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Contract

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This is a second labor contract that was shared between Francisco- a Chinese settler, and a Cuban landlord named D. Pedro L. Garcia; the contract term, as specified within the contract, was for one year. 1968. Signed in Chinese.

Created

Date Created
1868-06-28

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Contract

Description

This is a second labor contract that was shared between Celestino, a Chinese settler, and his owner, Pablo Momilo; the term of the contract was for one year. Details regarding Celestino's wage, food, clothes, and work hours were stipulated in the document. 1868. Signed in Chinese.

Created

Date Created
1868-06-28

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Cedula

Description

This is a cedula, or an ID card, that belonged to a Chinese settler. Havana, 1869.

Created

Date Created
1869-05-06

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Cedula

Description

This is a cedula de vecinidad, or a neighborhood identity card, that belonged to a Chinese settler. At the time that this ID card was issued, the settler was single, 29 years old, and employed as a fieldworker. 1876.

Created

Date Created
1876-05-24

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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.

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Date Created
1879-04-09

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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.

Created

Date Created
1865

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Cedula

Description

The cedula, or identity card, of a Chinese settler, Degoberto, certified with a stamp of police. 1872.

Created

Date Created
1872

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Cedula

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This is a cedula, or an ID card, that belonged to a Chinese settler named Dionisio. Dionisio was brought to Cuba by la Compania and was then contracted to M. del Cobre. 1865.

Created

Date Created
1865

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Identity Record

Description

An identity card or cedula for Fermin. Fermin was 23 years old when this card was issued.

Created

Date Created
1866

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Contract

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This is a second labor contract that was shared between a Chinese settler and his owner, Ramon; the term of the contract was for one year. 1867. Signed in Chinese.

Created

Date Created
1867-01-06