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Letter from Ambrose Agius to James Gibbons
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Letter from Ambrose Agius to James Gibbons


Library of Congress Manuscript Division


Ambrose Agius, papal delegate to Manila, writes to James Gibbons, archbishop of Baltimore, detailing the issues being investigated by the Military Board regarding the Catholic Church's claims for damages to church property during the Spanish-American Ward and during the recent conflict in the Philippines. Agius explains how the amount repaid to the church was decreased, and describes William H. Taft's involvement in this. Agius also discusses the Tariff Bill and how it may affect their financial situation.

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Agius, Ambrose, 1856-1911


Gibbons, James, 1834-1921

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Letter from Ambrose Agius to James Gibbons. Theodore Roosevelt Papers. Library of Congress Manuscript Division. Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library. Dickinson State University.
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