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Labor Regulations

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Laws pertaining to the legal rights of of landowners living in a certain area and their obligations. This includes how owners are supposed to write their contracts with their Chinese workers, including informing them of their payment and the terms of their contracts.

Created

Date Created
1886

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Registry of Chinese Settlers

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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

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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

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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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Letter - Jose Vicente Jorge

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A letter from Jose Vicente Jorge. It details the efforts Spain and the Royal Government took to encourage immigration to the Americas in general, with a special focus on the Chinese immigrating to Cuba. He specifically mentions a ship that

A letter from Jose Vicente Jorge. It details the efforts Spain and the Royal Government took to encourage immigration to the Americas in general, with a special focus on the Chinese immigrating to Cuba. He specifically mentions a ship that was contracted to bring settlers to Cuba: the Viajante. Jose Vicente Jorge was the Knight Commander of the Order of Christ formed by Isabella, the Catholic.

Created

Date Created
1853-01-10

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Baptism Certificate

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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

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Shipping Records

Description

Records for the ship Granvilles, which brought Chinese settlers from China to Cuba under contract with Y. M. Zangroniz y Compania. On this trip, the Granvilles brought workers from China to work as field workers.

Created

Date Created
1866-10-03

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Business Record

Description

Records of business deals between the United Asian Colonization under Benigno Gonzalez Alvarez and Ferran, Dupierris y Co, concerning the importation of Chinese settlers to Cuba.

Created

Date Created
1858

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Shipping Record

Description

Records for the ship Encarnacion, which brought Chinese settlers from China to Cuba under contract with Marino Gillado. On this trip, Encarnacion brought twenty settlers from China to work for Juan Vermay.

Created

Date Created
1865-03-22