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Records of Fort St. George

MANILHA CONSULTATIONS, 1762

(Volume No, 1)

MADRAS

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Records of Fort St. George

MANILHA CONSULTATIONS, 1762

(Volume No. 1)

MADRAS

PRINTED BY THE SUPERINTENDENT, GOVERNMENT PRESS

1940




PREFATORY NOTE.

This volume contains the Proceedings of the President and Council of
Manilha from 23rd September 1762 to 28th December 1762, and is the first in
the series entitled Manilha Consultations.

This series consists of eight volumes viz*. Volumes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9 and
10 and refers to the period 1762 to 1764. After the capture of Pondicherv
a successful expedition under the command of General Draper consisting of
both the Kings and the Companys Forces was sent in 1762 from Madras to
the Spanish Settlement of Manilha in the Phillipine Islands. The records
referred to above contain the Diary and Consultations of the Deputy Governor
and Council of Manilha under the British occupation. Soon after the conquest,
General Draper delivered over the Government to the Companys Agents
according to His Majestys instructions. From that time till the withdrawal
of troops in 1765, on the terms of the Treaty of Paris, the Deputy Governor
and Council had to meet a host of difficulties with the Spanish insurgents,
headed by Senior Anda. The records throw a good deal of interesting light
on the Military expeditions into the country which was never completely sub-
jugated, on the humane and tolerant policy promised to the Roman Catholics
who formed the majority of the population, on the attempts made at establishing
commercial connections with the King of Soloo, and on the subsequent with-
drawal of all the troops in accordance with the treaty of Paris. They also
contain a number of letters written from Manilha to the Court of Directors and
to the President and Council of Fort St. George.

The manuscript volume has been mended and is in a fair state of preser-
vation.

Egmore,

30^ May 1940.

B. S. BALIGA,
Curator, Madras Record Office.




RECORDS OF EOBT ST. GEORGE

MANILHA CONSULTATIONS,
1762

VOLUME No. 1.

Diary & Consultations of Dawsonne Drake Esq. Gov. &ca.
Council of Manilha.

Commencing 1

Ending J

---- MANILHA, OCTOBER 1762 -----------

Septem-

Arrived in the Bay of Manilha the whole Squadron except two store ships bbr
the South Sea Castle and Admiral Steevens. 23d.

The Troops landed about a mile to the southward of the Town Mr. Henry 24th.
Brooke Military Paymaster and Mr. Francis Jourdan as his assistant
went on shore with one Chest of Treasure for the Disbursements of the
siege.

A Battery of 8 Guns was opened against the South West Bastion of the Otobbr
Fort. 3bd-

A Practicable Breach opened and the Town Stormed with little Bloodshed. 6th.
Received a Letter from Rear Admiral Cornish discharging the ships Essex 9th.

and Oster ly from the service of the Expedition.

Received a Letter from Cap1. Frederick Vincent. 10TH

Came on shore Dawsonne Drake Esqr. Provisional Depy. Governor &ca.

Council of Manilha.

At a Consultation
Present

Dawsonne Drake Esq. Proviso Dept. Gov. Presdt.

John Lewin Smith. Henry Brooke.

Claud Russell. Samuel Johnson.

Packet from the President & Council is now opened and read. Packet from

the Presi-
dent &
Council of
Madras
opened
. . . Read-

Cap1. Vincents letter being now taken into consideration and the Board
being sensible of the Detriment of losing his Passage to China would be to our
Hofible Masters Affairs Resolve that both the Essex and Osterley prepare
with the utmost Expedition for proceeding to Canton to which we are the more


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----- MANILHA, OCTOBER 1762 ----------

induced from the information of many of the ablest Navigators in the place who
assure the Council that ships have always succeeded by leaving the Bay even so
late as the 10th. November.

Ordered that the Madeira wine and other stores on board the Indiamen
be landed with all possible haste.

Letter from Capt. James West in the Nabobs service Read as entered
hereafter representing the Custom of Paying his people as Europeans and
enclosing Copy of an Abstract as paid by the Military Paymaster at Madras.
Ordered his request be complied with.

f

Three Bills for the Payment of Rattans used in the siege are now presented
to the Board by Major Barker Capts. Vincent & Jackson. Ordered that the
Paymaster do discharge the same.

Two Bills for the dieting of Sepoys on board the ships Essex and Osterley
are now tendered and Ordered to be paid.

The Paymaster representing his want of Cash, It is Agreed to land four
Chests for our present Expences till we can judge what further sums will be
necessary.

Dawsonne Drake.
J. L. Smith.

H. Brooke.

Claud Russel.
Saml. Johnson.

Sir,

The Companys Ships Essex and Osterly being cleared of Military Stores,
and having no further occasion for their service, I have the pleasure to enclose
you Orders for the Captains of those ships to put themselves under your direc-
tion agreeable to the request of the President and Council at Fort Saint George.

I am with perfect regard,

Sir,

Your most obedient humble servant,

Samuel Cornish.

Norfolk in Manilha Bay.
9th. October 1762.

To Dawsonne Drake Esq.

To the Worshipfull Dawsonne Drake Esq.

Worshipfull Sir,

The detention I have met here, and necessity I am still under of remaining
till the N.E. Monsoon sets in, obliges me in defence of my own reputation
to point out to you, the impracticability of my getting to Canton this year. I
have ever been unwilling to arraign the judgement of any Man, and as so many
of Reputed abilities has not only wrote but repeatedly urged that a Passage was
to be gained at all seasons & in defence of their Conduct recommended making
this Coast as infallible to it. I think I may at this Time without the Danger
of censure Prove all such assertions mere light Speculations. The Captains


Manilha, Consultations, 1762

a

---- MANILHA, OCTOBER 1762

Coates and Petre were the first after them Captain D. Auvergne &ca. on their
Credit several others have since made the Coast of Luconia. Now it must be
observed that every one of these Gentlemen did this while the Westerly Monsoon
prevailed as the latest arrived in China Earlier than the Middle of October,
before which the Monsoon is seldom if ever known to shift, and if I may speak
from my own Experience, Nay I will call every authority Conversant in these
seas, that had they kept the Common Track, their passage had with a degree of
Certainty been shorter and far more safe; and I will venture to affirm if it is not
to be obtained by a direct course, it would be too dangerous (tho they had gained
the length of Manilha) to attempt beating against a fresh Monsoon in so narrow
a Channel as between this Coast and the Shoals that lay off it. I very well know
people are often too hasty for want of better Information of the True Period in
which the Winds shift, if they meet with Easterly Winds in all September
(which is very common) they conclude the Monsoon set in and Bear away; This
has induced others to Schemes on this Coast and by succeeding have adopted an
Erroneous Opinion that the Winds Prevalent here will Facilitate a pass-
age, tho the Monsoon was shifted: I was so well Satisfied of the Con-
trary that Suspecting I should not be dispatched in Time, I remonstrated
in every Conversation with Mr. Pigot & Mr. Palk the apparent Improba-
bility of my reaching Canton And whether what I have Advanced is
matter of fact too nearly concern my own Character not to desire the strictest
enquiry. Therefore as Ships have gone Annually hence, I beg you will obtain
every information in your power not only for your own Government but that of
the Honble Court of Directors. A little practice joined with Success will obtain
Credit for a Time, but it is searching into it minutely and giving unerring
reasons that must confirm or destroy it. The Medium of Runs betwixt P.
Sapata and the Grand Ladrone is 3. East the most I have either heared or
known from Sapata to Manilha has been 9. or thereabouts the Meridional Dis-
tance then betwixt the Ladroone and Manilha is 6 the difference of Lattitude
8. which is nearest a N.W.C.N. Course : The shoals does not lay more than a
Degree From Luconia, I believe no Man will attempt to say with a N.E.
Wind (whereas at the first setting in of the Monsoon it is Notorious the Winds
hang well to the Northward) any Person can keep the Coast on board or within
the shoals to pass to the Northward of the North Moreenna, and I am persuad-
ed it will on Inspection be thought a Dangerous situation to meet with a gale in
such narrow Waters and betwixt two such inevitable Dangers. I am in great
doubt if in running between the shoals in 15. giving them a birth in Case of
Tuffoon to which none should lay too, they could clear the Spectacle Bank, but
if they did certain I am, they could not reach Sk Johns which is the Western-
most Island on the Coast of China. Eer I close this, I must assure you, I have
never had anything so much at heart as the strict Discharge of my Duty nor do
I know any injury that would so sensibly hurt me, as not to do what another
was capable of, but with shattered Rigging worn out sails and a very feeble
ships Company it appears next to Impossible. I am persuaded I have more to
invite to the Attempt than any man as my whole Concern in Trade will be
remitted to England, without my drawing a Penny advantage. But this with
my other losses I can better bear than any severe Imputation on my Conduct.

I am,

Worshipful Sir,

Your most obedient humble servant,

Eredk. Vincent..

OsTERLEY IN MANILHA BAY
9th. October 1762.

17621a


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----MANILHA, OCTOBER 1762 -----------

To Dawsonne Drake Esqr.

Sir,

As I have drawn my Bills of subsistance for the Nabobs irregulars, Agree-
able to what they had been formerly paid, and also to what the Company at Mad-
ras had paid the First 2 Months the Troops Commenced pay from them, I can-
not help thinking but the Instructions given to Mr. Brooke Paymaster are a
mistake and to prevent murmuring amongst the Men I do agree to be Account-
able for any Overplus that I may draw not agreeable to the Gentlemens Instruc-
tions at Madras provided they are paid here agreeable to the first Abstract payd
at Madras by Mr. Alexander a copy of which I have here enclosed and signed

by

Sir,

Your most obedient & most humble servant,

J. West.

Manilla,

10th. Oct*. 1762.

A Copy of an Abstract of substance for the Nabobs Irregulars
UNDER THE COMMAND OF JAMES WEST PAID BY MR. ALEXANDER AT MADRAS
prom the 15th. July to the 16th. Septr. 1792.

J. West as Commandant
Authr. Stockwell Cap*, at 10s. day .. 76 10
James Hardwick Lieu*. @ 5s. day .. 38 5
Nuks. Myers Ensign Adj*. d. .. 38 5
Cha8. Saulnear Ensign d. .. .. 30 21
6 Searjeants @ 5 Pags. $ Month each 60
4 Corporals at 3 Pag8. 14 Fan8, each
$ Month .. 26 28
2 Drummers @ d. each .. 13 14
2 Fyfers @ d. each ... 13 14
P F
46 Private @2. 21 @ Month .. 230
Total Pagodas .. 526 13

Received J. West.

A Lack of
Rupees to
be detained
out of the
China Con-
signment
upon the
Essex and
Osterley.

At a Consultation
Present

Dawsonne Drake Esqr. President.

John Lewin Smith. Henry Brooke.

Claud Russell. Samuel Johnson.

The Minutes of last Consultation read and signed.

The ships Essex and Osterly being ready for sailing the sum necessary to
be detained out of the Treasure intended for China is taken into Consideration
and the Paymaster reporting that the five Chests before landed are all expended
and he is in immediate Want of a further supply notwithstanding the Con-
tractors Bills for Victualling the Troops upon the Expedition during the
Voyage and many Batta Bills for the siege remains yet to be paid, The Board
find themselves under the disagreeable Necessity of detaining as much more as
will complete a Lack of Rupees the great Backwardness of the Spaniards to


Manilha Consultations, 1762

5

----MANILHA, OCTOBER 1762 ----------

pay even a part of the Contribution Money, giving but little hopes of supplies
from that Quarter Agreed therefore that an order for the delivery of Chests
be accordingly sent to Cap. Jackson.

Ordered that a Letter for the Supra Cargoes of Council at Canton be pre-
pared acquainting them with the success of the Expedition And that as the
Chinese residing here have had particular attention shewn them and did not
suffer in their property upon the capture of the place We hope it will not only
be a means of encouraging to resort here which is of the greatest Consequence
to these new Possessions but be of use to our Honble Masters affair in China
And that the Admiral will order two line of Battle Ships to Cruize to the Lee-
ward of Pulo Timon Aoura till the 25th. January for the homeward bound and
such as cannot be dispatched in time for the benefit of that Convoy, may touch
here in all January when he will conduct them himself thro the Streights of
Malacca or Sunda as may be found most expedient.

The Surgeons of the Squadron having addressed General Draper for the
Customary Allowance of 2 Rupees a Month for each Man embarked on the
Expedition it is unanimously Agreed that one Rupee is quite sufficient and
the General approving, the Paymaster is Ordered to discharge their Bills at
that rate.

Letter to tho
supra
Cargoes of
Council at
Canton to bo
prepared.

Dawsonne Drake.
Claud Russell.
Saml. Johnson.

Signed General Letter to the Supra Cargoes of Council at Canton of this
Date as entered in the Letter Book N. 1.

Sailed the Essex Osterley for China.

Allowance
to the
Surgeons of
the Squa-
dron for tho
Troops
embarked
on the
expedition
fixt at a
Rupee
instead of
2 $ Month
for each
Man.

October
25 th
26th

At a Consultation
Present

Dawsonne Drake Esq. President.

John Lewin Smith. Henry Brooke.

Claud Russell. Samuel Johnson.

The Minutes of last Consultation read and signed.

General Draper having acquainted the President that he intends
delivering over the Conquest to the Honble Company tomorrow agreeable to
his Majestys Instructions, a Copy of the General Orders given out in the
Garrison upon the Occasion is now read and Considered as entered hereafter,
which tho very full and Satisfactory. It is Agreed in Consequence of the
Diffidence expressed in the President and Councils Letter upon this head that
in the morning before Mr. Drake accepts the Government, the General be
asked in the presence of the Board, whether he bears any private Orders with
the Commandant of the Troops tending in any wise to abridge our authority
as Governor and Council.

Dawsonne Drake.

J. L. Smith.

Henry Brooke.

Claud Russei
Saml. Johnson.


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2

---- MANILHA, NOVEMBER 1762 -------------

Copy General Orders2d. November 1762.

His Majesty by his Royal Instructions bearing date the 22d. January in
the 2d. Year of his Reign, having been pleased to order that the City of
Manilha with its dependencies, and all the Artillery and Warlike stores which
should be found therein at the time of its Capture, should be given up to such
servants of the East India Company, as shall be duly Authorised to receive the
same and who are to keep possession thereof till his Majestys further pleasure
shall be signified with regard to the future Disposition of the said Conquest,
which is to depend entirely and absolutely on his Majesty. *

General Draper does hereby in Obedience to His Majestys Commands deli-
ver up the said City of Manilha and all its Dependencies with the Artillery and
Military Stores found therein (of which the proper Inventorys have now been
taken) to Dawsonne Drake Esqr. on the part of the East India. Company to be
Deputy Governor thereof. All persons are therefore to acknowledge the
Authority of Dawsonne Drake Esqr. in that capacity and obey him accord-
ingly.

His Majesty having been pleased to leave it to General Draper to appoint
a proper and competent GARRISON to remain there, with a supply of stores
and other requisites in order to enable the East India Company to keep and
defend the said place the General will leave his own Regiment and all the other
Troops employed in the said Conquest for those purposes, Except the Marines
who depend upon the Admiral and all the stores Except such as are Reported
by Major Barker to be necessary to be sent back to Madras.

And as the President and Council of Fort Sk George have desired Gene-
ral Draper to name the Commandant and any three other officers to be a Mili-
tary Council to assist Dawsonne Drake Esqr. in all matters relating to the
Defence of the said place and other Military Operations.

Major Fell is appointed by the General to be Commandant of the Place
and upon Military Affairs only to be admitted as third in Council, Captain
Backhouse as Eldest Captain of the 79th. Regiment, Captain Stevenson as Chief
Engineer. Major Barker or Captn. Myers if Commanding Officers of the Com-
panys Troops are named and appointed as the proper persons to be called in by
the Governor and Council upon military affairs, In case of the Death or
Absence of those Gentlemen the officer who succeed to their Posts to have the
same powers.

As Colonel Monson has signified his Desire and Intentions of returning to
Madras by the first opportunity, he has leave accordingly, He has the Duplicates
of all General Drapers Powers & Instructions, and if he pleases to act till he
Departs all applications must be made to him, otherwise those powers Devolve
upon Major Fell or the Commanding officer of His Majestys Troops for the
time being.

This Morning General Draper assuring Mr. Drake in presence of the
Gentlemen of Council in the most satisfactory manner that he need entertain no
suspicion of Military Controul but on the contrary the settlement will be deli-
vered over in every respect upon the same footing with the Honble Companys
Possessions in India. Mr. Drake attended by the Council was conducted by
him to the Royal Palace and the Artillery saluting with 15 Guns was there
declared Governor of Manilha and all its Dependencies in presence of the
Officers of the Garrison His Excellency the Archbishop the late Governor with
his Royal Audience and the Principal Inhabitants of the City.

The Ceremony being over the Governor and Council adjourned to Busi-

ness.


Manilha Consultations, 1762

7

MANILHA, NOVEMBER 1762 --------------

At a Consultation
Present

Dawsonne Drake Esqr. Deputy Govr. President.

John Lewin Smith. Henry Brooke.

Claud Russell. Saml. Johnson.

The Minutes of last Consultation read and Signed.

The Admiral being at Cavite It is Agreed immediately to advertise him of
the conquests being surrendered up to the Honble Company conformable to his
Majestys Instructions, And as we shall have many points to carry with him to
pay the same compliments General Draper had done by offering to confer the
Command of Cavite upon one of his own officers whom he may appoint, while
the Squadron remains there A Letter is prepared accordingly as entered here-
after.

Tuesday
Nov. 2D;

The Governor lays before the Board return of Military Stores expended
upon the Expedition also of those found in Manilha and Cavite both inter-
changes signed by himself and the General together with the Original Propo-
sals and Conditions of the capitulationall which are ordered to be entered
hereafter and Duplicates to be made to sent home to the Honble Court of Direc-
tors.

The Admiral
to be advised
of the
conquests
being deli-
vered over
to the
Company
& a Compli-
ment to be
paid him
to name one
of his own
officers for
the com-
mand at
Cavite.

Returns of
Military
stores found
in Manilha
&ca. and
conditions
of capitula-
tions laid
before the
Board.

Mr. Johnson

appd.

Secretary

and the

Junior

Servants

stationed.

Agreed that Mr. Samuel Johnson one of the Members of the Board, do
act as Secretary, and the Junior Servants be stationed under.

Mr. Henry Parsons, Military Storekeeper.

Mr. Nodes, Under the Commissary.

Mr. Jordan, to continue under the Military Paymaster.

Mr. Fyfe, Sub-Secretary.

Mr. Crawford, Under the Accountant.

Mr. Goodlad, Under Mr. Parsons.

Mr. Barlow, Under the Secretary.

Mr. Mackay D.

Dawsonne Drake.

J. L. Smith.

Henry Brooke.

Claud Russell.

Saml. Johnson.

To Samuel Cornish Esq.

Rear Admiral of the White & Commander in Chief of his Majestys
Squadron in India.

Sir,

The General Conformable to his Majestys Commands having delivered
over to his Company the Town and Citadel of Manilha and all its Dependencies
included in the Capitulation We have the honor to advise you thereof with
Assurances that it will be a sensible satisfaction to us to Contribute to the
Assistance of the Squadron under your Command as far as lay in our power.


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---- MANILHA, NOVEMBER 1762 ----------

As the Sanction of one of your Officers in the Command at Cavita may
possibly be of Service in refitting the Squadron, If you think it proper and
will do us the favour to name one, we shall with great pleasure pay a due
regard to your Recommendation.

We are with great esteem
Sir,

Your most obedient Humble Servant,
Dawsonne Drake

&cA. Council.

Manilha,

3d. Nov. 1762.

