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From Index to Habeas Corpus Cases for the US District Court for the Northern District of California, San Francisco

CASE NUMBERYEARFOR RELIEF OF STEAM SHIP NUMBERCHARACTER OF CASEBY WHOM OR WHERE DETAINEDATTORNEY FOR PETITIONREMARKSNAME OF FATHERADDRESSAge or year of birth
92881890Chin Ah Ching Native BornCity of Rio de JaneiroMowry, LymanRemandedChung Gee QuongSan Jose, California 1873


Chin Ah Ching was born to Chung Gee Quong (father) and Wang Shee (mother) in 1873 at San Jose, California. He left for China on March 22, 1879 on the steamship Oceanic. He returned on the steamship City of Rio de Janeiro, and arrived in San Francisco on April 20, 1890. The Collector of the Port of San Francisco refused permission for his landing. Ng Chong petitioned for a Writ of Habeas Corpus on April 25, 1890. A bond was posted. Detainee was represented by Lyman Mowry. On August 1, 1890, an Order of Remand was signed to deport the detainee.