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Created1868-06-20
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Contract between Elias, a Chinese settler, and Lorenzo de Castanede. The contract was to last for six months and lists the legal requirements of both the employee and the employer. Noted that Elias completed a contract with Sr. Marcos previously. Elias did not negotiate or sign the contract as the

Contract between Elias, a Chinese settler, and Lorenzo de Castanede. The contract was to last for six months and lists the legal requirements of both the employee and the employer. Noted that Elias completed a contract with Sr. Marcos previously. Elias did not negotiate or sign the contract as the signature stipulates that someone else signed for him. Signed by Lorenzo de Castanedo and Vicente Sancho.
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Created1869
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A contract between Melitin, a Chinese settler, and la Compania de Caminos de Hierro. The contract was to last for six months and lists the legal requirements of both the employee and the employer. Notes that Melitin completed a contract previously. Signed by Manuel Barque and Melitin, who signed in

A contract between Melitin, a Chinese settler, and la Compania de Caminos de Hierro. The contract was to last for six months and lists the legal requirements of both the employee and the employer. Notes that Melitin completed a contract previously. Signed by Manuel Barque and Melitin, who signed in Chinese.
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Created1866
DescriptionRecords for the ship Francasa Grambille, which brought Chinese settlers from China to Cuba under contract with Y. M. Zangroniz y Co. On this trip, the Francasa Grambille brought settlers from China to work in the countryside.
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Created1873
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A complaint filed by Fransisco Perez on the behalf of Jose Garcia, a Chinese settler who was "wrongfully imprisoned."

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DescriptionThis is a series of reports files by the mayor of Guanabacoa concerning the treatment of Chinese settlers in Cuba, including punishment for crimes and the death penalty.
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Created1858
DescriptionList of Chinese settlers who have run away from their owners and were later captured in Guanabacoa in 1858.
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Created1858
DescriptionList of Chinese settlers who had run away from their owners and were captured in Guanabacoa in 1858. Their names, ages, and physical descriptions are listed.
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Created1865
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5.Application Documents "Letter Home" (permanent residence on the island of Cuba), 1865. Contains: Identity card of Chinese settlers legalized with a police seal; letter of recommendation from the owner certifying that fulfilled his contract of 8 years; Chinese settlers statements; Government contract (Guanabacoa).

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Created1956-07-16
DescriptionNotice from Dr. Jesus M Gonzalez y Fuente, doctor and lawyer, to Vicente Lee and Manuel Chiang allowing them to open their store, Lee and Chiang in Guanabacoa.
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Created1858
DescriptionList of Chinese settlers who ran away from their owners and were later captured. After capture, they were held in the Municipal Slave Deposit in Guanabacoa. Their names, ages, and nationality are listed along with the dates of their escape and capture.