Harper’s Weekly, July 31, 1869, page 483 (Domestic Intelligence)
The Chinese Labor Convention was held at Memphis, Tennessee, July 13, and called together a large number of prominent men from all parts of the South. A number of Chinamen have already been introduced to the South, and the planters are exceedingly well pleased with them. They are not only patient and faithful workers, but they seem well adapted to the climate and industries of the South.

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