Lot 81 of 338:
Chinese indentured servant signs new contract in Cuba  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$300
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
Manuscript document regard the fulfillment of his contract by a Chinese indenture servant in Cuba
Author:
Place:
Cuba
Publisher:
Date:
1863
Description:

Ink manuscript, 1½ pp. on both sides of single sheet. 31x21.5 cm (12¼x8½").

Manuscript relating to a Chinese Indentured servant from "Canton en China", who has fulfilled his initial contract working on the plantation "Pomina" and will now be moving on to another contract, signed in Chinese characters, a rare occurrence. He is a Christian as per his baptism.

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Condition:
Paper browned, a few edge chips and tears; very good overall.
 
Item number:
311161
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