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 of prudence, we lodged about two hours' distance from our camarin, resting in a small forest where we passed two nights and one day.

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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 of Bayabas. Here we learned with true sorrow in our hearts of the surrender of General Daniel T. Tirona with his officers and troops to the American forces commanded by..

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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, 1900, passing through Bugiones and Bayabas and arriving there at 10 in the evening of January 8, 1900. We were lodged in the convent at barrio Oscaris (in Echague, Isabela)...

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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. The family (of the President) decided, after several uncertain moments, to surrender in Talubing, which surrender took place on the evening of the 24th. We returned to Banawe at 3:25..

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