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Currency/Financial Documents

Description

Various documents pertaining to money given to Chinese settlers in various situations.

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Date Created
1878

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List of Contracted Chinese Workers

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This is a list of 87 Chinese settlers of which 86 of them, upon arrival in Cuba, were contracted to work as fieldworkers in Havana by a Cuban businessman named Y. Gasol; the 87th settler on the list was hired

This is a list of 87 Chinese settlers of which 86 of them, upon arrival in Cuba, were contracted to work as fieldworkers in Havana by a Cuban businessman named Y. Gasol; the 87th settler on the list was hired by a different person to be a bread baker. The settlers arrived to Cuba aboard a ship called "A. N. Cesard". The Chinese name, Christian name, contract number, origin, and age of each settler were included in the list. March 6, 1866.

Created

Date Created
1866-03-10

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Cedula

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This is a cedula, or an ID card, that belonged to a Chinese settler. Havana, 1869.

Created

Date Created
1869-05-06

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Death Certificates

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These are two death certificates that were issued for two Chinese settlers. The first one was signed on October 12, 1874, and pertained to a young girl named Brigida Fuentes who was the daughter of a Chinese settler named Celestina

These are two death certificates that were issued for two Chinese settlers. The first one was signed on October 12, 1874, and pertained to a young girl named Brigida Fuentes who was the daughter of a Chinese settler named Celestina Fuentes. The second certificate was signed on October 5, 1874, and pertained to an unknown person. Havana.

Created

Date Created
1874

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Death Certificate

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This is a death certificate that was written for a Chinese settler who died on October 10, 1874. Havana.

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Date Created
1874-10-10

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Burial Permission

Description

This is a certificate that granted permission for the cadaver of Alan, a Chinese settler who had died on August 25, 1898, to be buried in the Cristobal Colon Cemetery on August 26, 1898. Havana.

Created

Date Created
1898-08-26

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Death Certificates

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These are 28 death certificates that were issued for deceased Chinese colonists in Havana at the Real Hospital de Caridad de San Felipe y Santiago in 1874. Havana.

Created

Date Created
1874

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Burial Record

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This document pertains to an official permission that was granted to allow for a Chinese settler to be buried in the Cemetery of Colon. Havana, 1892.

Created

Date Created
1892-06-07

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Burial Record

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This document pertains to an official permission that was granted to allow for a Chinese settler named Aloy to be buried in the Cemetery of Colon. Havana.

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Date Created
1898-08-26

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Bank Book From the Bank of China

Description

This is a bank book from the Bank of China in Havana, Cuba, that belonged to a man named J. Chan. Havana,1958.

Created

Date Created
1958-12-30