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Ship Documentation

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Permission to enter Cuba with a shipment of Chinese settlers in on the Bremen ship “Confucius”. The Captain General hired hired a German ship to bring Chinese settlers; some official communications on the subject; superior civil government documents on the

Permission to enter Cuba with a shipment of Chinese settlers in on the Bremen ship “Confucius”. The Captain General hired hired a German ship to bring Chinese settlers; some official communications on the subject; superior civil government documents on the authorization of the shipment; list of the 218 boarding Chinese settlers in Macao; document the Spanish consulate in Macao on cargo; list of the 218 boarding Chinese settlers in Macao, received in Havana landing-released Chinese settlers.

Created

Date Created
1867

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Shipping Record

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Records for the ship Serafina, which brought Chinese settlers from China to Cuba. On this trip, the Serafina brought 396 settlers from China. The ship was captained by Galdiz.

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Date Created
1860-05-26

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Conversion of Chinese Laborers

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Letters from the Captain General Domingo Dulce, Bishop of Havana, ordering that the Roman Catholic clergy of Cuba "assist with the spiritual health of the Chinese settlers". This involves spreading Christianity to the settlers and converting them.

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Date Created
1867

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Report on the State of Immigration

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Reports about migration from China sent to Captain General of the island of Cuba on the state of emigration of China in 1863. The first page is missing

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Date Created
1863

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Immigration Report on Manuel B. de Pereda

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Report on the efforts of Manuel B. de Pereda to bring Chinese settlers to Cuba to work. The Civil Government had to consider what ships could be allowed to import settlers, who could sponsor them, and the laws concerning their rights and work privileges.

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Naturalization Document

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Official naturalization document of Valentin Martinez, a Chinese settler, who was granted his carta de naturaleza, or naturalization documents. Relates that Valentin had take an oath of loyalty and obedience to the Cuban government that was required of him.

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Date Created
1876-12-30

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Cedula Instructions

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Letter from the Captain General, stating what should be filled on the identity cards of Chinese settlers. 1855.

Created

Date Created
1855