Annual Reports of the War Department, Volumen1,Parte5

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1900

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Página 50 - ... or be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself; that the right to be secure against unreasonable searches and seizures shall not be violated: that neither slavery nor involuntary servitude shall exist except as a punishment for crime...
Página 117 - It shall be lawful for the board of health, through its president, to make and promulgate such rules and regulations as may be from time to time necessary for the government and control of the lepers placed under...
Página 271 - Senate to confer commissions by brevet upon commissioned officers of the Army for distinguished conduct and public service in the presence of the enemy "in time of war.
Página 43 - ... throughout the archipelago there is a group of the insurgent army, it is a fact, beyond dispute, that all contiguous towns contribute to the maintenance thereof. In other words, the towns, regardless of the fact of American occupation and town organization, are the actual bases for all insurgent military activities, and not only so in the sense of furnishing supplies for the so-called flying columns of guerrillas, but as affording secure places of refuge. Indeed, it is now the most important...
Página 44 - The success of this unique system of war depends upon almost complete unity of action of the entire native population. That such unity is a fact is too obvious to admit of discussion; how it is brought about and maintained is not so plain.
Página 47 - By direction of the President of the United States, the undersigned announces amnesty, with complete immunity for the past and absolute liberty of action for the future to all persons...
Página 47 - ... part of the Archipelago, according to his own wishes, for which purpose the United States will furnish such transportation as may be available either by railway, steamboat, or wagon. Prominent persons who may desire to confer with the Military Governor or with the...
Página 43 - The people of the islands, however, during the past five years have been maddened by rhetorical sophistry and stimulants applied to national pride, until the power of discriminating in behalf of matters of public concern or private interest (never very strongly established among them), has for the time being been almost entirely suspended. As a substitute for all other considerations, the people seem to be actuated by the idea that in all doubtful matters of politics or war, men are never nearer...
Página 48 - And I do solemnly swear that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the United States of America and to the State of and that I will serve them honestly and faithfully against all their enemies whomsoever...
Página 484 - At this grave moment in our national history I send to you, and through you to the officers and men of the...

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