese, approved May 6, 1882:—
This Certificate is issued by the undersigned, who has been designated for that purpose
by the Government of Canada, to show that the person named hereinafter is a member of one of
the exempt classes described in said Act and as such has the permission of said Government to go
and reside within the territory of the United States, after an investigation and verification of the
statements contained herein by the lawfully constituted agent of the United States in this
country.
The following description is submitted for the identification of the person to whom the
certificate relates :
Name in full, in proper signature of bearer:
Title or official rank, if any:	
Physical peculiarities:	
Date of birth: 	
Height: feet inches.
Former occupation:	
When pursued:	
Where pursued:	
How long pursued:	
Present occupation:	
When pursued:	
Where pursued:	
How long pursued:	
Last place of actual residence:	
(Note.—If a merchant the following blanks should be filled out:)
Title of present mercantile business: 	
Location of said mercantile business:	
How long said business has been pursued:	
Amount invested (gold) in said business:	
Present estimated value of said business:	
Specific character of merchandise handled in said business:	
(Note.—If bearer is a traveller the following blanks should be filled out:)
Financial standing of bearer in his own country:	
Probable duration of his stay in the United States:	
Issued at on this day of	 (vise.)
I, the undersigned duly authorized diplomatic (or consular) officer of the United States
Government for the territory within which the person named in the above certificate resides,
have made a thorough investigation of the statements contained in the foregoing certificate
and have found them to be in all respects true, and accordingly attach my signature and official
seal in order that the bearer may be admitted to the United States
upon identification as the person represented by the attached
photograph, over which I have partly placed my official seal.
(Signature of United States official.)
PHOTOGRAPH. The Department of Immigration and Colonization.
CHINESE    IMMIGRATION    BRANCH,
CERTIFICATE issued by the Government of the Dominion of
Canada to	
a Chinese person about to go to the United States.
In compliance with the provisions of Section 6 of An Act of the Congress of the United
States of America, approved July 5, 1884, entitled An Act to amend An Act entitled An Act
to execute certain treaty stipulations relating to Chinese, approved May 6, 1882:—
This Certificate is issued by the undersigned, who has been designated for that purpose
by the Government of Canada, to show that the person named hereinafter is a member of one of
the exempt classes described in said Act and as such has the permission of said Government to go
and reside within the territory of the United States, after an investigation and verification of the
statements contained herein by the lawfully constituted agent of the United States in this
country.
The following description is submitted for the identification of the person to whom the
certificate relates :
Name in full, in proper signature of bearer:
Title or official rank, if any:	
Physical peculiarities:	
Date of birth: 	
Height: feet inches.
Former occupation: ,	
When pursued:	
Where pursued:	
How long pursued:	
Present occupation:	
When pursued:	
Where pursued: ,	
How long pursued:	
Last place of actual residence:	
(Note.—If a merchant the following blanks should be filled out:)
Title of present mercantile business: 	
Location of said mercantile business:	
How long said business has been pursued:	
Amount invested (gold) in said business:	
Present estimated value of said business:	
Specific character of merchandise handled in said business:	
(Note.—If bearer is a traveller the following blanks should be filled out:)
Financial standing of bearer in his own country:	
Probable duration of his stay in the United States: ,
Issued at on this day of	 The Department of Immigration and Colonization.
CHINESE    IMMIGRATION    BRANCH.
CERTIFICATE issued by the Government of the Dominion of
Canada to	
a Chinese person about to go to the United States,
In compliance with the provisions of Section 6 of An Act of the Congress of the United
States of America, approved July 5, 1884, entitled An Act to amend An Act entitled An Act
to execute certain treaty stipulations relating to Chinese, approved May 6, 1882:—
This Certificate is issued by the undersigned, who has been designated for that purpose
by the Government of Canada, to show that the person named hereinafter is a member of one of
the exempt classes described in said Act and as such has the permission of said Government to go
and reside within the territory of the United States, after an investigation and verification of the
statements contained herein by the lawfully constituted agent of the United States in this
country.
The following description is submitted for the identification of the person to whom the
certificate relates :
Name in full, in proper signature of bearer:	
Title or official rank, if any:	
Physical peculiarities:	
Date of birth: 	
Height: feet inches.
Former occupation:	
When pursued:	
Where pursued:	
How long pursued:	
Present occupation:	
When pursued:	
Where pursued:	
How long pursued:	
Last place of actual residence:	
(Note.—If a merchant the following blanks should be filled out:)
Title of present mercantile business: 	
Location of said mercantile business:	
How long said business has been pursued:	
Amount invested (gold) in said business:	
Present estimated value of said business:	
Specific character of merchandise handled in said business:	
(Note.—If bearer is a traveller the following blanks should be filled out:
Financial standing of bearer in his own country:	
Probable duration of his stay in the United States:	
Issued at on this day of	 \M
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PKOYIICE OF mSW$f&k
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I,  tVQHG OEG K|  of lo. 343 Toronto Street,   in the City
of ainnipeg, In the Province of Manitoba, DO esOliJMTLY DBOLiiHJfl:-
1.      TH&T I have been a resident in Canada for over ten
years last past.
2*      THdT I have a eon named Wong Sue Hung, who is now
in the village of Qhiok To, in the District of Hole Sang,  in
the Province of Canton, in China; my said nephew is now of the
age of eighteen years,   and I desire to "bring hlai from China to
Canada to complete his education in tills country.
Li      THAT from and after the entry into Canada of my said
son, Wong Sue Hung,  I am in a position to and will looic after
him ••.!!& his needs so that he may complete his education in this
country,
AMD 1 MJLKfi this solemn declaration conscientiously
believing the same to be true and knowing that it is of the
same force ana. effect as if made under oath and by virtue
of the "Canada   Evidence Act'1.
DEOL^BD 3J3PCR3 HE at Winnipeg,        )
in the Province of Manitoba, )
this day of }
A.D.  1918.T  w' ^"'M—*QMI
4 HOMY PUBLIC II aBD FOB TRm PKQV12IC0S 01s MANITOBA. DATED
1918.
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II THE MiTTBE OF
WCHG SUE HDHG.
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DECLARATION OF WCSJG  OHG-MK
WISMBR.McGEBR & J0HH3QH,
Barristers, etc.,
Vancouver,  B.  C.
miUM DLu [QSIOS   0¥  CAMADA
PROVIHCS   OF BRITISH COLUMBIA,
TO wit:
Is   Lee  Y*n ©f lumber 257 Keefer Street,   is
City of Vancouver,   B.   C.   in  the Province  of   British Columbia,
do   solemnly declare;
1; THAI  I  have  been  a resident  in Canada  for the
period  of*  about  ten years last past.
2. THAT  I have  friend  named SOOil KINO  IAI,   wh©  is
8««  in  the  Villmge @f Satr Dew  ,   in   the  District  of  Cun fey,
in the Province  of Canton,   in €bi»i*s;   sy ssid  friend  is now
seveenteen ymmtM of  age  and  I  deal re  to  bring him from China
to  Canada  to  complete  hie  education, in  this  country.
3. THAT UPOK  mij  AWfjm the   entry of said  3COM KING
TAX   into  Canada  I will  look  -ifter him  wad his heeds  so he may
cenr-.lete  his  education  in  this  country.
AND I  LrAKE TBI3 solemn  decl^ration  conscientiously
believing  it  t© be  true  and knowing  thyt   it   is  of the   6&me
force  "5,nd  effect  as  if made und   r o?ath and   by virtue of  the
Canada Evidence   Act.
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DfiCLARE  .;jKKhiB me  at  the )
City ©f Vancouver,   in  the }
Province of British Columbia,        )
this  28th.   <ls~y  of  January 1919.   }
A HOTASI PUBLIC   IN  ASfB tfOh lit ,  I -iu n ;CE  OF
BRITISH   COLOMBIA.
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AM/EC,,
Kindly de hot write of mow thaB
one subject in ariy bae Jettos,
In your reply refer to No,.,
Smmigratton pranrij
department of tfje 3fnterior
Vancouver, ^mmWfm
8
19-
Dear Sir,
I beg to  acknowledge receipt of   '500.009
being the head taf on Toy Hor .Sing,  a  oh 1 nose boy,
19 years of age, at present resident In Chins,  mho
desires  to come  to Canada lor the purpose-of attending
school end completing hie education.
