Digital Library Advanced Search

SEARCH THE DIGITAL LIBRARY


83 results: Expanded View | Index View
Display: per page, sorted by
of 9 Page:

Letter from Daniel Tria Tirona to William H. Taft

Description:

Daniel Tria Tirona forwards a resolution from the Cavite provincial board to Governor Taft. The resolution requests that the United States Philippine Commission address the situation with the Spanish friars as soon as possible.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Religion and politics; Friars; Catholics--Religion; Conflict management--Political aspects; Philippines--Cavite Province; United States. Philippine Commission (1900-1916)

Date: 1901-10-24

Letter from Jacob Gould Schurman to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Jacob Gould Schurman reviews the issues in the Philippines and recommends buying land from the friars and selling it to Filipinos.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Philippine American War (Philippines : 1899-1902); Religion and politics; Friars; Catholic Church and world politics; Rebellion; Philippines; Ireland, John, 1838-1918

Date: 1901-10-25

Exhibit no. 21

Description:

Series of letters documenting the response to a complaint from Imus, Cavite, Philippines, that a Mr. McGregor was conducting some sort of survey while accompanied by two armed American soldiers. Government and military records dispute this claim and the complaint was deemed groundless.

Resource Type: Report

Subject: Surveying; Bodyguards; Federal-city relations; Friars; Philippines--Cavite Province; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930; Chaffee, Adna Romanza, 1842-1914

Date: 1901-11?

Letter from William Hayes Ward to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

William Hayes Ward interviewed Archbishop Ireland and discussed Philippine matters. He sympathizes with Ireland's views and aims. Ward supports an arrangement that will allow the United States to purchase the land held by the friars, including negotiations with the Vatican.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Religion and politics; Friars; Land tenure--Government policy; Land tenure--Political aspects; Diplomatic negotiations in international disputes; International relations; Philippines; Catholic Church. Curia Romana; Ireland, John, 1838-1918

Date: 1901-12-10

Letter from Lyman Abbott to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Lyman Abbott supports negotiations with the Vatican and the friars to make a deal for the purchase of the friars' lands in the Philippines by the United States.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Religion and politics; Friars; Land tenure--Political aspects; Land tenure--Religious aspects; Diplomatic negotiations in international disputes; International relations; Philippines; Catholic Church. Curia Romana

Date: 1901-12-11

Letter from John Ireland to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Archbishop Ireland believes that the public will understand and support negotiating with the Vatican for the purchase of the friar lands in the Philippines. If President Roosevelt wants to send a non-Catholic negotiator, Ireland suggests General Merritt.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Religion and politics; Diplomatic negotiations in international disputes; Friars; Land tenure--Religious aspects; Land tenure--Political aspects; Philippines; Catholic Church. Curia Romana; Merritt, Wesley, 1834-1910

Date: 1901-12-12

Letter from Luke E. Wright to Manuel Corrales

Description:

Acting Governor Wright has received the complaints about the friars inhabiting the Pueblo of Jimenez. The friars aren't breaking any law and have the right to live wherever they like. It is unfortunate that they insist on remaining in a community that doesn't desire their presence or services. Inhabitants don't need to visit the friars' church or contribute to their maintenance.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Friars; Freedom of religion; Religion and civil society; Religion and politics; Philippines

Date: 1901-12-12

Letter from John J. McCook to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

John J. McCook stresses the importance of removing the friars from the Philippines and purchasing their lands. This will receive the public's approval and be a credit to the Roosevelt administration.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Religion and politics; Friars; Land tenure--Political aspects; Land tenure--Religious aspects; Diplomatic negotiations in international disputes; Presidents--Public opinion; Philippines

Date: 1901-12-14

Letter from Lyman Abbott to John Ireland

Description:

Lyman Abbott affirms his support for Christianity and the work of the Catholic Church in the Philippines.  However, he believes that the hostility between the friars and Filipinos is impossible to overcome.  He sees no advantage for the church retaining the friars in the Philippines.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Land tenure--Religious aspects--Catholic Church; Christianity; Friars; Philippines; Catholic Church

Date: 1902-02-10

Letter from Lyman Abbott to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Lyman Abbott reviews his interview with Archbishop Ireland concerning the friar and land controversy in the Philippines.  Ireland hopes to use money from the land sales for religious and educational work in the Philippines.  He would like the friars retained in the Philippines under the authority of the American Catholic Church.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Friars; Land tenure--Religious aspects--Catholic Church; International relations; Philippines; Vatican City; Catholic Church. Curia Romana; Ireland, John, 1838-1918

Date: 1902-02-10

Display: per page, sorted by
of 9 Page: