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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
1872

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List of Runaway Chinese Workers

Description

List of Chinese settlers who ran away from their owners and were later captured. After capture, they were held in the Municipal Slave Deposit in Santa Maria del Rosario. Their names, ages, and nationality are listed along with the dates of their escape and capture.

Created

Date Created
1858

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List of Contracted Chinese Workers

Description

60 Chinese settlers were hired to work in the fields. They were transported to Cuba under contract with Mr. Maximo Mora.

Created

Date Created
1861

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Contract

Description

A contract between Li Afi, a Chinese settler, and Selles Cruellas and Company. The contract was to last for five years and lists the legal requirements of both the employee and the employer. Notes that this contract was later transferred

A contract between Li Afi, a Chinese settler, and Selles Cruellas and Company. The contract was to last for five years and lists the legal requirements of both the employee and the employer. Notes that this contract was later transferred to Marcel Fremeda in Havana. Signed by the governor, two witnesses, and Selles Cruellas.

Created

Date Created
1868

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Certificate of Nationality

Description

This is a cedula for Carlos Asan, a Chinese immigrant brought to Cuba to work. The cedula (identity card) lists his name, age, and other personal information. 1884.

Created

Date Created
1884

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Contract

Description

A contract between Carlos, a Chinese settler, and Juan Lanalica. The contract was to last for two years and lists the legal requirements of both the employee and the employer. Carlos did not negotiate or sign the contract as the

A contract between Carlos, a Chinese settler, and Juan Lanalica. The contract was to last for two years and lists the legal requirements of both the employee and the employer. Carlos did not negotiate or sign the contract as the signature stipulates that someone else signed for him. Signed by the governor, Juan Lanalica, and two witnesses.

Created

Date Created
1867-02-17

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Permanent Residency

Description

Relates that several Chinese settlers were granted permanent residency in Cuba after meeting the legal requirements. Most of the document is a list of the settlers who received their residency.

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Contract

Description

A contract between Carlos, a Chinese immigrant and Jose Oteza. The contract was to last for a year and lists the legal requirements of both the employee and the employer. Contract signed by Jose Manuel Gonzales, Carlos, and the governor.

Created

Date Created
1868

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List of Runaway Chinese Workers

Description

List of Chinese settlers who ran away from their owners and were later captured. After capture, they were held in the Municipal Slave Deposit in Guines. Their names, ages, and nationality are listed along with the dates of their escape and capture.

Created

Date Created
1858