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Contract

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This is a second labor contract that was shared between Jose, a Chinese settler, and his owner, Luis de Alda. He was brought to Cuba to serve as an indentured servants and the term of the contract was for six

This is a second labor contract that was shared between Jose, a Chinese settler, and his owner, Luis de Alda. He was brought to Cuba to serve as an indentured servants and the term of the contract was for six months. Details regarding Jose's wage, food, clothes, and work hours were stipulated in the document. 1866. Signed in Chinese.

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Date Created
1866-05-20

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Cedula

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Paperwork for the black worker, Jose, and the Chinese settler, Casimira.

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Date Created
1860

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Shipping Record of the ship Glessanox

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Records for the ship Glessanox, which brought Chinese settlers from China to Cuba. On this trip, the Glessanox brought 130 settlers from China to work. The ship was captained by D. Capella

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Date Created
1873

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Death Certificate

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This is a death certificate for Jose, a Chinese settler, who died in the Hospital of Saint Philip and Saint James in Havana.

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Date Created
1874

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Runaway Workers

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List of Chinese settlers who ran away from their owners and were later captured. After capture, they were held in the Municipal Slave Deposit in Santa Maria del Rosario. Their names, ages, and nationality are listed along with the dates of their escape and capture.

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Date Created
1858

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Runaway Workers

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List of Chinese settlers who ran away from their owners and were later captured. After capture, they were held in the Depot. Their names, ages, and nationality are listed along with the dates of their escape and capture.

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Date Created
1858

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Baptism Certificate

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Jose, a Chinese settler, converted to Christianity. He was contracted by Francisco Morales and was baptized in the Church of Cerro. His godfather was Jose Molina.

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Date Created
1860-12-02

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Baptism Certificate

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Jose, a Chinese settler, converted to Christianity. His godparents were Lorenzo Pedro and Pedro Esperon.

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Date Created
1858-03-01

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Contract

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A contract between Manuel, a Chinese settler, and Gabriel Vivo y Fuentes. The contract was to last for a year and lists the legal requirements of both the employee and the employer. Manuel completed a contract with Dona Lorna previously.

A contract between Manuel, a Chinese settler, and Gabriel Vivo y Fuentes. The contract was to last for a year and lists the legal requirements of both the employee and the employer. Manuel completed a contract with Dona Lorna previously. Manuel did not negotiate or sign the contract as the signature stipulates that someone else signed for him. Signed by Vivo y Fuentes, the governor, and two witnesses.

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Date Created
1869-08-04

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Identity Record

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An identity card, or cedula, for Jose, originally from Achony. Jose was nineteen years old when this card was issued.