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List of Runaway Chinese 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 Jaruco. 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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Ship Manifest of the Ship "Vasco de Gama"

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Records for the ship Vasco de Gama, which brought Chinese settlers from China to Cuba under contract with La Alianza and Ferran y Dupierris. On this trip, the Vasco de Gama brought several settles that were hired for agriculture.

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Date Created
1864

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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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Shipping Records

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Records for the ship Francois, which brought Chinese settlers from China to Cuba under contract with Mr. Laget, the agent for Casa Barin Leon Lay and Co.

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Date Created
1859-04-04

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Shipping Record

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Records for the ship Alfonso de Albuquerque, which brought Chinese settlers from China to Cuba. On this trip, the Alfonso de Albuquerque brought settlers from China to do fieldwork.

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Date Created
1864-06-30

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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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List of Contracted Chinese Workers

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Paper and hiring of 25 Chinese Settlers brought to Cuba aboard the Italian ship "Queen of England" They were hired to work on the field in 1864 and then contracted by Jose Antonio S. Argudin and Pedro Morales in August 1865.

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Date Created
1863

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List of Contracted Chinese Workers

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Paper hiring a chinese settler brought to Cuba aboard the ship "Alfonso de Albuquerque". He was hired for the warehouse in 1864.

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Date Created
1864

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List of Contracted Chinese Workers

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A list of contracted workers brought to Cuba aboard the ship "Camoens" who were later hired for field work.

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Date Created
1865

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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