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- Member of: Chinese Immigrants in Cuba: Documents From the James and Ana Melikian Collection
Details the causes for Chinese immigration to Cuba and the experiences of the workers when they arrive. Mentions how the government of Cuba is involved in the contracts that bring Chinese settlers to Cuba to work as indentured servants and slaves
A letter from the Consul General of China in Havana to Chang Yin Jung, the mayor of Matanzas. It details how the Consul General congratulates him on his recent appointment to the position of mayor.
Describes the actions of the District Attorney in Havana to prosecute Chinese settlers caught dealing in illegal Chinese lotteries, especially the lottery "Chiffa." Pedro Amador was prosecuted in relation to the Chiffa case.
Certificate of nationality of Chinese settler, Alejandro Asaun. It was signed by the Consulate General. He was originally from Cealin, but lived in Sagua la Grande.
Certificate of Nationality of Chinese settler, Emeterio de Jesus. It was signed by the Consulate General. He was originally from Canton, but lived in Soltero.
Certificate of nationality of Chinese settler, Enrique Galleraga. It was signed by the Consulate General. He was originally from Fukui.
Certificate of nationality of a Chinese settler, Enrique. It was signed by the Consulate General. He was originally from Canton.
Records indicating that the courts requested paperwork and information on Chinese settlers associated with Chiffe, an illegal Chinese lottery. The court requested that Chinese Consulate in Havana sent for translators for the settlers.
This is an identity card, known as a cedula, that was issued for a Chinese settler named Lucas. At the time that this cedula was assigned to Lucas, he was 29 years old, and in the process of completing his eight year contract as an indentured servant. The names of two of his past landlords and his current one were listed on the cedula. Originally, when he arrived in Cuba, his contract had been transferred to M. B. Pereda who then transferred the contract to Juan Peyra. Jose M. Criado was Lucas's present owner at the time that this cedula was issued. Havana, 1865.
An identity card, or cedula, for Proto. Proto was 33 years old when this card was issued.