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Describes the regulations and laws concerning interracial marriage in Cuba, especially focused on minority groups. A Chinese settler asks permission to marry a freed black woman. The answer is that the permission is only needed if one of the two is considered white. As one is Chinese and the other black permission is not required by the law of 1805. Signed by Captain General Domingo Dulce and the Bishop of Havana.
DescriptionRecords for the ship Kate Hooper, which brought Chinese settlers from China to Cuba under contract with Torices, Puente y Co. On this trip, the Kate Hooper brought settlers from China to work, all of whom were later contracted.
Contained in this ship manifest are the names of 630 Chinese settlers who were brought to Cuba aboard an unknown ship in 1873. Of the 630 Chinese men who board the ship, 152 died along the way; their names are marked within the list. The number, Chinese name, age, and Christian name of each settler were included within the ship manifest.