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Passport Request

Description

This is a letter requesting a passport for a Chinese settler, Luis, who works for Antonio Lopez de Briña.

Created

Date Created
1872

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Certificate of Nationality

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Certificate of nationality of a Chinese settler, Maximo Mora. It was signed by the Consulate General. He was originally from Canton.

Created

Date Created
1882-09-11

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Certificate of Nationality

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Certificate of nationality of a Chinese settler, Malen. It was signed by the Consulate General. He was originally from Canton.

Created

Date Created
1883-09-11

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Certificate of Nationality

Description

Certificate of nationality of a Chinese settler, Marcelino Li Cu. It was signed by the Consulate General. He was originally from Canton.

Created

Date Created
1883-09-22

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Certificate of Nationality

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Certificate of nationality of a Chinese settler, Ricardo Li Kit. It was signed by the Consulate General. He was originally from Canton.

Created

Date Created
1882-09-22

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Registry of Chinese Settlers

Description

List of workers who were recently hired by various employers. It lists the name of the employer or company, the name of the settler and their personal details.

Created

Date Created
1860

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Money Script

Description

A money script for Luis, a Chinese settler, for twenty pesos. It was given to his as payment for his monthly wages.

Created

Date Created
1863

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Registry of Chinese Workers

Description

List of workers who were recently hired by various employers. It lists the name of the employer or company, the name of the settler and their personal details.

Created

Date Created
1864

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Runaway 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 in Santa Maria del Rosario. Their names, ages, and nationality are listed along with the dates of their escape and capture.

Created

Date Created
1858-03-01

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Baptism Certificate

Description

Atay or Cayetano, a Chinese settler, converted to Christianity in the city of Matanzas. In his baptism, he offered his loyalty to the Cuban government and the church in order to eventually receive permanent residency in Cuba, a legal requirement.

Created

Date Created
1871