Chinese contract laborer legal document regarding Work in Cuba, 1858

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Title

Chinese contract laborer legal document regarding Work in Cuba, 1858

Description

Consists of a contract between a fifteen-year-old Chinese boy and three men to work in Havana, Cuba, as a so-called "coolie," (contract laborer)  for 10 years in exchange for his passage, a small monthly wage, and room and board.

Source

Collection of Spanish Language Manuscripts, Mss. 1.16, Box 1, Folder 16

Identifier

Mss. 1.16

Date

1858

Language

es

Type

Text

Has Format

http://hdl.handle.net/10288/20073

Is Part Of

Collection of Spanish Language Manuscripts

Scripto

Percent Needs Review

50

Weight

050050

Citation

“Chinese contract laborer legal document regarding Work in Cuba, 1858,” W&M Transcribe, accessed March 2, 2024, https://transcribe.libraries.wm.edu/items/show/4548.