Santiago Barcelona

Santiago Barcelona

(May 23, 1863 — March 25, 1937), represented Butuan as an appointed delegate to the Malolos Congress.

February 4th, 1899

It was a beautiful day, Saturday, February 4, 1899.[1] There was peace and happiness everywhere in Malolos because on this day the (peace) Commissioners were

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February 5th, 1899

It was a terrible day. From 6 in the morning the fighting began by sea and land. In the afternoon our forces were unable to

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May 16th, 1899

Paterno, upon assumption to power, as President of the Council of Secretaries, made the following appointments: Felipe Buencamino…………………………. Foreign Affairs Hugo Ilagan………………………………….. Finance Severino de

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November 7th, 1899

Departed by train from San Carlos at midnight for Bayambang; to Villasis by banca, then to Asingan, Urdaneta, Villasis [sic], where we met the Honorable

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November 10th, 1899

The whole family left Villasis at night for Bayambang. On reaching the ford before Alcalá, the President’s daughter, Flora Victoria Aguinaldo y del Rosario, died

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November 13th, 1899

About 5 in the afternoon, we left Bayambang with the President, his family, and escort for Calasiao and Santa Barbara, where we joined General Gregorio

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November 15th, 1899

In the morning the Americans attacked us. We departed for Alava, then for the ranchería of Famy, where we stopped for the night. We were

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November 16th, 1899

Departed for Tubao, where we rested in the evening; then to Aringay, Cava and Bauang, where we took our meal; then to Naguilian. We intended

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December 21st, 1899

The family departed for Ambayoan at 7:30 am., followed by us at the summit of Mount Polis. The following rooming we joined them at Ambayoan.

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December 27th, 1899

Left Ambayuan with my guide; arrived at Nagani, near Kiangan, in the afternoon. In the evening we rested on the way to Ayangan, on the

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December 28th, 1899

We continued our trip; but stopped in the evening at a house by the road. On the afternoon of the following day, the 29th, we

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December 31st, 1899

We proceeded towards Alimit, reaching it in the afternoon. We spent the night in this place. From here we went to Oscaris on January 1,

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January 7th, 1900

Between 8 and 9 p.m. we arrived at the barrio of Oscaris, a town of Echague, Province of Isabela of Cagayan, coming from the ranchería

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January 30th, 1900

About three o’clock this afternoon, a divided column of Americans entered the barrio of Oscaris. In order to avoid a fight, and as a measure

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February 4th, 1900

Sunday. About midday, we were informed that the Americans were in Camarag; so we placed ourselves on the alert. Later, this was contradicted. We were

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February 15th, 1900

Left Sili for Banabá; night was spent in open camp; continuing the journey the following day, we found Banabá deserted. We, therefore, continued to Balinsugan

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May 14th, 1900

We received letters from Manila; from [illegible] dated April 6. From General Tinio’s letter, I was informed of the death of Miguel Aguinaldo. Without any

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May 17th, 1900

When we woke up this morning, an Igorot told me that the Americans were to be found in Sumadell, the next ranchería. Upon being informed

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May 20th, 1900

The President visited Major Panel in his military installation this morning. While we three were gathered together, we suddenly heard the sound of slapping. I

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