Temporary Receipt Ko.1698 has been issued,
covering the payment of tax in this ease,  and if you
will send the sane,   together with a copy of this letter which is being sent to  you In duplicate,   to  the boy
in China,   it will be sufficient authority for the  steamship Company to  issue transportation upon payment  for
the  same,  and Toy Hor Biag sill he  admitted on arrival
at Vancouver,   if found upon examination to he men.ally,
morally and physically fit»
Yours truly,
A. L'JOL! IFFE
Controller of Chinese Ieo%«
Mr. Lin i£ee,
So. 1 Penaer St,  ;?est,
Vancouver, B.C. T>
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PROTTSCK 0? BHITT5I CALTP*BTA.
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I, LIB KSS  of dumber 1 Pezder St. West, in
She City of Vancouver, in the Province of British
Columbia, Merchant, As solemnly declare:
1. That I have ae^n  a resident in C-mada for
over  /c5   years.
2. Toy Hor Bing who is now in the Village of
Song Low, la t.h- District of Sun King, in the Province
of Canton in China, and who is now nineteen years
of age is the son of my friend toy Chew Slag, and
it is desired to bring the said Toy Eor Bing from
China to Canada to complete his education Pore.
3. That, upon and after the entry of the said
Toy Hqr Blag into Canada I will look tftf? him and
his neads so that he  may complete his education in
this country.
AII> I make this solemn declaration conscientiously
boliaving it to be true and knowing that it is of the
same force and effect as if made under oath and by
virtue of thn Canada Evidence Act.
P30LAPSP boforo me at the
Gltsr
of Vancouver, in the Province
of British Columbia, this //#T } -V ■
day of February, 1918. C^  ^ A ^~-J<^y
A  Commissioner for taking affidavits
within British Columbia. llj/ec,
Kindly do not write of more than
one subject in any one letter.
66S9 Ch.
In your reply refer to No	
immigration ^irancf)
department of ttje inferior
Vancouver, B.C.,.   19
April 2£nd 1918
Dear Sir,
I beg to acknowledge receipt of 1500,00,
being the Iptl  tax on your brother,  Tom Lin On,
aged 19  years,  who desires  to complete his education In Canada*
Temporary Receipt lo*  5541 is enclosed
herewith,  and if you will  send the same,  together
with a copy of  this letter,* which is being sent
to you In duplicate,- to tne boy in China,   it will
be  sufficient authority fir the  steamship Company
to  issue  transports.tion wpon payment  for the seme,
and Tom Lin On will be  a3iaitte& on arrival at Vancouver,   If found upon examination tS be mentally,
morally ana physically fit.
Yours truly,
A.   I>*  JOLIiFFE
Control' sr of Chinese Immigration
Mr. (Com Yuen,
98 10th street,
Vta Hstminster,B,C. I A I k B k
PRO?I24Ca 0? BRITISH COLUMBTA.
19   fifi
1, Tom Yuen of Kasber 98, 10th. Street
in the City of lew Westminster, in the Province of
British Columbia,  do solemnly declare:
1* That  T have tNMM a resident   in Canada
for about fifteen years.
2. That   I have a brother named Tom Llm On
who  is nineteen years of age and who  Is no?? in the
Village  of Bak Suey In the Xietriot  of Sun Sing,   in
the Province of Canton,  China, and  I desire to bring
Itiffl from China  to Canada  to complete hie education
In t his country.
3* That upon and a*?ter Ike entry of said
To?, tin On  into  Canada   I -rill  3"5 0> after hin and   his
need  so that he say complete Ma eflacation in thic
country.
AIP I make this solersn declaration con-
8clentlou&y believing It  to be true and  knotting that
!t  is of the  same  foroe and  effect as if made tinker
oath nn&  by virtue of thn Canada  Sviclenee'Act.
SUMS® before ®s at  the City
of Vancouver,   In the Province /
day of April 1918.
A CO'valssioner for talcing affiJnvits within
British Colombia. § II A I 4
PROVDJOB OP BRITISH COLUMBIA
TO ffIT;
I, LIn lee, of lumber 1 Pender Street, fleet,
in the City of Vanoouvor, in the Province of British
Columbia, Merchant, do solemnly declare;
1.   That I have been a resident of the Province of
British Columbia for about seventeen years.
2*   That Kg Kow who is now la the Tillage of Poo foe,
in the Pi strict of fun PSwf9 in the Province of Canton,
in China ii a son of e friend of mine named Yet dlffi
who died In China About ton y«tnrs if#3 since his deeth
I have been assisting in tho maintenance of bis family
including the said Mg Kow; tna said Hg low ie now
seventeen years of o§« and '  I  !^sire to bring h$»
from China to Canada to complete hie education here.
5.    That upon and after the entry of said Jig low
into Canada, I will look «f*f-j sta i*J hie* neede so
that lie say complete his education in this country.
ASP I make this .aoleran declaration conscientiously
believing the isMM to If? Iras ©rut know rhaf it is of tttt
same forco and effect as if made under oath and by vlrute
of the "Canada 2vlden.ee Act".
PSCLAPSB BlfO&£ il at the )
City of Vancouver, Province )
of British Columbia, thie )
17th. day of Eovemher 1917. )
A Commissi, nnM» for taklnr* affidavits
within British Colaabaa. Pa lea ^%.day of Sov.1917.
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Faaoouvcr,   S. C. 3/Mi
Kindly do not write of more than
one subject in any one letter.
In your reply refer to No..^44w»-
immigration prancf)
Department of tije Sntertor
Vancouver, BXtit...J3&XJBmb&T -1-9*.
19 17
Xin Kee 3sq.,
1. Pender St. W.
Vancouver. 3
Sir;-
x beg to acknowledge receipt Si
Hundred dollars, being head tax in advance
on Kg Eow, a seventeen year old Chinese boy, now
residing in the village of Poo Toe, in the district
of Sun Ping, Province of Canton, China, who desires to
come to Canada for the purpose of attending school and
completing his education.
Temporary receipt -1613 has been issued
to cover the head tax in this case, and if you will send
same together with a copy of this letter which is sent
to you in duplicate, to the boy in China, it will be
sufficient authority for the steamship Company to
issue transportation, upon payment for same, and Ig Kow
will be admitted on arrival at Vancouver, if he is found.
to be upon examination, mentally, morally and physically
ll "t • —a, i« ]„ MMMI. MMiUMfijLmllMEl
Your obedient servant,
A, L Ji
Controller of Chinese Immigration,
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PROVIDE  OP  3A,XATCH£V/AN
TO WIT:
1, Win  King,   of Sxp-anse,   in  the Province ®f  Saskatchewan,   Restaurant Proprietor,   DO oOLWMMLY JMChA8&l~
1,       THAT 1 have  been a  resident  in  Canada  for
over  a period of five  years last past. \
2, THAT i  have  a nephew,   "iip Toon Hay,   who   is at
present  in  the  village  OAK UOliG  HANG MRU,   in   the District
®f  SUM IIS©,   int  the Previnee  of CAMTOH,   in CHINA;  my  said
nephew is now eighteen yearn  of  •$;«,   and I   desire   to  bring him
from China  to  Canada   to  completer his  education  in  this  country.
3, THAT from and  after the  entry  into  Canada ©f my
said  nephew,   YIP  TOON HAY,   I  will  look  after hire  and  his needs
so   that  he  may corc-.-lete his education here.
AMD I MARK this  solemn  declaration  conscientiously
believing   the  same  to   be   true   and knowing  th-st  it  la  of   the
same  force  and  effect  as if mad©  under oath  and  aitdstr by virtue
of  Canada Evidence   Act.
DSCLARKB B*PO~Ji US at Expanse
in   the Province  of  Saskatchewan,
this ———    ^ay Q^ December,   A,D.1916.
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1,   »00 CUB* YUrG,   of »£  634,   carydon   Ave,   in  the
Citj  of  «innip«g,   in   the -province- *t Manitoba,   DO H^LMUHLY
1. Tii.-■."■:  1  have  been  m   resident   in Canada for   the  peri&u
if about six yaaara last past.
