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Identity Record

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An identity card, or cedula, for Jan Bak, originally from So Sin. Jan Bak was twenty seven years old when this card was issued. He had an eight year contract with Rodrigo Laray and then Antonio de Valle. He lived in Soltero.

Created

Date Created
1861

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Cedula

Description

Cedula or identity card for Ignacio, a Chinese settler. He lived in Soltero and worked for Pedro Ferran y Lauda.

Created

Date Created
1865

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Court Record

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Records pertaining to the right of a company to not pay for the burial of their employees if they die while contracted. The court ruling does mention that many settlers are poor and that the parish has struggled to find

Records pertaining to the right of a company to not pay for the burial of their employees if they die while contracted. The court ruling does mention that many settlers are poor and that the parish has struggled to find resources to help the poor, but that the bishop did not help the parishes. The Deposit of Immigrants has been persisting in changing public and legal perception of Chinese settlers as humans who have rights. However, companies are not legally obligated to fulfill a church job.

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Date Created
1867

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Certificate of Nationality

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Certificate of nationality for Chinese settler, Jose Varquez. He was originally from Canton and lived in Soltero. Signed in Chinese. 1880.

Created

Date Created
1880

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Registry of Chinese Settlers

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List of workers who were recently hired by various employers. It lists the name of the employer or company, the name of the settler and their personal details.

Created

Date Created
1860

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Certificate of Nationality

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Certificate of Nationality of Chinese settler, Emeterio de Jesus. It was signed by the Consulate General. He was originally from Canton, but lived in Soltero.

Created

Date Created
1880

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Identity Record

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An identity card, or cedula, for Jacobo, originally from Jaum. Jacobo was thirty-five years old when this card was issued. He worked for eight years for Manuel B. Perez and Franco Iglesias.

Created

Date Created
1836

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Certificate of Nationality

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Certificate of nationality of a Chinese settler, Cirilo Torres. It was signed by the Consulate General. He was originally from Canton.

Created

Date Created
1884

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Certificate of Nationality

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Certificate of Nationality for Jacinto, a Chinese settler. Brought to Cuba from China to work as an indentured servant, he lived in Soltero.

Created

Date Created
1880

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Certificate of Nationality

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The certificate of nationality for Liborio who was from Canton and moved to Soltero to be an indentured servant.

Created

Date Created
1884