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Contract

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A contract between Vongcheong Lon, a Chinese settler, and R. Solares. The contract was to last for an undisclosed amount of time and lists the legal requirements of both the employee and the employer. Vongcheong Lon was originally from Fayune. Also features contract in Chinese.

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1866

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Contract

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This is the first labor contract that was shared between a Chinese settler named Leopoldo, and his owner, Felipe Macau, presumably a freed Chinese settler. Leopoldo had already completed a contract with Joaquin Tiago. He was brought from Canton to

This is the first labor contract that was shared between a Chinese settler named Leopoldo, and his owner, Felipe Macau, presumably a freed Chinese settler. Leopoldo had already completed a contract with Joaquin Tiago. He was brought from Canton to Cuba to work as an indentured servant in Soltero. The term of the contract with Don Felipe was for six months. 1866. Signed in Chinese by Leopoldo.

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1866-05-20

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Contract

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A contract between Judas, a Chinese settler, and Manuel Bello. The contract was to last for six months and lists the legal requirements of both the employee and the employer. Noted that Judas completed a contract with Manuel Bello previously.

A contract between Judas, a Chinese settler, and Manuel Bello. The contract was to last for six months and lists the legal requirements of both the employee and the employer. Noted that Judas completed a contract with Manuel Bello previously. Signed by Manuel Bello, Jose Lopez Francais, and Judas, who signed in Chinese.

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Date Created
1874

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Letter of Citizenship

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Josefa Lam Chang, a Chinese immigrant born in Canton, was granted citizenship in Cuba. The Ministry of Foreign Relations's Doctor Armando Garcias Garagarza confirmed her citizenship. Changs's parents were named Wong Fi Cho and Secci. Also features a small photo of Josefa Lam Chang.

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Date Created
1861-04-28

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Income Agreement

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This is a document stating that Joaquin Nong cannot make more than 600 pesos annually in accordance with the law.

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Date Created
1938

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Death Certificate

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Death certificate for Santosa Chinese immigrant. He died in the Hospital de Caridad de San Felipe.

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1874-11-20

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Ship Record of the "Messenger"

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Records for the ship Messenger, which brought Chinese settlers from China to Cuba under contract with Torices, Puente y Co. On this trip, Messenger brought workers from China to work.

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Date Created
1860

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Death Records

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Detailing the death of Rafael, a Chinese settler. He was from Canton and thirty years old when he died. He was buried in the Cemetery of Christopher Columbus.

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1872

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Death Record

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This is a death certificate for Juan Leon Kan, a Chinese settler from Canton. He died from tuberculosis.

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Date Created
1890

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Death Record

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This is a death certificate for Isidro Allan, a Chinese settler who died from tuberculosis.

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Date Created
1889