£, THAT I  have  -■>  cousin  named  IfGO  fG .HAY irha   ta naa  in
the  Village  of   fOO HA& in  $&*:   Biatirict  of HAWK   8AS  in   MM
Province  of Canton   in   Shina;  my said   cousin  is  i-.ow  twenty
ye •• rs  ef  ?fjc  stk*   1  desire  Ml  ^cmi;  rim  frorr   Shin a  t«  Canada
I,•   c o ■ j■:• 1 • I•   11i ■  • I u cat-1 e n   in   this  c s un t ry •
3. THAI? upon and after the entry of  said   fOQ WO h<Y  into
CwriaAi* 1  will  look   after hiss  and  hla needs  sa he g&&?  caiEplats
'■; i b   g| uc at i SIS   i n   till ©   s«ui*try,
AND I   tIAKS  THIS  aalercn  a\a0layatiaa   conscientiously
believing  the  mmvr-   to ls:« be   true  and  knawin^   that   it  Is  of
tise   same   force   aai  effect   ag   if made  ua&as ©rath snd  bs  virtue
of  the  Canada   evidence'  \et.
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district  of Sun Hlng
age 22 landed at Victoria,  B.C.
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arrived Vane.  Dec.   30,   1891
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age  22.
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C.I.4#5305. same village. ADDRESS
THE CHIEF CONTROLLER OF CHINESE IMMIGRATION
IN YOUR REPLY REFER TO
no.....8.M.5.D	
KINDLY DO NOT WRITE ON   MORE THAN
ONE SUBJECT IN ANY ONE LETTER
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DEPARTMENT OF  IMMIGRATION  AND COLONIZATION
Ottawa, 4JR*£. ■?■....■!■.?.*.-^»...^26*
APR 2 01926
Sirs,-
your letter of Fe
to the case of he
you that in view
to the Department
has decided that
be extended -until
year, this on the
Lee Yiclc Bun will
on or before that
meantime, forego
of the Poo Hung G
7/i th further reference to
bruary 10th, having reference
e Yiclc Bun, I "bog to inform *
of the representations made
the Honourable, The minister
the perm: it in this case might
July 17th of this present
distinct understanding that
take his departure from Canada
date and that he will, in the
any active part In the operation
ompany, in which he is interested.
Your obedient servant,
Chief Controller.
Ilessrs. Held, fa 11 bridge &   Gibson,
Barristers, Solicitors, Bte» *
Yorkshire Building,
525 Seymour Street,
Vancouver, B.C. C.I.
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VjBfeJfeie ,- /..of mm£&— - in the Province of
BSPiti B     2o3.c.i.-1-.i:; ......   „•„.        .        f.|Wiy,   .».,*
     declare that I was born in the village of... _.:.»*M.*.—'-i.».®   ..
in the district of L'.L §*?§... mSl§ in China ; that I am now. S&yeara of age ; that
I arrived in Canada on the..... 2i2day of.—.. JititMl   in the year l@Q.«kt the
port of... iftSlSiifc? <•...* ex S.S......Wi^fi:..M_.;filfe*?...... ; that I was examined by
Government officials and (upon)   (wi$h§S¥)  payment of head tax was admitted and furnished with a
certificate of landing which I have since lost in the following manner. ....  	
 5f^^f4®2.l^..^t_2tl««^__hx..fi?9.... .—	
that there were with me on the vessel upon which I arrived the following Chinese persons :—
  W&:Mfc___%M :.<:.....,„.jj.^.t.i....i^....ttL....:i»l^...fi_jL ,.in......35QM....	
that upon my arrival I gave my name as X&li.-ii&tlL_£lS3El_ ; I am also known as
 ..¥*Xh..C.??h   ; that since arrival in Canada I have lived at the following places, viz. :
At iMMSlflil ...':.*. .from HH to  JJlttB 	
At .] *****. ..*2*... from HH to  lUX*	
At wwMV-»»f» from     uftL-.. _     t0 mm0LJkm..i--....
that my occupation is.——2—22..2 ; that I am well known to the following white men, to whom
I can refer for identification :—
Mr Xii2..w-J0L*:; :..... ..whose  address is SjL....2..—.? ....*... .....:t+	
Mr     .... whose address is  	
Mr.     .._. ---   ........whose address is.,      	
I i a
that my height is. 2. feet——...inches ; that I have no other facial marks or physical peculiarities except
<kvu* i*i"':'t ffirrcliewl
'Sim aclc"' left %mml@
Ol«g i«f% si£<!<3 o:fno&G
lole® out^r mwmW left eyg
that attached photo is a good likeness of me at present time.
And I make this solemn declaration conscientiously believing
it to be true and correct and knowing that it is of the same force
and effect as if made under oath and by virtue of the Canada
Evidence Act.: ■.-.,., ,, . -
Declared before me at.. 1®&%®W?M±	
' ri,2   '.■     p%m tti
Agril  .....19..S4
in the Province of
this day of.
Signature in English.
Signature in Chinese.
* Enter fall description of all pits, scars or moles, however indistinct, appearing on face, neck or head of applicant. ^   wkp oatg of     Vmetmrtv
..in the Province
tfJMttfl*  M»*it .declare that..
..11®  2 la y«»  whose affidavit
appeats
on the reverse side of this sheet, is well known to me personally.    I have been acquainted with him for a
period of.. ..2^2lY¥...3f.f.2:.?f        The photo attached to affidavit is a good likeness of
.....if*!?...2^2-2l®*L_..-   and the personal description is correct, and I make this solemn
declaration conscientiously believing it to be true and correct; and knowing it to be of the same force and
effect as if made under oath and by virtue of the Canada Evidence Act.
Declared before me atl 2^»^1	
in the Province of     *' *»*  :>   ^.I^M..?.
this day of ^.Wkl.,.   —19®f....
%  of. In the Province
of...,.   declare that   ....     whose affidavit appears
on the reverse side of this sheet, is well known to me personally.    I have been acquainted with him for a
period of     ...    The photo attached to affidavit is a good likeness of
 —   and the personal description is correct, and I make this solemn
declaration conscientiously believing it to be true and correct and knowing it to be of the same force and
effect as if made under oath and by virtue of the Canada Evidence Act.
Declared before me at  	
in the Province of    	
this. day of  	
.19.
NOTE.—All persons of Chinese origin who have lost their C. I. 5 certificates and who wish to
procure substitutional certificates should have forms on both sides of this sheet carefully filled out and
sworn to. Affidavits on this side of sheet should be made by well known and responsible white men or
Chinese merchants of good repute. Two unmounted photos are required, one to be affixed by party
before whom oath is taken to affidavit, and the other to be affixed at Ottawa to substitutional certificate.
Where possible, affidavit and photos should be handed to nearest Immigration Officer for transmission to
Ottawa, and where this is not feasible, they should be mailed to Chief Controller of Chinese Immigration,
Ottawa, Canada, by the Magistrate or other party before whom the affidavits are taken. Only one application should be dealt with in each letter, and wherever further co respondence is necessary the Departmental
fyle number should be referred to. \C.I. /
\29/
\/
.     it --mmme-Hxm^ of iliJBfciaSl-.iLi in the Province of
 Hi^Ml^-SSlllKMlS declare that I was born in the village of M|ajfc|> ■ 1NWfl 'IMP -ffjft-ffNW
in the district of SlBl--If-JUto—-   --in China ; that I am now. ,1,%-years of age ; that
I arrived in Canada on the. X&fcjjday of A^tmifyGW-- - -----in tQe year...:lQ0-3~~at the
port of 1f«aeaa^«3rf  %f 4 --ex &® *St»£i?*3 ,j£  J»4M^; that I was examined by
Government officials and (upon)   ('w||h^nA payment of head tax was admitted and furnished with a
certificate of landing which I have since lost in the following manner 2G:£"£i21<2.VLi..., ..i—. .lM®l©fi
ftHfrr
that there were with me on the vessel upon which I arrived the following Chinese persons :—
 .fac,.-..:—--.:, f.....2e ..;.:. If®     	
A.t~~4j|BajMNmrr--8«4b—irom &$®&
that upon my arrival I gave my name as ^. -.. •     ; I am also known as
     ; that since arrival in Canada I have lived at the following places, viz. :
- to- %t94— - - --
At.-.0tt....:.        4^#.   ..from :'. to ____..£3WW**t--4-vt© 	
At from   to  	
that my occupation is ::-J||$|NNS# ' *^a* ^ am we^ known to the following white men, to whom
I can refer for identification :— ■
Mr    HHm |  . ■    —-  .whose  address is.......iii.l.-;,..ft^.t>3;....-t-V-:,--L-,- ,wtr-
Mr      whose address is	
Mr  whose address is......  , *.
that my height is ft f eet..... .^inches ; that I have no other facial marks or physical peculiarities except
-c-'T ove* *crt c   -
saisr %   ■'   -"- * 2   ,c :&
that attached photo is a good likeness of me at present time.
