Fourteenth Day, January 17, 1829

Fourteenth day. At daybreak I started, following the stream with much difficulty, and made a halt at 11 in Rongos, on the banks of the Aringay River. I started again at 2, following the river, and after having forded it four times I arrived at 5 at the town of Aringay. This expedition, though short, served me well for those I made …

Thirteenth Day, January 16, 1829

Thirteenth day. After some ups and downs, and after having cut down some tobacco, we reached, at half past 10, the village of Talex, where I had been already. The inhabitants received me. In the afternoon I went on descending toward the west, and at 4 camped on flat ground by a small stream. 0

Twelfth Day, January 15, 1829

Twelfth day. After following the brook from 4 to 6, AVC passed through a village of twelve houses called * * *. The Igorot fled with much shouting; at 11 we halted in a wood. We marched at 2 in the afternoon toward the southwest and halted at 5. 0

Eleventh Day, January 14, 1829

Eleventh day. We broke camp at dawn, descending a very steep and stony slope with deep precipices on both sides. At 11 we halted and in order to make a camp had to cut the cogon and rattan with which we were surrounded. At 2 o’clock in the afternoon we started again and descended continually until 5, when we halted …

Tenth Day, January 13, 1829

Tenth day. I gave my troops a rest; during the whole day I saw Igorot only far off. We were surrounded by pine trees. 0

Ninth Day, January 12, 1829

Día 9. –Al amanecer me encontré de nuevo rodeado de infieles más furiosos que la víspera; determiné darles un escarmiento. Salí con toda mi tropa y polistas haciendo fuego, dirigiéndome al grupo mayor de casas. En el camino cogimos 15 igorrotes: uno de ellos lo dejamos, pues estaba atravesado de un balazo en la pierna. Llegando á las casas les prendí …

Eighth Day, January 11, 1829

Día 8.– Salimos á las seis de la mañana al SE., después de vadear un arroyito; subimos la cuesta llamada Tamón. En su cima vimos un grupo de igorrotes sin armas, que gritaban que querían hablarme. Les mandé contestar que avanzasen sin miedo; pero no quisieron hacerlo hasta que les mandé dos hombres míos en rehenes; entonces vinieron cuatro igorrotes que …

Seventh Day, January 10, 1829

Día 7.– Marché y de dia claro: después de atravesar un pequeño valle empezamos á descender por un cogon muy espeso; marchábamos muy despacio porque encontramos el camino cortado con árboles atravesados y una porción de estorbos. A las nueve oímos grandes gritos y vimos una gran porción de igorrotes en la cordillera opuesta armados: en seguida ya no era posible marchar; …

Sixth Day, January 9, 1829

Sixth day. We started at dawn after many difficulties. I obliged Pipiuan to go in front, promising to set him free in the first village to which he should lead me. We marched toward the northeast. At 6 o’clock we saw upon a height a village which Pipiuan told me was Munglan; we went on and reached it at 8. …