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Receipt

Updated: Sep 28, 2020

Lawrence Liang


These short pieces are speculative /fictional reconstructions of newspaper and archival stories about the Indian-Chinese community

Received with thanks

1. K.C. Lee, Tanner : Rs. 17 and eight annas only

2. Ah Choy, Carpenter : Rs. Four only

3. Mrs. Bing Wang, Teacher: Rs. Six and twelve annas only

4. Ah Sing, Cook: Rs. Two only

5. James Ho, Student: Rs. Two only

6. Mrs. Mary Brown Chang, Housewife: Rs. Eleven only

7. Rashid Karim Ma: Businessman, Rupees Five only

8. Huang Hsiao Lim: Carpenter, Rupees Eight only

9. Lim Changying: Beautician, Rupees One and four annas only

And seventy others…….


Chinese give money for our defence, The Times of India (1861-current); Oct 29, 1962

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