Letter from Poon Gooey, 1911

Handwritten letter on 'Poon Bros' letterhead

Poon Gooey made use of all available avenues in his efforts to keep Ham Hop in Australia. This letter was written to JK McDougall, Member of the House of Representatives for Wannon, requesting a meeting to engage his support. In the letter Poon Gooey pleaded his case, saying 'I am a rate-payer married under British ceremony, I do not think it is lawful, to try try & separate my wife from me, so would beg of you, to use your influence, and help me in this matter'.

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NAA: A1, 1913/9139

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