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Ship Documentation

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A dossier formed to demand identity cards of 200 Chinese settlers who were brought to Cuba in the Chilean vessel Grey Hound". Several official communications on the subject; record to investigate the conditions under which they have been hired Chinese settlers; list of Chinese settlers hired.

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Date Created
1861

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Marriage Report

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Relates that Leonardo Sanchez, a permanent resident of Cuba and a baptized Catholic, married Marcelina Diaz. She was born in Matanzas and they had two daughters, who were both baptized and registered in the book for those of European descent

Relates that Leonardo Sanchez, a permanent resident of Cuba and a baptized Catholic, married Marcelina Diaz. She was born in Matanzas and they had two daughters, who were both baptized and registered in the book for those of European descent in their parish church. Report concerns whether or not their children, who were of "mixed race," could be considered white, determined by which book their baptisms are recorded in. Churches would use different books for Europeans, whites, and minorities.

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Date Created
1864-02-29

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Shipping Record

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Records for the ship Grey Hound, which brought Chinese settlers from China to Cuba. On this trip, the Grey Hound brought thirty-two settlers from China to work.

Created

Date Created
1863

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Shipping Record

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Records for the ship Grey Hound, which brought Chinese settlers from China to Cuba. On this trip, Grey Hound brought eighteen settlers from China to work for Perseverancia.

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Date Created
1861

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Shipping Record

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Records for the ship Grey Hound, which brought Chinese settlers from China to Cuba. On this trip, the Grey Hound brought four settlers from China to work for Francisco de Albear.

Created

Date Created
1861

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List of Contracted Chinese Workers

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46 Chinese settlers were hired to work in the field in 1861. They were transported to Cuba aboard the ships Grey Hound and May Queen. These workers were hired to work for Juan Antonio.

Created

Date Created
1861

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Marriage Regulations

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Relates the marriage restrictions that were imposed in all of the settled communities. Several mixed marriages were either suspended or annulled by the government and the churches.

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Date Created
1806-04-02

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Shipping Record

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Records for the ship Grey Hound, which brought Chinese settlers from China to Cuba under contract with Torices, Puente y Co. On this trip, the Grey Hound brought two hundred settlers from China to work for various employers.

Created

Date Created
1861

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Shipping Records

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Records for the ship Grey Hound, which brought Chinese settlers from China to Cuba under contract with La Compania Asiatica and Torices Puente y Co. On this trip, the Grey Hound brought Nicolas, a Chinese settler, from China to work in the countryside.

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Date Created
1851-04-30

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Shipping Records

Description

Records for the ship Grey Hound, which brought Chinese settlers from China to Cuba under contract with la Compania Asiatica and Torices Puente y Co. On this trip, the Grey Hound brought settlers from China to work in the countryside.

Created

Date Created
1861-04-30