Sep 26, 2019 - Sale 2517

Sale 2517 - Lot 256

Price Realized: $ 812
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,200 - $ 1,800
(CUBA.) Group of contracts for indentured Chinese laborers. 10 partly-printed Documents Signed, each about 12 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches; moderate toning and foxing, minor wear. Cuba, 1866-69

Additional Details

Each contract stipulates the term of service (one or two years), wages to be paid, clothing issued, and more. Includes: Domingo of Canton, with Hugo de Fuentes in Colón, March 1866 Agustin of Macao, aged 41, with Juan Naughton in Colón, May 1866 Nicanor of Hay You, Asia, age 36, with Juan Garcia Palonco in Bejucal, June 1866 Gregorio of China, aged 40, with Francisco Arango in Bejucal, September 1866 Ciriaco of Hoi You, China, aged 36, with Francisco Arango in Bejucal, September 1866 Adolfo of Macao, aged 25, with the Marques de San Miguel in Havana, December 1866 Felipe of China, aged 38, with Ramon and Carlos Fouts in Sagua la Grande, June 1868 Crostacio of Canton, no age given, with Hilario Sandoval in Sancti Spíritus, July 1868 Aniceto of Chay Ochao in Asia, aged 30, with Manuel Brito in Bejucal, July 1869 Perfeto of China, aged 30, with Carlos Faccioli in Guanabacoa, July 1869.