The Pagamutan ng Maralita or the Poor Man’s Hospital was a hospital set up in Batangas Town (presently the City of Batangas) and served clandestinely as a hospital for various guerrilla organizations operating in the province of Batangas. In this page is a transcription1 of the request submitted by one Dr. Domingo Tolentino, purported commander of the Pagamutan ng Maralita, to the United States Army to attempt to gain official recognition.
“PAGAMUTAN NG MARALITA”
Supporting Batangas Town Guerrilla Forces
: Commanding General, AFWESPAC
: Col. Quentin Gellidon, Eng., Over-all Commander
Batangas Guerrilla Forces
Major, DC, CO “PAGAMUTAN
Notes and references:
1 “Pagamutan ng Maralita,” online at the United States National Archives.