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Ship Documentation

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A dossier formed to demand identity cards of 200 Chinese settlers who were brought to Cuba in the Chilean vessel Grey Hound". Several official communications on the subject; record to investigate the conditions under which they have been hired Chinese settlers; list of Chinese settlers hired.

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Date Created
1861

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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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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 Grey Hound, which brought Chinese settlers from China to Cuba. On this trip, the Grey Hound brought thirty-two settlers from China to work.

Created

Date Created
1863

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List of Runaway Chinese Workers

Description

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

Created

Date Created
1858

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List of Runaway Chinese workers

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This is a list of runaway slaves that has been caught and placed in a slave prison in March 1858.

Created

Date Created
1858

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Shipping Record

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Records for the ship Grey Hound, which brought Chinese settlers from China to Cuba. On this trip, Grey Hound brought eighteen settlers from China to work for Perseverancia.

Created

Date Created
1861

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Shipping Record

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Records for the ship Grey Hound, which brought Chinese settlers from China to Cuba. On this trip, the Grey Hound brought four settlers from China to work for Francisco de Albear.

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Date Created
1861

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List of Contracted Chinese Workers

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46 Chinese settlers were hired to work in the field in 1861. They were transported to Cuba aboard the ships Grey Hound and May Queen. These workers were hired to work for Juan Antonio.

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Date Created
1861