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Municipal governments of Cárdenas, Colón, Havana, and Matanzas.


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Chinese Indentured Workers in Cuba Contracts

Identifier: MSS 0359
Abstract The collection houses 52 Cuban contracts spanning from 1861 to 1878 for Chinese indentured workers. The collection also includes one identification card of an enslaved man from Macau, China, and two lists of Chinese laborers sent from China to Cuba. The contracts hail from different parts of Cuba and include personal information about the workers as well as information regarding the conditions of the contract and special provisions. This collection offers a glimpse into the changing nature...
Dates: 1861-1878; Majority of material found within 1868