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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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Certificate of Nationality

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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, Pedro Duarte. It was signed by the Consulate General. He was originally from Canton.

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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Certificate of Nationality

Description

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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Court Record

Description

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.

Created

Date Created
1886-02-18

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Chinese Lottery

Description

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.

Created

Date Created
1886

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Cedula

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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

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.

Created

Date Created
1864-12-16