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Currency/Financial Documents

Description

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

Created

Date Created
1878

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Permanent Residence Application Approval

Description

This document is a certification that the application for permanent residence in Cuba that was submitted by a Chinese settler named Pablo was approved. Instructions to expedite a carta de domicilio, or a residence card, for Pablo were written on the bottom of the page. Cardenas- 1866

Created

Date Created
1866-04-26

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Contract

Description

These are two first contracts that were issued for two Chinese settlers in 1866 and in 1867. Signed and dated in Spanish.

Created

Date Created
1866-10-18

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Check Made Out to Bustamante and Cardena

Description

This is a check for a thousand pesos made out to Bustamante and Cardena. It was to be used to pay their workers their wages.

Created

Date Created
1878

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Shipping Record

Description

Records for the ship Alonso de Albuquerque, which brought Chinese settlers from China to Cuba under contract with La Alianza. On this trip, the Alfonso de Albuquerque brought settlers from China to work.

Created

Date Created
1864

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Ship Record of the "Tamaris"

Description

Records for the ship Tamaris, which brought Chinese settlers from China to Cuba.

Created

Date Created
1869

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Ship Record of the "Glessanox"

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Records for the ship Glessanox, which brought Chinese settlers from China to Cuba under contract with Jose Playa, an agent for the Hernandez Company. On this trip, the Glessanox brought settlers from China to work. The ship was captained by Capello and docked in Macao before going to Havana.

Created

Date Created
1870

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Ship Record of the "Messenger"

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Records for the ship, Messenger, which brought Chinese settlers from China to Cuba This is a list of causes of death of Chinese settlers aboard the ship on its trip from Macao to Havana. Written in English.

Created

Date Created
1860

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Death Record

Description

Details the death of Chinese settler, Juan Pedro Antonio Portillo, who died in Havana. He was originally from Macao and died from tuberculosis. Signed by Manuel del Valle

Created

Date Created
1893

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Permanent Residence Documents

Description

This is a document requesting permanent residency for Antonio, a Chinese settler, who has completed his contract with Jorge Harris.

Created

Date Created
1863