And I make this solemn declaration conscientiously believing
it to be true and correct and knowing that it is of the same force
and effect as if made under oath and by virtue of the Canada
Evidence Act.
Declared before me at.
in the Province of	
W*%i%&iMk,sz<%$i     	
■ >  - Oil I- 2-.   - -
.--Jm-w&l- - - -2i MH
this. day of...   ...
Signature in English.
.
Signature in Chinese.
* Enter full description of all pits, scars or moles, however indistinct, appearing on face, neck or head of applicant. 3it.      Um ;
';.   1
..of...
f nfteoiif«» in the p
rovince
of........2riti ell...COl^aM? .......declare that MM JHM-  whose affidavit appears
on the reverse side of this sheet, is well known to me personally.    I have been acquainted with him for a
period of  I       ' '"bJ    "y       The photo attached to affidavit is a good likeness of
     '®oni     *'Ai*6   ;__r:_;M  and the personal description is correct, and I make this solemn
declaration conscientiously believing it to be true and correct and knowing it to be of the same force and
effect as if made under oath and by virtue of the Canada Evidence Act.
Declared before me at... I     MS!.'.  	
in the Province of.......2?i.^2MLiM^M;l	
this...... day of. fil    19.24 I
Jtt-—   of.        In the Province
of ...    ..declare that.   whose affidavit appears
on the reverse side of this sheet, is well known to me personally.    I have been acquainted with him for a
period of   .....      The photo attached to affidavit is a good likeness of
         and the personal description is correct, and I make this solemn
declaration conscientiously believing it to be true and correct and knowing it to be of the same force and
effect as if made under oath and by virtue of the Canada Evidence Act.
Declared before me at	
in the Province of	
this.  ...day of 	
.19.
NOTE.—All persons of Chinese origin who have lost their C. I. 5 certificates and who wish to
procure substitutional certificates should have forms on both sides of this sheet carefully filled out and
sworn to. Affidavits on this side of sheet should be made by well known and responsible white men or
Chinese merchants of good repute. Two unmounted photos are required, one to be affixed by party
before whom oath is taken to affidavit, and the other to be affixed at Ottawa to substitutional certificate.
Where possible, affidavit and photos should be handed to nearest Immigration Officer for transmission to
Ottawa, and where this is not feasible, they should be mailed to Chief Controller of Chinese Immigration,
Ottawa, Canada, by the Magistrate or other party before whom the affidavits are taken. Only one application should be dealt with in each letter, and wherever further co respondence is necessary the Departmental
fyle number should be referred to. Fung Yin
Van.
c:
1.4# 20258
Van
* \j | .
1.5# 45543
y:!
Arrived Vane.
May
50 th
1907,
>
...   lame
of
Steamer
Fame
of
village and
district.
.tea i
unt
of tax paid
rA0W   t
old
4is  age when
first arrived
Vane.
and pre;
aent  age. 2 b\fl£   // %S'$: wusg ni.
.1IP3ES2  02  IIDIA,  May 27th.l907.      /
Age  34. 7,
lem Hen,     Sin Hing. ' ■•'
5' 6j»
Sear   over  left ear.
left ear pierced.
pit centre forehead.
Lung Lon Hang. \C.I.
\y.
*>:-W®^:-Wim>-Wtm- - of tf*V**QWter- - in the Province of
■rr;  --Ariti^-StllMi^l-rf60^1"6 thafc J was born in the villaSe Of.........?r!...-:.x^lv.;,...:3:i0©...:.:6r.----.
in the district of @Mffi|—H&flfit  *u China ; that I am now...%.?$ years of age ; that
I arrived in Canada on the._..|_g*|i...day of %$fe$mwm     in the year......1912..at the
P°rt oi----- I2«moilW%--B*---S-# ex S.S..-«,:l^^«J4343..-«f-t»fi4-^2-.; that I was examined by
Government officials and  (upon)   (wjftjW*t)  payment of head tax was admitted and furnished with a
certificate of landing which I have since lost in the following manner .-2|r @1-:2122--   	
that there were with me on the vessel upon which I arrived the following Chinese persons :—
 - ^-onao't-"t?cff^«cfl»«r--rinyonev -   - - " -	
that upon my arrival I gave my name as ?0Hg...||04—fKfc   > I am also known as
     ; that since arrival in Canada I have lived at the following places, viz. :
At fmmmtw^ rr2Vfrom ifM  -to HiMMrt^-.-	
At... ..from      to. ...   	
At from '.'.'."     to. 	
that my occupation is   ; that I am well known to the following white men, to whom
I can refer for identification :—
Mr .'x^^w-'j^a^*  whose  address is. 2i..v..cMg5....^.» ;ast-»-2-3:l».. . h I
Mr -  whose address is.
Mr.   -        whose address is
that my height is JL feet— .Jignches ; that I have no other facial marks or physical peculiarities except
*... -M-t-Mt^sa-e-yi^fiMWI--
 —»M-gWIy-f#8#«»lii|i--'lwlf^l" 	
 MAt."fi%~Mit#'iMlni9V'r" ' " ;
that attached photo is a good likeness of me at present time.
And I make this solemn declaration conscientiously believing
it to be true and correct and knowing that it is of the same fo? ce
and effect as if made under oath and by virtue of the Canada
Evidence Act.
Declared before me at ^35^t«^©^¥-  ------	
in the Province of........B.Sl.fi.illl-.GtlWahia -
ihis.2... ...day of  - M&ffifi^--- -- v92-:-$(
■
Signature in English.
Signature in Chinese.
* Enter fall description of all pits, scars or moles, however indistinct, appearing on face, neck or head of applicant. f,.........^|fSy-ypMg  of........ 5#^aeOTei?.. in the Province
of Hri.M.^-e^te^itr........declare that.........-f&si-r—-(Mfcfc whose affidavit appearS
on the reverse side of this sheet, is well known to me personally.    I have been acquainted with him for a
period of «^|^     ..     The photo attached to affidavit is a good likeness of
  sforafcjf—tg»cj|.--.?^fli-'- and the personal description is correct, and I make this solemn
declaration conscientiously believing it to be true and correct and knowing it to be of the same force and
effect as if made under oath and bv virtue of the Canada Evidence Act.
Declared before me at...
...■:> mm&#®9f - ---
in the Province of..... ..,3^.^^..^^^^	
this day of...... ~..~.3*e$fc. 19-S4-
3*    of   in the Province
of ...._  . ......declare that     whose affidavit appears
on the reverse side of this sheet, is well known to me personally.    I have been acquainted with him for a
period of  :   '.     The photo attached to affidavit is a good likeness of
 :    and the personal description is correct, and I make this solemn
declaration conscientiously believing it to be true and correct and knowing it to be of the same force and
effect as if made under oath and by virtue of the Canada Evidence Act.
Declared before me at	
in the Province of.  	
this  .day of  	
.19.
NOTE.—All persons of Chinese origin who have lost their C. I. 5 certificates and who wish to
procure substitutional certificates should have forms on both sides of this sheet carefully filled out and
sworn to. Affidavits on this side of sheet should be made by well known and responsible white men or
Chinese merchants of good repute. Two unmounted photos are required, one to be affixed by party
before whom oath is taken to affidavit, and the other to be affixed at Ottawa to substitutional certificate.
Where possible, affidavit and photos should be handed to nearest Immigration Officer for transmission to
Ottawa, and where this is not feasible, they should be mailed to Chief Controller of Chinese Immigration,
Ottawa, Canada, by the Magistrate or other party before whom the affidavits are taken. . Only one application should be dealt with in each letter, and wherever further correspondence is necessary the Departmental
fyle number should be referred to. \ci./
2/   i,
22-- ...  of .....    in the Province of
   ,  ..-- declare that I was born in the village of  _'.' :___'_	
in the district of ...... .in China ; that I am now years of age ; that
I arrived in Canada on the   day of  ....   in the year at the
port of...  ex S.S    .....; that I was examined by
Government officials and  (upon)   (without)  payment of head tax was admitted and furnished with a
certificate of landing which I have since lost in the following manner  	
that there were with me on the vessel upon which I arrived the following Chinese persons :—
that upon my arrival I gave my name as   ;...'.   ; I am also known as
    ; that since arrival in Canada I have lived at the following places, viz. :
At     .from   to   	
At   ..from    ..to.  	
