TYPE: Documents (Loose)
ITEM ID: 3217

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Investigation into Deaths of Chinese Settler

DATE
Year: 1873
Decade: 1870s
Century: 19th (1801-1900)

Record of the investigation initiated by the deaths of 53 Chinese settlers on their way to Cuba in the Spanish ship “Amboto” in 1873. Contains:- List of dead Chinese settlers killing the location (latitude and longitude), date.- Ship’s food supply.- Research. Appointment of scribe, translator. Questions and answers from the captain. Questions and answers from the pilot. Questions and answers of several sailors. Questions and answers of the translator. Questions and answers from the Chinese translator. Questions and answers from the ship’s doctor. Questions and answers of some Chinese settlers.