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1774
November 19

November 19, 1774 —

Thomas Forrest
Thomas Forrest (0)

(1729 –1802). British navigator.

Diary of Thomas Forrest. Learn more About Thomas Forrest and his diary.
1792
March 17

March 17 — June 21, 1792

Luis Née
Luis Née (2)

(July 12, 1735 – October 3, 1807) naturalized Spaniard born in France, botanist. Member of the Malaspina scientific expedition to the Philippines. In early March, 1792, arrived at Sorsogon Bay. The next three months were spent traveling to Manila.

Diary of Luis Née. Read more About Luis Née and his diary.

1829
January 4

January 4-17, 1829

Guillermo Galvey
Guillermo Galvey (12)

(? — 1839), Lieutenant-Colonel, appointed Commandant of the Land of the Igorots and Outposts of Northern Pangasinan in 1826.

Diary of Guillermo Galvey. Learn more About Guillermo Galvey and his diary.

September 9

September 9-22, 1829

Harriet Low Hillard
Harriet Low Hillard (11)

(1809 -1877). Resided in Macao from 1829 to 1834.

Diary of Harriet Low Hillard. Learn more About Harriet Low Hillard and her diary.

1848
November 28

November 28, 1848 — March 3, 1849

Benjamin Lincoln Ball
Benjamin Lincoln Ball (10)

(March 29, 1820 — December 11, 1859). Dentist, businessman, traveler.

Journal of Benjamin Lincoln Ball or B.L. Ball. Learn more About Benjamin Lincoln Ball and his journal.

1850
December 8

December 8, 1850 — February 12, 1851

Louis Manigault
Louis Manigault (0)

(November 21, 1828 -- November 22, 1899), Rice Planter from Charleston, South Carolina. Co-founded Alpha Sigma Phi in Yale.

Journal of  Louis Manigault. Learn more  About Louis Manigault and his journal.

1861
July 23

July 23 — August 9, 1861

Cornelius B. Gold
Cornelius B. Gold (13)

(1839 — 1921). In December of 1861, Gold sailed for Hong Kong aboard the ship Oriental with a cargo of coal. In Hong Kong, he found passage on the Jabez Snow to Liverpool with a load of hemp and sugar. From Liverpool he made his way to Cork and then sailed home on the City of Manchester, arriving in March, 1863.

Journal of Cornelius B. Gold . Learn more About Cornelius B. Gold and his diary.

1866
February 5

February 5-27, 1866

John Woodward Philip
John Woodward Philip (3)

(August 26, 1840 – June 30, 1900), American naval officer.

Journal of John Woodward Philip. Learn more About John Woodward Philip and his journal.

1882
September 16

September 16, 1882 — May 28, 1884

Consuelo Ortiga y Peréz
Consuelo Ortiga y Peréz (26)

(c. 1863 -- ?). Her father, Pablo Ortiga y Rey, was a former Mayor of Manila.

Diary of Consuelo Ortiga y Perez. Learn more About Consuelo Ortiga y Perez and her diary.

1896
December 25

December 25, 1896 — February 10, 1897

Gregorio del Pilar
Gregorio del Pilar (10)

(November 14, 1875 — December 2, 1899). Brigadier General, Philippine Army.

Diary of Gregorio Hilario del Pilar y Sempio. Learn more About Gregorio H. del Pilar and his diary.