Diary of Alfred Burton Welch

Tuesday 1-24-99

Downtown all day –brought white shoes 62½ American. Last Sat. or Fri. the Revolutionary Army Government was formed with Emilio Pio del Pilar (Aguinaldo) as Presidente. Say they will fight to the death for complete independence. There are seven German War Vessels, several Japanese, British and others in the Harbor today. Twenty thousand rounds were delivered to ins. at Mandaluon [Mandalyongyesterday. Query: Did the Germans land them?