Monday, July 30, 2007

Testimony of Horace Longwood Higgins, July 19, 1899

The complete transcript of the Horace Longwood Higgins' response to the questions of the members of the Philippine Commission on July 19, 1899 can be downloaded below.

President William Mckinley appointed the members of the commission on January 20, 1899 to investigate the affairs in the Philippine Islands. The following were the commissioners: Jacob Gould Schurman of New York, Rear Admiral George Dewey of the United States Navy, Charles Denby of Indiana, Dean C. Worcester of Michigan. John R. MacArthur was appointed Secretary and Counsel of the Commission and Rutherford Corbin, assistant secretary.

A nice read for those interested in Philippine railway history.

Please download here and add to your collection.

No comments: