TYPE: Documents (Loose)
ITEM ID: 2630

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Token Money for Chinese Worker ($6)

DATE
Year: 1863
Decade: 1880s
Century: 19th (1801-1900)

Token of paper worth $6 for a Chinese colono with “arratia.” This was the subsitute token money. The landlord paid with them and they were forced to buy the products in the store or the sugar mill.