Friday, March 29th 1901

Left with detachment at 5.45 yesterday morning for Quilbait in the Camarines. Nothing of interest discovered. Returned 7 P.M. – distance traveled, all by water, 24 miles, following telegram came today: “Genl Aguinaldo is now held in Manila. He was captured in Isabella Province by Gen’l Funston March 23d.”

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March 22, 1901

To-day the dictator celebrates his birthday, and on this account many people have come to congratulate him. [TRANSLATOR'S NOTE.—At this point the diary abruptly ends, Emilio Aguinaldo and his staff officers, Santiago Barcelona and Simeon A. Villa, having been captured by Brig. Gen. Frederick Funston at Palanan on March 23, 1901.—J. C. H.] I certify..

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March 20th 1901

Left 4.30 A.M. Marcch 16th  for Airis, by row boat, arriving 10 AM. Left Piris 6 A.M. 17th, arriving San Narciso 11 A.M.; left S. Narciso 9 AM 18th, arriving Guinayangan 7.35 PM same date. Distance traveled 54 miles & all by rowing, saw no signs of insurrectos or ladrones. Will leave here 6.30 tomorrow..

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March 16, 1901

Having had news that the Americans will come by sea, the honorable dictator went out this morning to examine the place for a sentry station, which is situated on top of the mountain ridge, and which commands a fine view of the sea. He also visited the place called Sabang, in order to see the..

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11th of March 1901

This afternoon we transferred to the room specifically built for our lodging. The building measures 80 feet long by 18 feet wide. Its only floor stands about two or three palms above the ground. It is made of pine wood and iron roofings. Its two separate sections is divided by a partition. The first, overlooking..

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March 8, 1901

The honorable dictator answered Señor Mabini's letter, instructing him to thank General MacArthur, in his name, for the invitation, but to say that the Filipinos in arms desired nothing less than independence of the Philippine Islands.

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