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Chinese Lottery

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Describes the actions of the District Attorney in Havana to prosecute Chinese settlers caught dealing in illegal Chinese lotteries, especially the lottery "Chiffa." Pedro Amador was prosecuted in relation to the Chiffa case.

Created

Date Created
1886

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Money Script

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This is a receipt for six pesos for Ebarinto, a Chinese settler, from his owner, Leonino Gomez. This was payment for his wages.

Created

Date Created
1863-08-31

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Money Script

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A money script for Luis, a Chinese settler, for twenty pesos. It was given to his as payment for his monthly wages.

Created

Date Created
1863

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Money Script

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A money script for Isidoro, a Chinese settler, for five pesos. It was given to his as payment for his monthly wages.

Created

Date Created
1863

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Payment Record

Description

This document contains a record of payments that were made out to several Chinese workers by their owner. While being indentured servants, Chinese settlers were given monthly wages for their services.

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Date Created
1876-11-01

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Ship Record of the "Live Yankee"

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Records for the ship Live Yankee, which brought Chinese settlers from China to Cuba under contract with Torices Puente y Co. Upon arrival, Torices Puente y Co. instructed the settlers as to their legal status as was required by the

Records for the ship Live Yankee, which brought Chinese settlers from China to Cuba under contract with Torices Puente y Co. Upon arrival, Torices Puente y Co. instructed the settlers as to their legal status as was required by the government. The government also required that the company check on the mental health of their settlers after arriving in Cuba. Also lists the amounts paid to ships, captains, etc. by Torices Puente y Co for this shipment and a shipment of settlers aboard the P Wakefield.

Created

Date Created
1861

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Identity Card

Description

An identity card, or cedula, for Manuel, originally from Macao. Manuel was twenty four years old when this card was issued. He had an eight year contract with the Society of Immigration.

Created

Date Created
1866-05-07

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Payment Record

Description

This document contains a record of payments that were made out to several Chinese workers by their owner. While being indentured servants, Chinese settlers were given monthly wages for their services.

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Ship Record of the "Francis P. Sage"

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Records for the ship Francis P Sage, which brought Chinese settlers from China to Cuba under contract with Torices, Puente and Ferran y Dupierris. This worker was to be employed in the countryside for Luisa de Mella.

Created

Date Created
1861-05-18

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Shipping Records

Description

Records for the ship Francis P. Sage, which brought Chinese settlers from China to Cuba under contract with Torices, Puente and Ferran y Dupierris. This worker was to be employed as a domestic servant.

Created

Date Created
1861-05-22