THE OFFICAL RECORDS OF THE OREGON VOLUNTEERS IS THE SPANISH WAR AND PHILIPPINE INSURRECTION

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Page xii - I will bear true faith and allegiance to the United States of America; that I will serve them honestly and faithfully against all their enemies whomsoever; and that I will obey the orders of the President of the United States and the orders of the officers appointed over me, according to the rules and articles of war.
Page 528 - However, the managers of the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, and the Chartered Bank of India, Australia, and China...
Page 467 - All ports and places in the Philippine Islands in the actual possession of the land and naval forces of the United States will be opened to the commerce of all friendly nations. All goods and wares not prohibited for military reasons, by due announcement of the military authority, will be admitted upon payment of such duties and other charges as shall be in force at the time of their importation.
Page 425 - III. The government established among you by the United States is a government of military occupation; and for the present it is ordered that the municipal laws such as affect private rights of persons and property, regulate local institutions, and provide for the punishment of crime, shall be considered as continuing in force, so far as compatible with the purposes of military government, and that they be administered through the ordinary tribunals substantially as before occupation, but by officials...
Page 423 - To entitle such Chinese subjects as are above described to admission into the United States, they may produce a certificate from their government or the government where they last resided vised by the diplomatic or consular representative of the United States in the country or port whence they depart.
Page 459 - ... the Spaniards would not have surrendered but for the fact that my troops had closed every avenue of escape to the towns of the interior, the American generals not only ignored me entirely in the stipulations for capitulation but also requested that my forces should retire from the port of Cavite and the suburbs of Manila. I represented to the...
Page 404 - ... that if I would express in writing a simple request to Aguinaldo to withdraw to the lines which I designated — something which he could show to the troops and induce them to think that he was simply acting upon a request from these headquarters — he would probably be able to retire his men without much difficulty; that, of course, they themselves understood the direction to withdraw, which would be obeyed, and thereupon repeated their desire to obtain a note of request, whereupon I furnished...
Page 404 - ... city is my excuse. In conclusion. I beg to inform you that I have conferred freely with Admiral Dewey upon the contents of this communication and am delegated by him to state that he fully approves of the same in all respects: that the commands of our Government compel us to act as herein indicated, and that between our respective forces there will be unanimity and complete concert of action.
Page 475 - February 4th, another demonstration was made on one of our small outposts which occupied a retired position at least 150 yards within the line which had been mutually agreed upon — an insurgent approaching the picket and refusing to halt or answer when * Otis report for 1899, page 96.
Page 496 - For four months these men have been continually under arms night and day, exposed in a relaxing climate to a scorching sun, almost as destructive and much harder to bear than the enemy's fire, until apparently the severe, uuremitting, and almost unexampled strain...

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