At from     to  	
that my occupation is    .; that I am well known to the following white men, to whom
I can refer for identification :—
Mr  .:    .. — Whose  address is.   .-.:__ !	
Mr. -    whose address is...     	
Mr. — ■- it.-.  ..whose address is    	
that my height is... feet. inches ; that I have no other facial marks or physical peculiarities except
that attached photo is a good likeness of me at present time.
And I make this solemn declaration conscientiously believing
it to be true and correct and knowing that it is of the same force
and effect as if made under oath and by virtue of the Canada
Evidence Act.
Declared before me at.
in the Province of	
1 his day of	
.19.
Signature in English.
Signature in Chinese.
* Enter full description of all pits, scars or moles, however indistinct, appearing on face, neck or head of applicant. 3,..
..of    ...in the Province
of...  ;   declare that  whose affidavit appears
on the reverse side of this sheet, is well known to me personally.    I have been acquainted with him for a
period of            The photo attached to affidavit is a good likeness of
       and the personal description is correct, and I make this solemn
declaration conscientiously believing it to be true and correct and knowing it to be of the same force and
effect as if made under oath and by virtue of the Canada Evidence Act,
Declared before me at..
in the Province of.	
this day of	
.19.
it     _of  in the Province
of.....    declare that  whose affidavit appears
on the reverse side of this sheet, is well known to me personally.    I have been acquainted with him for a
period of.           The photo attached to affidavit is a good likeness of
—    ...and the personal description is correct, and I make this solemn
declaration conscientiously believing it to be true and correct and knowing it to be of the same force and
effect as if made under oath and by virtue of the Canada Evidence Act.
Declared before me at   ...
in the Province of. 	
this  day of        	
.19.
NOTE.—All persons of Chinese origin who have lost their C. I. 5 certificates and who wish to
procure substitutional certificates should have forms on both sides of this sheet carefully filled out and
sworn to. Affidavits on this side of sheet should be made by well known and responsible white men or
Chinese merchants of good repute. Two unmounted photos are required, one to be affixed by party
before whom cath is taken to affidavit, and the other to be affixed at Ottawa to substitutional certificate.
Where possible, affidavit and photos should be handed to nearest Immigration Officer for transmission to
Ottawa, and where this is not feasible, they should be mailed to Chief Controller of Chinese Immigration,
Ottawa, Canada, by the Magistrate or other party before whom the affidavits are taken. . Only one application should be dealt with in each letter, and wherever further correspondence is necessary the Departmental
fyle number should be referred to. P.  O.   BOX  15, VANCOUVER.   B. C.
Telephone, Sey. 313
WING SANG 8c CO.
CHINESE  MERCHANDISE AND JAPANESE  DRY  GOODS
51 Pender Street, East
VANCOUVER,  B. C.
192
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■pi 51 Pender Street,East,
Vancouver. B.C. June 23rd 1921
A*L* Jollif fe,Esq»,
Commissioner of Immigration,
Vaneouver,B.C.
Dear Sir,—
I  have  the honour to  inform you that I   cane here aa a
tourist and have .now decided to   start business in  vancouverf  In
Hong Kong,   I  am holding a firm known as  The Union Engineering Co,
The purpose  of my writing  you now is,   in  consequence
of my decision  to  open a "business here, <io make  application for
exempt  admission  to  Canada for myself and my two minor "boys,   Leong
Tien Sheck  and Leong  Tien  San.  I   can furnish your department with
whatever documentary you deem necessary to  establish my just  claim
to  that  of a bona fide merchant within  the meaning  of the  term of
the Chimese  Immigration  Act.  This  in addition  to the Merchant
Identify Certificate  duly signed by the Beitish flwlra-xteka Consul,
Canton which I have im my possession.
Further I would  refer vou  to Mr.  J.C« Kirk who  os,   I
understand an  officer in the Chinese  Immigration Department  and
who when recently on  a visit   to Hong Kong visited my establishment
on 13  Chater Road,   hong Kong,  He,   I  am  quite   sure will be  able to
substantiate my claim.
I  am at present   residing with my father-in-law Mr.   Yip
Sang,   and   shall be pleased to present myself  for examination  at your
office whenever  called upon  to  do   so.
I   shall be much obliged,   if you will be kind enough t.o
comply with my request,
I  am,   Sir,
Yours faithfully, 13.    Where do you live at present ?
14. "Did you or your wife ever meet with a
serious accident or have any serious
illness ?    If so, give particulars.
15.    What business are you engaged in ?
16.    How long have you been in Canada ?
17. Wheredid you first engage in business,
in China or in Canada ? State also
the city.
18.    Have   you   any   other   relatives   in    18
Canada ; if so,  who,   and   where  do
they reside ?
19.    When did you last see your son'
20. How often have you been back to China
since first coming to Canada ? Give
dates, if known.
21.     Where   was   your   son  born f    City  or
village and district.
22. Where did your son live just prior to
coming to Canada t What was his
occupation ?
23.    For what purpose is your son coming
to Canada ?
24.    Does he intend to remain in Canada ?
25.    Has your son attended school in China?
26.    If so, what is the name of the school f
27.    How long did he attend school ?
21.
22.
23	
24	
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2fi.
27	
Examining Officer.
Special Note.—The answers to all questions printed in italics in the foregoing*should be entered in
English and thereafter written in Chinese characters by the parent. *-
CONFIDENTIAL.
Form of Parent's Examination
THE   DEPARTMENT   OF   THE   INTERIOR.
CHINESE   IMMIGRATION   SERVICE.
Port of      191	
The following statement  has been  made before me by the alleged parent of person of Chinese origin
ex      which arrived at the port of    on the
 day of 2.191
1.     What is your name f
2.     What is your age ?
3.     What is your Son's name and age f
i.     What is your Wife's name and age f
5.    Is your wife living, and at what place?
If not, how long has she been dead ?
6. Is your father living ? Give name and
place of residence. If not, how long
dead?
7. Is your mother living ? Give name and
place of residence. If not, how long
dead ?
8. Is your wife's mother living? Give
name and place of residence. If not,
how long dead ?
9, Is your wife's father living ? Give
name and place of residence. If not,
how long dead ?
10. Give name and ages of your sons and
daughters, also place of residence. Are
any of them married ? Any children?
11. Have you any brothers or sisters?
Give names and other particulars as
to marriage, place of residence, etc.
12.     Where   did   you  live   before   coming   to
Canadat
ENGLISH
10.
11.
12.
CHINESE. NOTE —This Form must be kept in the confidential possession of the Controller.
CONFIDENTIAL. Form for Son's Examination.
THE   DEPARTMENT   OF   THE   INTERIOR.
CHINESE   IMMIGRATION    SERVICE.
Port of .. 191.	
The following statement has been made before me by a person of Chinese origin claiming to be a merchant's
son, ex   which arrived at the port of ..„: on the
 ...day of   .......191
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ENGLISH.
1.     What is your father's name t
2.    What is your father's age?
3.     What is your name and age .
4.     What is your mother's name and age ?
5. Is your mother living and at what place I
If not, how long has she been dead?
6. Is your father's father living ? Give
name and place of residence ? If nol",
how lonsr dead?
7. Is your father's mother living? Give
name aud place of residence ? If not,
how long dead ?
8. Is your mother's mother living ? Give
name and place of residence ? If not,
how long dead ?
9. Is your mother's father living? Give
name and place of residence ? If not,
how long dead ?
10. Grive names and ages of your brothers
and sisters, also place of residence ?
Are any of them married ? Any
children ?
11. Has your fa' her any brothers or sisters?
If so, give names and other particulars
as to marriage, place of residence, &c.
12.     Where did your father live before coming
to Canada ?
10
11
CHINESE,
12.
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j  	 ENGLISH.
13.    Where does your father live at present?
14. Did your father or mother ever meet
with a serious accident or have any
serious illness? If so, give particulars.
15.    What business is your father engaged
in?
16.    How long has he been in Canada?
17. Where did your father first engage in
business, in China or in Canada ?
State also the ei;y.
18. Has your father any other relatives in
Canada ; if so, who, and where do
they reside ?
19.    When did you last see your father i
20. How often has he been back to China
since first coining to Canada? Give
dates, if known.
21.     Where were you bom ?    City or village
and district.
22. Where did you lire just prior to your
coming to Canada and what was your
occupation ?
23. For what purpose are you coming to
Canada ?
