TYPE: Documents (Loose)
ITEM ID: 2791

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Marriage Laws for Chinese Settlers

Year: 1864
Decade: 1860s
Century: 19th (1801-1900)

Bishopric printed on Havana; do not need official permission for a marriage between a settler Chinese and a black or mulatto. Only necessary when one of the spouses is the white race. Determined that marriages of Chinese settlers and black or mulatto be enrolled in special book “Indians and blacks.”