[TRANSCRIPTION][Only excerpts of the entire document entitled “Report of Officer Commanding Provisional District, Philippines Constabulary” which are relevant to the Province of Batangas are included in this transcription. The “provisional district” referred to the aggregation of several provinces in southern Luzon, including Batangas, as far as the Philippine Constabulary was concerned.]
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PHILIPPINES CONSTABULARY, Bacoor, Cavite, July 31, 1905.
picked its members widely from Batangas, and especially Cavite. His “headquarters,” usually moving, preferred the deep wooded ravines about Buenavista, in Cavite, and the rugged hills between Talisay and Bayuyungan, in Batangas.
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and 1 constable were killed and 3 constables wounded. The outlaws aggregated many and their own loss was considerable, but no reliable information as to their strength and casualties has been obtained.
Cosme Caro, and the deadly pounce of Van Schaick and his scouts on Felizardo’s lair at Lit-lit.
Assistant Chief, Commanding
Provisional District, Philippines Constabulary.
To the ADJUTANT-GENERAL.
Notes and references:
1 “Report of Officer Commanding Provisional District, Philippines Constabulary,” by D. J. Barker, Jr., published 1905 as part of the “Sixth Annual Report of the Philippine Commission” by the Bureau of Insular Affairs, United States War Department.