Report of the Philippine Commission to the Secretary of War

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1901 - Philippines
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Includes information by the Commission and various public officials and agencies on the economic, social, geographic and local governmental development of the Philippines.

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Page 414 - SIR : In compliance with your request, I have the honor to submit the following report of the work done by the Coast and Geodetic Survey in the Philippine Islands from the beginning of this calendar year to the present date.
Page 422 - Commissioner, nor any other person belonging to or employed in the military service of the United States, is or shall be admitted to any share or part of this contract...
Page 285 - I believe that this pledge has been faithfully kept. As high and sacred an obligation rests upon the Government of the United States to give protection for property and life, civil and religious freedom, and wise, firm and unselfish guidance in the paths of peace and prosperity, to all the people of the Philippine Islands. I charge this Commission to labor for...
Page 293 - America in these islands and will maintain true faith and allegiance thereto; that I will obey the laws, legal orders and decrees promulgated by its duly constituted authorities; that I impose upon myself this obligation voluntarily, without mental reservation or purpose of evasion. So help me God.
Page 96 - Secretary. INTERVIEW HAD BY THE COMMISSION WITH DATO MANDI AT ZAMBOANOA, MARCH 31, 1901. PRESIDENT. We are very much obliged to you for coming aboard. We are making the trip as extensive as we can, so as to learn the conditions which prevail in the different parts of the archipelago, and one of the most important questions with which we have to deal is our relation to the Moros. We realize the fact that they have been here for hundreds of years, that this is their home, and we wish first to impress...
Page 350 - That no sale or lease or other disposition of the public lands or the timber thereon or the mining rights therein shall be made: And provided further, That no franchise shall be granted which is not approved by the President of the United States, and is not in his judgment clearly necessary for the immediate government of the islands and indispensable for the...
Page 441 - All the members of the general copartnership, be they or be they not managing partners of the same, are personally and jointly liable with all their property for the results of the transactions made in the name and for the account of the partnership, under the signature of the latter, and by a person authorized to make use thereof.
Page 297 - ... the intention of* this provision being that the appointing power may, by virtue hereof, transfer from one office to another a person deemed competent to fill the vacancy.
Page 121 - ... no one to teach them they should come to the capital. He thought, however, some? sort of a launch should be provided to bring them in, as the trip in small vessels is uncertain and dangerous. The president advised that something would be done in the matter of transportation to help out the different provinces. The president then presented the following resolution: Resolved, That it is the sense of the Commission that that part of the province of...
Page 361 - September 30, 1901. Hon. SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR. SIR: In accordance with your request, I beg to .submit the following brief statement of the work of the weather bureau from...

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