Sunday, June 22, 2008

Insurgency In Cavite 1900

Conditions in Cavite Province. Conditions in the thickly settled province of Cavite are shown in the "memorandum of a secret agent,"* dated September 25, I900, which was forwarded to Washington with the comment that it "is so instructive that it is respectfully inserted herewith as embodying in condensed form the best statement of the situation in Cavite Province that has reached this office."

Inasmuch as the situation in Cavite seems to have been not unlike the situation in the other provinces of Southern Luzon, it may be taken as more or less representative of the whole department. A Secret Service Memorandum. [Summary of omitted portions: Trias in a barrio of. San Francisco de Malabon, with 376 soldiers all armed with guns.]

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