A General Return of Stores, Received Expended & Remaining on
the Expedition against Manilha commanded by William Draper Esq.
Brig. General.

Received. Expended. Remaining
Brass Guns 12 Pounders 2 2
6 D. 4 4
Mortars Brass 13 Do. Inch 1 1
10 Do. . 1 J
5i Do. 2 2
D 2 2
Iron .. 13 Inch 1 1
10 Do. 1 1
8 Do. I 1
Howitzers 8 Inch 1 1
5| 2 2
Legonier 2 2
Pilards 2 2
Brass Fuzes filled for Pilards. 2 2
Iron Wrenchers for Fuzes 2 2
Beds for Mortars 13 Inch 2 2
10 Do. .. 2 2
8 Do. .. 2 2
Do. .. 2 2
4|D. .. 2 2
Howitzer Carriages 8 Inch 1 1
51 Do. .. 2 2
Legonier with Limbers 2 2
Gun Carriages 24 Pounders 12 12
18 Do. 4 4
12 Do. 4 4
12 D. with Limbers 2 2
6 Do. 4 4
Limbers spare 4 4
Shot 24 Pounders 3000 2244 756
18 Do. 2000 64 1936
12 Do. 3000 3000
Shells 13 Inch 1000 7 993
10 Do. 1000 140 860
8 Do. 970 493 477
51 Do. 2000 700 1300
4j Do. 3000 30 2970
H. Granades 3000 3000


Manilha Consultations, 1762

ft

---- MANILHA, NOVEMBER 1762 ----------

A General Return of Stores, Received Expended & Remaining in the
Expedition against Manilha Commanded by William Draper EsQ.

-irx _ S'*

Brigb. Generalcont. Received. 200 Expended. 77 Remaining 123
lb. Gun Powder Europe 100 Barrels
Bombay 100 Bo. 239 797 42
60 Do. 119 29 90
Madras 60 Do. 170 91 79
English musket shotted cart- 100,000 93,000 7,000
ridges.
Trench Do. 108,000 16,800 91,200
Pistol D3. 4,000 4,000
Spunges fixt for Mortars 13 Inch 6 6
10 Do. 6 6
8 Do. 9 3 6
51 4 2 2
4.1 10 6 4
Spunges fixt for Guns 24 Prse 30 1 29
18 D. 20 2 18
12 Do. 14 2 12
6 Do. . a 14 2 12
Ladles fixt 24 Pounders 9 9
18 Do. 0 6
12 D. 6 6
6 D. 5 o a 5
Worms fixt 24 Pounders 8 8
18 Do. 8 1 7
12 Do. 6 6
6 Do- 5 5
Hand spikes .. . t 152 80 72
Gins 2 2
Iron Blocks for Do. .. 2 2
Falls for Do. 4 1 3
Transporting Carriages 3 .. 3
Slings for D . 4 2 2
Do. for Gins o 1 2
Tumbrils 5 5
Grape shot .. 24 Pounds 29 29
18 D. 26 26
12 Do. 169 169
Howitz Grapeshott 201 84 117
Round shott fixt 12 Pounders 212 30 182
6 Do. 438 162 276
Tincase shott 12 Do. 104 16 88
6 D. 216 93 123
Fuzes filled 13 Inch 1,021 20 1,001
10 Do. 1,053 180 873
8 Inch 1,383 530 853
5| Do. . . 2,000 750 1,250
41 Do. 3,200 40 3,160
H Granadoes 1,673 .. 1,673
Tubes filled .. 12 Pounders 1036 196 840
6 Do. 1080 660 420

17622


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--- MANILHA, NOVEMBER 1762 ------

A General Return of Stores, Received Expended & Remaining in thb
Expedition against Manilha Commanded by William Draper Es Brig. Generalcont.

Received. Expended. Remg.
Port fires 612 212 400
Blue lights 100 100
Cohorn cartridges filled 200 200
Mealed Powder lb 100 20 80
Sulphur lb 100 100
Salt Petre lb 100 100
Charcoal Dust Barr1. 1 100
Fireballs 100 100
Rockets 100 100
Spirits of Wine Bott 8 8
Carcasses 13 Inch 30 2 28
10 Do. 20 10 10
Quick match lb 30 6 24
Mallets and Setters 13 Inches sets 2 1 1
16 D Do. 2 1 j
8 Do. Do. 2 1 I
6| Inches sets 2 1 1
41 D. 3 3
Hand granades 6 1 5
Drifts for Fuzes 13 Inch setts 1 1
10 D. D. T 1 1
8 Do. D. 2 2
5| Do. D. 1 1
4^ Do. Do. 1 1
Hand Granadoes Do. 2 2
Rocket Ladle 1 1
Copper Funnels 3 3
Scales & weights large set 1 1
small D. 1 1
Copper measures D. 2 2
Drudging Boxes .. J 3 3
Pin for Drawing Fuzes 1 1
Flux lb. 10 10
Twine Bengal Ibs. 36 18 18
Europe Do. 50 5 45
Logline D. 10 2 8
Scissors .. . P. 12 ' 2 10
Knives with sheaths 12 2 10
Cotton Thread lb. 6 6
Silk D. . lb. 2 2
Needles sail 24 24
Sewing .. . 72 72
Packing . 12 12
Spung Tacks . 3 3
Copper nails 500 0 . 500
Brass Wire 4 4
Brass Hammers ... ... 4 4
Pins 2 2
.Adzes .. 2 1 1
Drivers .. 2 2
Steel spikes 16 4 12
Spring D. 12 12
Relief for D. 6 . 6
Brass Gauges for shot set 1 1
Block Tin for Soddering lb. 51 5j


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A General Return of Stores, Received Expended & Remaining in thb
Expedition against Manilha Commanded by William Draper Esq.
Brig. Generalcont.

Salarmoniac for Soddering .. Received. 2 Expended. Remg. 1 2
soddering Iron 1 1
Tin ... sheets 100 100
Elevating screen .. 1 1
Padlock with Hasps & staples 10 10
Shot moulds English musket Pr. 1 1
Trench D. 1 1
Pistol 1 1
Marline spikes . 6 6
Melting Ladle 1 1
Dipping D. 2 2
Pinchers Pr. 6 .. 6
Clan Hammers 6 6
Shells scripers 12 6 6
Rasps 6 ... 6
Tiles 6 1 5
Pent Wires 10 10
Priming Irons 100 20 80
Steel Bitts 50 10 40*
Portfire sticks 10 10
Tube Boxes 8 2 6
Powder horns 20 20
Hand saws 3 3
Candies md. 1 1
BecsWax lb. 6
Shellhooks with stings 20 5 15
Hand Hooks 6 2 4
Haversacks . 10 10
Rocket moulds and Drifts 1 1
Rocket Forming mould & Former 1 1
Wax cloth Pr. 12 12
Gun Flags ... 4 4
Lanthorns Horn 6 6
Dark . 4 4
Deep sealine Bengal sk8. 20 20
Hambro D. . . 10 10
Read Lead lb. 50 50
White Lead lb. 50 50
Indigo lb. 10 10
Large screw Plate and Taps P. 1 1
Large shears 1 1
Cutting knife 1 1
Musket Formers of sorts 22 22
Brass Quadrant .. 1 1
Copper Hooks on the Barrels 1,088 1,088
Lead aprons sk3. 15 5 10
Country match - 300 100 200
Europe 0. D. .. 60 ... 60
Spare spunge stoves 12 12 12
Linstocks 12
Tacks 2 2
Budge Barrels with Copper Hooks 6 6
Wooden Was Gauges ... 2 2
Powder Clock 1 -* 1
Flannel P3. 6 .. 6
Cartridge Bags 24 Ps. 3,000 2,260 740
18 D. 2,000 70 1,930
12 D. 2 000 ... 2.000

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A General Return of Stores, Received Expended & Remaining in the
Expedition against Manilha Commanded by William Draper Esq*.
Brig*. Generalcont.

Dammers

Iron Puntle

Cattamaran Timbers

Spunyarn

Sunnet ..

Leather Buckets

Canvas Aprons

Rocket Sticks

Elints .. ..

Bottoms for Hens & Chickens 13 Inch
10 D.

Sieves Hairs

Brass Wire

Lawn .

Cutting Table

Searcher & Relief set

Canvas Roll

Coir Rope 4 Inch Coil

3 D. D.

2 D. D.

lj D. D,

Europe Rope 4 Inch D*.

3 D. D.

2 D. D.

1 D. D.

Lead Balls English musket
French D.

Pistol

Cartridge Paper

Chevoux de fries

Gunny shot Bags

Wooden Fidds

Wooden Blocks double sheaves
single D.

Rammer and spung heads spare 24 Prs.

1$ D.
12 D.

6 D.

Tarpaulins large ..

small ..

Caliber Compasses

Coconut Oil

Wood Oil

Grease

Painting Bruces

Platforms for Guns 20 sets{p|^^gS J *

Tor Mortars............{pknkT

Iron Grows 5| feet long ..

Iron Flat

Square

Bolt

Rod

Steel

Received. Expended. Remg.
200 200
1 1
17 17
Balls 80 30 50
35 35
40 40
20 . 20
100 100
15,000 5,000 10,000
100 . 100
50 50
2 2
2 2
1 1
1 1
1 1
4 4
1 1
3 3
1 1
2 . 2
3 2J i
2 i
2 1 1
2 1 1
60,000 60,000
100,000 100,000
4,000 4,000
(uires 200 200
)ts 23 23
600 200 400
2 2
2 2
2 2
20 4 16
10 2 8
12 3 9
12 12
10 10
10 10
P*. 1 i
dupper 2 1 1
D. 1 . 1
D-. 6 1 5
20 20
58 ... 58
303 303
27 27
97 97
20 20
bars 20 20
D. 10 10
D. 20 20
4 4
Bars 20 20


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A General Return of Stores, Received Expended & Remaining in the

Expedition against Maniliia Commanded by William Draper Esq.
Brig. Generalcont.

Engineer Stores.

Received. Expended. Remg.
Spades . 200 30 170
Shovels .. >- 250 59 191
Pick axes 100 100
Broad axes 10 10
Hand Hatchets 20 20
Bill Hooks 60 60
Momootyys 300 300
Saphooks . 20 . 20
Rammers 20 20
Baskets 500 253 247
Sand Bags 15000 7000 8000
Fascines 1000 1000
Pickets 9090 9390
Mallets .. 50 60
Iron Crowns 10 10
Iron Flat bars 23 3 20
Square Do. 8 2 6
Bolt D. 12 1 11
Rod 2 2
Leather Mantlex 20 20
Nails for Platforms 4000 4000
Carpenters Tools chest 1 1
Smiths Tools . D. 1 1
Rods 20 . 20
Square Rods 5 5 ..
Large saw 1 1
Sledge Hammers Q 2
Anvil J 1
Bellows .. 1 .. 1
Standing Vice . 1 1
Beak * 1 1

A General Return of Brass and Iron Ordnance Powder shott shells
&CA. FOUND IN THE TOWN AND ClTADEL OF MANILHA.

Iron Ordnancecont.

Brass Ordnance.

prs

24 4
20 9
18 29 7
16 9
9 1
8 6
6 2 1
5 2
4 11
3 3
Swivels .. 160
Chambers .. .. 106
Total .. 343 8

12

8

6

5

4

3

2

Swivels

4

3

27

3

3

1

1

55

Iron Ordnance.

3

7

Total .. 108 15

Prs

2$

24:

18

14



2

1

3

5

I

1

3

Brass Mortars
6 Inch and
Beds.

Iron Howitzer.
Prs.

Carriages 28
24
20
18
16
14

2

7

1

6

14

3

2

1

6

3

29

5

6


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----MANILHA, NOVEMBER 1762 -----

A General Return of Brass and Iron Ordnance Powder shott shells

&CA. FOUND IN THE TOWN AND ClTADEL OF MANILHACOUt.

Prs.

Carriages 12 .. 4

9

8 .. 4

6 .. 13

5 2
4 .. 6

3 ,. 4

2

Howitzer Carri- 7

ages

Total .. 66

3

1

5

21

2

2

1

85

Of the Before mentioned Brass Guns four
Twenty Pounders and seven swivels are
spiked and Eight Eighteen Pounders are

wounded.
Shot 28 285
24 310
20 1480
18 3465
16 1506
14 1142
12 792

Lead shot 1| Pounder

1000

Shells 13 Inch 40
10 1
8 2
7 1
Hand Granades .. 248
Gun powder boxes 38 lbs. 2280
Computed at 60 lb. each.
D Matt Bags 141 Computed 6345
at 45 lb each.
Cartridges filled of different 4989
sizes 894.
Total of pounders 13614
Musquets repairable 270
Do. Unserble .. 257
Musquet Barrels .. 360
Spontoons 4
Hallerts 12
Bayonets very old e . 200
Spungeswith Rammer head 200
of little use about.
Bamboo Cartridge Boxes of 240

different sizes about.

9 677 A General Return oe Brass and Iron
8 676 Ordnance Powder SHOT SHELLS &C\
6 .. 1147 FOUND IN THE TOWN AND CITADEL OB
5 .. 460 Cavite.
4 .. 1627 Brass Ordnance.
.. 2290 Prs.
536 30 .. 4
4 .. 580 24 .. 7
8 ounces .. .. 800 18 .. 16
4 D. 300 14 .. 2
Grape shot 24 Pounders 10 12 .. 9
20 .. 50 8 ... 2
18 . 115 6 .. 2
16 . 38 4 .. 2
12 31 Swivels .. 58
9 .. 6 Chambers .. 35
8 112
6 424 Total .. 137 1

5 4 14 446 Iron Ordnance.
3 449 18 Pounders 24 5
2 267 16 1
Swivel Grape 449 14 .. 2
Double Headed shot 18 31 12 7 4
16 4 10 1 1
14 23 8 9 1
9 60 6 .. 15 11
Linked shot 28 8 5 2 1
20 9 4 6 . .
16 16 3 1 1
9 35 Total .. .. 68 84
6 20
Spiked sho 18 11 Iron Howitzer 25 8 .
16 14 Pounders
19, 14 l0D. .. .. 3


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MANILHA, NOVEMBER 1762

Carriages. Double Headed Shot cont.
30 Pounders. 3 1 4 63
24 . 4 3 18 165
18 35 10 16 .. 26
16 . 1 14 10
14 o 2 12 24
12 . . 15 5 10 37
10 1 1 8 50
8 10 3 4 .. 15
6 18 10 3 8
5 1 2
4 6 2 Link Shot.
3 2 30 24 .. 6 6
Total 96 41 Grape shot.
30 17
Shot. 24 .. .. 37
52 26 18 .. 184
30 1232 16 .. 8
24 868 14 .. 58
18 2871 12 .. 118
16 465 6 .. 56
14 943 3 .. 500
12 1343 Shells.
10 795 13 Inch .. .. 17
8 1306 8 D. .. 1
6 442 Powder 128 Poxes containing
5 300 60 lb. each. lb. 7680
4 1507 Cartridge filled of sorts 1221
3 Double Headed 1522 containing. .. 7904
30 SHOT. 15 Total .. 15584


18 154 Musquests serviceable 280
12 . . 50 Unserviceable 12
10 10 Bayonets .. . 108
8 .. 119 Cutlasses .. 28
Manilha W. Mm. Drapper
7th. November 1762. Dawsonne Drake.

&cA. Council.
Robt. Barker,

Major & Commd. Artilly.

George Coleman,

Assistant Comrny.

Conditions on which the City of Manilha shall be preserved from
Plunder and the Inhabitants preserved in their Religion Goods liberties
& Properties under the Protection and Government of His Brittannaick
Majesty.

The Spanish Officers of every Rank shall be esteemed as Prisoners of War Article lt
upon their Parole of Honor, but shall have the liberty of wearing their swords,
the rest of their Troops of every Degree & Quality must be disarmed and Dis-
posed of as we shall think proper they shall be treated with Humanity.

All the Military Stores and Magazines of every kind must be delivered 2nd
faithfully to Our Commissary and nothing secreted or damaged.

His Excellency the Governor must send immediate Orders to the Fort of 3 rd
Cavite and the other Forts under his command and dependant upon Manilha to
surrender to his Brittannaick Majesty.


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4TH

Article

J ST.

2^d

3RD.

4th.

5 th-

6th-

7th.

----MANILHA, NOVEMBER 1762 ---------------

The Propositions contained in the Paper delivered on the part of his
Excellency the Governor & his Council will be listened to & confirmed to them
upon the Payment of Four Millions of Dollars the half to be paid immediately,
the other half to be paid in a time to be agreed upon and Hostages & Security
for that purpose.

Done in the city of Manilha the 6th. day of October 1762.

S.C.

W.D.

Sir,

All the Islands (Subordinate to Luconia and Manilha its capital) such as
are at present under the Dominion of his Catholic Majesty must be ceded to his
Britannaick Majesty, who must be acknowledged sovereign till the fate of these
Islands is decided by a Peace between the two kings their Religion, Goods
liberties & properties and Commerce shall be preserved to the Inhabitants of
those Islands who are subjects of Spain in as ample a manner as they are con-
firmed to the inhabitants of Manilha and the inland of Luconia, all the Gover-
nors Military shall be allowed the honors of War, but give their Parole as the
officers have done at Manilha & Cavito, not to serve or take up arms against his
Britannaick Majesty.

WM. Draper.

The Archbishop and the Ovidores must sign this Agreement.

Proposals made to their Excellencies his Brittannaick Majestys
Commanders in chief by sea and Land by his Excellency the Archbishop
Capn. General of the Philipine Islands, the Royal audience the City &
Commerce of Manilha.

That their Effects and Possessions shall be secured to them under the Pro-
tection of his Brittannaick Majesty, with the same liberty they have hitherto
enjoyed.

Granted that the Catholick apostolick and Roman Religion be preserved
and maintained in its Exercise and Functions by its Pastors and faithful
Ministers.

Granted that the Families who have Retired into the Country may have
free Liberty to Return unmolested.

Granted that the same indemnification and Liberty may extend to all
Persons of both sexes Inhabitants of this City without Prejudice or Molesta-
tion to their Interior commerce.

They may carry on all sorts of Commerce as British subjects.

Having great confidence in the Manners and Politeness of their Excellen-
cies the Britannaick Generals hope they will use their best Endeavours in pre-
serving Peace & Quietness in the City & Suburbs chastising all People who
shall dare to oppose their superior orders.

Granted that the Inhabitants of this city May enjoy the same Liberty of
Commerce as they have had heretofore and that they May have proper Pass-
ports granted them for that end.

Answered by the fourth article that the same liberty May be granted to the
Natives of the Country for bringing in all Manner of Provisions according to
their usual Method without the least Opposition or Extortion paying for them
in the same Manner as has been heretofore practised.

Granted but any person coming in with Any Firearms or Offensive
Weapons shall be put to death.


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That the Ecclesiastical Government may be tolerated, and have free liberty
to instruct the faithful, especially the Native Inhabitants.

They must not attempt to convert any of Our Protestant Subjects to the
popish faith.

That the use and Exercise of the oeconomical Government of the city
may remain in its same freedom and Liberty.

Granted that the authority as well Political as Civil may still remain in
the hands of the Royal audience to the end that by their means a stop may be
put to all Disorders and the insolent & guilty be chastised.

To be subject to the Superior Controul of Our Government.

That the said Ministers and Royal Officers, their Persons and Goods be in
full security, be maintained in their Honors with a stipend sufficient for their
support his Catholic Majesty being answerable for the same upon these condi-
tions the above mentioned ministers will be under the Protection of his Brit-
tannaick Majesty in the same Manner as the rest of the Inhabitants.

