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 5th, 1899

It was a terrible day. From 6 in the morning the fighting began by sea and land. In the afternoon our forces were unable to continue the defense at Caloocan, where the grenades and incendiary bombs fell. Two fell directly on the church tower and confusion ensued. The forces retreated toward Tinajeros and Polo. Left..

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Monday, July 11, 1898

Paterno’s long edict on autonomy (published on 4 July) has been forwarded to Cavite with a correction on a capital point by some revolutionary leaders. Paterno was saying one of the matters for discussion by the Assembly would be freedom of worship. It seems they have answered no change is to be effected on this..

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Domingo 3 de Julio 1898

Para evitar en lo posible los abusos en las ventas de comestibles y ha salido un decreto fijando el precio de los artículos de almacén de comer, beber y arder. Ha sido recompuesta la línea férrea desde Dagupán hasta Caloocan, (...)Ha venido de Cavite el Coronel D. Eugenio Blanco que cayó prisionero de los yanquis..

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