The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803/Volume 2

The Philippine Islands, 1493–1803  (1903) 
edited by Emma Helen Blair and James Alexander Robertson
Volume 2: 1521–1569

THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS

1493-1803

The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803 (1903) - Volume 2 - illustration - page Frontispiece.jpg
Miguel Lopez de Legazpi
[From painting in Museo-Biblioteca de Ultramar, Madrid]

The PHILIPPINE
ISLANDS 1493–1803


Explorations by Early Navigators, Descriptions of the Islands and their Peoples, their History and Records of the Catholic Missions, as related in contemporaneous Books and Manuscripts, showing the Political, Economic, Commercial and Religious Conditions of those Islands from their earliest relations with European Nations to the beginning of the Nineteenth Century


TRANSLATED FROM THE ORIGINALS


Edited and annotated by Emma Helen Blair and James Alexander Robertson, with historical introduction and additional notes by Edward Gaylord Bourne. With maps, portraits and other illustrations


Volume II1521–1569

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CONTENTS OF VOLUME II
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[Résumé of contemporaneous documents—1522–37].
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[Résumé of contemporaneous documents—1527–28].
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[Résumé of contemporaneous documents—1541–48].
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[Résumé of contemporaneous documents—1559–68].
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Warrant of the Augustinian authorities in Mexico establishing a branch of their brotherhood in the Philippines—1564.
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Act of taking possession of Çibabao. Fernando Riquel; Çibabao, February 15, 1565.
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Proclamation ordering the declaration of the gold taken from the burial-places of the Indians. M. L. de Legazpi; Çubu, May 16, 1565.
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Letters to Felipe II of Spain. M. L. de Legazpi and others; Çubu, May 27 and 29, and June 1, 1565.
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Letter from the royal officials of the Filipinas to the royal Audiencia at Mexico, accompanied by a memorandum of the necessary things to be sent to the colony. Guido de Labeçares and others; Çubu, May 28, 1565.
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Relation of the voyage to the Philippines. M. L. de Legazpi; Çubu, [1565].
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[1]Copia de vna carta venida de Seuilla a Miguel Saluador de Valencia. (Barcelona, Pau Cortey, 1566).
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Letters to Felipe II of Spain. M. L. de Legazpi; Çubu, July 12, 15, and 23, 1567 and June 26, 1568.
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Negotiations between Legazpi and Pereira regarding the Spanish settlement at Cebú. Fernando Riquel; 1568–69.
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ILLUSTRATIONS
Portrait of Miguel Lopez de Legazpi; photographic reproduction from painting in Museo-Biblioteca de Ultramar, Madrid.
Frontispiece
Portrait of Fray Andrés de Urdaneta; photographic reproduction from painting by Madrazo, in possession of the Colegio de Filipinas (Augustinian), Valladolid.
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Signatures of Legazpi and other officials in the Philippines; photographic facsimile from original MS. of their letter of June 1, 1565, in the Archivo general de Indias, Seville.
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The Santo Niño of Cebú (image of the child Jesus found there by Legazpi's soldiers in 1565); from a plate in possession of the Colegio de Filipinas, Valladolid.
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