His Catholick Majesty to pay for their support.

That the Inhabitants May have free liberty to reside within or out the city
as shall be most convenient for them.

Still to be subject to the Revocation of our Government if they find it neces-
sary.

Done at Head Quarters in the city of Manilha this seventh day of Octo-
ber 1762.

Article

8th.

9th.

10th.

HOT.

1 2th*

Saml. Cornish.
William Draper.

Proposals of their Excellencies His Brittannaick Majestys Commanders
in Chief which are agreed to by the most Illustrious Governor of
these Islands as likewise the Royal audience, the City and Commerce
with the Clergy both secular & Regular.

That the Governor would give immediate orders for delivering up the Port
of Cavita, which [sic] it fortifications, which has been Executed by an Order
Castilian of the said Port, which was shewn to their Excellencies and sent by
the serjeant Major of the said Port.

For to satisfy the four Millions of Dollars which are immediately demand-
ed by the aforementioned Commanders in chief all the capitals of the Public
Funds such as the Mesericordia, Ordentercara and the Religious Communities
as also what belongs to the archbishop sick, which shall be found in being and
what shall be wanting of the compliments of the said four Millions shall be made
up by the capitals which the ship Philippino shall bring in with condition that if
the said ship should be taken by his Brittannaick Majestys ships before the time
that the advice dispatched by his Excellency the Governor shall arrive to her
Ordering her to come into this Bay or if the capital there in should not be suffi-
cient to complete the said four Millions they will give a Bill on his Catholick
Majesty and if the said ship should not be taken with the capital therein con-
tained at the same time that the commander of the ship Philippino May Receive
Orders to conduct her here,, the whole shall be given up to Make up the sum of
the said four Millions but in case there should not be sufficient to make up the
whole sum they will give Bills on the Treasury of his most Catholic Majesty.

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In this manner the said Proposals are agreed to on the Part of his Excel-
lency the Governor & Council and confirmed by their Excellencies the Brittan-
naick Chiefs according to the fourth Proposition of their Excellencies bearing
date the 6th. October 1762.

(Signed)

Wednes-

day.

3bd.

Novem-

ber.

Resolution
to secure
Hostages for
the Perfor-
mance of the
spit.

At a Consultation
Present

Dawsonne Brake Esquiri Depy. Govr. President.

John Lewin Smith. Henry Brooke.

Claud Russell. Sam1. Johnson.

The Minutes of last Consultation Read and signed.

The Governor acquaints the Board that instead of complying with the
capitulation which stipulates the immediate Payment of one half of the contri-
bution Money being two Millions of Dollars Only about 349,000 are yet paid in
to the Treasury and that the Royal officers and Gentlemen of the Commerce have
this Morning presented a Petition to the General pretending an Inability of
completing even One Million Only which the General out of Compassion had
agreed should be in prompt payment He therefore submits it to the considera-
tion of the Board what measures Must be fallen upon to enforce a compliance
since their Honor & the faith of nations do not sufficiently spur them.

And it is agreed that it is Necessary and nothing more than what is Costo-
mary on the like Occasions in Europe to secure the Royal audience & some of
the Principal Inhabitants as Hostages which the General assenting to
Resolved to put it in Execution if the Admiral is of the same Opinion a Letter
accordingly is now addressed to him upon the subject as entered hereafter.

General Draper upon first landing having Published Manifestos Declar-
ing Indians that shall pay Obedience to his Brittannick Majesty to be Exempt-
ed from all Taxes and personal services imposed by the Spanish Government.
It is judged but Politick that they shall have equal assurances On the Part of the
company whose Representatives now hold the Reins of Government and a mani-
festo is now prepared as entered hereafter which is Ordered to be Read by Beat
of Drum through the Town and suburbs & Copies to be affixed at the most
Publick Places and circulated if Possible thro the contry [sic].

The Paymaster lays before the Board the Agent victuallers Bill for dieting
the Troops during the siege amounting to Span Doll. 13554. 284. 5, which tho
charged nearly at the Rate of 6 Fanams each man yet as it was by General Dra-
pers Orders & considering the circumstances of affairs at that time there being
no Bazar or any means of getting supplies of Provisions from the country it is
Ordered to be Discharged.

Dawsonne Drake.
J. L. Smith.
Henry Brooke.
Claud Russell.
Sam1. Johnson.


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----MANILHA, NOVEMBER 1762 ------

To Samuel Cornish Esqr.

Rear Admiral of the White and Commander
in Chief of his Majestys Squadron in India.

Sir,

This Morning a Petition from the Ovidores and Commerce of the City was
presented to the General But returned the Purport of it Finding Only to sett
forth their Inhability to compleat the Million as agreed to this conduct of theirs
we esteem a Bad return for the lenity hitherto shewn them and has too much the
appearance of Trifling. We therefore agree with the General that were the
Persons of the Principals secured it might have a good effect and be nothing
more than such behaviour deserves should you sir, be of this Opinion we will
Immediately Put it in Execution and hope you will be pleased to give an Order
for their being Received on Board the Gaily.

The Troubles in the Provinces of Bootekan and Pumpanga are still
Fomented by the Augustine friars and the Ovidore who had before Declared,
himself Captain General of these Islands has been lately Joined by Don Andres.
Balanco & several others of condition, This Information was this Day brought
by a Friar whom the General sent to those Parts, and cannot be Doubted we
therefore Intend to Declare them Rebels by a Public Manifesto by which means
we hope to Encourage an Independent spirit amongst their followers.

The Galleon We are credibly informed is arrived at Pallapa.

We are with very perfect Esteem
Sir,

Your most Obedient humble Servants
Dawsonne Drake &ca. Council.

Manilha,

3d. November 1762.

Whereas his Excellency Don Manuel Ontonio Roxo Archbishop and [late]
Captain General of the Philippine Islands for his Catholick Majesty and the
Ovidores and Other Officers of the Royal audience have ceded to the crown of
Great Britain the Island of Luconia and all the dependent Settlements and
Islands by capitulation entered into with Admiral Cornish & Brigr. General
Draper Commander in chief by sea & land of his Britannaicks Majestys Forces
upon the Expedition against the Spaniards and whereas the Government is now
vested by his Majestys Commands in us the Governor & Council we do hereby
give notice thereof to the Indian Inhabitants of the Provinces of Balacan &
Pampanga assuring them that they shall have free Liberty to exercise their reli-
gion shall be exempted from all Tributes and personal services before exacted
from them by the Spanish Governments & shall in every respect enjoy the liberty
& Privileges of English subjects upon condition that they do immediately throv
off all subjections to Don Andasy Salazar who having presumed in violation of
the capitulation to Proclaim himself Cap*. General of these Islands is now
declared a Rebel to both kings as well by his Excellency the Archbishop & the
Royal audience as by us and upon condition further they behave themselves
Peaceably in their several Towns & Districts & being in as usual Provisions of
all sorts for which they shall Receive the Customary Prices and care be taken
that no violence be offered them But on the contrary should thev not withstand-
ing this Declaration still continue to be refractory & occasion Troubles and war
in the country they shall be treated with the utmost Rigour & severity.

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the 7 th-
Novem-
ber.

Letter from
the Admiral
Head.

The Ovido-
res secured
as Hostages.

The Marquis
of Monti-
castro sus-
pected to be
eloped.

The Alcalde
of the laguaa
Murdered.
The choices
for success
or [sic]
left to the
archbishop.

Letter from
the Admiral
Read.

Admiral to
command at
Cavite.

Proposals for
finding
co emissaries
to the
Philippina.
Resolution
with regard
to the
Prisoner on
the Prize
Oalle an.

MANILHA, NOVEMBER 1762 ---------

Dated in the City of Manilha this 4th. November 1762.

Dawsonne Drake &ca. Council.
Received a Letter from the Admiral Dated the 4th.

Received a Letter from the Admiral Dated this Day.

At a Consultation
Present

Dawsonne Drake Esqr. Dept. Govr. President.

John Lewin Smith. Henry Brooke.

Claud Russell. Samuel Johnson.

Letter from Admiral Cornish Dated the 4th. Instant Read as entered here-
after approving much of securing the Ovidores and some of the Principal
Inhabitants and Recommending the Marquis of Monticatro to be one of them
in Particular.

The Royal audience upon the spot and some of the Principal Gentlemen of
Commerce of the city attending according to summons in consequence of the
above Letter are now called in and the President Representing to them their
shameful Backwardness in performing the article of capitulation in answer to
which they still urge an incapacity & in proof of it that the churches even have
been obliged to be stript they are ordered in arrest and the Town Major is sent
for to conduct them to the House of Marquis of Monticastro.

The Marquis of Monticastro not appearing according to summons with the
rest of the Gentlemen of Commerce and having sent no message in apology it is
suspected that he has eloped and a pile of men is ordered to search his house in
the country where he resides.

The Alcalde of the laguna being lately Murdered by the Indians it being
impossible in our present Situation to make appointments of that kind It is
agreed to leave the choice upon all such occasions to the Archbishop to be con-
firmed by the Board untill the country is more settled and a letter is now
addressed to him as entered hereafter desireing him to name a proper Person
for the Laguna.

Letter from the Admiral dated this Day Read as entered hereafter offering
to accept himself the command of Cavite & informing us of the arrival of the
Argo Frigate with the news of the outward bound Galleon being taken by the
Panther, and of his intentions to dispatch two Frigates after the Philipine the
homeward bound one which is at Pallapag.

The obliging offer of the Admiral to command at Cavito being chearfully
assented to it is agreed to adress him in return upon the occasion and as the
compliment of two Frigates May possibly be insufficient to dislodge the People
of the Philippino should they have landed the Guns and intrenched themselves
agreeable to the first orders sent from hence by the late Governor be determined
to pay no Regard to the capitulation. It is resolved to propose to him at. the
same time as the only means of Making sure of the Treasure to send some of the
Royal Officers upon the Frigates which Proper Credentials and orders from the
late Govr. & Council, the number of Prisoners on board the Prize Galeon being
very considerable it is Likewise Resolved to Request of the admiral not to
suffer any of them to go on shore and that he will allow the Marines and Guard
Boats to Remain here as it may possibly be very soon necessary to diminish our


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MANILHA, NOVEMBER 1762 --------------

Garrison By sending a Detachment to quell the Disturbances in the Province
of Bulacan.

A draft of a letter to the admiral is accordingly now prepared as enclosed
hereafter.

Draft of a General Letter to the Honble Court of Directors to be sent
by his Majestys ship Seahorse is now Read and approved. court of

Directors

DaWSONNE Drake. approved

J. L. Smith.

Henry Brooke.

Claud Russell.

Saml. Johnson.

To the President and Council at- Manilha.

Gentlemen

I have this moment Received your letter and I am not surprized at it is
[s?'c] contents, I approve very much of securing the Persons of the Ovidores,
and shall dispatch an order to the Officer Commanding the Galley to Receive
such as you shall send on board.

I likewise think if the Marquis of Monte Castro with some of the Heads of
the Augustines were added to the number it would be doing the thing more
compleat, I propose being at Manilha the Day after tomorrow and I am very
perfectly.

Gentlemen,

Your most obedient humble servant,
Sam1-. Cornish.

Cavito 4th. of November 1762.

The Order to the Officer Commanding the Galley accompanys this Letter.

To the Governor & Council of Manilha.

Gentlemen

In my answer to your Letter of the 3rd. 1 had the Pleasure to acquaint you
that the Conduct of the Ovidores was such as I expected & Agreed in Opinion
with you to secure the Persons of the Prinsipals of them and that if the Mar-
quis of Montecastro with some of the Augustine were added to the number it
would be doing the thing effectually and enclosed you an Order to the Officer
Commanding the Galley to receive such of them as you should think proper to
send on board. The Copy being mislaid preventing my sending you a Dupli-..
cate (as I imagine you have not received the Original) but I enclose to you a
Copy of the order to the Officer.

I take it very kindly your permitting me to appoint an officer in the com-
mand at Cavita on the departure of Captain Kempenfelt, which if agreeable
to you Gentlemen I should chuse to succeed to myself, as it may be a means of
facilitating the refitting of the Squadron.

If the Marines remaining at Manilha can be any ways essential to the ser-
vice of the Garrison, they may remain till I have the pleasure of seeing you on
Tuesday next.

The arrival of the Argo brings me the agreeable News of the Panther & her
falling in- with and taking the Santissima Trinidad within the Embocadero after
an action of two Hours, having been obliged to put back after the Coss of her


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Masts about three hundred Leagues from the Embocaders Captain Parker sent
me the five enclosed letters wrote from the General and others of the Galleon,
which I must beg you will cause to be delivered agreeable to their address, after
having examined them, and if they should contain any thing material must beg
to be favoured with Extracts of them. I shall dispatch the Argo and Seaford in
a few days in quest of the Saint Phillipino, whom, Captain Parker informs me
is at Palapag.

I am with Great regard,
Gentlemen

Your most humble servants
Samuel Cornish.

Cavita,

7th. November 1762.

The circumstance of the Seaford
and Argo being to be dispatched I must
desire may be kept secret.

To Samuel Cornish Esqk. Rear admiral
of the White and Commander in chief
of His Majestys Squadron in the East
Indies.

Sir

We have the pleasure of your Favour and hasten to send you our Sincere
congratulations upon the taking of the Santisima Trinidada, we warmly hope
you will be equally successful against the Phillippino. The letters from the
General of the Galleon have been delivered but as they contain nothing material
but the narrative of the Engagements it is unnecessary to send you any Extracts.
The great number of prisoners that we suppose to be on board the Trinidade,
may we fear make it hazardous to have them landed, considering our small
force. It is we apprehend of so great consequence, we are thus premature to
submit to your consideration whither it might not be possible to keep them
secured on board.

We think ourselves much honoured by your obliging offer to command at
Cavita any proposition from you sir can be no otherwise than agreeable & we
hope to convince you upon all occasions of our attention.

We are doubly obliged to you for the offer of the Marines, as, we must
think it very essential to the Service, as well as the continuing the armed Boats,
Mr. Drake has already addressed you upon this subject.

We this morning secured the Ovidores and some of the Principal Inhabit-
ants as Hostages for the defeciency wanting to make up the Million which we
hope will have a proper effect tho we are sorry to acquaint you that the Mar-
quiss of Montecastro unregardful of all ties of honour has fled up the country.
If the Million is not compleated in two days now we shall have the honour to
recommend them to your Protection and send them on board the Galley. By
distant hints dropt in conversation we believe it might be practicable to have
one or more of the principal people commissioned '& sent with orders to Pallapa
for the delivery of the Phillippinas Treasure to go towards the contributions
Money. As it is not improbable she may by this time have landed all her people
and Guns and that they have thrown up works for the security of the treasure
and themselves in which case the compliment of the two Frigates may be incapa-
ble to dislodge them, we take the liberty to propose to your consideration whither
it would not be making more sure of the money to improve this hint and insist


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upon one or two of the Ovidores being sent upon the Frigates with powers
accordingly thus we must observe is only a thought that has occured to us we
leave to you to digest it and are with very great regard.

Sir

Your most Obedient humble Servants
Dawsonne Drake &ca. Council.

Manilha,

7th. November 1762.

Illustrious Sir

Being informed that the Alcaldy of the Lagona has been murdered by the
natives of that place, and the whole Country thereabouts in disturbances for
want of a person to succeed to that Government It being for our mutual inter-
est we are sensible that you are equally desirous with us to preserve Peace and
Quetness We address ourselves to you sir for the choice of a proper person
for that purpose and we shall with great pleasure pay due regard to your
recommendation by giving a commission and all necessary Powers.

Signed Dawsonne Drake &ca. Council.

Manilha,

the 8th. November 1762.

Received a letter from his Excellency the Archbishop. 8th.

Received a letter from the Admiral dated yesterday.

At a Consultation
Present

Dawsonne Drake Esq. Depy. Gov. President.

John Lewin Smith. Henry Brooke.

Claud Russell. Samuel Johnson.

The Minutes of last consultation read and Signed.

Letter from his Excellency the Archbishop dated the 8th. instant read as
entered hereafter which is ordered to lay upon the Table.

Letter from Admiral Cornish dated the 8th. read as entered hereafter
approving much of our proposal about sending commissaries on the Frigates
with orders for the delivery of the Phillippinas Treasure, and promising to
comply with our request for securing the Prisoners of the Prize Galleon.

The Governor undertakes to settle with the Archbishop the scheme of
deputing some of the Royal officers with proper powers to proceed to Pallapag
upon the Frigates.

Letter trom
the Archbi-
shop.

Letter from
Y. Admiral

The Gover-
nor under-
takes to
settle with
the archbi-
shop the
deputation
of Commis-
saries to
Pallapag.

Letter from the Engineer read as entered hereafter Enclosing a letter to
the Honble Company with a Journal of the Siege and plan of the attack which with
are ordered to be sent in the Packet. of the Siese


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Bills for £

5000

Granted

Genl.

Draper.

General
Letter to the
Court of
Directors
signed.

MANILHA, NOVEMBER 1762 ------------

General Draper having requested Bills on the Honble Court of Directors
for £ 5000. It is agreed to grant his Request tho our necessities do not
authorize such a step, it being a Favour he seems entitled to, especially as he
returns to Europe by the same Ship.

General Letter to the Honble Court of Directors to be sent by his Majestys
Ship Seahorse is now signed & the Packet delivered to Capk Robert Fletcher in
the companys service whose bad state of health obliges him to embrace the
President & Councils Permission for proceeding to Europe upon Furlow.

Dawsonne Drake.

J. L. Smith.

Henry Brooke.

Claud Russell.

Samuel Johnson.

To the Governor and Council of Manilha.

Gentlemen

I am favoured with your letter of yesterday and am sorry my apprehensions
are confirmed in the escape of the Marquis of Monte Castro whose Conduct made
me doubtful of his principles of honour.

I approve very much of your proposal to send one or two of the Ovidores in
the Frigates whom I am obliged to send after the Philippina, as Captain Par-
ker acquaints me the Navigation is dangerous, and on many other accounts it
will be improper to send a large ship.

With respect to the Company of the Trinidad, they are principally Indians
but you may depend I shall give the necessary Directions, to secure such of them
as we may have reason to apprehend capable of doing any Mischief.

I am very perfectly
Gentlemen

Your most hble Servant

Cavita, Samuel Cornish.

8th. of November 1762.

To the Worshipful Dawsonne Drake
Deputy Governor &ca. Council of Manilha.

Gentlemen

Accompanying this are the plans of the city and Bay of Manilha, with the
attack & a narrative of our transactions to explain it, as likewise a Description
of the Fortificat11. of the place, with what alteration are necessary to make it
more respectable to an European Force or secure it from the Insults of the
Natives, I have not been able to get ready a plan of the Town and Harbour of
Cavita to go home by this opportunity, but will take care to get it ready by the
next I am with respect.

Gentlemen

Your most obedient humble Servants
William Stevenson.

Manilha,

NovR. 10. 1762.


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To The Honourable Court of Directors

FOR AFFAIRS OF THE UNITED COMPANY OF

Merchants of England trading to the

East Indies.

Honourable Sirs,

It gives me the highest Satisfaction, that the first time of my having the
honour to address you, I should have so agreeable a subject to congratulate you
on as the Success of the British Arms in this part of the world, in the Reduction
of Manilha the Capital of the Philippines and its Dependancies a conquest
that will I hope turn out, as advantageous to the Honble Company, as Glorious
to the Nation.

The Honble the President & Council of Fort Sk George not thinking
proper to Spare Major Call, did me the honour of appointing me Engineer on
this Expedition, with he assistance of Messs.Cotsford & Barnard, as which,
I think it incumbent on me, to give an account of our Military Transactions,
from our arrival before the place, till we became Masters of it: but as these
matters cannot so properly be introduced in a letter, being daily Memorandums
I kept. I have collected them in the form of a Journal a part, & shall make the
description of the Fortifications of the place the subject of this.

