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- Member of: Chinese Immigrants in Cuba: Documents From the James and Ana Melikian Collection
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A contract between Enrique, a Chinese settler, and Juan, a Cuban landowner. The contract was to last for a year and lists the legal requirements for both the employee and the employer. Juan noted that Enrique completed a contract with Miguel Tabra previously. Juan was originally from Canton. Contract signed by Juan, Juan Gonzales, Carlos Gonzales. Signed by the settler in Chinese.
A contract between Jose Tomas, a Chinese immigrant, and Juan. The contract was to last for a year and lists the legal requirements of both the employee and the employer. Noted that Jose Tomas completed a contract previously. Contract signed by Juan, the governor, and Jose Tomas. Signed in Chinese.
Relates that Lorenzo, a Chinese settler, was granted permanent residency in Cuba after fulfilling the legal requirements. His paperwork was signed by his employer, Felix Ferrer, who mentions other past employers, Juan and Jose.
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.
Records for the ship Reina de Oceano, which brought Chinese settlers from China to Cuba under contract with Troncoso, Bustamante y Co. On this trip, the Reina de Oceano brought workers from China to work as field workers in Cardenas
Records for the ship Luisita, which brought Chinese settlers from China to Cuba under contract with La Alianza and Ferran y Dupierris. One of these workers were contracted by Juan in Havana.
Letters from prior employers of Pedro Amador, a Chinese settler. A judge was investigating Pedro Amador's past records.
Loyalty oath taken by Ramon de Mendoza, a Chinese settler, who become a naturalized Cuban citizen. In exchange, he pledged his loyalty to Cuba. He was to observe correct and moral conduct. The Secretary of the Superior Civil Government witnessed.
Loyalty oath taken by Manuel Martines y Pima, Juan, and Antonia, and Pedro Martinez, Chinese settlers, who become naturalized Cuban citizens. In exchange, they pledged their loyalty to Cuba. They were to observe correct and moral conduct. The Secretary of the Superior Civil Government witnessed.