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Permanent Residence Application Approval

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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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Death Certificate

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Death certificate for Pablo, a Chinese immigrant. He died in the Hospital de Caridad de San Felipe from lung problems.

Created

Date Created
1874

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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

Description

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

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Naturalization Document

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Official naturalization document of Simon, a Chinese settler, who was granted his carta de naturaleza, or naturalization documents. Relates that Simon had take an oath of loyalty and obedience to the Cuban government that was required of him.

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Contract Fulfilled

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Certifies that Simon Perez, a Chinese settler, completed an eight-year-contract with his employer, the Sugar Refinery de Carmen.

Created

Date Created
1866-08-28

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Birth Record

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Record for Maria, the child of two Chinese settlers. Her parents worked for Jose Forca and Mercedes Valdes. Her godmother was Ana who worked for Encarnacion Martinez.

Created

Date Created
1878-05-23

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Contract

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A contract between Pablo, a Chinese settler, and Engenio de Mora. The contract was to last for two years and lists the legal requirement of both the employee and the employer. Pablo did not negotiate or sign the contract as

A contract between Pablo, a Chinese settler, and Engenio de Mora. The contract was to last for two years and lists the legal requirement of both the employee and the employer. Pablo did not negotiate or sign the contract as the signature stipulates that someone else signed for him. Signed by Jose Miguel.

Created

Date Created
1862