August 24, 1942

Quezon, whom I had not seen for nearly a month, looks well but complains that he cannot make any great effort; and that his blood pressure is still very high. He spends most of the day in a silk dressing wrapper. He was closeted in his room for some time with Carlos Romulo, whom he..

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July 15, 1942

Shoreham.During the Spanish regime, the cabeza de barangay was the collector of the cedula personal tax; he was handed a list of all inhabitants over 18 and had to produce revenue called for by the list, whether he had been able to collect it or not; as a result he was usually ruined. See references..

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22nd of August 1902

The news of the amnesty is confirmed by the ship that has just arrived. Among the passengers who have come to visit the prison, Messrs. Buencamino and Abreu are worth-mentioning here since the impressions they brought from the United States were too optimistic, I became pessimistic about the whole thing. They were surprised to see..

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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 H. del Pilar and his brigade. Without any rest during the night, we took the road to Pozorrubio, stopping for a while between Manaoag and San Manuel. On the afternoon..

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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 las Alas………………………... Interior Mariano Trias………………………………... War and Navy Leon Ma. Gerra[1]……………………………… Agriculture, Industry and Commerce Aguedo Velarde……………………………... Public Instruction Maximino Paterno…………………………... Public Works and Communications This was known as the..

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Viernes 1 de Julio 1898

(...) Ha habido una fuerte acción en San Juan del Monte. Dicese que los nuestros sin baja alguna han matado al cabecilla Montenegro y á unos 200 insurrectos. (...) Circula por Manila una carta del Teniente Coronel Buencamino al Gral. en que él se declara Filibustero y enemigo de España.

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Martes 24 de Mayo 1898

Con esta fecha publica Aguinaldo desde Cavite una proclama y dos decretos dictatoriales. On this date, Aguinaldo issues a proclamation and two dictatorial decrees from Cavite. In the proclamation, he declares that with the failure to fulfill the conditions under which he accepted the peace the captain general offered him last December, and seeing the..

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