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Created1869-07-20
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A contract between Victor Jatu, a Chinese immigrant, and Pedro Chacon in Guanajay. Signed by the governor, Romero, Victor Jatu, and Pedro Chacon. Pedro signed in Chinese.

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Created1866-05-20
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A contract between Cristobal, a Chinese immigrant, and Serafin Gomez. The contract was to last for six months and lists the legal requirements of both the employee and the employer. Noted that Cristobal completed a contract with Felipe Mulhice. Cristobal was originally from Canton. Signed by Serafin Gomez, the governor,

A contract between Cristobal, a Chinese immigrant, and Serafin Gomez. The contract was to last for six months and lists the legal requirements of both the employee and the employer. Noted that Cristobal completed a contract with Felipe Mulhice. Cristobal was originally from Canton. Signed by Serafin Gomez, the governor, and Cristobal, who signed in Chinese.

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Created1947-12-31
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A letter from Pastor Lau of Chee Kung Tong's Guantanamo delegation to the Governor of the Province of Oriente. It details the election of the leadership for the coming year.

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Created1930-12-28
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A letter from Ignacio Wang of the Assocaition of Chinese settlers' Holguin delegation to the Governor of the Province of Oriente in Santiago. It details the laws about the new leadership elections and in case of economic emergencies

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Created1942-10-28
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A letter from the Association of the Chinese settlers' Society of Instruction and Recreation to the Governor of the Province of Oriente. the letter details that the Association of Chinese settlers has sent their election roll, balance sheet, and other required documents to the Governor.

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Created1945-06-18
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A letter from the Association of the Chinese Settlers' Victoria de las Tunas Delegation to the Governor of the Province of Oriente. It concerns the laws governing the Province of the Orient.

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Created1951-04-06
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This is a letter from the Secretary Correspondent in Spanish, J. Leon Aguila to the Governor of the Province of Oriente in Santiago. J. Leon Aguila works for Casino Chung Wah in Victoria de las Tunas. The letter contains information about new laws and the instructions pertaining to the new

This is a letter from the Secretary Correspondent in Spanish, J. Leon Aguila to the Governor of the Province of Oriente in Santiago. J. Leon Aguila works for Casino Chung Wah in Victoria de las Tunas. The letter contains information about new laws and the instructions pertaining to the new laws.

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Created1935-10-23
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A letter from Ignacio and M. Chang, the President and the Secretary of the Delegation of Guantanamo to the Provincial Government of Oriente. It lists the President, Vice President, Secretary, the Vice Secretary, Treasurer, and Vice Treasurer.

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Created1870
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Records of business deals between Francaso, Bustamanta y Co and other companies, specifically relating to their illegal hiring of settlers under the age of 14. Article 8 of the laws concerning the hiring of Chinese settlers stated that the hiring of people under the age of 14 was illegal. Also

Records of business deals between Francaso, Bustamanta y Co and other companies, specifically relating to their illegal hiring of settlers under the age of 14. Article 8 of the laws concerning the hiring of Chinese settlers stated that the hiring of people under the age of 14 was illegal. Also relates other hiring practices and how many companies would rehire or share their Chinese settlers.

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Created1861
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Letter to the governor from Diez, discussing the legal requirements for Chinese settlers to be granted permanent residency in Cuba. Mentions that most settlers, after completing an eight year contract and being granted residency, preferred to enter into more contracts rather than seek work separately. Also discusses the abuses by

Letter to the governor from Diez, discussing the legal requirements for Chinese settlers to be granted permanent residency in Cuba. Mentions that most settlers, after completing an eight year contract and being granted residency, preferred to enter into more contracts rather than seek work separately. Also discusses the abuses by employers who break their contracts with Chinese settlers.