February 7, 1936

An hour in the morning at the office with Manuel Concepcion, in my time Secretary of the Philippine National Bank. He told me of his father's conviction by the Courts (as President of that bank) and his own sentence by a divided, and perhaps influenced court; [Johnson and Malcolm seem to have railroaded him] --aided by..

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December 20, 1935

7 p.m. in Malacañan with the President who was in good health and spirits. I complemented him on his message on economic planning --he enquired whether it has been well received in the foreign community. I gave him Colin Hoskins' plan on organization for the economic council &c. Then I asked him what was the..

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September 27, 1935

Arrived at Peninsula Hotel, Hong Kong, ill. Newspaper man told us that Quezon was in the hotel incognito, having arrived from Manila without its being known beforehand he was leaving the Islands. Saw Quezon that evening in my room for 40 minutes and had a good talk about the elections. Said his majority was greater..

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