Report of the Philippine Commission to the Secretary of War
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1905
Includes information by the Commission and various public officials and agencies on the economic, social, geographic and local governmental development of the Philippines.
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Page 320 - Spanish subjects, natives of the Peninsula, residing in the territory over which Spain by the present treaty relinquishes or cedes her sovereignty, may remain in such territory or may remove therefrom, retaining in either event all their rights of property, including the right to sell or dispose of such property or of its proceeds; and they shall also have the right to carry on their industry, commerce and professions, being subject in respect thereof to such laws as are applicable to other foreigners.
Page 320 - In case they remain in the territory they may preserve their allegiance to the Crown of Spain by making, before a court of record within a year from the date of the exchange of ratifications of this treaty, a declaration of their decision to preserve such allegiance ; in default of which declaration they shall be held to have renounced it and to have adopted the nationality of the territory in which they may reside. The civil rights and political status of the native inhabitants of the territories...
Page 30 - An Act temporarily to provide revenue for the Philippine Islands, and for other purposes.
Page 320 - That all inhabitants of the Philippine Islands continuing to reside therein who were Spanish subjects on the eleventh day of April, eighteen hundred and ninety-nine, and then resided in said Islands, and their children born subsequent thereto, shall be deemed and held to be citizens of the Philippine Islands and as such entitled to the protection of the United States, except such as shall have elected to preserve their allegiance to the Crown of Spain in accordance with the provisions of the treaty...
Page 360 - Section one of chapter five hundred and amended. thirteen of the acts of the year eighteen hundred and ninety-six is hereby amended by striking out the whole of said section and inserting in place thereof the following : — Commission Section 1.
Page 30 - An Act temporarily to provide for the administration of the affairs of civil government in the Philippine Islands, and for other purposes...
Page 695 - States, and by such consul generals, consuls, or vice consuls when in charge, as the Secretary of State may designate, and by the chief or other executive officer of the insular possessions of the United States, under such rules as the President shall designate and prescribe for and on behalf of the United States, and no other person shall grant, issue, or verify such passports.
Page 360 - USC, sec. 20b (3)) is amended by striking out the last sentence and inserting in lieu thereof the following...
Page 697 - Rico, and their children born subsequent thereto, shall be deemed and held to be citizens of Porto Rico, and as such entitled to the protection of the United States, except such as shall have elected to preserve their allegiance to the Crown of Spain...