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Immigration File for Partab Singh

Immigration arrival investigation case file for Partab Singh (Case File No. 12815/8-5). His name is alternatively spelled Tartab Singh. Parab Singh arrived to the Port of San Francisco on the S.S. Persia from Manila on July 29, 1913, along with several other men. He was detained in Angel Island, and interrogated by inspector R.E. Peabody, with the assistance of interpreter D.S. Dady Burjar. During the interrogation, Partab Singh indicates his intention of working in farming, and that he has friends and a relative in Portland. At the conclusion of the interrogation, Singh was taken into custody, alleged that he was “a person likely to become a public charge at the time of your landing in the Philippines.” A photograph of Partab Singh is also included.

Early Immigration

Date: November 21, 1913
Subject(s): Partab 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: 2013-11-16 (created); 2014-03-18 (modified)

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