* /        '
24. Do you intend to remain in Canada ?
25.    Have you attended school in China ?
26.    If so, what is the name of the school ?
27.    How long did you attend school ?
13.....	
14.
15	
16.
CHINESE.
17.              	
18.
19	
20  ;..:	
21..	
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22	
23.
24	
25 	
26 --	
27  	
Examining Officer.
Special Note.—The answers to all questions printed in italics in the foregoing should be entered both
in English and thereafter written in Chinese characters by the applicant. ON HIS MAJESTY'S SERVICE
Messrs. Wing Sang & Co./
51 Pender  St.,  Efcgt,
Vancouver,
British Columbia.
Department of Immigration and Colonization,
accounts branch,
Ottawa.
File No	
Itejrartmnti af ilmmtgrattnn att& (ftoUmfeatum
ACCOUNTS  BRANCH
OTTAWA,....AW...... 27/21 19j
Sir, 5999
I beg to enclose herewith Cheque No	
in   your   favour,   for   $...P.«y.7.*.<.U  in   payment   of your  account
against   this   Department,   dated  the	
for W.?!^M..8UJ>JSXi.^....^7M^^..&..?.P^^§^t	
Your obedient servant,
A. R. MORISSET,
Accountant. DUMIMIOM OF  CANADA
)      US THB MATTfia  OF BAiiK QIMO AT AND
paoviicie of British Columbia }
TO WIT J J
II THJ5 UATTBR oJ? CHIH ~JS IMHSHATIQl
ACT.
In Canada
residing at
Montreal,
/
S
I, Bark Qing At, of 19$ Canton Alley, in the 61%
of Vancouver, in the Province of British Columbia, do SOLKKMiy.
mm*km$
• 1»  THAt I arrived at the Pert of Vancouver, Province ys
of British Columbia 'by the S*S.BM©nt earls'* in the month of April
18th 1913, and paid the Head Tax of #500.00.
2«  THAT since arriving
I have been employed a® a cook.
3«  THAT I have bees
265 2t» Catherine,Street, J3asts
Quebec,
4.  nu&  I to desiring to China for a vieit on the
Russia* May 6th 1930*
5*  THAT I have been a resident of Canada ever since
aasy arrival.
6*  THAT the photograph hereto attached is a true and
correct photographic likeness of ny-eelf.
AN2 I MAKE this aoleran declaration conscientiously
believing the aaae to be true and knowing that it is of the same
force and effect as if made under oath and by virtue of the "CAUABA
JSVID2HCB ACT*.
The contents of this addidavit
.have been fully explained and
interpreted to am  by Tip low.
ous of return*
"rjqpress of
j>:ChAK33) 13*381 Ml At the City
of Vancouver in the Province of
British Columbia this
day of May A*D* 1930.
A Hotsry Public in an2 for the
Province of British Columbia. DOMINION OF CANADA } III 222 HATTBR OP BAHK OIHG AT
PROVINCE OP BRITISH COLUMBIA  ) AH IB THS MATTJfR OP SUSHI
TO WITS ) IMMIGRATION ACT.
? I, JCwong Jun, at present residing at 100 Pender
street, M&mt  in the City of Vancouver, in the Province of
British Columbia, do SOLSMMLY D8CLARB:
1. THAT I arrived in Canada by the llorther Pacific
in the month of May 4th 1903.
2, TEAT I personally know and am #©11 acquainted
with Bark Ging At, who has recently arrived from JSastern Canada.
3« THAT the said Bark Giny At
arrived in Canada in the year 1913 and
was admitted upon payment of Head
Tax 2500.00
4. THAT I believe the said
Bark Ging At has lived in isastern
Canada for several yecrs past and is
now desirous of returning to China
for a viuit.
A. THAT the photograph hereto af tached is a true and
correct photographic likeness of the said Bark Ging At.
AND I MAKE this solemn declaration conscientiously
believing the same to be true and..knowing that it is of the same
force and effect as if made under oath and ey virtue of the
Canada Evidence Act.
The contents of this affidavit
have been  fully explained and
interpreted to me by Yip Mow,
BfiCLARSD B,2jB,o22 Kg at the City of
Vancouver in the Province of
British Columbia this     day
of Itoy A.D. 1930*
A Motary i-ubllo in and for the
Province of British Columbia. DOMINION OF CAMABA }  11 TK2 MATTER OF Til* YSS SUM
PROVINCE Of BRITISH COLUMBIA j  AHB W  fW MATT2R OP CHINK2E
TO WITI |  IMMIGRATION ACT.
I, Yip Lenf Cook, at present residing at 51
Pender Street, jSast, in the city of Vancouver, in the Province
of British Columbia, do SO!233fiJLY BEC&ARS!
1.  THAT I arrived in Canada lay  the * mpress %_
of Jap-ant- in the month of September 1908.
2*  THAT I personally know and am well acquainted with
Yip See Sum, who has recently arrived from Santera Canada.
3, THAT the said Yip Yee
Sum arrived in Canada in                  the year 1918
and was admitted upon                     payment of
#500.00.
4, THAT I believe the
said Yip Yee sua has lived 2 in lastern
Canada for several years                  past and is now
desirous of returning to                    China for 8- vinit.
5, TEaT the photograph
hereto attached is a true and correct photographic likeness of
the said Yip Yee Sum.
AMD I MASS this solemn declaration conscientiously
believing the Bmm  to be true and knowing that it is if the
same force and effect as if made under oath and by virtue of the
"CANADA BVIBEHC2S ACT*.
H2CLAR2D BH70KB US at the City
of Vancouver in the Province of
British Columbia this   day of
June A#B. 1920. DOMINION OP CANADA )  III ?KB MAtTlR Of YIP TXB SUM
PROVINCE OP HAITIjH COLUMBIA)  AID IN TlH MATT2H OP CMINi§&§
TO tfXTl 5  IMMIGRATION ACT.
11 Yip Yee Sum, of 51 Pender ;.treet Bast, in the
City of Vancouver, in the Province of British Columbia, do
SOLJWLY BlSGLAJQtf
1. THAT 1 arrived at the Port of Vancouver, Province
of srittah Columbia by the 4V&*Mqn$$tA£ltN on the 3rd dty of
November 1918 and paid the head tax of $500*00*
2# THAT sin^e arriving in
Canadfc I hr.ve been employ** ed 9A  waiter*
|r« 2I2.T I lave bees r*ai6ing
at 143 liall Street Halifax - Nova scotia.
4. THAT 1 AM desirous of
returning to China for a visit on the
"lapjress of Prance" July 4th 1929*
3« THAT X have been ft resident
of Canada ever since sy arrival •
6* THAT the photograph hereto attached is a true and
correct photographic likeness of nyself.
AND I MAO this solemn declaration oon&cientioualy
believing the MM to be true and knowing that it is of the
force and effect at if made under oath and by virtue of the
"CANADA" 2VWHSC1 ACT".
XOCLAHSS mmm IBS at the rtity
of Vancouver in the Province of
48l.t*i$i£o*mM» this       day of
A Notary Public in and for
the Province of British Columbia. ■
DOMINION   OP CANADA
PE0VI2C2   Of  aaiTISil   COLUMBIA
TO WIT:
L,   YIP WING,   of  2o.   509 Main' 2trest,in  the  City of
Vancouver,   in the  Province  of  British Columbia,   do
SOLEMNLY'  DSCLArii:-
1.     THAT  I  h-ave been  a  resident  in  Canada for over
six years last past.
2.     TSvr  I   2 *ve  a nephew named  YIP  PAY,   who  ie now
in  the  Tillage  of  2ar Tong,   in  the  hfeslrict  of   den ley,
in  the Province  of  Canton,   China;  my  said nephew is now
of they/twenty years,   and   I  desire  to-bring him  from Cmna
to  Canada to  complete  Sis education  in  this country.
3.     THAT  from and   ifter the  entry  into  Canada of ray
said nephew,   YIP  FAY',   I  tm in position  to  and  rii.U  look
after him  ^xi6 his needs  eo  that  he may complete his
education  in   this  country.
A*i.   1                 1     aoieam sleelaratidn 1 conscientiously
believing   12©   eenfti   to he   true  and knowing: thit   it  is of   the
±he   ■mm  force   %nd  effect  as if aoxd made "under oath  <%n& by
virtue  of  the   "Canada. Evidence   Act**.
