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Cedula for Domiciled Settlers

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This is an example of a type of cedula that was issued for domiciled Chinese settlers and Yucatecs, and this cedula in particular was issued for a Chinese settler named Santiago. Santiago was 34 years old at the time that

This is an example of a type of cedula that was issued for domiciled Chinese settlers and Yucatecs, and this cedula in particular was issued for a Chinese settler named Santiago. Santiago was 34 years old at the time that this cedula was issued for him, and he was employed as a fieldworker for Agustin Ferran. Other details regarding his origin in China as well as basic physical descriptions were included in the document. 1865.

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Date Created
1865

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Contract

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This is a second labor contract that was shared between a Chinese settler named Leonardo, and his owner, Peliona Fernandez; the term of the contract was for six months. 1866. Signed in Chinese.

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1866-12-30

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Contract

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This is the first labor contract that between a Chinese settler named Eleuterio, also known as Santiago, and his owner, Don Juan. The term of the contract was for one year. This document is signed by the governor of Colon, Don Juan and Eleuterio. 1867.

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Date Created
1867-01-06

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Contract

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A contract between Santiago, a Chinese settler, and Julian Aranga. The contract to last for one year and lists the legal requirements of both the employee and the employer. Signed by Julian Aranga, Benardo Martinez, and Santiago, who signed in Chinese.

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Date Created
1866

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Ship Record of the "Vasco de Gama"

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Records for the ship Vasco de Gama, which brought Chinese settlers from China to Cuba under contract with La Alianza. On this trip, the Vasco de Gama brought settlers from China to work for Juan P.

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Date Created
1864

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Ship Record of the "Vasco de Gama"

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Records for the ship Vasco de Gama, which brought Chinese settlers from China to Cuba under contract with La Alianza. On this trip, the Vasco de Gama brought settlers from China to work.

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Date Created
1864

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Death Certificate

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Death certificate for Panteleon, a Chinese immigrant. He died in the Hospital de Saint Phillip and Saint James.

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Date Created
1874

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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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Baptism Certificate

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Quiam, a Chinese settler, converted to Christianity. He was originally from Anny. He worked for Carlos Veloz and his godfather was Santiago.

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Date Created
1864-10-29

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Ship Manifest of the Ship "Vasco de Gama"

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Records for the ship Vasco de Gama, which brought Chinese settlers from China to Cuba under contract with La Alianza and Ferran y Dupierris. On this trip, the Vasco de Gama brought several settles that were hired for agriculture.

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Date Created
1864