The city of Manilha lies in a large Bay, in the Island of Luconia, of near

30 Leagues, in circumference in 14-40 North Lattitude & 3-30" to the Westward
of Sk Bernardino, it is about two miles & a half in circumference and the
Building pretty regular owing to the Streets crossing each other nearly at right
Angles, the lower stories of all the houses are of Stone, and the upper of Wood
on account of the Frequency of Earthquakes in these parts. Some of the
Churches and Convents are entirely of Stone, but then, the walls are of surpriz-
ing thickness, many of the buildings are very large but few worthy of parti-
cular notice on account of their architecture, the Foot of the walls to the N.W.
are washed by a fine Broad River navigable for small vessels, a great way up
the country there is as I informed, 8 feet, on the bar at high water the driest
season of the year, the Entrance is preserved by two Piers which run 5 or 600
yards into the Bay, which would otherwise be choked up by a bank of sand that
is just by the N.W. end of the city, is cut off from the rest by a regular front
with its ditch and Draw bridge & forms the citadel called Sk Iago which is
Triangular and commands the city, Bay, & River, the walls of the city are of
Stone and the Fortification is tolerably regular, between the Bastions of Sk
Michael, of the Citadel, and the Royal Bastions Dieg which comprehends the
Sea Front, are the small low Bastions of Sk Francisco, Sk John, Sk Isabel and
Sk Eugenis with long low Curtains between them, without either ditch or Pali-
sadoes before them the walls are from twelve to fourteen feet high and the Ram-
parts about 8 broad, there is in this Front a sally Port and the Gate of Sk
Lucia. The Royal Bastions of Sk Diego and Sk Andrews with the intermedi-
ate curtain make a very formidable Front, the Bastions mounting twelve Guns
in face, four in Flank. & the curtains sixteen with a Wet ditch low covered way.
and low Glacis before the whole, in this Front is one of the Principal Gates of
the City called Porta Real with its draw Bridge and a small Ravelin before it;
next to the Bastion of Sk Andrews is the Royal Bastion of Sk Lorenzo, which
is a very spacious one, but mounts all its Cannon on barbette, the curtain
between it & Sk Andrews is not above 8 feet broad and continues about the same
breath from Sk Lorenza to Sk Gabriel, between these two Bastions is
the Parian Gate, which leads to the Chinese Town & suburbs of Santa Cm2
and Minonda. the projecting part of this Gate forms a small flat Bastion, the
gateway opening through the Flank, there is a kind of double Tenail before this

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Gate but it is a very low defenceless Work, the Bastion Sk Gabriel mounts
seven Guns in face and two in flank, but they are so crowded that half of them
would be useless in service, before the two last mentioned Fronts runs abroad
morass which serves for a Ditch and is a very good defence at high Water but
almost dry when the Tide is out from the Bastion of Sk Gabriel to Sk Francisco
of the Citadel runs a low narrow curtain only broad enough for Musquetry
having no cannon for its defence but from the flank of Sk Domingo and Sk
Gabriel, but this point is very well secured by the river, it has in it two Gates,
one called Sk Domingo, and the other the Magazine Gate at the extreme point
of the Citadel, under the Bastion Barbara, are two semicircular Batteries that
command the entrance of the River and communicate with the Bastions by a
Ramp.

The natural situation of Manilha is such, that should it be ever thought
necessary, it is capable of being made a very formidable place, but not at a
small expence it being so extensive. The vicinity of the Suburbs is one of the
greatest obstacles at present to its making a good defence against an European
Force, as we experienced in attacking it, by taking possession of the churches
of Sk Iago and Bogombaya that are not 300 yards from the walls the day after
our landing behind which our troops were lodged in the greatest security, and
all the necessaries for carrying on the attack collected with great facility,
whereas had there been an Esplanade of seven or Eight hundred yards we should
have been obliged to open our Trenches at that distance, the fatigues of carry-
ing on which, relieving the Guard of them, would have been more than our
handful of men could have gone through -with, for we were obliged to employ
our Soldiers in bringing up our Shot, Shells, Cannon, & from the landing place,
the Natives instead of assisting us being in Arms against us, another great
fault is the Parapets of all the Works are of Stone which instead of being a
protection to the Troops placed behind for their defence, make a greater Dis-
traction among them with their Splinters than the Enemys Shot, which we had
a conviencing proof of an opening our Battery, for notwithstanding they could
oppose twice the quantity of cannon against our Battery that we had in it. yet
they were obliged to abandon them all in a few hours, not being able to stand
on their works for the Splinters of the Parapets. The speediest & least expen-
sive method of making it more respectable to an European Enemy, would be to
make good Parapets of Earth on all the works that are spacious enough to allow
of it. to deepen the ditch considerably on the East and S.E. Fronts, to build
batterdaus with sluices, where the Ditch communicates with the River that the
water may be kept up at spring Tides in the Ditch, and Inundation, and not
suffered to ebb & flow with the river as at present by which it happens fre-
quently. that the water in the Ditch is not knee deep when the tide is out. The
Ditch should be continued Round the West Face .of the Bastions of Sk Diogo
and a Stout work built to defend it, as well as to shut up entirely the Sea Front,
which is very weak and defenceless. The Glacis before the S.E. Front should
likewise be considerably raised, and the buildings cleared away within at least
6000 yards of the walls all round, the North Front would require nothing fur-
ther than to be well palisadoed the River being a sufficient security to that side.
Should it he ever found necessarv to go to the expence of putting it in the above-
mentioned state. I look upon it that properlv Garrisoned with experienced
officers to command it. it would be capable of making a very good defence
against the most formidable European Force that may be expected in this part
of the world, but should it onlv be thought necessary to secure it against all
attempts of the natives Palisadoes sit up in those parts, where the walls are
very low and the water kept un in the Ditch by a Batter dean will secure it from
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I hope the above description of the Place with the assistance of the annexed
: plan will sufficiently explain any thing relating to the Fortifications.

I have been so employed since the capture of the Place that I am obliged to
defer sending a particular plan of the Town and Harbour of Cavite, till
another opportunity. I am with the utmost respect.

Honourable Sirs

Your most Obedient & faithful humble Servant

Manilha, William Stevenson.

November 10th. 1762.

A NARRATIVE OF THE TRANSACTIONS OF THE ENGLISH ARMY BEFORE THE CITY OF

Manilha from the Disembarkation of the Troops to the capture of
the Place.

After an agreeable Passage of Eight weeks the Evening of the 23d. of Sep-
tember we anchored on Manilha Bay being in all Eight Ships of the Line three
Frigates and two Indiamen the South Sea Castle Store ship and Admiral Stee-
vens Victualler being the only ships absent as soon as it was Dark all the Boats
of the Squadrons were manned and armed sent to sound the Entrance to Cavite
Harbour from whence they returned towards morning after leaving a Buoy
within 450 yards Rebura Point where there was four fathom and a half water.

This morning an Officer with a Spanish flag came on board the admiral with
letters from the Captain General of the Philippines desiring to know by what
authority we entered Bay with such a Force, without previously advising him
thereof offering us at the same time all the assistance in his power if we : are
drove there by distress but assuring us if we came in a hostile manner (which he
could not think possible not having heard of any Declaration of war between
Spain & England) he was determined to defend the honour of the Catholic
Crown to the last extremity the Spanish officer was immediately sent back with
a land & sea officer to summon the city of Manilha to surrender, two others were
sent to Cavite on the same errand. The General and admiral finding by the
Governors letters that we are so fortunate as to bring the first News of the war,
thought the attacking Cavite first would be giving up the advantage we had in
finding Manilha unprepared, as it must unavoidably occasion some delay they
therefore determined to make Manilha the principal Object ,of their attention
and to unite their Forces towards its reduction, not doubting but that Cavite
would fall in consequence.

The greatest part of today was spent by the General and admiral and prin-
cipal officers in reconnoitring the show of the Bay; in order to fix on the pro-
perest place for landing the Troops at the same time signals were made for
them to prepare for landing on the general return the Boats assembled at their
appointed places of Rendezvous with the Troops from the different ships, the
three Frigates were likewise ordered as close in shore as they could go with
safety, to cover the landing for which purposes we had also fixt four six
pounders in long Boats to cover our Flanks, about 8 OClock we proceeded from
the frigates to the shore where we landed without the least Opposition tho not
above a, mile and a quarter from the fort as there was a pretty large surf we had
two or three Boats stove and some ammunition wet but no lives lost from the
landing place we marched about a quarter of a mile along the Bea.ch to the
Malatta, church where we took post and remained till morning without the least
alarm the Enemy set fire to their Suburbs which burnt very furiously all night.

At Day light Colonel Monson went with a company of Marines & took
possession of the Polvorista, a small stone Redoubt where the Spaniards made

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their Powder, which they had abandoned, on his return from thence he advanc-
ed towards the Fort with a company of the 79th. Regiment & took post at the
Hermitage a church about 6 or 700 yards from the walls where the General
afterwards fixt his quarters about noon the 79th. Regiment marched down to the
Hermitage and were there quartered the Seamen and the marines remaining
at the Malatta to cover the landing of our Stores, the Companys Troops were
quartered between the two in the afternoon a party was advanced as far as the
church of Sk Iago which is about 300 yards from the Fort behind which they
were posted, we not being able to make a proper Lodgement for them for
want of Entrenching Tools, which were on board of the two absent ships there
were several alarms to night but all without any cause.

About 10 OClock Colonel Monson with a party drove the Enemy from
Bagombaya Church with the loss of only three or four men tho the Enemy must
have suffered considerably we found ourselves in great distress to day for want
of the Fascines and Entrenching Tools that were in the store ships not being
able to strengthen any Post or secure our communication from one to another,
a party of 400 men were Employed to day making Gabions and Fascines, this
evening we brought up two 8 inches Mortars behind Sk Iago church which we
began throwing shells from about 12 OClock, some of the seamen straggling
from quarters to day alone were murdered by the Natives.

All the men that could be spared from other duty were employed in bringing
up stores from the landing place & making Fascines and Gabions, we not being
able to get one of the natives to assist us, tho all means were used to encourage
them to come in, which was a very unfortunate circumstance for us as we could
get no cattle or provision of any kind but what we received daily from the
Squadron we opened two more small mortars to night from behind the church
and threw up a breast work to the Left of St. Iago.

Lieutenant Fryer the Generals Secretary going into the Garrison the
Morning with a flag of truce to conduct a relation of the Governors who wa6
taken prisoner a few days ago and was going in on his Parole was cruelly
murdered by some of the Enemys Irregulars who happened to sally out at the
instant, they likewise mortally wounded the young Gentleman, that was going
in, he was taken prisoner the 25th. in a Galley which our Boats took, which
left the Galeon a few days before in her way from Mexico, In the Evening a
Flag of truce was hung over the walls, no one daring to venture out after such
an unparallelled piece of treachery, on our answering the Flag they sent out
the headless Trunk of Mr. Fryer maimed in the most inhuman manner, with
a letter from the Governor Expressing the utmost horror of such a treacherous
act, impute, the fault to the ignorance and barbarity of their Natives who are
utterly unacquainted with the Customs of war, a breast work was thrown up
to night for a field piece to flank the left of our post at Sk Iago large parties
employed as usual making Fascines & Gabions and bringing up Stores.

A flag of Truce came out this morning with letters from the Governor to
the same purport as those yesterday by the assistance of the Ships employing
all their Smiths & armourers we collected to day about 120 entrenching Tools,
a small number to open Trenches with against a regular Fortifications however
the General Determined to break ground to night at all events and tho our
means were small to be doing something towards the reduction of the place
accordingly a party was ordered and a battery began for eight 24 Pounders
about 300 yards distance from the walls, the extent of which was to break the
face of the Bastions St. Deigo near the angles the Ditch terminating to the right
of it some Fathoms, as we were informed by a man that went across it up to
the foot of the wall, an enfilading Battery was proposed as shewn by the plan
but the General found her numbers too few to maintain our Posts in our Front


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and supply parties for the different Servioes, such as bringing up our Stores,
making Gabions and Fascines, working in the Trenches &ca. all which was to
be done by 2000 men without the least assistance from the country people who
on the contrary kept us in continual alarms, the admiral promised that two of
the larger ships should come in as near as possible and tho they could not hurt the
wall much, should endeavour to rake the front attacked & answer as nigh as
possible the purpose of a Ricochet Battery, but on their coming in this Evening
they found it impossible to get into the Station the General desired therefore
they moored on the capital of the Bastion S*. Diego at about a mile distant and
began firing into the Town to harrass them as much as possible the Garrison
returned their fire but did no execution the South Sea Castle Storeship came
in to day, which gave us great satisfaction as she had our heavy mortars and
entrenching Tools on board, the want of which retarded as greatly but as the
surf was too great to land any thing, we continued working to night at our eight
Gun Battery, the Ships that fired on the Town were the Elizabeth of 60 Guns
Commodore Tedeman and the Falmouth of 50 Cap11. Brereton.

The Ships fired again today on the Town & we from 4 mortars on shore all 30OT*
our Men Employed today in bringing up the Stores & making Fascines and
Gabions and as many at night as we had tools for worked at the Battery.

This afternoon we began a battery for two thirteen and two ten inches Oot*. I81
mortars and having got on shore some of our entrenching Tools, a strong work-
ing party was employed at the 8 Gun battery to night and in Compleating a place
for musquetry we had a very severe Gale of wind to night by which the Store-
ship was drove on Shore, but not damaged so as to prevent her landing Our
Stores.

The wind continued blowing very fresh on the Shore which prevented us 2-
from landing any thing, a Boat attempting to come from the Wreck was over-
set in the surf by which most of the people in her perished among whom was an
officer we were under great apprehensions for the Safety of the Elizabeth and
Falmouth as the Gale freshened and we plainly saw them driving in towards
the shore, we laid the platforms and brought all the Guns into our Battery to
day which we entirely compleated to night our mortar Battery we began
yesterday was likewise nearly finished in which we got a 10 inch Mortar this
Evening.

At day break this morning we began firing from our 8 Guns Battery & from 3D-
5 Mortars at the same time the Enemy at first returned our fire very briskly,
but in two hours were so effectually silenced that there was not a man appeared
on the Bastions so that our artillery had nothing to interrupt them in running
the defences which they had nearly done before night on the Bastion S*. Deigo
a working party to night repairing the 8 Gun Battery and erecting another
of three 24 Pounders 2 to destroy the defences of the Ravelin and the flank of
S*. Andrews Bastion which defended the breach the third against the flank
of the small Bastion S*. Joseph, a constant fire of Grape and Musquetry was
kept up all night on the breach to prevent its being repaired and all our mortar
working at any retrenchment within.

A party of the Enemys irregulars surprized the seamens quarters about 4n
3 OClock this morning and killed and wounded a good many of them, but the
alarm soon becoming General and the day breaking they fled with great precipi-
tation and lost upwards of 200 Men in their retreat, among the wounded was
Mr. Porter a Lieu*, of the admirals which was a great Loss to us as he was
a very active brave young fellow-a little before day break through the neglect of
our advancd centinels a party of the Enemy got possession of Bagomboya Church
behind which our advancd party was posted under cover from the cannon of
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oefore we could drive them from it but they suffered very much on their retreat
among the killed was Cap*. Stratsan of General Drapers Regiment who com-
manded the party when it was attacked a working party was employed to night
in compleating the 3 Guns Battery, we began yesterday, by the days fire the
face of the Bastion of S*. Diego was in a very ruinous condition which we pre-
vented their repairing at night by keeping up a continual fire of Grape and
Musquetry as the preceding.

This Morning we layed the Platforms and brought the cannon into our
3 Gun Battery which we opened towards the Orillon of S*. Andrews Bastion
which the Enemy abandoned presently they brought 3 Guns on the curtain to
day to bear obliquely on ours but on our turning two or three Guns from our
Battery on them they were presently dismounted the General sent a man today
up to the counter scarp of the Ditch to look at the Breach, who returned without
a shot being fired at him and assured him it was very practicable on which the
General determined attacking it at all events the next morning as our little army
began to complain of their fatigue with great reason being no sooner relieved
from a guard than sent on a working party and that in a heavy Rain, which
we seldom were without during the whole siege, it being the breaking up of
the Monsoon, a disposition was made to night for attacking the breach in the
morning & orders relative thereto given out, an alarm was made this morning
by some of the Seamen on which the whole army was under arms but it was
raised without any cause.

About an hour before day break the whole army was under arms and
marched down to our advanced Posts to be ready to sally one after the other,
the disposition for attacking the Breach was as follows. 20 Volunteers and an
Officer from each Corps made the first attack these were followed by the Grena-
diers, after them the Pioneers with everything necessary for making a Lodge-
ment, after them went the whole army according to their Seniority, Parties
were posted all along the Front attacked with Musquetry and Field pieces to
keen the Enemy from their Parapets while our troops advanced to the counter-
scarp, and an .officer and thirty men were posted in the Steeple of Bagombaya
church to prevent their firing from flank of S*. Andrews Bastion which it over-
looked on the signals being given the Troops marched out so briskly that they
were in possession of the breached Bastion before the Enemy were alarmed, not
meeting with any opposition to signify in getting possession of the Sealine
& S*. Andrews but in attempting to open the Royal Gale to let in the remainder
of the army we lost some few men & Major Moorce who command the 79th.
Regiment a number of the Enemy having got into the corps de guard for Shelter,
obstinately refused to lay down their arms and were all put to the sword to
the Number of 60 or 70 about 30 more shared the same Fate in the Parian Gate
as our Troops marched up the Streets they were fired at from the windows of
the Houses, even after they had given quarter to many they found in arms and
whilst their own Flag of truce (that came to beg quarter for those that had
taken shelter in the citadel) was with our Troops several of our people were
killed & wounded from the window of the court house, but on the Generals
sending an officer into the citadel all hostilities ceased the Governor came out
of the citadel about 8 OClock and our Troops took possession of it about an
hour after. As I had not opportunity of getting daily Returns of causualities, I
have mentioned nothing about the number of the killed and wounded therefore
shall now give a List of the Officers Names that suffered & the number of men
we lost during the Siege

Lieutenant Spearing of the Marines ... Wounded

Lieu*. Fryer murdered with the flag ol Trace.

Lieu*. Porter of the Sea Battalion

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Capn. Stratson of the 79th. Regiment Killed
A Surgeons mate Killed
The day of the Storm
Major Moore of the 79th. Regk Killed
Capn. Sleigh of the Grenadiers Wounded
Lieu1-. Garnons of the 79th. Regk Wounded
Lieuk Hazlewood of D Wounded
Lieu1. Hogg of D Wounded
an Ensign of the Sea Battalion Wounded
Drowned in coming ashore Lieu*. Hardwick.

We had in all 21 Europeans Killed & 69 wounded among which were 5
officers Killed & 6 wounded Sepoys 5 killed and 23 Wounded.

The reason of our loosing so few men in the assault was going to the Enemys
bad look out, for we are in possession of the breach before they were well alarmed,
when it was too late for them to attempt to make any defence they therefore
very prudently took to flight to escape the first fury of the soldiers, many who
could escape no otherwise attempted to swim across the River and there perished
Most Excellent Sir

I hope your Excellency and noble Council will not take it ill I make this
Representation for my judges who are confined in order to procure them their
liberty, I beg your patience for a moment. These are ministers of my king and
superior Magistrates who neither are or ever were reputed Citizens, some times
he employs them here and at other sends them to some other part of his domi-
nions as their office is to administer Justice, and endeavour that every thing
should be kept in good order in such cases as the present the Magistrates belong-
ing to the cities are those that should be pitched upon as pledges and Judges
who have no settled dwelling nor cannot marry without an express Licence.

