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Certificate of Nationality

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Certificate of nationality issued to a Chinese settler by the Chinese consulate in Havana.

Created

Date Created
1880

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Registry of Chinese Workers

Description

List of workers who were recently hired by various employers. It lists the name of the employer or company, the name of the settler and their personal details.

Created

Date Created
1862

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Certificate of Nationality

Description

This is a Cuban Certificate of Nationality that belonged to Camilo Chong. He was originally from Canton and is forty years old. He lived in Matanzas. 1884.

Created

Date Created
1884-12-13

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Certificate of Nationality

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Certificate of nationality of a Chinese settler, Andres Afat. It was signed by the Consulate General. He was originally from Canton, but lived in Matanzas.

Created

Date Created
1884-12-09

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Certificate of Nationality

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Certificate of nationality of a Chinese settler, Jose Acho. It was signed by the Consulate General. He was originally from Canton, but lived in Cuevitas in Cuba.

Created

Date Created
1883-12-27

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Certificate of Nationality

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This is a Certificate of Nationality that belonged to Esteban Chan, a Chinese settler. The Certificate served as a record indicating that Esteban had been registered in the registries at the Consulate General of China in Cuba as a subject of

This is a Certificate of Nationality that belonged to Esteban Chan, a Chinese settler. The Certificate served as a record indicating that Esteban had been registered in the registries at the Consulate General of China in Cuba as a subject of the Chinese Emperor. Several basic personal details about Esteban, such as his origin, profession, address, and age, are included in the document. 1883.

Created

Date Created
1883-12-18

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Marriage Report

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Relates that Leonardo Sanchez, a permanent resident of Cuba and a baptized Catholic, married Marcelina Diaz. She was born in Matanzas and they had two daughters, who were both baptized and registered in the book for those of European descent

Relates that Leonardo Sanchez, a permanent resident of Cuba and a baptized Catholic, married Marcelina Diaz. She was born in Matanzas and they had two daughters, who were both baptized and registered in the book for those of European descent in their parish church. Report concerns whether or not their children, who were of "mixed race," could be considered white, determined by which book their baptisms are recorded in. Churches would use different books for Europeans, whites, and minorities.

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Date Created
1864-02-29

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Registry of Captured Chinese Workers

Description

This is a list of Chinese settlers who were imprisoned in a particular jail from April to August 1858 in Cienfuegos for running away from their masters and breaking their contracts. These runaways are referred to as "maroons". One was

This is a list of Chinese settlers who were imprisoned in a particular jail from April to August 1858 in Cienfuegos for running away from their masters and breaking their contracts. These runaways are referred to as "maroons". One was reported as requiring a stay in the hospital while five others were returned to their owners.

Created

Date Created
1858

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Certificate of Nationality

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Certificate of nationality of a Chinese settler, Jose Yan. It was signed by the Consulate General. He was originally from Canton.

Created

Date Created
1884-12-06

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Certificate of Nationality

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Certificate of nationality Chinese settler, Francisco Ramirez. July 6, 1880.

Created

Date Created
1880