MATERIAL: Hand-Written/Painted
TYPE: Documents (Loose)
DIMENSIONS: 7 x 9 inches
COMPONENTS: 11 pages. Ink stamp on each folio in upper left corner from local government authorities in Coral Nuevo in Matanzas Province 'Capitania del Partido de Corral Nuevo'. Addressed to the Governor of Matanzas Province.
ITEM ID: 4864

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Document Describing the 1868 Cholera Epidemic in Cuba

Year: 1868
Decade: 1860s
Century: 19th (1801-1900)
Notes: Dated in Coral Nuevo on May 14, 1868

An extensive document regarding the 1868 Spain Antilles Cholera Epidemic describing the Deaths of Chinese Coolies and African Slaves.

Extensive content reporting on cholera outbreak describing its effects and death toll on various sugar mills and other places of employment for Chinese Coolies and African Slaves. Important primary source of information on Cholera in the 19th century with slavery connection.