paper son

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On June 23rd, 1916, Yee Guey (the photo on the left) files an affidavit stating that he is a citizen of the United States and was last admitted to the US from the SS AMERICA MARU on July 7th, 1907.  (Just over a year since the Great San Francsico Earthquake.)

That he has a son residing in China whom "he is desirous of bringing to the United States".

That his name is YEE WEE THING and that this affidavit is to aid in the identification and travels of his son and to facilitate his landing at the Port of San Francisco.

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