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Contract

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This is a second labor contract that was shared between Francisco- a Chinese settler, and a Cuban landlord named D. Pedro L. Garcia; the contract term, as specified within the contract, was for one year. 1968. Signed in Chinese.

Created

Date Created
1868-06-28

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Contract

Description

This is a second labor contract that was shared between a Chinese settler named Leonardo, and his owner, Peliona Fernandez; the term of the contract was for six months. 1866. Signed in Chinese.

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Date Created
1866-12-30

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Identity Card

Description

An identity card, or cedula, for Francisco. He was 34 years old when this card was issued. He was employed by Diego Fonseca.

Created

Date Created
1867

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Contract

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A contract between Cheng or Francisco, a Chinese settler, and Vargas y Co. The contract was to last for an undisclosed amount of time and lists the legal requirements of both the employee and the employer. Signed by Vargas y Co and Francisco, who signed in Chinese.

Created

Date Created
1859-06-30

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Identity Card

Description

An identity card, or cedula, for Francisco. He was 34 years old when this card was issued. He was employed by Diego Fonseca.

Created

Date Created
1868

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Baptism Certificate

Description

Ancate, a Chinese settler, converted to Christianity. He was contracted by Felix Garcia y Co and chose the name Francisco.

Created

Date Created
1865-06-11

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Baptism Certificate

Description

Ong Wock, a Chinese settler, converted to Christianity. He was originally from Fukin. 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
1863-06-05

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Ship Manifest

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Shipping list of Chinese settlers brought to Cuba in the Spanish ship "Kate Hooper" in 1861 with 592 settlers from Macao

Created

Date Created
1861

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Shipping Records

Description

Records for the ship Kate Hooper, which brought Chinese settlers from China to Cuba under contract with Ferran y Dupierris and Torices, Puente y Co. On this trip, the Kate Hooper brought six settlers from China to work in the fields.

Created

Date Created
1861

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Ship Documentation

Description

List of Chinese settlers brought from China to Cuba on the American ship, the "Kate Hooper". 1861. 592 settlers were brought in one shipment.

Created

Date Created
1861