These Judges have no share nor are in the least to blame in any thing relat-
ing to this Million they used the same and still greater efficacy than I to collect
it neither are they any ways culpable for the imaginary Flight of the Marquis
of Monte Castro who I believe finding himself under so many and great per-
plexities went to bring his wife & Jewells in order to pay his share of the
-contribution neither are they to blame for Judge Andas behaviour who pushed
on by his Zeal and guided by his .own opinion has taken- these mutinous steps.
Judge Anda has not pawned his word of honor these Judges have and as noble
and good ministers cannot break it and they will also give it that they will
endeavour to appease all tumults that they will not stir from hence & that
theyl cooperate to collect as much as lyes in their power Ye. million, Their
confinement can be of no manner of service, on the contrary it may help to frus-
trate the above intents.

Therefore I entreat and hope from Ye. Justice and bounty of your excel-
lency and your noble Council that you will order them to be set at liberty which
will be agreeable to the Kings of Great Britain and Spain-.

Nov. Y. 8. 1762.

I am

Your Excellencys & your noble Councils
Most humble servant

Signed/ Manuel Archbishop,
Govr. & Captain General.


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I beg your Excellency may order this letter to be translated by one, who
may understand the contents of it and thoroughly understand what I here lay
before you.

Most Excellent Governor & British Council.

11th. Sailed His Majestys Ship Seahorse for England with General
Draper on board.

Satur-
day 13th-

At a Consultation
Present

Dawsonne Drake Esqb. Deputy Governor President.

John Lewin Smith. Henry Brooke.

Claud Russels. Samuel Johnson.

The Minutes of last Consultation dated 10th. Instant read and signed.

The Governor delivers in as entered hereafter an account of rates of Pro-

visions and other necessaries settled by the officers who had the Regulation of
the Markets under the Spanish Government & acquaint the Board that many
of the articles are higher than before the capture of the place which being only
intended for the present as an encouragement to the Natives may be reduced
to their former standard when the Country is more settled.

Ordered it be published through all the suburbs & that copies in the Spanish
and Malay Languages be affixed in the most publick places, And in order to
take care that these Regulations be strictly observed Mr. John Sprat is appointed
to this office of Clerk of the Market with an allowance of 30 Dollars per month.
It is also agreed to give him the Exclusive Previledge of supplying the Garrison
with arrack as a means of Preventing Drunkenness which is at present too fre-
quent among the Military.

Mr. James Kennedy by a Residence of above Twenty Years being perfectly
acquainted with the manners and customs of the place it is agreed to appoint
him Corrigedore of the Parian & Sk Cruz in room of the Spaniard continued
in office by General Draper who contrary to the very intent of him Commission
encourages all sorts of Gaming among the Chinese and Indians.

Ordered that the paymaster Provide Lamps for the Parade and other
pnblick parts of the Town.

The Marquis of Monte Castro having in violation of his Parole gone up
into the country Privately without leave & it being necessary in the Present
Precarious Situation of affairs to behave with great Circumspection & Rigour
it is agreed unanimously that he be immediately declared a rebel in the most
Publiek Manner & his houses and effects be confiscated as an Encouragement for
the discovery it is further agreed that a reward of 20 per Cent be offered to all
persons that shall give any information of Debts due to him or money and goods
secreted.

The Troubles in the Country being principally fomented by the superior
and other Friars of the Augustine order by whose means Sen1-. Anda who lately
declared himself Captain General of these Islands has gathered together a
considerable force and is daily extending his influence, and as they still remain
refractory and notwithstanding several summonses as well from the Archbishop
as from us sent them by some of their own Brotherhood, not only refuse to
return and acknowledge allegiance to his Britannick Majesty as the other orders
have done, but decline furnishing any part of the contribution money. It is
resolved to make a Proper Example of them and declare the whole order Rebels
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as they can be found be sent on board the squadron and as a mean of distroying
their influence with the Indians, it is Resolved that it be published that all
the Lands userped from the Natives by the Augustine Order shall be immedi-
ately restored to the former Proprietors upon making good their Claim.

In order to concert measures for restoring Peace and Tranquility to the
Country and have Proper information of the Revenues & other particulars
relating to the Government It is Agreed that the Archbishop be desired to
attend on Wednesday next with the Principal Magistrates Royal officers and
Inhabitants to be called upon as may be found necessary.

The Seapoys & Lascars having left the greatest part of the pay advanced
them at Madras with their families there, which has reduced them to great
hardships since their arrival here, it is ordered that the Paymaster do now
supply them with one months pay to be refunded out of their Prize money the
time advanced them for at Madras not expiring till the end of November.

Mr. Francois Allegre a Frenchman formerly in the Spanish Service being
a Man of Genius and a fit person to assist the Engineer as well as to give us
information of the CountryIt is Agreed to employ him in that capacity at
the Monthly allowance of 15 Pagodas.

Dawsonne Drake.

J. L. Smith.

Henry Brooke.

Claud Russels.

Samuel Johnson.

Prices for sundry Provisions &ca. established by order of the Governor and Council of Manilha.
H River fish of all Sorts LBS. 3 One Royal
D. Salt ... 13 d/
Sea fish of all Sorts 4 d.
D. Salt 2 d.
Dilie fish one Chopa well filled One barriel
Talo baibai one Chupa ... d.
Dry fish one Gauta | Royal
Gils fish 12 One Royal
Dalogdoes 3 large or 6 midling D.
Faraquitoes fish 12 D.
D. dry 8 D.
Lysos in Proper season D.
Martinicoes 30 D.
Sape Sape large and dry two Gantu * D.
Baun Baun large one . e-** ... D.
D. Small * 6 barriels
Algodones dry LB. OZ. 1 12 One royal
Caballay large 12 D.
Dorados 4 royal
D. dry 2 d.
Duck Eggs salted 14 D.
Crabs 10 D.
Bagon of Lao Laod Dillis one Gauta * I royal

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SUGAR

LB. OZ.

One Pilcn weight well conditioned ... 82 8 4 Dollars
Sugar Powder ~ ... ... 40 one Royal
Wax
One Quintal weighing 110 lbs. .. ... 30 dollars

Workmanship to make fine white Candles

Candles 1st. Sort Quntal ~ D. 2d. Sort .. _ ... ... ... 6 dollars 4 d.
Candles ready made 1st. Sort LB. OZ. One Candle weighing 2 8 * y. One d.
One D. 20 . 2nd. Sort > and so in Proportion 4 Royals
One Candle weighting 2: 3; 12 j one dollar
One Candle weighing 1-3-14 ... 4 Royal
One D. 0-12-15 .. 2 D.

and so in proportion

Shops of All Sorts of Eatables
One Jarr of Hogs Laid well conditioned . . 6 Dollar
One Gauta of D. ... 3 Royals
One Chupa of D. ... 1 Barrell 1 Cunden
100 dry Coconuts . 1 Dollars
12 Fresh D. k . 9 Barriels
16 Laye Loguna Melow . 1 Royal
32 Small D. D. D.
27 large well seasoned Ranges .. . . D\
6 Water Melons ... . . D.
1 Gauta Cokumber ... 3 D.
1 Gauta Mangoes Tryals ... 1 D.
1 Pecul Gartick 6 Dollars
11 oz. D. . ... 3 Royal 8 Barr
Onions in Proper Season per pecul 1 dollar 46 Royals
D. per Pecul out of Season . 6 Dollars
Ginger 4 Pieces . 1 barr
Fresh Beans 3 Handfuls 1 Barr
Two large Cabbages ... . D.
14 Fowls Eggs . 1 Royal
30 Duck Eggs . D.
8 Radishes .. . . 1 barr
Pepper one Chupa Nine barr
Eight large Tanduguo Plantains 1 Royal
Sixteen D. Small . d.
36 Bongulane Plantains * d.
Indian Wheat 36 Gautas 6 Dollars

Salt made by the Chinese
4 Gautas cr 40 Chupas


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Pot Makers

5 Earthen Pots of Bang * . ... 1 Dollar
1 Middling China Jarr ... 4 Royal
1 Large Mouthed D. ** 2 d.
1 China Jarr worked 1 Dollar
1 D. of Bysaga -* 3 Royals
3 Middling Potts 1 D.
1 Catarr for boiling Tea Water J Royal
12 Large Tisals ~ 3 Boyals
Fowlbs
1 Large Fowl ... ~ | Royal
2 Young D. D.
3 Middling Chickens ... ... 1 Royal 3 Barr
1 Large Chicken, ... | Royal
1 Taggy Duck . 9 Ram
1 Cock 1 Royal
1 Goose ... D.
1 Duck of the Coast ... 4 D.
3 Pidgeons ... 1 D.
1 Capon ... 4 D.
Shoe Makers
Mens Shoes per pair ... 2 Royal 6 barr
If wooden Heels ... .. ... 3 Royals
Boys Shoes per pr. 1 D.
Womens D. pair ... 2 D.
Gentlemens Shoes that are bespoke per pair 6 D.
Oil
One Gauta of Ajonjorte wood oil - 5 Royals
Chest Makers
1 Chest of one yard long -X 5 O/illapQ
D. high D. breadth Key L hinges
One D. ordinary 20 Royals
One D. Calanted Wood of - -1
1 yard long d. broad .. J. 6 Dollars
d. high Lock, key L hinges J ..j
1 D. Ordinary ... ... 4 dollars
1 Arm Chair of Zindal wood Painted 12 Royals
1 Chest of Baticoolen Wood Ordinary of | yard long ... 1 Dollar
Tobacco
First Sort 75th. 7 Dollars
AJ . ... 1 1 Royal 4 barr
Second Sort .. 62 6 Dollars
no JLr ... 1 9 Barr
Third Sort 50 4 Dollars
D is . ... - - ... r 1 7 Barr

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Beef

Fat Beef 1 Rojal
Pork
2| lb 1 Royal
Rice
18 Gautar 1 Dollar
9 D. and so in proportion. 4 Royals
Milk
One Gauta 3 Royals
One Quart Boule 6 Barr
Paddy
25 Gautas or 1 Covan 4 Royal
White Bread
2A oz. . 1 Royal
12 oz. for 1"2 d.
Biscuit
16 oz. - and so in Proportion 1 Royal

Finis

Received the following letter from his Excellency the late Governor.
Most Excellent Sir

Tis now the middle of the month and I have not payed either the Ministers
Officers or any one else of such as are maintained by his Catholick Majesty my
king, I want for this month five thousand Dollars and at the beginning of the
successive ones Ill call for such sums as may be necessary According as I
receive the supply Ill give a separate Bill in favour of your Excellency or such
other persons as you will please to appoint upon his Catholick Majesty Royal
Treasury I hope your Excellency and your Royal Council will grant me this
favour since necessity urges me,

I am

Novr. Ye. 15th. 1762. Your most obedient servant

Signed Manuel Antonio

Archbishop of Mawilha.

To his Excellency the

Governor and Council.

The following Answer is immediately returned.

To his Excellency the Archbishop of Manilha.

Sir

Having had the honor some days ago to make a Proposal to your Excellency
concerning sending two of the Ovidores with full powers to order the delivery
of the ship Phillippina & her Cargo towards compleating the four Millions of
Dollars according to the Articles of Capitulation but hitherto have received
no Positive answer we now address you to know your Resolution on that head
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We have the honor of your letter of this morning requesting a supply of
money towards the subsistance of the Royal officers agreeable to the capitulation.
We need only remark that all Agreements are mutually binding & when we find
the same williness to fulfill them on your Part we shall not be deficient on
ours. In the present instance the small Proportion .of the sum stipulated and
the seeming Backwardness to compleat it put it out of our Powers to Comply
with your request.

We have the honor to be
Sir

Your most obedient humble servants
Dawsonne Drake &ca. Council.

Royal Palace
15. November 1762.

At a Consultation
Present

Dawsonne Drake Esq. Deputy Govb. President Tuesday

John Lewin Smith. Henry Brooke. the 17th.

Claud Russell. Samuel Johnson.

The Minutes of last Consultation Read and Signed.

Letter from his Excellency the late Governor dated the 16th. read in reply Letter from
to the Boards letter of yesterday being upon the subject of refusing his Demand the Archbi-
for an advance of money for the support of the Royal Officers because the terms 8 op'
of Capitulation have not been fulfilled on his part and is ordered to be entered
hereafter.

Letter from Admiral Cornish dated this day read desiring that the Com- Letter from
missaries to be deputed for Pallapag shall be the Fiscal two Ovidores and two
Gentlemen of the Commerce & that they shall be ready to embark on Thursday
morning otherwise the Frigates will proceed without them.

The Archbishop attending according to orders of last Consultation is now His Excel-
introduced and seated at the Presidents Right hand. He is then told that as }^ythe
the English can be no longer looked upon as Enemies but Protectors or Co- Governor
adjutors to his nation. It is hoped and Expected that he with his Royal officers *

will frankly assist the present Government with all information whether Poli-
tical or Economical which being the most likely means to restoring peace and
Tranquility to these parts must equally tend to our Mutual Interest. Thus
prepared, The Board desires he would deliver in as soon as possible an Account
of the Revenues and List of the Royal Officers and others entitled to subsistance
by the Capitulation also of the Alcaldees in the different Provinces together
with a List of the Religious Orders and Communities within this Jurisdiction
all which he Promises to comply with referring the Board for the Accounts
particulars of the Different Revenues to the Fiscal and Accomptants as it is a
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Promises to
furnish the
Board with
a list of
Revenues &
every other
necessary
insight into
the affairs of
Government.

and

undertake
the paying
the Royal
officers, &ca.
agreeable to
the Capitu-
lation.

information
in the Fiscals
Province
postponed
till another
day.

The Inhabit-
ants of the
city called in
& questioned
upon the
subject of
their unwil-
lingness to
make up
the contri-
bution
money.

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same time acquaints the Board that he is willing to take upon himself The
Trouble of Paying the Royal Officers &ca. According to the Capitulation and
will give bills upon his Catholic Majesty for the sums advanced from time to
time on that account which is agreed to.

Their Reply.

Commis-

saries

appointed to
pallapag
with orders
for tho
delivery of
the Galeons
Treasure.

The

Augustines
Friars & the
Marquis of
Monte Castro
declared
Rebels.

The

Superiors of
the several
Religious
orders to be
wrote to
upon
different
haacfa.

The Fiscal being in Arrest with the Ovidores as per the Minutes of Con-
sultation the 7th. Instant It is deferred till another day to demand from him
particular Accounts of the Revenues.

The Gentlemen of the Chamber of Commerce & Principal Inhabitants being
in waiting agreeable to summons, are now called in and an Account of the sums
paid towards compleating the first Million is laid before them by which it
appears that no more than 20,771 Dollars of near 200,000 the sum assessed the
Inhabitants by their own Commissaries named for that purpose has been fur-
nished by the whole. The President then acquaints them that the Board had
desired their attendance this day in order to know their reasons for such beha-
viour & what measures they propose falling upon to comply with that part of
the capitulation representing to them at the same time that their great back-
wardness on this occasion is but a bad return for the Generous & mild Treat-
ment they have met with from the English which ought rather to have caused
an emulation among them to support the Faith & Honor of their Nation. In
answer they allow the justness of the Presidents Remarks & that appearances
are against them but Protest in the most solemn manner that they are absolutely
incapable of fulfilling their Engagement until the Phillippina arrives as they
have no less than three Risks to New Spain abroad. Finding all arguments in
effectual The Board insist upon their immediately naming the Fiscal two ovi-
dores and two Gentlemen of Commerce to embark upon the Frigates for Palla-
pag with Proper Credentials and in order to the General of the Galeon for the
delivery of the Treasure but the Archbishop requesting that the Fiscal and
Ovidores might be excused this service as below their dignity the Board assent
to appointing two others in their Room on condition the Admiral has no objec-
tion, and Promise to write immediately to the Admiral upon the Occasion.

Manifestos as entered hereafter declaring the Augustine Friars and the
Marquis of Monte Castro Rebels, being Prepared Agreeable to the Resolution
of Consultation Ye. 13th.This is thought a Proper opportunity and Transla-
tions are now read in Publick before the Archbishop and Inhabitants the Supe-
riors of the Religious orders being likewise Present after which the President
represents to them the disagreeable necessity the board found themselves under
to Proceed to this Extremity from the faithless and unjustifiable conduct of
the concerned a Guard is therefore ordered upon the Augustine Church and
Convent.

Agreed to address the Superiors of the different Religious orders for Parti-
cular Lists of their Members and the places where Residentand to acquaint
them at the same time that we hope and expect that they will use their influence
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agreed to take this opportunity to remind them of their shameful Backward-
ness to comply with the terms of capitulation having paid in only Pious Dona-
tions and none of their own Funds towards the contribution money.

Dawsonne Drake.

J. L. Smith.

Henry Brooke.

Claud Bussell.

Samuel Johnson.

.Most Excellent Sir

I had the honor of your and your Royal Councils Letter in answer to mine.

The subject of this Letter may be reduced to two Articles. The first relates
to my powers and letters to send my Judges to deliver up the Philipino, I answer
that without the least delay I sent said letters to General Draper and dont
doubt but he has transmitted them to your Excellency.

Likewise I begged both your Excellency and Mr. Draper that the Judges
might not be sent for very serious reasons I laid before you and to your Excel-
lency both verbally and in my letter addressed to you and with this I answer to
the charge you lay to me.

As to the second article in which your Excellency says he cannot supply me
with where with all to give the ministers and officers the stipulation or contract
being reciprocal and equally obliging both parties & that I have failed on my
part To this I beg leave to answer your Excellency and tell you that this matter
is independent and of a quite different nature. I mean the city and citizens
having not complied with paying in the sums desired and my as a Principal
Minister of his Catholick Majesty asking you as a Principal minister of his
Brittanick Majesty this supply. Said Supply is from Minister to Minister in
the name of their Sovereigns it is both just and necessary and the Practice all
over the world and I shall not be answerable for the consequences that may
ensue your denying me said supply.

As to my person your Excellency and the whole publick sees I am deprived
of my plate and Jewells my churches are in the same condition on which shews
the sincere desire I had to comply with what was agreed to and really as to my
part I have done it.

Thirdly, if your Excellency does me justice by fully considering and
informing yourself of the state of the case you will plainly see that we have not
been in the least deficient in complying with all that was stipulated because
what was stipulated and agreed to with regard to the four millions was that all
that could be found in the Deposits of the pious works should be delivered up.
and that the Remainder should be paid with the money in the Philippino and
whatever might be wanting by bills drawn on his Catholic Majestys Royal
Treasury and it is notorious that all that was in the same deposits has been
exhibited and still more I mean the wrought Plate which served to adorn the
churches and the rest shall be fulfilled with the Treasure of the Phillippino and
bills upon my King besides the exhibiting the Million was never stipulated.
The 25th. of last month it was required in order to pay and appease the Troops
and since we could not reply on opposition to this demand we have used all
possible ways and means to see how said million could be got together which
could not be effected because the Spaniards who are here have not werewithall

We have with repeated instances called all the Spaniards who are abroad
and ordered them to make their appearance but to no purpose which was the
reason of begging General Draper as he had the power in his hands that he


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would make himself be obeyed & the same I say to your Excellency & that as to
such people as have made a discovery of any hidden Treasure that you will
oblige them to shew the persons whom it belonged to & the Places where it was
that by these means the Truth may become at.

