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Philippine Islands

Philippine Islands

hearings before the United States House Committee on Insular Affairs, Sixty-Ninth Congress, second session, on Feb. 3-5, 7, 8, 1927

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Courts -- Philippines,
  • Finance, Public -- Accounting,
  • Philippines -- Officials and employees -- Salaries, etc

  • About the Edition

    Considers (69) H.R. 16868

    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationii, 138 p
    Number of Pages138
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15289880M

    On September 1,a council of war is held at Manila, which decides to furnish aid for this expedition against the Dutch; its commander has already captured and subjugated Amboyna. Antonio de Morga. Those who did not possess cloth were to give its value in kind of another product of their own harvest in that town; and where there was no rice harvested, they were to give two reals, and one-half real for the fowl, estimated in money. Both in shape and flavour it is something like a melon, and, although more insipid, it is refreshing in this climate. The leaves were carefully selected, and only such as came under classification were paid for. The galley sailed with a favorable wind all along the coast of the island until leaving it.

    Hard pressed for food, they lived principally on cats, rats, lizards, snakes, dogs, roots and wild fruit, and several died of disease. However, the Treasurer-General was carried too far in his expectations. Thus if this silver should be allowed to them, they would obtain gold, and this one-half million would yield three millions in Peru from merchandise which will be worth three hundred thousand ducados in import duties to his Majesty, besides the other dues imposed on the aforesaid goods. Apiton Dipterocarpus griffithi, Miq. In occurs the second disastrous fire in Manila, with a loss of over one million pesos.

    In the meantime Salcedo continued his task of subjecting the tribes in the interior. Passiflora laurifolia, Linn. He remained there eight years, during page 35nwhich time he was continually in office. His account was uncommonly interesting. The islands also, losing their former name, took—with the change of religion and the baptism of their inhabitants—that of Filipinas Islands, in recognition of the great favors received at the hands of his Majesty Filipo the Second, our sovereign, in whose fortunate time and reign they were conquered, protected, and encouraged, as a work and achievement of his royal hands.


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Philippine Islands book

Territorial possession seems to have been the chief aim of the earliest European invaders, and records of having improved the condition of the people or of having opened up means of communication and traffic as they went on conquering, or even of having explored the natural resources of the colony for their own benefit, are extremely rare.

In native dwellings these shells serve the poor for cups tabo and a variety of other useful domestic utensils, whilst by all classes they are converted into ladles with wooden handles.

But the value of the Philippine Islands, of which the possession was but recent and nominal, was thus far a matter of doubt. The current price of maize, taking the average in several provinces, is rarely above that of paddy for the same measure, whilst it is often lower, according to the demand, which is influenced by the custom of the natives in the vicinity where it is offered for sale.

Its apparent motive was to place on the throne Sirela, or Malaela, as Colin calls him, who had been dethroned by his brother. Events come rapidly. In the case of the Negro problem the historical sources are abundant and accessible and the slavery question is accorded, preeminent attention in the study of American history.

Their discovery, conquest, and conversion were not accomplished without great expenditure, labor, and Spanish blood, with varying success, and amid dangers: these things render the work more illustrious, and furnish a spacious field of which historians may treat, for such is their office.

The citizens of Manila shall lade on each ship two hundred toneladas and no more, which consequently will amount to six hundred toneladas in all the ships, in order that the goods may be distributed to better advantage, and the ships may carry more mariners.

The viceroy of Mexico has ordered an increased duty on goods coming from the Philippines, to pay the cost of soldiers and artillery to guard the merchandise on the voyage. On March 16,the Ladrone Islands were reached. The Victoria started for Spain at the beginning of the year ; passed through the Sunda Straits at great risk of being seized by the Portuguese; experienced violent storms in the Mozambique Channel, and was almost wrecked rounding the Cape of Good Hope.

The Banana or Plantain Musa paradisiaca is plentiful all over the Islands at all seasons. This is extremely needful, for, if commerce should cease, then communication would cease; and, should the latter cease, within a few generations there would be no Christians there.

They appeared to take great interest in the Christian religious rites and received baptism, although it would be venturesome to suppose they understood their meaning, as subsequent events proved. By the royal instructions, Ruy Lopez de Villalobos was strictly enjoined not to touch at the Moluccas Islands, peace having been concluded with Portugal.

Events here described cover the years —, and the history proper of the islands from As a result of an embassy sent to Daifusama from this vessel chapas or writs of safety are provided to the Spaniards so that any vessel putting into Japanese ports will be well treated in the future.

When the expedition is despatched, I shall visit the Page 18 fort in Octon, which is the one at Areualo, and thence I shall proceed to Cebu; and in both places I shall give the necessary directions for their security.

Various documents relating to commerce. Although he was censured for having done this without his Majesty's orders, these duties remained in force, and continued to be imposed thenceforward. In fact, no other crops were allowed to be raised.

The pirate Limahon is defeated after having slain Martin de Goiti. There is a variety of shades in different logs varying from straw colour to blood-red, the former being more common; all are, however, equally esteemed. Government Monopoly was in force in Luzon Island only.

Don Gonzalo prepared for the voyage, raised his people, and embarked them in the port of San Lucas Barremeda, but, as the fleet left the bar, one of his ships was wrecked. This remarkable man was destined to acquire the fame of having established Spanish dominion in these Islands.The craft returned from the Philippine Islands laden with abundance of provisions, with which the ships were enabled to continue the voyage.

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