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The First Chinese AmericanThe Remarkable Life of Wong Chin Foo$
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Scott D. Seligman

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9789888139897

Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.5790/hongkong/9789888139897.001.0001

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False Starts (1894–95)

False Starts (1894–95)

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(p.234) (p.235) 23 False Starts (1894–95)
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The First Chinese American
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Scott D. Seligman

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Hong Kong University Press
DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789888139897.003.0023

After Wong returned to New York, he was appointed Chinese inspector. He very much enjoyed his brief career with the Treasury Department, and had a number of accomplishments. Wong was in an excellent position to collect information within the Chinese community, and he found that some of the money eventually went to the pockets of a number of federal customs officials. In October 1894, Wong made up his mind to remain in the city of Atlanta and went into business with Dr. Wang, a Chinese physician. They both yearned to introduce new forms of treatment for all sorts of diseases to the people in the city.

Keywords:   Treasury Department, Chinese inspector, Chinese physician, Atlanta, America, China, Chinese American, Wong Chin Foo

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