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Special Report of the Chief of the Bureau of Archives to the Honorable Civil Governor; Lands of Arroceros and the Aguadas (Paperback) Loot Price: R270
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Special Report of the Chief of the Bureau of Archives to the Honorable Civil Governor; Lands of Arroceros and the Aguadas...

Special Report of the Chief of the Bureau of Archives to the Honorable Civil Governor; Lands of Arroceros and the Aguadas (Paperback)

Philippines Archives Bureau

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1904 Excerpt: ... to the right of the Pasig River, that the city represented Spanish interests, but that it wished to protect those of the natives, mestizos, Chinese, and foreigners. The municipality denied the right of conquest alleged by the military, and, basing its argument on instructions given by the King to Legaspi before the latter came to these Islands, showed the peaceful intentions of the Monarch in regard to everything connected with the occupation of this country, he charging that no private property or effects should be taken from the natives, nor should they be injured, bothered, nor mistreated in any way; and that in the order given to Gomez Perez Dasmarinas in 1589 to build a defense around the city the mention of "enemies' only referred to adjacent countries, aside from the fact that said order was issued eighteen years after the foundation of Manila. It showed that Legaspi established the city of Manila on June 24, 1571, marking out places for the public square and for the church and convent of San Augustine, peopling the city with Spaniards, with aldermen and mayors (alcaldes), and empowering these latter to divide up lands among the people, reserving space for the public streets; that when the position of exchange broker for the property of the city was created in 1574 the ownership of the grounds possessed by the residents and inhabitants was recognized. Basing its claim on the above the city affirmed that the ownership of the municipality was prior to any other, an ownership recognized by the King when he ordered that property rights of the natives should be respected. The municipality cited in its support a royal cedula of July 8, 1804, which reads literally as follows: It has been reported to me by that city that I. having given the Parian de Sangley...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Philippines Archives Bureau
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 24
ISBN-13: 978-1-235-75998-7
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-235-75998-9
Barcode: 9781235759987

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