MATERIAL: Hand-Written/Painted
TYPE: Documents (Bound)
DIMENSIONS: 17x12 inches
COMPONENTS: Large format. String bound, title page plus eight pages of tables.
NOTES: This is a scarce document related to Chinese Coolies in Cuba. Rarely seen type.
Valuable source of primary information on this subject with detailed personal information on 171 individuals.
ITEM ID: 4909

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Original Register of 171 Runaway Indentured Chinese

Year: 1872
Decade: 1870s
Century: 20th (1901-2000)

Register of Chinese indentured which is a detailed listing of 171 runaway Chinese Coolies from Partido de Alacranes in Matanzas Province.

Eight pages of tables include very detailed information on every single of 171 Coolies listed. Including; Name, Sex, Age, Marital Status, Contract Duration, Contract End Date, Name of the Owner, Profession and Original Place of Cuban Residence. Last two slots list date & place of escape.

Last page is dated in Alacranes on February 29, 1872. Three signatures and ink stamp from local government in Alacranes.