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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February 4th, 1899

It was a beautiful day, Saturday, February 4, 1899.[1] There was peace and happiness everywhere in Malolos because on this day the (peace) Commissioners were to read before Congress the results of the conferences held with the American emissaries of McKinley to reach an agreement between the two nations. Happiness, because the Filipino nation had..

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Thursday, Jan. 5th, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island –Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. Weather cool for this country. After breakfast was cooked, eaten & dishes washed, straightened up some matters then climbed on a street car as time pressed & called at the post office. Secured & signed for the registered letter addressed to..

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