I beg leave to assure you that in me youll not discover any unlawful Pro-
ceedings nor any thing besides the naked Truth so annexed to my person and
character and I with all my heart wish every body may act in the same manner
and I add that if any Spaniard deviated from the truth or was thought to do
so, it was necessary to hear his reasons and most certainly the Spaniards who
are actually here, or at least the great part of them are not in the least culpable
but the world will still be the world and in the most Polite Cities and Courts
there are both good and bad men to be met with.

I conclude most excellent sir declaring that if you and your Royal Council
will patiently listen to us you will be convinced that hitherto we have not failed
in any thing that was agreed to by me and my Council and that there are many
people who are not well instructed in our affairs who by false suggestions and
insinuations confound and prevent the best of things.

I beg your Excellency and your Royal Councils Pardon for this long
Epistle and entreat you will order to be translated by a person of thorough con-
fidence and knowledge of both Languages I remain

Your Excellencys most humble &
obedient Servant

Signed. Manuel Antonio
Archbishop & Governor.

Sta. Cruz.

Nov11. Ye. 16. 1762.

To his Excellency Governor Drake & his Royal Council.

To Dawsonne Drake Esqr. Governor of Manilha.

Sir

The two ships whom I intend to send after the Phillippino will be ready to
sail on Thursday morning I must therefore desire you will acquaint the Arch-
bishop and the Gentlemen of Council that I expect the Fiscal the two Ovidores
and two Gentlemen of the Chamber of Commerce with a letter signed by that
body, are sent to deliver up the ship and effects as I have very sufficient reasons
to believe little regard will be paid to the Bishops orders I have given directions
to the Captains of the two ships to receive them and they may depend on their
being treated with that Civility their Rank entitles them to.

I demand their immediate compliance if they expect the ship & her effects
to be included in the capitulation on the contrary, should my officers be obliged
to use Force in order to gain Possession of her she will then be deemed a lawful
Prize therefore it is indifferent to me whatever their Resolution may be for I
am determined to have her at all events. I am very perfectly.

Sir

Your most obedient humble Servant
Samuel Cornish.

C A VITA,

17. November 1762.


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Whereas the Superior and other Friars of the Augustine Order have been
the Chief Instruments in fomenting the Troubles in the Provinces of Boulacan
and Pampanga & disturbing the Peace and Tranquility of the country in Gene-
ral, notwithstanding repeated orders from his Excellency the Archbishop and
likewise summons's from us to return and conform themselfs to the English
Government as the other orders have doneWe the Governor and Council in
just resentment of a behaviour so prejudicial to the Tranquility of these Islands
do hereby declare the whole Augustine Order Rebels as well to his Catholic
Majesty as to our Gracious Lord and Sovereign his Britannick Majesty confis-
cating from this day all their churches and Possessions of whatsoever kind We
do hereby further give notice that all the Lands userped from the Indians by
the said Augustine order shall be immediately restored to the former Proprie-
tors with proper powers to hold them for ever afterwards upon laying their
Claims before us & shall be Protected therein and the free exercise of their
Religion as long as they conduct themselves properly and throw off all allegiance
to the usurper Sen1'. Anda who in opposition to his superiors His Excellency
the Archbishop and the Royal Audience has presumed to declare himself Cap-
tain General of these Islands thinking thereby to blind the Indians & engage
them in the defence of an unjust cause.

Dawsonne Drake &c\ Council.

Whereas the Marquis I)e Monte Castro in violation of his Parole of honor
& the faith of Nations has absconded himself and gone Privately up into the
country We the Governor and Council in just Resentment of such conduct do
hereby declare him the said Marquis De Monte Castro a Rebel not only to his
most Catholic Majesty but to his Brittannick Majesty our Gracious Lord and
sovereign, and therefore his houses and effects are from this day confiscated.
Notice is herey likewise given that any person or persons who shall discover any
debts due to the said Marquis of Monte Castro or any money or effects belong to
him secreted shall be entitled to a premium of 20 per cent upon the same.
Given at the Royal Palace the 16th. Nov1'. 1762.

Dawsonne Drake &ca. Council.

Copy of the order sent by the commissaries for the delivery of the
Treasure of the ship Phillippino.

The 24 th. of September I ordered that the ship Phillippino should get into
Palapa at which Place she actually was and that the Treasure should be sent
a shore and that the ship should be put in a Posture of Defence and the place
fortified this was the Resolution come to in consequence of the deliberation held
both by the Ministers and Citizens. The 6th. of October after the surrender of
Manila I ordered that the Treasure should be brought hither in order to be
delivered on account of four Millions, agreed to by us and their Excellencys the
British Generals and in case the ship the Phillippino was not in a condition to
put to sea that then the Treasure should be delivered to the Captain of one of
the English ships that went out in Quest of said Phillippino for which purpose
the British Generals granted a passport since then I had not any account
whether my order or letter were received, and as it is necessary to deliver the
Treasure without delay I now repeat the same order to you and desire that vou

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17.

18th

---- MANILHA, NOV EMBER 1762 ----------

will faithfully and with the greatest exactness possible deliver said Treasure
for which purpose their Excellencys send this ship and aboard her two or more
of our Citizens.

I am

Your humble servant
Signed Manuel Eugenis.

Archbishop of Manilha.

Domengo Gomez.

Antonio Deas Conde.

Lieus Del Villas.

Juande Ottal.

Don Domingo Neyra.
Francisco De Ocampo.
Alexandro Rodregues

Varela.

Juan Francisco Solano.
Francisco Cattanas.

Doctor Santiago Orendain.

Sr. Cruz.

Nov. 9. 1762.

To General Dr. Antonio Blanco and the Master of the Treasure Dr. Joseph
Gongora.

Sent about to Cavite with the following letter to Rear Admiral Cornish
of this date.

To Samuel Cornish Esq. &ca. &ca.

Sir

Yesterday we addressed the Archbishop to know his ultimate Resolution
regarding the delivery of the Phillippinos Treasure to the Commissaries to be
sent for that purpose on board the ship you intend to dispatch to Pallapag and
he has this moment sent us on order to the General of the Galeon signed by
himself and a considerable part of the Proprietors of the Treasure on board but
earnestly requests that Deputing the ovidores of the service may not be insisted
upon as it is looked upon among their nation to be below their dignity. He
represented this in strong terms in the presence of the whole city this morning
whom we had summoned upon particular points we have undertaken to com-
municate these his reasons to you sir upon Promise that he should have two
Regedores and two of the Gentlemen of Commerce in readiness to embark on
Friday Morning in their Room in case you should approve of it, we were more
easily led to this from a persuation influenced by Private enquiry that it is not
at all material especially as the Proprietors of the Treasure have signed the
order and the Ovidores will be continued in arrest in the meantime we are only
concerned at the delay of a Day but hope the consequences will make ample
amends.

We are with perfect Esteem
Sir

Your most obedient humble servants

Manilha, Dawsonne Drake &ca. Council.

7th. Nov. 1762.

Received the following letter from Admiral Cornish Dated this day.


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----MANILHA, NOVEMBER 1762 ------------

To Dawsonne Drake Esq11. Governor of Manilha.

Sir

In return to the favor of your letter of yesterday acquainting me that the
Archbishop had interceded that the Deputing the Ovidores to deliver up the
Phillippino may not be insisted on as such a service was looked upon to be below
their Dignity I must beg leave to repeat to you, tis quite indifferent to me whom
they send nor do I consider the Dignity of Men who have no sense of honour I
have given orders to the Captains to receive the officers appointed to proceed
with them, who must be here tomorrow afternoon, as I propose dispatching the
two ships on Saturday Morning, and am determined in my resolution that if it
should be necessary to use Force the Phillippino will not be included in the
capitulation.

I am with perfect Esteem
Sir

Your most obedient Humble servant

Cavita, Samuel Cornish.

18'. November 1762.

At a Consultation
Present

Dawsonne Drake Esqr. Depy. Govb. President.

John Lewin Smith. Henry Brooke.

Claud Russell. Samuel Johnson.

Minutes of last Consultation read and signed.

The Archbishop and Gentlemen of the Chamber of Commerce having named
Don Antonio Conde and Don Julian Ortuno de Leon two of the Rigidores &
Don Fernando Calderon & Don Francisco Antogio Jugo two compromissaries to
embark upon the Frigates for Pallapag a Letter is now wrote to the Admiral as
entered hereafter to accompany them, enclosing the order to the General of the
Galeon for the declining of the Treasure copy of which is ordered to be also
entered hereafter.

Letter from the Marquis of Pellemidiane Commandant of the Spanish
Troops dated the 18th. Read as Entered hereafter, representing the necessitous
situation of the officers and soldiers for want of being paid as stipulated by the
capitulations.

The Marquis being sent for he is desired to deliver in a statement of the
Troops and their monthly Pay which he informs the Board is due from the 26th.
October as settled by General Draper.

The Governor acquaints the Board that the Admiral has desired he may
appoint the Gunner of his own ship to act as such in the citadel of Cavite, with
any allowance that may be thought proper by the Board.

Cavite being garrisoned only by Marines and sepoys, and our present ope-
ration not admitting of any Detachment of Artillery being sent thither, the
Board consent to comply with the Admirals request & leave to him to settle such
allowance as he shall judge necessary.

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Nov. Yr.
19.

Commis-
saries named
for Pallapag
& Letter
wrote to the
Admiral in
Consequ-
ence.

Letter from
the Com-
mandant of
the Spanish
Troops upon
the subject
of their Pay
stipulated
by capitula-
tion.

Order

thereon.

The Gunner
of the
Norfolk
appointed
to act as
such at
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The Admiral
to be

reimbursed
money
advanced
for appre-
hending
some
murders.

The Fiscal
and Ovidores
released.

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Ordered that the Admiral be reimbursed forty Pagodas paid by him for
apprehending some of the Indians near Cavite that had been Guilty of several
murders & were afterwards executed.

Ordered that the Fiscal and the other Gentlemen put in arrest the 7th. Ins4,
be released, the capitulation being in some measure complied with by the
appointment of commissaries for Pallapag & their longer confinement of course
inconsistent with reason or Equity.

Dawsonne Drake.
J. L. Smith.
Henry Brooke.
Claud Russell.
Sam1-. Johnson.

To Samuel Cornish Esqr. Rear Admiral
of the White & Commander in chief
of His Majestys Squadron in India.

Sir,

We have the pleasure to enclose the orders for the General of the Phillip-
pine to deliver her Treasure to the Four Commissaries who have the honor of
waiting upon you with this.

We are with Esteem
Sir

Manilha, Your most obedient & humble servant

the 19th. Novr. 1762. Dawsonne Drake.

Sir,

I judge tho our Acquaintance is but of a short standing, that you may have
observed that 1 am not fond of being troublesome, and I can assure you that
nothing mortifies me so much as to find myself obliged to appear so, but be it
how it will I have as many creditors who tease me as well as soldiers in this
Garrison & who were with General Drapers consent quartered in San1. Fernando
to receive pay (and likewise all the officers that are Prisoners of War at the
expence of his Majesty my master) all these constantly tease me for their pay
that they may be able to maintain themselves and Families & begin to be tired
of the hopes I have given them because these are not sufficient to nourish them.
I apply to your Lordship and most humbly entreat you will please to give such
orders as you may judge most convenient for the Payment of these Troops and
for the Pay of the officers as it is constantly and reciprocally practised between
Sovereigns and their Ministers upon the like occasions, since this supply will be
included with whatever you may give to the Archbishop who will give Bills
payable to his Brittanick, Majestys Order I cant help representing to your
Lordship, that I attribute it to a particular Providence that these People have
kept within bounds without committing some excesses which I am afraid thev
may be compelled to if beseiged by Tennize which is a powerful Enemy.

Your most humble servant

Manilha, Signed The Marquis of Vellamediana.

NovR. Ye. 18. 1762.


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Copy of the order sent by the commissaries for the delivery of the
Treasure of the ship Phillippino.

The 24th. of September I ordered that the ship Phillippine should get into
Palapa at which place she actually was and that the Treasure and Packets
should be sent ashore, & that the ship should be put in a Posture of Defence &
the place fortifyed this was the Resolution come to in consequence of the Distri-
butions held both by the Ministers & Citizens. The 6th. of October after the
surrender of Manilha I ordered that the Treasure should be brought hither, in
order to be delivered on account of four millions Agreed to by us, and their
Excellencys the Brittanic Generals and in case the ship the Phillippino was not
in a condition to put to sea, that then the Treasure should be delivered to the
Captn. of one of the English ships, that went out in quest of said Phillippino
for which Purpose the British Generals granted a passport, since then I had
not any account whether my Letter or Order were received, and as it is necessary
to deliver the Treasure without delay I now repeat the same order to you &
desire that youill faithfully and with the greatest exactness possible, deliver
said Treasure for which purpose their Excellency and their ship and a board
her two or more of our Citizens.

In order to
execute the
order

expressed in
this letter
relating to
the delivery
of the
Treasure in
the Phillip-
pine are sent
as commis-
saries from
the city
Don Antonio
Dias Conde,
&ca. &ca.
Julian
Orturoo De
Lion & from
the Com-
merce Don
Fernando
Calderon
and Don
Francisco
Antonio
Togo.

I am

Your humble servants

ST. Cruze Signed Manuel Eugenio

Nov*. YE. 9th. 1762. Archbishop of Manilha.

Domingo Gomes.

Antonio Dias Condie.

Luis de Vellare.

Juan Otal.

Doetez Domingo Negras.
Francisco de Ocampe.

Alexandro Rodriguez
Varela.

Juan Franciscos Dano.
Francisco Callandas.
Doctor Santiago Orendain.

To General Don Antonio Blanco & the Master of the Treasure
Dn. Joseph Gongora.

This morning the Detachment Commanded by Captain Backhouse, marched 2ist.
for Passig.

About 2 oclock this Evening a body of Pampangos came down one of the
Branches of the River, & landing at Sk Cruz Bridge attacked the house of
Mr. Frs. Barneralle, and after murdering the sepoy centinel & a European
soldier within the Door with a Malabar Cook and wounding a corporal, retreated
before the Guard was sufficiently apprised to stand to their Armsan action so
audacious bespeaks an Intention premeditated, & may not be improper to
remark that a great part of the suburbs have been burnt at different times &
many murder perpetrated upon the soldiers and seapovs that have gone into
the suburbs upon their lawful occasions for which many have been apprehended
and executed without delaya step the Exigency of the case in our present situa-
tion only, can justfy, nor is it without the greatest concern the Board find them-
selves obliged to it and must here regret the want of Authority to try judicially


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30th.

Novem-

ber.

The Towns
of Peranac
St. anns &
Tamboga
make their
obedience.

The priest at
Peranac
removed at
the request
of the

Inhabitants
as an
Incendiary
against the
English &
the choice of
a successor
left to
themselves.

--- MANILHA, NOVEMBER 1762 ---------

Crimes of whatsoever nature for the very Intent of punishment must be destroyed
by sending the criminals to Madras, and it is not in our power to deliver them
over to the Military Law, this being now one of the Honble Companys Settle-
ment & therefore within the Jurisdiction of the Civil Courts constituted by
the Royal Charter.

The

Augustine
Friars to be
sent on
board the
Weymouth
for Bombay.

A sloop to be
purchased
to carry
advices to
the court.
Reasons for
so doing.

At a Consultation
Present

Dawsonne Drake Esqr. Depy. Governor, President.

John Lewin Smith. Henry Brooke.

Claud Russell. Samuel Johnson.

The Admiral present.

In Consequence of the late happy success of our arms at Passig the Towns
of Peranac S*. Annuz Tamboga having sent to the Governor that they were
ready to come in to pay their obedience the chief of them now attend & after
taking some pain to make them sensible of their Folly in considering as Enemies
those that on the contrary are come to make them happy by freeing them from
Taxes and Personal services imposed by the former Government & all owing
them full Enjoyment of their Religion & property as a proof of which they
must have observed that hostilities had ceasd on our part the moment we had
conquered the Spaniards, untill the Indiscretion of the People of Passig obliged
us to take arms to chastise them in order to restore Peace and Tranquility to
the country the Board acquaint them that they have liberty to return to their
several homes, where they shall be protected as English subjects & at the usual
time of Election they may choose new Captains & officers for the ensuing year
who shall be confirmed according to custom.

The Chiefs of Piranac acquainting the Board that they have come to submit
themselves much against the Persuasion of their Priest Manuel De S*. Thomas
of the Augustine Order who has thus long deceived them by representing the
English to be Jews Heritics and a Barbarous People & they can therefore never
hope to live at Peace while he remains there. It is resolved at their earnest
request to remove him as soon as possible and a Party is accordingly ordered
to march tomorrow morning and bring him in a close Prisoner and the Board
considering it may be an effectual means of attaching them to the Present Gov-
ernment, do acquaint them that the choice of a person be succeeded as their
Past or is left to themselves & the Board will recommend him to be confirmed
by his Excellency the Archbishop, at which they express great satisfaction and
name Father Antonio Passpero.

The Augustine Friar being hitherto only confined to their Convent not-
withstanding the resolution of Council the 13th. Instant. It is now ordered
that they be embarked upon the Weymouth & Elizabeth that are shortly to sail
for Bombay the conduct of their Bretheren in the different Parts of the Country
making it a defect in Government to shew further compassion.

It being of the utmost consequence that the President and Council have as
early advice as possible of the success of the Expedition & the unexpected deten-
tion of all the Troops here as well as of the unsettled situation of affairs & the
great necessity there is for sending Reinforcement of Seapoys for the very
security of the conquest after the Departure of the squadron the Board would
therefore not have hesitated long ago to purchase on the Honble Companys
Account anv Vessel that, could have been found to carry Dispatches to the Coast.


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had not the Admiral assured them of his Intentions of sending one of the Fri-
gates about the end of November, but being now disappointed of that opportu-
nity as both the Frigates are gone to Pallapag and the Admiral determined not
to send any of his large ships before he goes himself which will not be sooner
than the beginning of February It is resolved to purchase or freight for the
purpose a small sloop lying in the River which belongs to the Superioures of
the Jesuits and that she be dispatched as soon as possible she can be got ready.

Mr. John Nodes is appointed Paymaster to the Detachment under command Mr. John

of Captn. Backhouse & tomorrow being Pay day is ordered to proceed to Passig

immediately for which purpose his Instructions are now prepared & signed, paymaster
to the troops
in the Field.

Letter from Major Robert Barker of the Honble Companeys Artillery Major
dated the 26th. Instant read as entered hereafter requesting leave to resign to
proceed to Europe. The Board tho sensible of the great loss they must sustain in leave to
the absence of so good an officer are yet unwilling to prejudice him in his future resign-
scheme of life & therefore Grant his request & agree to mention his extraordi- Granted-
nary merit by the first opportunity to the Honble Company.

Letter from the Prize Agents for the Squadron and Army read as entered The prize
hereafter representing their great fatigue in collecting the contribution money request
and requesting Commission upon the Companys Proportion of it. nthe861011

Companys

proportion.

Mr. Smith one of the Members of the Board having been appointed Agent
by the President and Council on behalf of the Company for all captures that
shall be made upon the Expedition which was publickly made known to the
General and Admiral upon the capture of this place by a Tender of his services
The Board are of opinion that he alone can be entitled to commission upon the
Companys Proportion tho he was not allowed to act but there being no Instruc-
tions from the President and Council upon the Agency that it ought to be kept
in reserve untill their Pleasure be known.

Ordered that Mr. Goodlad be removed from under the Military Storekeeper
and stationed under the secretary.

Ordered that a thousand Dollars be advanced to the Military Storekeeper
for the charges of that Employ.

Mr. Goodlad
removed to
the secre-
tarys office.

an advance
to the
Military
store keeper

Dawsonne Drake.
J. L. Smith.
Henry Brooke.
Claud Russell.
Saml. Johnson.

