Elihu Root Collection of United States Documents Relating to the Philippine Islands Volume 81

Elihu Root Collection of United States Documents Relating to the Philippine Islands Volume 81

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ... that this is not the case. Let me know by this messenger what your highness does about it, so that I can telegraph the governor of Siassi if it is necessary for soldiers to go again. Your brother will be glad to see the Sultan when the Sultan is well, and hopes he may soon have good health again. Very respectfully, C. A. Williams, Major, Seventeenth Infantry, Military Governor. A true copy. H. L. Scott, Major, Fourteenth Cavalry, Governor. Jolo, Jolo Island, March 21, 1902. To His Highness the Sultan of Jolo from his brother the governor of Jolo, Colonel Wallace, Greetings: Yesterday a number of houses were burned and looted within plain view of Jolo, and it has been reported to me that this has been done by Maharajah Indanan's men. I do not know why these depredations have been committed, but I hear that it is in connection with a fight going on between Datos Joakanain and Hegasan, though I can not understand what Maharajah Indanan has to do with this matter. I request the Sultan, who is the head of his people, to settle this trouble and stop the righting, which is destroying life and property, impoverishing the country more and more, and preventing the poor people from cultivating the land and providing for their needs. I can not permit that houses are burnt in the near vicinity of Tiange, and I wish the Sultan to notify the chiefs of this. Very respectfully, W. M. Wallace, Colonel Fifteenth Cavalry, Military Governor. (Hegasan has since been assassinated.) A true copy. H. L. Scott, Major, Fourteenth Cavalry, Governor. Cablegram. JoIX), P. I., March 23, 1902. Adjutant-general, Zamboanga. Some native houses were burned near Jolo day before yesterday morning. I sent a message to the Sultan prohibiting such acts hereafter. Last night or...show more

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  • Paperback | 666 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 34mm | 1,170g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236971450
  • 9781236971456