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- All Subjects: Permanent Residency
- All Subjects: Captured
- Member of: Chinese Immigrants in Cuba: Documents From the James and Ana Melikian Collection
- Resource Type: Text
DescriptionMarcos, a Chinese settler, converted to Christianity in the city of Matanzas. He was originally from a rural part of China. In his baptism, he offered his loyalty to the Cuban government and the church in order to eventually receive permanent residency in Cuba, a legal requirement.
DescriptionCertifies that Ventura Lici Kie, a Chinese settler, completed a contract with his employer, La Panchita. He was contracted soon after with Jose Ruiz.
DescriptionA letter to the judge of the District of Prado concerning Pedro Amador, a Chinese settler, as the judge investigated Amador's past records.
DescriptionLoyalty oath taken by Valentin Martinez, a Chinese settler, who become a naturalized Cuban citizen. In exchange, he pledged his loyalty to Cuba. He was to observe correct and moral conduct
DescriptionCertifies that Valentin, a Chinese settler, completed an eight-year-contract with his employer. He was eventually granted permanent residency after fulfilling the legal requirements.
DescriptionCertifies that Justo, a Chinese settler, completed an eight-year-contract with his employer, Miguel Armona. He was eventually granted permanent residency after fulfilling the legal requirements.
An unnamed Chinese settler converted to Christianity in the city of Matanzas. They were originally from Canton. In their baptism, they offered their loyalty to the Cuban government and the church in order to eventually receive permanent residency in Cuba, a legal requirement. Candido Santa Olalla oversaw the baptism of this settler in the parish church of San Carlos in Matanzas.
DescriptionDiez, 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.
DescriptionA 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.