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Cedula

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This is a Certificate of Nationality that belonged to Adolfo Abreu- a Chinese settler. The certificate served as a record indicating that Adolfo had been registered at the Consulate General of China in Cuba as a subject of the Emperor

This is a Certificate of Nationality that belonged to Adolfo Abreu- a Chinese settler. The certificate served as a record indicating that Adolfo had been registered at the Consulate General of China in Cuba as a subject of the Emperor of China. According to the document, at the time it was issued Adolfo was 44 years old, single, a laborer, and considered a non-resident. He was from Canton in China, and lived in Matanzas in Cuba. Havana, 1884.

Created

Date Created
1879-04-09

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Second Contract

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This is a second labor contract that was shared between a Chinese settler, Aristoteles, and la Empresa del ferro carril, the railroad company; the term of the contract was for one year. 1868. Signed in Chinese.

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Date Created
1868-05-30

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Contract

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A contract between Judas, a Chinese settler, and Manuel Bello. The contract was to last for six months and lists the legal requirements of both the employee and the employer. Noted that Judas completed a contract with Manuel Bello previously.

A contract between Judas, a Chinese settler, and Manuel Bello. The contract was to last for six months and lists the legal requirements of both the employee and the employer. Noted that Judas completed a contract with Manuel Bello previously. Signed by Manuel Bello, Jose Lopez Francais, and Judas, who signed in Chinese.

Created

Date Created
1874

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Ship Record of the "Encarnacion"

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Records 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.

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Date Created
1865-03-24

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Ship Record of the "Encarnacion"

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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.

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Date Created
1865-03-22

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Contracted Chinese Workers

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Records for the ship Grey Hound, which brought Chinese settlers from China to Cuba under contract with the Company Asiatica, Torices Puente y Co, and Ferran y Duperris. On this trip, the Grey Hound brought settlers from China to work for the railroad in Matanzas.

Created

Date Created
1861

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Permanent Residency

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Relates that Agustin, a Chinese settler, was granted permanent residency in Cuba after fulfilling the legal requirements. He was baptized and had a record of employment.

Created

Date Created
1863

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Letter about Baptisms

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This is a letter from Manuel Aliatoe to the Governor Bishop of Havana concerning the baptism of Chinese settlers.

Created

Date Created
1864

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Baptism Record

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Maria, a Chinese settler, converted to Christianity. Maria offered her loyalty to the Cuban government and the church in order to eventually receive permanent residency in Cuba, a legal requirement. Ramon Ibarra Pastor is listed as her godfather.

Created

Date Created
1867

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Baptism Record

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Letters from the diocese in Remedios concerning the baptism of Chinese settlers who are brought to Cuba to work.

Created

Date Created
1862