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Cedula

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This is the cedula, or an identity record, for a Chinese settler, Isidro Amo and records his various owners, including Antonio Captura. 1861.

Created

Date Created
1861

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Police Report

Description

Records indicating that the police hired a Chinese settler for road construction. Mentions the hiring practices of rural workers who have a history of working in construction. Signed in Chinese

Created

Date Created
1863

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Baptism Regulation Documents

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Documents describing the christening of Chinese settlers in the Catholic church. Their names, ages, and the names of their godparents are listed in a special book for non-whites.

Created

Date Created
1864

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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
1862

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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
1862

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Religion Documents

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Summary of an examination into the relationship between Catholicism and the Chinese settlers that had been baptized, labeling it "deplorable" because complete integration had not taken place and that the settlers were still worshiping "idols" due to their isolation in agricultural work. 1866.

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Date Created
1866

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Letter

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A letter from Eugenio Ponton from the port of Havana to the mayor's office. It details a dispute between Gregorio Tejedor and the Society of Pereda, Machado y Co over compensation for some Chinese settlers that Tejedor contracted from the company.

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Date Created
1851-12-19

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Baptism Certificate

Description

Two unnamed children, born from a Cuban and Chinese settler, were baptized in the city of Havana. There was debate over whether or not the parish church should record their baptisms in the book for those of European descent or

Two unnamed children, born from a Cuban and Chinese settler, were baptized in the city of Havana. There was debate over whether or not the parish church should record their baptisms in the book for those of European descent or in the book for minorities. Churches would use different books for Europeans, whites, and minorities.

Created

Date Created
1864-04-29

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Ship Record of the "Serafina"

Description

Records for the ship Serafina, which brought Chinese settlers from China to Cuba. On this trip, the Serafina brought several settlers from China to work and some Spaniards and a Portuguese interpreter. Signed by Manuel Esmerendis, Javier A. de Saldez, and a Chinese settler, who signed in Chinese.

Created

Date Created
1860-05-30

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Contract

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This is a second labor contract that was shared between Pablo or Juy Leng, a Chinese settler, and Gavino Hernandez, his new owner. The document was written and signed upon the completion of Pablo's first eight year contract with another owner. The

This is a second labor contract that was shared between Pablo or Juy Leng, a Chinese settler, and Gavino Hernandez, his new owner. The document was written and signed upon the completion of Pablo's first eight year contract with another owner. The term of this labor contract was for two years. Gavino Hernandez wrote on the back of the contract that Pablo seemed to be performing well in his duties. 1863. Signed in Chinese.

Created

Date Created
1863-06-13