22C.;..   LATluS   82F022 hi  at  Vancouver,   ;
in   the I'rovinee  of  British Columbia,;
this         Amy  of  October,   A.h,   1918.     •
»               '/A. ■
A  NOTARY PUBLIC IN AMD .FOR TBI FHOfXSOI
02 SHXTISH COLUMBIA. \ ■
OCTOBER 1918.
RE YIP PAY
STATUTORY DECLARATION
OP
YIP WING
////////////////////////// —
DOMINION   OF  Qi
psovi m
TO slt:~
i j   t     In  the natter of  gong  jet-.  Ckum or
> otherwise kno«n ae   '.on^  •■■*  *?   Jnhk
/ohtiMhlA ) maaagif pro©ee*ing to  the United
} states of  -uutfric-j.
I,   Yli   i2(> ■;,   of the City of Vancouver,   in  the Province of
British Columbia,     i       L      LI D   ;j,.Vvgj*»
1. THAT  I   em  i merchant,   a member of, and   neaiotfirtt manager
for the ftraa of  -ung Gang and. Company carrying on   tratft  Mtil   baatBtta
M  Chinese Merchants at  bl lender  dtreet   $aet  in  the  City of  Vancouver
•a'e re e aid,
for 10 years.  He vat formerly • 2nj.ne.5e tferthaat 01
the  City of  Victoria,   BjFitltll Calxup.M'*,   and  it now
a usanager of   the ftali»aa<    Itylkirtment  of  t$M   cast  2nd
hr  rich  of  the   .■.oyal  2-ink  a2  Canad<|   in  the  City  of
Vancouft r aft it wal i.
3. vhA'f said vong Ow during nip holiday i« desirous of visiting
Sesttlt   :.as2int,ton,   tttd Portland  Oregon,   as  :*  tourist.
4. PSA1 the photograph hereto tttatiktif to this declaration it t
true and correct photographic iikeneea of said 0*ag Ow at the present
li#t«
A22 I  MAK2 this  solesan declnrtion  conscientiously h«lievin^
the  "•-'/.€   to be   true  rmd knowing   that   it   in  of    .  . e  force  ■-».nd
fa,
effect as if wade under oath and %irtue of the  *0.<v"hu;.f.   ,VH: . v.:2".
08CLANKI3 HfOH Ml at  the City
of  Vancouver in   too 1 veviatt of     3
uritiah Columbia   t^-ie
'June     .   ....   1920.
I
of       )
i
A Notary Public  in uM  lor  tiM
Province of  -jritiah CtlttBfeia* DOttfMCN ©1 CAS ABA )     In  IMe matter of Vta§  Yes  Chun or
}   otherwise known  ?is   »ong  Ow  A Bank
PB0V1MC2 C.;<1 BjaflM 'Kwj'hdlA    ) manner proceeding to   the  Quited  : tates
of America.
TO fflft* 1
ll   uh-'n.'.:*   #A1   tlUS,   of  the City of  Vancouver,   in  the i rovince
of   iritish Colurshia,   Do   ;OUtiHKV$ SSfi&ASIlt*'
1. t I   m& -t saanauer of  the   tioyal   ;">nnk  of Canada East   Sad
Branch in  the  City of  Vancouver aforesaid.
t*. THAT  paid   ftag  ow has  oeen aasploy^d   la  the
•    eve mentioned hank  for 3 yeors  tad be  his been   the
rrrm   ;er for our  Chin*:   e     epftTtttt&i   slatt     pril  l-2'.O.
3. THav  I  am personally acquainted   with   -ong
0»,   #ho«e photograph  is hereto  attached  and  have
known  dim for  a s^ood many years.
4. ntAf taitf   Vt8f  Oa*during his holiday intends to go  to ■tattlt
Washington,   -mo Portland   Oregon,   as?   9. tourist,   he  will   * won   his
position vhta  come back  to  fane avaif,   2,  2.
aVD I  ttASI this solemn declaration  conscientiously believing
the  same   to  at  truf.   arid  fc&awi&g   tliat  It  is  of  the    >aat force  nnd  effect
at if wm&m under tatfe sad by virtue  of  kfet   "C;        ,   .,2 S&SCJ   ACT*.
B2CLAHSD atf^it   ...  'it  the  2ity  }
i
of Vancouver in U&<  f rovince of)
J
driti   <-   2oluHibis  this        cay of)
June  a.  2.  1920. )
A ttoiary r«*"»iie  in  «»nd  fo*   tfa*
rravines  or  s,ritiah ColujnM-*. The Department of the Interior.
CHINESE   IMMIGRATION SERVICE.
CERTIFICATE issued by the Government of the Dominion of Canada
to .%Lp--Hiffi-o-r-o-the-rwise-kno^n-as-Y-ip-K«w-Hl» -
a Chinese person about to go to the United States.
In compliance with the provisions of Section 6 of An Act of the Congress of the United States
of America, approved July 5, 1884, entitled An Act to amend An Act entitled An Act to execute
certain treaty stipulations relating to Chinese, approved May 6, 1882 :—
This Certificate is issued by the undersigned, who has been designated for that purpose by
the Government of Canada, to show that the person named hereinafter is a member of one of the
exempt classes described in said Act and as such has the permission of said Government to go
and reside within the territory of the United States, after an investigation and verification of the
statements contained herein by the lawfully constituted agent of the United States iu this country.
The following description is submitted for the identification of the person to whom the certificate relates:—
Name in full, in proper signature of bearer :   	
Title or official rank, if any : ....    	
Physical peculiarities: Jloie above each ...eyebrow,   scar an left	
■-eyebrow,—Staff on—rijjh-t  side-neck..-  	
Date of birth: ^th-«lay-0f-,Ausu«t-year-16»&*- - - — -	
Height: ...$   feet      ©£  inches.
Former occupation : Merchant           	
When pursued :  19111  	
Where pursued:... 51 lender Street Saat,   iane.auvfir,--B-.--CU 	
How long pursued :        ©  V-SSfft         -	
Present occupation :       Merchant  	
When pursued :                  	
Where pursued :              ;
How long pursued :                	
Last place of actual residence :... ..:.V.!MlCOUVert...B*-.CU  .....
(Note. —If a merchant the following blanks should be filled out:)
Title of present mercantile business: .W.iO&...a.ang....»IMi....Company...  	
Location of said mercantile business: SI   lender   htreet  ISSSt. 	
How long said business has been pursued : «$£•...years.      	
Amount invested (gold) in said business :  (§1000.00 	
Present estimated value of said business :      $2000.00       	
Specific character of merchandise handled in said'business :     General  feercii.Eiiidise.
(Note.—If bearer is a traveller the following blanks should be filled out:)
Financial standing of bearer iu his own country :...,.     jj*5G0Q»Q0 	
Probable duration of his stay in the United States :  . tUt Month	
Issued at..... _.V.»i'10QUVer.,ii*.C-.-..on this ..day of June   1820. ■*_-.        *-.
(vise)
I, the undersigned duly authorized diplomatic (or consular) officer of the United States
Government for the territory within which the person named in the above certificate resides, have
made a thorough investigation of the statements contained in the foregoing certificate and have
found them to be in all respects true, and accordingly attach my signature and official seal in
order that the bearer ma3r be admitted to the United States upon
identification as the person represented by theattached photograph,
over which I have partly placed my official seal.
(Signature of United States Official.)
PHOTOGRAPH. DOMINION  OF QAJIJ ) in   the matter oi   Up  aim or oU.er   u-e
,• known   -*v   aip hew ..iia  %  equine.     merchant
l'Hi.*/i   =r    us   ., i.i'i'2   Si    'hi  ■    .i       / proceeding   to   t,h».   united  ,,f>fcee of
I Aatffiaa«
rlv    Wff» j
I,   vip Kew him  of   the     ity of  Vancouver  in   the irovince  of
British Columbia,   Ou    ul      i. v :>'-;hh*!\iSi*»
1, ,    r   I  wis born   in  the  City of   --faricouver,    British Columbia,
on   the  9th d**y  of   August   in   the  yeir lh95.
2. TEAf 1   m& % merchant,   being  a rtesabpr of, and Treasurer for
the  firm of  -in*-,,   >an{> &. Company, c irryin^ on  tr«jds,?md buain.a    ns
Shiatst  ItMltaatt     ;t  51 lender street  .-.sst   in   tie   "ity  of Vancouver
tfayaaaii*
3; f] ll   !   intend   to  visit  henttle, in< tori,
and lortl^nd  dffacta for business  and pleasure, and
will   return   to   Vancouver an or  hbout one  Btfttll from'
the date  hereof.
