CASE NUMBERYEARDETAINEEATTORNEYREMARKSFATHERCITY of BIRTHAGE or YEAR OF BIRTH
96241890Lee Tong JewLyman MowryDischargedLee FooMarysville1864


Lee Tong Jew was born to Lee Foo (father) and Jare See (mother) in 1864 at Marysville, California. He left for China on August 17, 1878 on the steamship Gaelic. He returned on the steamship China , and arrived in San Francisco on July 27, 1890. The Collector of the Port of San Francisco refused permission for his landing. Yee Hoi Goey petitioned for a Writ of Habeas Corpus on July 29, 1890. A bond was posted. S. C. Houghton, Commisioner recommended Discharge on June 22, 1891. Detainee was represented by Lyman Mowry. On June 22, 1891, an Order of Discharge was signed to allow the detainee to remain in the country.