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- Member of: Chinese Immigrants in Cuba: Documents From the James and Ana Melikian Collection
Relates that several Chinese settlers were granted permanent residency in Cuba after meeting the legal requirements. Most of the document is a list of the settlers who received their residency.
Death certificate for Jose, a Chinese immigrant. He died in the Royal Hospital of San Felipe y Santiago and was buried in the general cemetery.
Death certificate for Felipe, a Chinese immgrant from Macao. He died at the Royal Hospital of San Felipe y Santiago.
Relates that Lorenzo, a Chinese settler, was granted permanent residency in Cuba after fulfilling the legal requirements. His paperwork was signed by his employer, Felix Ferrer, who mentions other past employers, Juan and Jose.
Diez, an agent for the governor, recommends that some Chinese settlers who completed their contracts with their employer be granted permanent residency. They met the legal requirements of completing an eight year contract with one employer. The letter also states that these workers always exhibited good conduct and behavior.
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.
A recommendation letter from an unnamed employer concerning the Chinese settlers he employed and their permanent residency status. Does not mention the names of the Chinese settlers.
A recommendation letter from an unnamed employer concerning the Chinese settlers he employed and their permanent residency status.
Lee, a Chinese settler, fulfilled a contract with Agustin. Agustin recommended that Lee be given permanent residency in Cuba because he met the legal requirements of completing an eight year contract with one employer. The letter also states that Lee always exhibited good conduct and behavior. Lee's permanent residency was confirmed by the governor.
Documents pertaining to the hiring of Chinese settlers by Carmelita, the sugar factory owned by Rita Barbaria de Lara in Guanabana. These workers were hired for a eight year contract.