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Identity Record

Description

An identity card, or cedula, for Leon. Leon was thirty two years old when this card was issued.

Created

Date Created
1866

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Permanent Residency

Description

Relates that Leon, a Chinese settler, applied for permanent residency in Cuba after fulfilling the legal requirements. He completed an eight year contract with Leon Asan and was baptized into the Catholic Church.

Created

Date Created
1866-03-21

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Contract

Description

A contract between Leon, a Chinese settler, and Telerforo Sotolonya. The contract was to last for a year and lists the legal requirements of both the employee and the employer. Noted that Leon completed a contract with Leon Asan previously. Signed by Telerforo Sotolonya and Leon, who signed in Chinese.

Created

Date Created
1876-05-14

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Contract

Description

A contract between Leon, a Chinese settler, and Telerforo Sotolonya. The contract was to last for a year and lists the legal requirements of both the employee and the employer. Noted that Leon completed a contract with Leon Asan previously. Signed by Telerforo Sotolonya and Leon, who signed in Chinese.

Created

Date Created
1877-03-15

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Baptism Records

Description

Records the number of Chinese settlers baptized in a parish church in Lagunillas in one month. Various church leaders verified the records and that the settlers understood their moral expectations and obligations.

Created

Date Created
1877-12-08

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Registry of Chinese Settlers

Description

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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Ship Record of the "Francis P. Sage"

Description

Records for the ship Francis P. Sage, which brought Chinese settlers from China to Cuba under contract with La Compania Asiatica, Torices, Puente y Co, and Ferran y Dupierris. On this trip, the Francis P. Sage brought a worker from China to work as a domestic servant.

Created

Date Created
1861-05-15

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Business Documents

Description

Documents pertaining to the hiring of Chinese settlers by Carmelita, the sugar factory owned by Rita Barbaria de Lara in Guanabana. These workers were hired for a eight year contract.

Created

Date Created
1852

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Shipping Records

Description

Records for the ship Alice Thorndike, which brought Chinese settlers from China to Cuba under contract with Torices, Puente y Co. On this trip, the Alice Thorndike brought 342 settlers from China to work.

Created

Date Created
1861