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Immigration File for Sham Singh

Immigration case file for Sham Singh (Case File No. 12815/8-9). Sham Singh arrived in San Francisco aboard the S.S. Persia on July 29, 1913. On August 1, Singh was interrogated by a board including Inspectors R.E. Peabody, H. Schmoldt, and Interpreter D.S. Dady Burjar. At the conclusion of the interrogation, Singh was taken into custody on the grounds that he was “alleged to become a public charge at the time of [his] entry into the Philippine Islands.” The file includes a photograph of Sham Singh.

Early Immigration

Date: December 29, 1914
Subject(s): Sham Singh
Language: English
Location: Angel Island, CA

Holding Institution: The National Archives at San Francisco
Collection: Immigration Arrival Investigation Case Files
Digitizer: Manan Desai
Item History: 2013-11-12 (created); 2014-03-19 (modified)

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