4. ISAf  the photograph hereto   ettsched  is  a
true   tat  correct photographic  liiMKttt of myself.
AND i M/.K..'-  Ibis ttlttn declaration conscientiously believing
the   isms  to  be   true  *md knowing  tn-t  it  in of  ir.«.   "--me  force   -m'i effect
at  if and®  under   oath tad  by virtue  of  the   #C'. . yid ■  T*.
;::hCh *.:t22           .           it the City j
of Vaaaatvtt la Um I raviatt of ,  I
'-ritish Columbia   fetal t       •■■•jy of ]
June   A.   D.  1920. j
:
A Notary lublif in  -aid  for  th
FVtviatt  of  British Columbia. nomntm of   '•   .da ) in the aatter of Sly him or s the raise
j known ae Yip Ksw ttia ■ Q&iaast I aiataant
i'liuVUh"-. 09 iitti'il 1M CuhilMdlA  J proceeding   to   tat United   states of
] fistrita*
f© witt-                                    )
I,   fly  ffanfl uf   Hat "ity of  y-ujcouv*- r,   in  the I rovince  of
British Ctlaaais,  »u    02, WKHH XSWSl I US*
1. ":  .'t l   ai?  «* merchant,   una  s r ■    ber of,    -«d general manager
for   the  fitsa of  *intT;  Cang  and Company carrying on   trade  and  business
Hft  Chinese I erchants  at  it lender street   vast  in  the  City of  Vancouver
aforesaid.
2. THAT  tip hew him above mentioned   is 24  years of  n^e,   is my
son  ia4 t aativa of Vancouver affayaaaidU
3. SKAT my  said  ^on   fip x.ew Him It proceeding  to
iesttl®,   '«vaahIn;;,tonj   vo4  P&Ftlasi  Oregon  for business
nad pleasure  aa4  will   return  to  Vancouver on or about
one month  from the iatt hereof,
4. Tfh.T the photograph hereto attached  to thi« declaration it
■   true   Mi   correct photographic  likenean of xa.y said  son   3fip Kew 341m.
A2iJ 1  2  .2.    this  Stlaaa declaration  conscientiously believing
the  tttM  to  at true  ~mii katviag  that   it  It t.f the  s-.tme force  and effect
at.  If astt  under tattl mid by virtue  of  the   "CAWADA   .Vi:   : '    ■   :**'T19.
' .. ' ,   i .:    •>_-:'   ... : 2 -Jt   the  "ity j
of  Vancouver in   bat  I rovince of j
British -''oiurabin   this       day of }
June   A.   D.   1920. j
A t.iotnry hublic  in   m<i  for  the
i rovince  of  Sritlab Columbia. f
"H
jr..
p r*
. ilWlOl OF QA I       In  the sate r of tip Miffi or
)
|»Bu¥Irh*':    :h"  i$« TfoH COLUaUiA ) otherwise knovm   ss  vip R.»w Him a
TO WITl* ) Chinee* Herchant.
I,   BSU1 0   J  .h)f:.  ,   of  the City of Vancouver la th* 4-rovince
of British Colun»M.v, &0 .'• i. I I  Y 12,C2-,..-::-
1. T2."?  1  gfl   -« ia<Rma#er of  The  hoyal   bank  of Canada   Stat    nd
branch  in   the  01ty of Vancouver aforesaid.
2. THAT I   •'«£. personally aqqu-iinted  with Yip hew
him,   whoee phstograp&iis hereto  sttatfttt.   I  Batt known
him for t goad winy years  and known that hi  It a tuaa*
ber of  the Sainsst -'ercsntils .figs of  fiag  hang and
Company.
3. TM/2 said   lip Ksw ilim intend   to  go   to    -cattle,   fathlagtsa
Portland,   -,regon  for business  VA4 alasattva.
AND 1  SAKE  thin   solemn  declaration conscientiously believing
the  same  to at true  md  knowing that  it  Is of  the   same force  and
effect  as if la-see  under oath   qnd  by virtue of the  "C ■-.'■'.,:.-\  WIJ
ACT*.
mcLmm wmm     I at the City )
of  Vancouver la   fcht i rovince
of trltlan coiun»bi-* this
day of June  A.   1«   1920.
A Notary Public  in  satf  for the
Province of 51 fit 1th Columbia, MtfJflGI  Of CA    ;\ )     la  the i-^tter of Yip Hia or otherwise
)
raOVI)        :       .UTl m COLUMBIA }  known as Yip lav Hia a Chinese Merchant.
i
2m WITJ*
I,   .D.   b.   'Sallb ridge,   of   the  City of Vancouver,   in  the  iroviuce
of aritlsh Columbia,   aarriatcr-nt-haw j.  . <.  Sl,Y ;  :-
1. fSAf I mm peroonslly aquainted «». th  vtp &ew i.iia,
whose photograph is hereto  attached  and hive known him for
a gea4 many years,  he is a son of 8~r«  "Up Saaa; and  i aaaahtv
of   Cing  hang  and   Company situated  at 61 fender ctreet  2set,
Vancouver,   British Columbia.
2. f&tf  the photograph hereto  stttthtd  to   (hit deel.-ir-
at ion  is   'i   true  and  correct photographic likeness of  the
said   flp Kcw him  at   the present  tine.
AND i     ■".   : this sol stun declaration conscientiously believing
the  taat  to  be  true   KBt knowing  that  it  Is of  the . sar?*e  forces  and  effect
as if re^de under o^th nnd t>y virtue of the  "c.\   v, ,\   .vi:    r ,   ftSf*A
B80LASUH3 1 .2: Bl  IS at   the
City cf Vaaeoava? la the
I rovince  of  Bvitith Qtluahia )
)
this       ^ny of  fast   A.   2.   1920.     }
A Hctary Pah3.it  in   mi   for the
Province of british Columbia. DEPARTMENT
OF
IMMIGRATION AND COLONIZATION
CANADA
PLEASE DO NOT WRITE ON  MORE
THAN  ONE  SUBJECT   IN   ONE LETTER
IN YOUR  REPLY  REFER TO FILE
ADDRESS
COMMISSIONER   OF   IMMIGRATION
PACIFIC   DISTRICT
VANCOUVER, B. C.
Sir,-
I beg to acknowledge receipt of your favour of the
4 th inst. regarding your desire to bring your fifteen year
old son, Wong Jean Song, to Canada in order that he may secure
an education.
If upon arrival at Vancouver, or Victoria, Wong Jean
Song is able to satisfy the Contr&ller of Chinese Immigration,-
tl& tha$ he is "but fifteen years of age.
(2) that the relationship is as claimed.
(3) that he is coming to Canada for the purpose of securing an
education and --/ill not become a factor in the labour
market,
(4) that arrangements have been made for his maintenance while
haxadocteaacB±x3dtk while he is attending school, he will
most likely be admitted.
However, as the resioonsi'bility for reaching a decision
in this ease will rest withthe Controller of Chinese Immigration
at port of entry, no definite decIs^ion can be given previous
to the boy's arrival,.
Your obedient servant
Percy Re id.
Assistant Chief Controller. 41 lolnnes Strest„
lew TestesInster , %C.
April 18t*.19in.
a*S*Mlft*£a, 2er|.,
Controller of  Chime**  t-v.lcr it las.
"ancemvar,  B»0<
Sear -Jir:- ,:;,..:   ..-.i 2,.,-      Kaf.   6132 Ch.
On Kareh n^M*  last yea  issued temporary
receipt Ho* 1808 for Chinese Head fax in connection
«ff» the entry of ahf^i party Into "Canada.      It was
Intended that !?an,f 2an who is my brother,  should 03m©
from China to Can-icla ta co'ciplotc hie evocation in this
country.
I hmird fro© hi® by mail J5r»   "MmprmiB af Saaait1
which arrivsd hare a short tlas ago that ho had  changed
his raind# an7  Intended la conplate his tttaaatlaa in
China instead  of cosing to thia cctintay for Ifeat pornose.
I r,tt<® nmnly to yon for refund  of the He»d
fax »f 5500.00 nn6.   in ss-port of Buah aff&laatfaa  T
hsnet you herewith the  temporary raatijt sbova mentioned
as trail aa yspr latter tt ^o la duplicate of Earch
22nd» 1918 on tha subject.
Years truly.

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