Martes 26 de Julio 1898

Esta noche pasada por el lado de S. Antonio Abad ha habido tiroteo breve pero intenso. Han matado al Teniente Ojeda del batallón nº 4 de Cazadores. (...) Continúan circulando noticias alarmantes sobre la situación interior de España, y se dice que el populacho ha asaltado nuestra residencia de Talavera y un Covento de Dominicos..

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July 26, 1898

Rivalries Neither the timidity of French diplomacy nor the mediocrity of our naval forces seems to discourage the English interest in us. They continue their vigilant watch over our activities. In Hongkong, they are suspecting French intervention in the Philippines. Actually, these suspicions must have originated from our ministers of the new Republic. Even as..

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Monday, July 25, 1898

Admiral Dewey and Aguinaldo are both trying to outsmart each other. In the past, Dewey needed Aguinaldo. Now it is Aguinaldo who needs Dewey. This reversal in position came out progressively without verbal or written commitments. Aguinaldo is constrained into showing loyalty, while the Yankees take advantage of their position. Whether it is in his..

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