Gentlemen,

Being desirous of going to Europe is the Reason of my troubling you with
thisThe situation of my affairs, and the Interest I propose making use of in
the future scheme of my life requires my Presence there as soon as possible
returning to the Coast would take up so great a part of the time I am anxious
of improving that I must request the favor of you Gentlemen to accept my


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Resignation at this place by which means I may proceed directly to Europe on
the Returning China ships where I hope to arrive while my Interest is Warm.

Your granting me this favor will very much oblige.

Manilha,

Nov. 26th. 1762.

Gentlemen,

Your most obedient humble Servant,
Robert Barker.

To the Governor & Council of Manilha.

Gentlemen,

It having been thought necessary to make a Distribution of money and
place to the Amount of 4,96,000 Dollrs. on account of the capture of Manilha,
one third part of which being alotted to the East India Company, we beg leave
to represent to you, that as we have with great trouble & Fatigue collected and
made a Distribution of the same after having charged ourselves with it a con-
siderable time we flatter ourselves you will be pleased to consider us in the same
manner the Navy and Army have done by allowing us a Commission so
reasonable as one half $ Cent

Manilha,

the 30th. Nov. 1762.

We are
Gentlemen

Your most obedk hble. servants,
Cha : Pimbla.
Thos. Parry.

December

5th.

Sent on board his Majestys Ship Weymouth the following Augustine Friars
pursuant to Resolution of consultation the 13th. & 30th. ultimo Francisco Cale-
heto, Alonso Forrero St. Iago Lucio Antonio Blanco, Manuel De St. Thomas
De Vellamecas, Nicholas Chalnas.

Sent the following Letter to his Excellency the Archbishop Date this day.
Illustrious Sir,

The Augustine Fryar at Passig having absconded on our Troops taking
possession of that place where he was actully at the head of the rebellious Rabble
we recommend to you to supply his place with one of the secular Clergy to con-
vince the Indian that our sole view is to support Religion & Restore peace and
Tranquillity to these Parts.

We are

Illustrious Sir,

Manilha, Your most obedient humble servant,

5th. December 1762. Dawsonne Drake &ca. Council.


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At a Consultation
Present

Dawsonne Drake Esqb. Depy. GovR. President.

John Lewin Smith. Heny. Brooke.

Claud Russell. Samuel Johnson.

The Minute of last Consultation read and signed.

Letter from the Archbishop dated the 1st. Instant with a list of the Royal
Ministers &ca. read as Entered hereafter, repeating the extreme necessity they
are under for want of subsistence & requesting a supply of 5,500 Dollars for
their relief for which he will give bills upon his Catholic Majesty agreeable to
the Articles of Capitulation.

Decem-
ber 7 th.

As the Deputing Commissaries with orders for the delivery of the Phillip-
pinas Treasure removes the objections before made by the Board upon this
subject it is Agreed that the Archbishops request be complied with but as it
is necessary for the Regulating our Finances to be at some certainty what De-
mands he may have occasion to make in future upon this Account It is Agreed
to desire he will deliver in a particular statement of the stipend or Salaries
paid monthly to each Individual.

Ordered also that the sum of 3364-6- Dollars be likewise advanced to
the Archbishop towards the support of the Military officers & soldiers being the
Amount due to them the 1st. Instant agreeable to a particular statement now
delivered by the Marquiss of Villamediana the commandant.

Letter from Father Pazuengos superior of the Jessuits dated the 30th.
ultimo in answer to that wrote to him the 26th. read as Entd. hereafter, repre-
senting it to be notorious that he has done every thing in his Power to make his
Parishoners remain quiet and peaceable & that Fear of being murdered in the
way only prevent their coming in to pay their obedience to the present Govern-
mentThat his order has contributed near fifty thousand Dollars towards the
Million that the other Missions are indebted to them above two hundred thou-
sand Dollars, their Farms &ca. are abandoned & it has cost them large Sums
for the Repairs of their church since the siege however he desires that confer-
ences may be held in the presence of the Archbishop, to find out reasonable
methods of giving us more satisfactionThat the Number of Jesuits in these
Islands amount to 172 but it being a long time since he had accounts from the
different Islands & Provinces by reason of the Invasions of the Moors and they
are continually changing from one church to another, it is impossible for him
to give any exact Account of their Abodes.

Letter from Father Antonio Luna of the Franciscans dated the 3d. Instant
in answer to me wrote him the 26th. ultimoread as Entered hereafter much
to the same purport as the Letter from Father PazuengosRepresenting in
the strongest Terms that his order has done every thing in their power to keep
the Indians within BoundsThat his Order has been supported merely by
charities which is publickly known, and its therefore impossible for them to
contribute in the least towards the sum stipulated, upon the surrender of the
Place, and that it is out of his Power at present to give anv List of his Order
as the Provincial his superiour had carried the Books with him up the Country
but having wrote to him, he hopes soon to comply with the Boards desire in
this Respect.

Letter from
the Arch-
bishop
requesting
a supply of
5500 Dollars
for the
subsistance
of the Royal
officers.

older

thereon.

an advance
ordered for
the subsis-
tence of the
Military to
the 1st.
Deer.

Letter from
the superior
of the
Jesuits.

Letttr from
the Francis-
can Father.

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Reply to the
Superior of
the Jesuits.

Returns for
Election of
a chief and
offioers for
Peranac for
the year
1762

confirmed.

The Inhabit-
ants of
Manilla to
deliver in
Lists of
their
Familys
& servants
and no
malay or
mustere to
appear in
the streets
after Gunfire
without a
light.

Mr. Fyfe
complained
of by the
acoountt. &
secretary.

Surgeon to
visit him
and report.

Letter from
the Prior of
the Recolets.

----MAN1LHA, DECEMBER 1762 ----------

A Letter agreed to be wrote in answer to Father Pazuengos, acquainting
him that we shall desire the Archbishop to hold the conferences of ways &
means as he desires remarking to him at the same time that we are very sensible
that the fifty thousand Dollars they have so generously contributed are not any
part of their own capital but a Pious donation in their custody which ought to
have been rather reserved to the last. A List of their Members & Abodes accord-
ing to his latest Accounts to be also wrote for.

Letter from the Chief of the Town .of Peranac with Returns of their Elec-
tion of a chief & officers for the ensuing year, dated the 2d. Instant, read as
Entered hereafterBy which it appearing that the Notes for the Chief or
Govr. are in favour of Don Antonio Ramirer he is now confirmed & commission
ordered to be made out for him & the other different officers returned dated.

Ordered that the Publick notice be given to the Inhabitants of the city to
send in to the Governor by the 15th. Instant Lists of their Respective Families
& Servants and that no muster or military servants will be allowed to appear
in the street after 8 Oclock at night without a light and a Badge of the Family
he belongs to, under penalty of being very severely punished Ordered also that
the Tenants name be wrote upon the doors of the houses & that such as shall
be found unpossessed after that day shall be nailed up to prevent their being
shelter to disaffected or evil minded People.

The accomptant and secretary represent to the Board that Mr. Fyfe has been
of no manner of service to them in their respective Employs and refused doing
any Business pleading bad state of Health. The Board from the whole Tenor
of his conduct and Behaviour & from other circumstances having reason to
believe it merely frivolous pretence in order to get back to the coastOrdered
that Mr. Gray the surgeon do wait upon him & inquiring into his complaints,
report to the Board whether he thinks them incident to this Climate in parti-
cular & of such a nature as to render him incapable of Business.

Letter from Father John de la Conception of the Recolets dated the 2d.
December read as entered hereafter assuring likewise that he has done his
utmost Endeavours with his Bretheren to pacify the Indians but in the present
circumstances they are incapable of correction But that it is absolutely impos-
sible to contribute towards the four Millions being despoiled of every thing
they had in their churches when the place was taken amounting to above Seventy
thousand Dollars, & enclosing a List of the members of his order as was desired.

Dawsonne Drake.

J. L. Smith.

Henry Brooke.

Claud Russell.

Samul. Johnson.

Most Excellent Sir,

The great and even extreme necessity to give some relief to Y. officers,
Ministers & others in this place, who depend upon his Catholic Majesty for
their maintenance, obliges me to press for a supply which I hope youll please
to lend me, & order to be delivered monthly what may be called for towards this
necessary end for which Ill give a seperate Bill upon his Catholic Majesty I


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assure your Excellency that I'll demand no more than what is absolutely neces-
sary & that Ill distribute it with the greatest economy for present use I want
five thousand five hundred Dollars & we acquaint every month of how much be
wanting.

In my last letter I gave a satisfactory answer to the observations that
occured to your Excellency upon this subject & in one word the supply is from
you as a Principal minister to his Brittanick Majesty to me as a Principal
minister to his Catholic Majesty, with a certainty that it will be paid upon
receiving my Bill & will be approved of by both their Majestys.

If your Excellency will take the trouble to make those Payments with your
own hands you may do what you think fit, but if you please to condescend to my
request according to the Regulation & with equitable distribution I will exe-
cute it, & upon this condition and no other will I give a Bill upon his Catholick
Majesty since at this great distance where all these Persons depend for their
Maintenance upon his Catholick Majesty, it is necessary to give them some
relief that they may not perish I promise to take the most ecconomical measures
and such as the circumstances of the times permit.

This is the last time I shall trouble your Excellency upon this head & youll
determine what you think most convenient.

1 am with the greatest affection & submission
Your most obedient servant,

(Signed) Manuel Antonio

December 1st. 1762. Archbishop of Manilha.

A List of the Minutes of the Royal audience Royal Treasury &
OTHERS EMPLOYED IN HIS CATHOLICK MAJESTYS SERVICE IN THIS ClTY AND IN
Cavite.

City of Manilha.

President Governor & Cap*. General the most Illustrious Doctor Don
Manuel Antonio Roxoy Veara.

Decan Licientiate Don Francis Henry Villiorta Don Emanuel Galbany
Ventura.

Kings Attorney General, Licientiate Don Francis Leandro De Biana.

Tribunal of the Royal Treasury.

Accountant Don Ferdinand Caranea Bolano FactorDon Emanuel Suarey
Lepy.

Officers belonging to the Royal Treasury.

First officer of the Treasury Don Jon Cossio Second officer Don Mariand
Esaste.

First officer of Pay and War Dn. Joachin Cortajar.

Second officer of the same Don Emanuel Antonio de Aguirre.

The weigher Don Sibastian Vellora.

Office of Account.

The Accountant Don Sebastian De Bersopa.

The Guard of Halbardiers.

Captain Don Andros Gomes.

Corporal Don Miguel Llamas.

Eight soldiers.

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Royal Chapel.

First Captain Don Stephen Gorehea.

Don Raphail Olarte.

Don Manuel Orlega.

Don John Tavera.

Don Vincent Ropala.

Don Michael Allende.

Royal Seminary of St. Philip.
Rector Don Vincent Gutlierrez.

Teacher of Grammer Dn. Vincent Arnery.

Eight Collegians.

Royal College of St. Polenciana.

Chaplain Don Francisco Lopez Pores.

Rectoress.

Porteress.

24 Young Women Collegians.

Phesician.

Cherurgion.

Buyer.

Musick master.

In Passig.

By his Majestys Order.

The King of Jolo.

In Cavite.

Deputy of the Royal Treasury Dr. John Antonio de Ochoa.

Remark.

In the List are not included the Military officers who belong to the service,
as this has been already given in by the Colonel of the Regiment nor has men-
tion been made of Don Simon Anday Salazar one of the Judges of the Royal
Audience, nor of the Treasurer Don Nicholas Petrauz Beaumont, as they are
absent, and this is only specifyed because they are ministers who are in pay
upon account of the Royal Titte conferred on them by his Catholick Majesty.
Manilha, (Signed) Ferdinand Cavavio Bolano.

November the 20th. 1762.

Most Illustrious Governor & Counsellors,

I answer to the letter you please to honour me with dated Novr. 26th. I say
it is notorious to your Excellencies, that I have used my utmost Endeavours
to keep all the Indians, my Parishoners, in a peaceable, quiet way notwith-
standing the manaces made use off by some troublesome fierce People to burn
their Villages, and murder them if they did not take up arms, and for having
done so, some ill affected People have not only spoke hard but even calumniated
the Jesuits dont be surprized that some of the Villages have not as yet sent
in their Allegiance, the People justly apprehend being killed in the way, or
at least that their houses and Effects should be burnt, their timorous Genius
leave them as Liberty to choose what Party to take, alreadv the great Part has
come in, as Cavite Mareauina, and as I am informed Passig as soon as the
disturbances are over, I hope the Remainder will do the same, and as to my
Part as far as the Bounds of my Oath allow, I will use my utmost Endeavours
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To the second part of your Excellencys letter I answer, that I look upon
my life as a chastisement inflicted on me by God Almighty for my sins, and
this I embrace as I [sic] kind of Martyrdom because Death would be much
sweeter and more acceptable to me, this I dont think should be understood, as if
I had not paid due regard to the compassion your Excellencys shewed with
capitulation, by which you granted us the free Exercise of our holy Religion,
and the Lives of the poor Indians whose operations are always excusable. To
so many favours granted by your Excellency we have corresponded by contribut-
ing the sum of near fifty thousand Dollars, this would help to maintain many of
our poor missionaries especially those who are in the Island of Mindanao, and
releive many others of our poor churches most of our Farms are abandoned &
in Possession of Rogues & Robbers, and the few that remain consist of no more
than the bare walls of the houses, our cattle has perished, and most of them
carried away by the ill affected. The churches belonging to the different mis-
sions one [sic] my Province near thirty thousand Dollars and the Citizens both
to the Province and different colleges about two hundred thousand, as may
easily appear from our Account Books we have been at excessive Expences upon
Account of the War, and it has cost us large sums to repair our church and
college greatly damaged by the shellsIf these reasons dont appear satisfactory
to your Excellency, I entreat youll have the same compassion for us shewed the
citizens, and order through the Archbishops means and in his presence,
conferences to be held, to find out the most reasonable methods to give the
proper satisfaction to what your Excellencys insinuate.

The number of Jesuits in these Islands including six at Marianas Amounts
to 172, at present I cannot give an exact Account either of their Abode or the
condition they may be in, In these Islands, and in the Provinces which lye the
other side of the Bay, we have a vice Provincial invested with sufficient author-
ity to remove and change from one church to another, as he may think most
convenient and it is a long time since we have received any news from said Pro-
vinces upon account of the Troubles and Invasions of the Moors. This is the
sum of what I can at present set forth and remain.

Your Excellencys

STA. Cruz, Most humble & Obedient Servant,

NovB. 30th. 1762. Bernardo Pazungos.

Most Excellent Sirs,

The 28th. of November I was honored with your Excellencys Letter dated
the 26th. of the same month to which with the greatest veneration I make the
following answer. Tho I am not the chief Prelate of my order in these Islands
and no more than superior of this Convent in Manilha, immediately upon the
capitals having surrendered I endeavoured with all possible Efficacy to cooper
ate as much as lay in my power to the peace & Quietness of the villages, in order
that they should be free from the Evils I observed with Fears in my eyes had
befallen some of them. In consequence of this Resolution the 7th. of October
and ever since I have taken particular care to place Religious men in the
villages of Pandaca Dilao, sanpaloe and santanna, and have given them the
strictest orders to advise the Indians to live after a quiet and peaceable manner,
but though this had the desired Effect in such villages as are near the capital,
it was of little or no service in the remote ones and this chiefly upon account
of the Indians having acknowledged the authority of judge Anda, who at
present governs them in his Catholick Majestvs Name and has done so ever
since the capital has surrendered; this your Excellencvs are not ignorant of
and this is the reason why the Religious men who live in the villages are obliged
seeminclv to compiv with the Determinations of the Indians and dare not
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due to the Fathers, and lay no further stress upon their advice, than may suit
their Inclinations, for which reason all advice from the Fathers tending other-
wise is entirely fruitless, the more that they discover an absolute necessity of
not opposing said Indians this I think is fully confirmed by some of the Religious
having been put to death by them in the most barborous manner and others
threatened with the same fate the very cruel usage the Alcalde of the Laguna
and some of his servants met with notwithstanding the representations of the
Fathers who resided in that village and upon their Knees and with Tears in
their Eyes begged his life, is a further proof of what I alledge seeing all our
intreaties instead of Mortifying served only to incense them more.

I shall not at present Trouble your Excellencys with many other Losses our
Religions have sustained, but in their Houses and persons this you will easily
come to the knowledge of by enquiring of the Spaniards and other undesirable
witnesses of these Excesses and this I hope will be sufficient to convince you how
dangerous it is for the Fathers in the present situations of affairs to give any
other advice to the Indians, than such as may suit their Inclinations and like-
wise how difficult a thing it is to compass, such as live in the distant Part of
the Islands, coming to make their appearance in this Capital in order to
acknowledge the authority of his Britannick Majesty, the Fathers at present
are destitute of any authority that might compel them to it tis true their Influ-
ence over the Indians is of great weight in spiritualls and such other things as
relate to them as Curates and Preacher but as to Temporals they take no notice
of them, nor even did at any other time except backed by the authority of the
Alcaldes and other chiefs of the villages and as these have we are informed,
acknowledged the authority of judge Anda, they lay no stress upon the persua-
sions of the Fathers they dont make the least impression on them nor will they
come into any thing they conceive is contrary to their Interest; however I will
take care to acquaint my Prelate and Inform your Excellencys of what he may
answer as to this article, and also that in which you call for the List of the Pro-
vinces and the Religious exercising their Ministerial Functions in them which
at present it is impossible to do with any Exactness nor give an account of any
more than the Convent of Manilha and the Immediate villages, upon account of
the Provincial having taken with him the Book in which these Things are con-
tained but as soon as I receive it I will take care to give your Excellencys the
proper Informations.

As to what you mention concerning the contribution in order to comply
with what has been stipulated, we belong to the order of Sk Francis extreamly
poor by our Institution and have been always supported by the charities his
catholick Majesty and the rest of the Spaniards were pleased to give us; this
your Excellencys can easily know from the Ecclesiastick and all other Inhabi-
tants of the Place, and tis for this Reason that it is impossible for my commu-
nity or convent to contribute, tho it should be with the most trivial sum.

I deferred answering your Excellencys till now in hopes to be able to do it
jointly with my Provincial or further Intelligence from such of my Bretheren
as are abroad, but as I have not heard any thing from them since the beginning
of last month untill this day nor was it possible for me to acquaint my prelate
with your letter as no Indian will venture to carry a Letter for fear of being
suspected I answer at present that your Excellencys may not accuse me of omis-
sion or want of due Respect.

This is what I can say at present and wishing you Health and Happiness
conclude with all submission.

Your most humble Subject & Servant
Father Antonto Lhna.
Guardian of the Convent
of Manilha.

December Y. 3rd. 1762.


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Most Illustrious
Governor & Gouncellors.

Most Illustrious Sir

I received with greatest respect and veneration the Letter you. were pleased
to honor me with and throughly ooliged to you for your lavours. I promise to
use my utmost Endeavours towards pacilymg the Indians committed to our
care, and take proper care they may live in Peace and Quietness so as the present
Government may not occasion any change or alteration in them this I am hrmJy
perswaded is the only method we can make use of, nor either were we ever
Masters of any other, unless the resistance of said Indians should give occasion
for our accusing them, which in affairs of Bloodshed is not allowed us to do our
Ministry being entirely pacifick This I lay before your Excellency with due
respect, because in the present circumstances we discover in the Indians a
Genius prone to revolt & incapable of the correction which Missionaries are
allowed to put in practice which I hope will be a sufficient excuse for me in case
your wishes and desire for the publick good cannot be compassed entirely.

