But how likely would it be that the Chinese would come to a region where there were so few other Chinese? If they were in California, would they be willing to leave Chinatowns to go to places where they would be among the very few Chinese?
Although the views of a Chinese merchant in New York, Choy Chew, were those of only one individual, he did raise some important factors that might affect the success of recruiting Chinese for the South that made him skeptical.
|Charleston Daily News, 6.19.1869|
|Georgia Weekly Telegraph, 1869|