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- Member of: Chinese Immigrants in Cuba: Documents From the James and Ana Melikian Collection
Relates that several Chinese settlers were granted permanent residency in Cuba after meeting the legal requirements. Most of the document is a list of the settlers who received their residency.
Death certificate for Felipe, a Chinese immgrant from Macao. He died at the Royal Hospital of San Felipe y Santiago.
Shipping records of Torices, Puentes y Co. regarding the ships they contracted to bring Chinese settlers from China to Cuba to work. Includes letters from captains of some of these ships detailing to the government their contracts with Torices, Puente y Co.
Documents pertaining to the hiring of Chinese settlers by Carmelita, the sugar factory owned by Rita Barbaria de Lara in Guanabana. These workers were hired for a eight year contract.
Certifies that several settlers completed their eight-year-contracts with Rita Barberia at the sugar factory, Carmencita. He was eventually granted permanent residency after fulfilling the legal requirements. Their cedulas or identity records and contracts were originally included with the letter, but are not included in this document. The Chinese settlers were named Felipe, Leon Juan, and Victoriano.
Records for the ship Grey Hound, which brought Chinese settlers from China to Cuba under contract with Torices, Puente and Ferran y Dupierris. On this trip, the Grey Hound brought a worker to work as a domestic servant.
Records for the ship Grey Hound, which brought Chinese settlers from China to Cuba under contract with La Compania Asiatica, Torices, Puente y Co, and Ferran y Dupierris. On this trip, the Grey Hound brought a worker from China to work as a domestic servant.
Several letters written by Julis Eng Chong and there were three people who received these letters. They were living in Guangdong Province at that time.
Letter written to Ramon Wong. At the beginning the writer thanks for Mr. Wong's help. After that, he hoped that Ramon Wong could drive his uncles to the airport so that they could go back to Hong Kong safely.
The Union Family Benevolent Association Inc sent the Huang Clan Association of Jiangxia in Cuba an invitation to participate the sociable party. However, the representative of the latter said as the circumstance did not allow them to go. So they could only reject this invitation. But at the end, they also hope the party will be held successfully.