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The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Volume XXIV, 1630-34

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, Commercialand Religious Conditions of Those Islands from TheirEarliest Relations with European Nations to the Close of the Nineteenth Century

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1905
Language: English
Wordcount: 93,122 / 276 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 44.7
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 555
Added to site: 2006.04.02
mnybks.net#: 13174
Genre: History
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hts of precedence has been duly settled. The relations between Manila and Japan, lately strained by the capture of a Japanese junk by Spaniards, are now more friendly, and some trade between the two countries is being carried on. The Japanese have shipped a number of lepers who are Christians from that country to Manila; the Spaniards accept this charge, and make room for the lepers in the hospital for natives. The king is asked to aid in the expenses of their care. Tavora describes his relations with the peoples on the opposite mainland; makes recommendations regarding certain offices; explains the condition of the vessel which sank at Manila in the preceding year; and defends himself from accusations of illegal participation in the Mexican trade.

Another section treats of military affairs. Tavora (who writes but a fortnight before his death) thanks the king for preferment bestowed upon him, but fears that he will not live to enjoy it; and informs Felipe of the heavy losses that he has incurred in com

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