The 1901 Report of the Philippine Commission covered the period from 1 December 1900 to 15 October 19011. There was no section particularly dedicated to Batangas so in this page are included extracts of certain pages which mention Batangas which are relevant to the retelling of the story of the province.
|A public session of the Philippine Commission in 1901. Image digitally extracted from the 1901 Report of the Philippine Commission.|
and Tayabas adjoining Batangas in the mountain region are affected by the disturbances in Batangas. In Mindoro, a thinly-settled and almost unexplored island, there are insurrectos. Our troops did not occupy it until August of this year, but they now have driven in to the unhealthy and trackless forests of the interior the 200 insurrectos who had made the island a refuge, and have captured their leader, a white man named Howard. Malvar, in Batangas, though chased from one hiding place to another, has thus far eluded capture.
(This section contains an excerpt related to Batangas from General Orders No. 179 issued by the United States Army.)
(This page contains the contents of Act. 178 of the Philippine Commission which restored Batangas and two other provinces to the executive control of the military Governor. The contents of the act may be seen by clicking the link below, which will open a new browser window.)
(This section is an excerpt from a part of the report related to forestry developments)
Notes and references:
1 “Report of the Unitedd States Philippine Commission to the Secretary of War for the Period December 1, 1900 to October 15,1901,” published 1901 in Washington D.C. by the Government Printing Office.
2 The General MacArthur mentioned is Arthur, father of Douglas of the “I shall return” fame.