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Contract

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A contract between Melitin, a Chinese settler, and la Compania de Caminos de Hierro. The contract was to last for six months and lists the legal requirements of both the employee and the employer. Notes that Melitin completed a contract

A contract between Melitin, a Chinese settler, and la Compania de Caminos de Hierro. The contract was to last for six months and lists the legal requirements of both the employee and the employer. Notes that Melitin completed a contract previously. Signed by Manuel Barque and Melitin, who signed in Chinese.

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Date Created
1869

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Contract

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This is a contract between Antonio, a Chinese settler, and J. Smith for the term of one year. 1861. Signed in Chinese.

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Date Created
1861

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Contract

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Contract between Antonio, a Chinese settler, and Petrona Hernandes for six months in the countryside. The contract is signed by Petrona Hernandes, Antonio, and the governor of Cuba. Antonio signed in Chinese. 1866.

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Date Created
1866

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Rehire Request by Tedeo Morales

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Eight Chinese settlers completed contracts with Tedeo Morales and were seeking to sign new labor contracts with their owner.

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Date Created
1872

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Death Certificate

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Death certificate for Antonio, a Chinese immigrant. He died in the Hospital of San Felipe and Santiago.

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Date Created
1874

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Death Record

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Death certificate for Antonio, a Chinese settler. He was buried in the general cemetery in Havana. The cause of his death is not stated.

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Date Created
1866

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Shipping Record

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Records for the ship Alfonso de Alburquerque, which brought Chinese settlers from China to Cuba. On this trip, the Alfonso de Alburquerque brought Cheong Tan, or Leopoldo from China to work.

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Date Created
1864

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Ship Record of the "Tamaris"

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Records for the ship Tamaris, which brought Chinese settlers from China to Cuba.

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Date Created
1869

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Runaway Workers

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List of Chinese settlers who ran away from their owners and were later captured. After capture, they were held in the Municipal Slave Deposit in Santa Maria del Rosario. Their names, ages, and nationality are listed along with the dates of their escape and capture.

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Date Created
1858

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Runaway Workers

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List of Chinese settlers who ran away from their owners and were later captured. After capture, they were held in the Depot. Their names, ages, and nationality are listed along with the dates of their escape and capture.

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Date Created
1858