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Ship Documentation

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Dossier formed to enter the island of Cuba in a shipment of Chinese settlers in the French ship “Eugene & Adele”. General information to the Captain of the island that has hired a French ship to bring Cuba Chinese

Dossier formed to enter the island of Cuba in a shipment of Chinese settlers in the French ship “Eugene & Adele”. General information to the Captain of the island that has hired a French ship to bring Cuba Chinese settlers: boarding list of the 466 Chinese settlers in Macao; some official communications on the subject; list of the 466 boarding Chinese settlers received in Havana; superior civil government documents on the authorization of the shipment; investigation into the death of 43 Chinese settlers on the trip to Cuba; list of the dead with their data, latitude and longitude; research (appointment of scribe, translator, questions and answers from the captain; questions and answers from the pilot; questions and answers of several sailors; questions and answers of the translator; questions and answers from the Chinese translator; questions and answers from the ship’s doctor; questions and answers of some Chinese settlers.)

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Ship Manifest

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Shipping list of Chinese settlers brought to Cuba in the Spanish ship "Amboto" in 1873 with 900 settlers from Macao

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Date Created
1873

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Shipping Record

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Records for the ship Amboto, which brought Chinese settlers from China to Cuba. On this trip, the Amboto brought twelve settlers from China to work. The ship was captained by Laureano Ausuatigue.

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Date Created
1873

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Report on Interracial Marriage

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A letter from Pedro Sanchez, the secretary of the Bishop of Havana. It details that Chinese settlers do not need a special marriage license if they marry someone who is racially different, including those of mixed ancestry.

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Date Created
1864

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Ship Documentation

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The ship "Bella Gallega" brought 395 Chinese settlers to Cuba in 1855. The ship is reported to have docked in Havana and many were contracted out to various owners, including a doctor.

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1855

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Court Record

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Records pertaining to the right of a company to not pay for the burial of their employees if they die while contracted. The court ruling does mention that many settlers are poor and that the parish has struggled to find

Records pertaining to the right of a company to not pay for the burial of their employees if they die while contracted. The court ruling does mention that many settlers are poor and that the parish has struggled to find resources to help the poor, but that the bishop did not help the parishes. The Deposit of Immigrants has been persisting in changing public and legal perception of Chinese settlers as humans who have rights. However, companies are not legally obligated to fulfill a church job.

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Date Created
1867

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List of Contracted Chinese Workers

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List of 47 Chinese settlers brought to Cuba on the ship "Auguste y Gustave" they were hired to work on the Ingenio Faith in 1864.

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Date Created
1864

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Shipping Record

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Records for the ship Port Durant, which brought Chinese settlers from China to Cuba. On this trip, the Port Durant brought 179 settlers from China to work.

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Date Created
1865

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Shipping Record

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Records for the ship Grey Hound, which brought Chinese settlers from China to Cuba. On this trip, the Grey Hound brought thirty-two settlers from China to work.

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Date Created
1863

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Shipping Record

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Records for the ship Leopold Cabeaux, which brought Chinese settlers from China to Cuba. On this trip, the Leopold Cabeaux brought eight settlers from China to work for Felix Manuel Martin.

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Date Created
1863