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- Member of: Chinese Immigrants in Cuba: Documents From the James and Ana Melikian Collection
DescriptionAn identity card, or cedilla, for Tomas. Tomas was forty-six years old when this card was issued. Tomas was employed by Pedro Fernandez.
DescriptionThis contract is between Pedro, a Chinese settler, and Arcuna. The contract was to last for a year and lists the legal requirements of both the employee and the employer. Pedro did not negotiate or sign the contract as the signature stipulates that someone else signed for him.
The cedula, or identity card, for Belen Anchin, a Chinese immigrant working in Cuba. She lived in the province of Matanzas, in the town of Cidra. Originally from Canton. This card lists Belen Anchin's current profession and place of residence.
DescriptionAn identity record, or cedula, for Cayetano, a Chinese settler. Cayetano was thirty years old when this card was issued and worked for Luis Tapia.
Contracts of Lorenzo, a Chinese settler and his employer, Juan Moreno. Each contract was to last for six months and each lists the legal requirements of both the employee and the employer. Notes that Lorenzo had completed a previous contract with Juan Moreno not included in this document. Signed by Alejandro, Juan Moreno, and Jose Jorge.
A contract between Justo, a Chinese immigrant, and Gaspar Vinals. The contract was to last for six months and lists the legal requirements for both the employee and the employer. Justo did not negotiate or sign the contract as the signature stipulates that someone else signed for him. Signed by Jose Lopes Francas, Manuel de la Fuente, and Gaspar Vinals.
DescriptionPayment records of Gonzales y Compania in Matanzas, detailing the total amount of money owed as payment to their employed Chinese settlers.
DescriptionDocuments pertaining to the hiring of Chinese settlers by the sugar factory, Carmelita, owned by Rita Barbaria de Lara.
DescriptionRecords for the ship Encarnacion, which brought Chinese settlers from China to Cuba under contract with Marino Gillado. On this trip, the Encarnacion brought settlers from China to work for Arrengui Ganz.