December 24, 1904

(Note: The first five pages of this diary related to the trip from Manila to Baguio, but were removed by Mr. Worcester from this copy --which was given by him to Prof. Otto Scherer-- doubtless because of personal data which they may have contained. This copy --kindly furnished for this series by Prof. Scherer-- therefore..

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Ninth Day, January 12, 1829

Día 9. --Al amanecer me encontré de nuevo rodeado de infieles más furiosos que la víspera; determiné darles un escarmiento. Salí con toda mi tropa y polistas haciendo fuego, dirigiéndome al grupo mayor de casas. En el camino cogimos 15 igorrotes: uno de ellos lo dejamos, pues estaba atravesado de un balazo en la pierna...

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Eighth Day, January 11, 1829

Día 8.-- Salimos á las seis de la mañana al SE., después de vadear un arroyito; subimos la cuesta llamada Tamón. En su cima vimos un grupo de igorrotes sin armas, que gritaban que querían hablarme. Les mandé contestar que avanzasen sin miedo; pero no quisieron hacerlo hasta que les mandé dos hombres míos en rehenes;..

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Seventh Day, January 10, 1829

Día 7.-- Marché y de dia claro: después de atravesar un pequeño valle empezamos á descender por un cogon muy espeso; marchábamos muy despacio porque encontramos el camino cortado con árboles atravesados y una porción de estorbos. A las nueve oímos grandes gritos y vimos una gran porción de igorrotes en la cordillera opuesta armados: en seguida..

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Sixth Day, January 9, 1829

Sixth day. We started at dawn after many difficulties. I obliged Pipiuan to go in front, promising to set him free in the first village to which he should lead me. We marched toward the northeast. At 6 o'clock we saw upon a height a village which Pipiuan told me was Munglan; we went on..

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Fifth Day, January 8, 1829

Fifth day. I started at 5 o'clock in the morning to march toward the southeast, and entered the bed of the River Aringay. This we followed for one hour, until we reached the foot of the mountain, when we began to climb. This first ascent is very tiresome, and as the first mountains are thickly..

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First Day, January 4, 1829

This was the first expedition on which I penetrated into the interior.  On my preceding ones I had not gone beyond the first mountain chain, as the large fields of tobacco planted clandestinely, which I had to destroy, detained me many days, and when my provisions were exhausted I had to return to the towns. I had..

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