I likewise lay before your Excellency that the villages committed to our
care are at so great a Distance that I apprehend it will be very difficult for the
chief of them to come to this capital to give in the allegiance you require; their
great Poverty and natural Backwardness may make it sufficient (if your Excel-
lency approve of this Method) for them to do it to their alcaldes, which we in
the Terms above mentioned will cooperate with assuring them that they may
continue trading to his capital with greatest Security.

What your Excellency requires in consequence of the agreement to pay the
four Millions is very just, I acknowledge the Benefit received by it, but my
present poverty puts me under an impossibility of contributing any thing
towards it my convent was the Deposit of all stocks that my Order administered
it was open three days successively to the Plunder the most hidden corners were
searched and the very sepulcres were not exempt from this Rigour, there was
hardly any thing escaped except a few things that served to adorn the Images,
some of the sacred vessels and a few of the ornaments belonging to the Religious
with one or other Bitt of Plate which belonged to the church, which had been
taken away more through Christian compassion, than avarice in the heat of the
seige and deposited in the convent of Sk Augustin these are the only things we
can manifest which may amount to the value of 800 Dollars, and this I did not
declare or discover before as I judged it would satisfy you to be acquainted with
our Loss of above 70,000 Dollars which I compute to be what was taken away
luring the Plunder, this has put us under a necessity of looking out for charit-
able Persons that may relieve us in our great and extreme Poverty, we are oblig-
ed to seek as well for victualls as cloathing our Houses and Farms are quite lost
which has obliged many of our Religions to take refuge wherever they meet any
charitable person who will receive them, this I already represented to the Arch-
bishop who has been pleased to free me from the charge and I am confident that
your Excellency will take compassion of me in the same way.

I here send your Excellency the List of such of my Religions as exercise
ministerial Functions with the villages of their abode I wish your Excellency
all kind of success and pray God may prosper you. I am.

Your most humble & obedient Servant
Father John de la Conception

Manilha,

December 2nd. 1762.




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A List of the Religious of this Province of St. Nichol as being bare-
footed Recolets of the order of S1'. Augustin and the Parishes committed

TO THEIR CHARGE AND THE CONDITION IT IS IN AT PRESENT.
Villages. Missionaries
Coast of Sambales.
Maribeles and what is annexed to it ... ... 2
Morong and its visit Bagac 1
Subit and its Mission of uget 1
Iba with its visit cambangan ... ... 2
Balayan and its visit in the mountains 1
Masintoe and its visit Sta. Cruz ... 2
Botenao and its visit Ano 2
Casborren and its visit Balincaquin ... ... 2
Island of Mindoro.
Catapan & its visit 1
The Mission flog ... ... 1
Nauhan ... 1
The Island of Banton with the adjacent 1
The Island of Bamlton and Simboyan ... ... 3
Island of Panay.
Mambusas and its visit ... ... 2
Batan with its visit ... 2
The Island of Masbate ... 1
The Island Ticao and Haven of Tacinto J
Insursogon & its visits 2
In Bubasan & its visits ... ... 2
In Casiguran ... 1
In Bonsot ... 1
The Island of Sileu in Panio ... 2
In the city of Sibu ... ... 1
Mindanao.
In Bislig and its visits ... ... 1
Tanda & its visits ... ... 2
Surigao & its visits 2
Abongan and its visits . 2
Butuan & its visits ... ... ... 2
In Cagayan its visits and Mission ... 3
In the Island of Camiguin ... ... ... ... 1
Calamianes
In Faita and visits of the Paragua and Dumaran 3
In Culeon & its visit Linacapan ... 2
In Aquail and visits 1
In the Gutua 2
In Cuya 2
In Cagayones ... ... 1
Manilha.
In this convent are 5 Invalids and 2 working Fathers in all 7
In the convent of Saint Sabastian ... ... 4
In the convent of Cavite ... ... 8

of Eleven more I can give no account because I dont know where they
are at present.

In the two Missions of the Mountain of Tambales Jurisdiction of
Pampanga ..................................................... 2

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Most Excellent Sir

The Deputy Governor of the Village of Paranaque in obedience to your
Excellencys order has issued out his to all the heads of clans and other chiefs
that they should meet and choose a new Governor and officers to serve the ensu-
ing year of 1763 who being all convoked and in a full body they proposed such as
go in the List we send and they were named by the principal People of the vil-
lage, which said nomination property belongs according to the Custom observed
in said village: The Election was made with the usual solemnity and accord-
ing to custom and such as are proposed are fit to exercise the Employments; and
in order to comply with your Excellencys orders, we give this account that your
Excellency whatever you think most convenient.

Bernaldo de los Santos.

Dong'18. 2nd. December 1762.

Proposals made by the Governor Heads of Clans and the rest of the
CHIEFS OF THIS VILLAGE OF PARANAQUE TOWARDS ELECTING A NEW GOVERNOR
AND OFFICERS THAT MAY SERVE THE NEXT YEAR OF 1763.

For Governor.

Don Bonifico Acauo Mendoza with 13 votes.

Don Antonio Ramirez with 21 votes.

Don Maunel Valenzuela with 2 votes.

Officers.

First Lieutenant
Lieutenant of the Penas
First judge ...

Judge of the Police
First Sergeant at arms
Second Sergeant
Third Sergeant
Secretary

Don Alberto de Leon.

Don Francisco Rimenes
Don Joseph Martin.

Don Philipe Santiago.
Don Apotomo Vasquer.
Don Deigo Nicolas Puida
Don Martin Clemente.
Don Deigo Philipa.

Which Election has been made with the usual solemnity according to Cus-
tom and such as are proposed are fit for the Employments assigned to them, and
the present Governor and all others who were present have signed in this village
of Paranaque December the 1st. 1762.

Bernardo de las Santos.
Manuel De Mendozh.
Thomas Nichs. De Panos.
Francisco Gallardo.

Juan De leo Slos.
Gasparde Merca.

Deigo Majares.

Pallo Tordies.

Pallo Her Clements.
Angeles Clemente.
Joseph Alexo.
Alexrs. De a Cruz.
Pero.

Dugo Sre..

Joseph Salaman,

Eecry.

Received a Letter from Mr. John Nodes Paymaster at Passig dated this
Day.

9Ta

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At a Consultation
Present

Dawsonne Drake Esqb. Dy. Governor President.

John Lewin Smith. Henry Brooke.

Claud Bussell. Samuel Johnson.

The Minutes of last Consultation are now Bead and Signed.

Letter from Mr. John Nodes is now read as entered hereafter. Ordered
that he be acquainted that it was never our Intention the Grain taken at Passig
should be sold on the Companys account as it properly belongs to the Detach-
ment that went against that place, and that our meaning in desiring him to
assist in the collecting it together was chiefly to ease Cap4. Backhouse of a part
of the trouble he must necessarily have been engaged in.

Cap4. Lieu4. Horn having been recommended to us by Major Bobert Bar-
ker and the Board being equally sensible of his merit as a brave and prudent
officer. It is Besolved to grant him a Captains Brevet and Ordered that the
secretary do prepare one accordingly also a Lieut4. Commission for Mr. Cook
and an Ensigns for Volunteer Le Bocuf who behaved to the satisfaction of the
General during the seize of this place and more recommended to us by him.

The Board being advised that the Inhabitants of Tagey are desirous that
one Domingo De la Santos should succeed the late Augustine Padry at that
Place. Ordered that a Letter be addressed the Archbishop acquainting him
therewith and at the same time informing him that in case he has no Objection
to this person, he is at Liberty to appoint him to officiate at that Church.

Dawsonne Drake.

J. L. Smith.

Henry Brooke.

Saml. Johnson.

To the Worshipful Dawsonne Drake Esqb.

Governor and to the Gentlemen of the Council at Manilha.
Gentlemen

Agreeable to your Directions I offered Captn. Backhouse my assistance to
collect together what Grain there is in the Place in order to have it conveyed to
you by the first convenient opportunities; Captn. Backhouse informs me in
answer that he cannot help concurring with the opinion of his officers that in
consideration of the Hardships and Fatigues they suffered, and as they took the
place by assault think themselves lawfully entitled to whatever may be found
therein of any kind and in consequence of such a representation he cannot com-
ply with the proposals I made to him I wait therefore Gentlemen to receive your
further Directions how I am to proceed on this Occasion.

I am informed there is Plenty of Grain and Provisions of all kinds in the
neighbouring villages but unless some of the Inhabitants are suffered to come
here, it will not be in my power to procure any thing which may be wanted.

I am with all due respect
Gentlemen

Passig. Your most obedient humble servant

Decem*. Y 9th. 1762. John Nodes.


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Sent the following Letter to the Archbishop Dated this Day. lsr

To His Excellency Don Manuel
Antonio Roxo Archbishop of Manilha.

Illustrious Sir

The Inhabitants of Tagey being desirous that one Domingo De los Santos
should succeed the late Augustine Padry at that place, we take the liberty to
recommend him to you that in case you think him a proper person to appoint,
he may officiate to that charge.

We have the honour to be
Illustrious Sir

Manilha Your most obedient & most humble servant

13th. December 1762. Dawsonne Drake &ca. Council.

Received a Letter from the surgeon Mr. Gray. 14th

Sent the following Letter to Mr. John Nodes Paymaster at Passig. 15th

To Mr. John Nodes Paymaster at Passig.

Sir

We have received your Letter of the 9th. Instant.

Regarding the Grain taken in Passig it was never our Intention that it
should be sent here on the Compys account and every thing found at that Place
was considered as Plunder & property belonging to the Captors, our meaning
therefore in directing you to assist in collecting it was only with a view of eas-
ing Captn. Backhouse as much as possible, whose attention we were sensible
would be taken up with other matters.

We are
Sir

Manilha, Your affectionate Friend

the 16th. December 1762. Dawsonne Drake &ca. Council.

At a Consultation
Present

Dawsonne Drake Esq. Dept. Governour President.

John Lewin Smith. Hent. Brooke.

Claud Russell. Samuel Johnson.

The minutes of last Consultation are now Read & Signed.

Letter from Mr. Gray the Companys Surgeon is read as entered hereafter.
The Board being now convinced from this report that Mr. Richard Fyfe is by
no means incapable of Business and that his refusal proceeds from unwilling-
ness rather than Inability do Resolve that he be accordingly suspended the ser-
vice and Ordered that the secretary do acquaint him therewith that he may pro-
ceed to the Coast by the first opportunity.

The Governor lays before the Board a letter he received from the Admiral
Dated 15th. December as entered hereafter acquainting him that Colonl Mon-
son and himself are of opinion that the Effects of all the Spaniards who have
been declared Rebels to the British Government should be sold for the Benefit

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of the captors. It has ever been our Intention the said Effects should be dis-
posed of in that manner, Ordered therefore that the agent be apprized of our
Resolution in order to take an account of the same and that the Admiral be
acquainted therewith.

The Captn. of the Companys Sloop Pasig representing to the Board that
none of the Indians will engage to go upon her under ten Boilers $ month as
they receive near as much on shore from the Admiral. The Board are of opi-
nion that no consideration should prevent our dispatching advices of our situa-
tion. Agreed therefore that he be ordered to entertain ten of them even at that
Extravagant Rate also as it would be imprudent to risk the Sloop manned only
with Spanish Indians, that the Admiral be requested to assist us with six
Sailors and a Petty officer to proceed upon her.

Agreeable to the Instructions from Madras Ordered that the Seapoys be
acquainted that such of them as chuse their Familys should receive any part of
their pay at Madras may give in their Names & the sum each person would
chuse should be applied in that manner that the same may be deducted from
their pay here.

In consequence of Mr. Brooks representaions who had before undertook
the management of laying in a Store of Provisions in the Garrison for 3 Months
Ordered that advertisements be wrote out in the Spanish, Tagal & English
Languages and fixt in different Parts of the Town that whoever may chuse to
make proposals do deliver them in to the Board by the first of next month.

As there is a large quantity of Paddy in the store-houses belonging to the
Captors, Resolved to mention the same in a letter to the Admiral and desire to
know if he will consent to our purchasing a sufficient quantity of that Article
on the Companys Account for the three Months Store before resolved to be laid
up.

Notwithstanding the earnest solicitations of the Archbishop for supplies
of money on account of the subsistence of the Royal officers and Military in the
service of his Cathalick Majesty and our letter to him of the [lacuna] inform-
ing him that we only waited for the Demand of what sum might be necessary
the Board do remark that he has not yet made any application. It is therefore
Agreed to address him a Letter expressing our surprize that he has so long
delayed it and acquainting him that we shall deem him answerable for the bad
consequences that may attend a further Delay.

Mr. Samuel Johnson one of the Members of the Board delivers in a letter
M this date as entered hereafter requesting Permission to return to the Coast,
the Council being sensible how much this Gentleman has already suffered and
the just reason he has to apprehend a relapse of his former complaint do there-
fore consent that he proceed to the coast by the first convenient opportunity.

The Military Paymaster acquaints the Board that Mr. Nodes at Passig has
wrote to him to know what allowance he is to make the Chinese Cooleys Ordered
that he be acquainted that the Custom of Batty should by no means be intro-
duced but that he may pay them a Ryal more than is paid in Garrison in case
they will not accept of less which in the Present state of affairs must be left to
his Prudence and management.

Dawsonne Drake.
J. L. Smith.
Hent. Brooke.
Saml. Johnson.


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Sir,

Agreeable to the desire of the Governor & Council I have waited upon
Mr. Fyfe and it is my opinion that his disorder is not of such of a nature as to
render him incapable of Business neither has he made mention of any new
Complaint since his departure from Madras.

I am
Sir

Your most humble servant,

Manilha, William Gray,

December 14th. 1762. Surgeon.

To Dawsonne Drake Esqh. President &ca. Council of Manilha.

Gentlemen

As the President and Council of Madras were so good to leave it in my
Option to come on the Expedition to Manilha or not I considered it as an
attention paid to the Illness I had long suffered and accepted their proposal in
hopes of Benefitting by the change of air but as I find the climate is far from
being so salutary as 1 imagined and have already felt its bad Effects I must
request the favor of your Permission to return to the coast by the first conveni-
ent opportunity.

I have the honor to be with perfect Esteem.

Gentlemen

Manilha, Your most obedient & humble Servant

16th. December 1762. Samuel Johnson.

Sent the following Letter to the Archbishop Dated 16th. December.

To his Excellency Don Manuel Antonio Roxo Archbishop of Manilha.
Illustrious Sir

After the representations you made to us of the necessitous situation of the
Royal Officers and Military for want of the supplies stipulated by the Capitu-
lation we cannot but be surprized that you have taken no notice of the latter we
did ourselves the Honor to address you acquainting you that you had only to
send for such supplies of money you thought necessary for that Purpose. We
now repeat it to you making you answerable for the consequences that may
attend delaying to relieve the distressed.

We have the honor to be
Illustrious Sir

Manilha, Your most obedient & most humble Servant

16th. Dec. 1762. Dawsonne Drake &ca. Council.

Also one to Mr. John Nodes as follows.

To M*. John Nodes

Paymaster at Passig.

Sir

By a private Letter from you we understand that you are at a Loss what
Allowance to make the Chinese Cooleys $ Day we therefore now direct you
allow them no Batty as it may be introducing a Custom which does not in the

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least seem necessary however as it is but reasonable they should have some thing
more than is usual in Garrison here you will encrease their Pay to half a Ryal
more which we hope they will be satisfied with should it be otherwise you have
our leave to add even a whole Ryal we rely on your Endeavours to settle it in the
cheapest manner possible. Mr. Lloyd is desired to return here with the People
under his command and you will therefore refer him to the Paymaster here for
the Payment of his Batty Bill.

We are
Sir

Manilha, Your affectionate Friends

21st. December 1762. Dawsonne Drake &ca. Council.

At a Consultation
Present

Dawsonne Drake Esq. Dt. Governor President.

John Lewtn Smith. Hent. Brooke.

Claud Russell. Samuel Johnson.

The minutes of last Consultation Read & Signed.

Letter from Mr. Richd. Fyfe is now read as entered hereafter. The Board
being inclined to believe this Gentleman is now fully sensible of his Error and
that he will give them no further cause of Displeasure do Resolve to reinstate
him in the service and Ordered that the Secretary do acquaint him therewith.

Mr. Claud Russell a Member of this Council delivers in a letter of this
Date as entered hereafter, requesting Permission to return to the Coast the
Tenor of his Letter being fully considered the Board in Humanity could not
refuse him this liberty altho his attention to the good of the Service since the
commencement of this settlement will make his absence very sensibly felt.

J. L. Smith.

Hent. Brooke.

Sam1. Johnson.

To Dawsonne Drake Esq. Deputy

Governor &ca. Council of Manilha.

Sir & Sirs

I was yesterday acquainted with your Resolution of having suspended me
from the service as that Resolution is founded upon the report of the Surgeon.
Permit me Gentlemen in justice to myself to observe that your Order to him
visiting me was minuted by you the seventh instant, since that time I have
never seen him. How was it possible for him without visiting me to obey your
commands or to make a faithful Report ? Surely he could not with propriety
& justice found it upon a visit of a few minutes that he had made me some days
before. His Duty his Humanity upon such an occasion certainly laid him under
the obligation of making a very strict and careful scrutiny and of being very
tender of Deciding in a Point that is very capital to me tho it may be of very
little concern to him.

If Gentlemen, a few Grains of allowance are made for the Errors inci-
dent to Human Nature. If my Letter to Samuel Johnson Esqr. dated the 9th.
Instant and my Letter to John Lewin Smith Esqr. of the 15th. Instant are read
with an Eye of Indulgence. To conclude if my present Resolutions of Paying


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a ready obedience to your future commands are acceptable, I am perswad. you
will immediately put me in the Road to your favor by restoring me to the ser-
vice.

Manilha,

18th. December 1762.

I am with great respect
Gentlemen

Your most obedient humble Servant
Richard Fyfe.

To Dawsonne Drake Esqr.

Deputy Governor &ca. Council of Manilha.

Gentlemen

You are all sensible how much I have lately suffered with the old Com-
plaints in my Liver and Breast that with great care and three tedious Courses
of Medecine I had happily once got over after labouring under them for several
years and trying change of Climates. The Danger of being now again in the
very same situation together with swellings of my feet which I have ever been
a stranger to untill our arrival here is too evident not to alarm me and as I have
sufficient reason to suppose greatest part of my Liver already consumed I should
be wanting in Duty to myself were I not to entreat the favour of your Permis-
sion to go to the Coast where I may have the assistance of the Physicians who
before attended me and being the only persons acquainted with my constitution
and Nature of my Disorder are the most likely to administer Relief. There
being no time to lose in such a case if you will be pleased to indulge me in this
interesting request I purpose even subjecting myself to the inconvenience of so
short Notice and embark upon the vessel the Admiral is to dispatch in two or
three Days if I can procure a Passage.

The cause of this present Attack will [sz'c] known to you, Gentlemen, and
the delay of this application to the last hour almost in hopes of getting better
will I flatter myself prove the zeal for the service and that nothing but the
unhappy Occasion could have prevailed upon me to think of leaving the settle-
ment in the present situation of affairs. If my health will permit the same zeal
will induce me to return by the first opportunity.

I am very respectfully

Manilha, Gentlemen

18th. December 1762. Your most obedient humble servant

Claud Russell.

At a Consultation
Present

Dawsonne Drake Esq. Dt. Govb. President.

John Lewin Smith. Henry Brooke.

Claud Russell. Samuel Johnson.

Minutes of last consultation Read and signed.

General Letter to the Court of Directors and Presidency of Fort Sk
George are now Read & Signed.


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The Military Paymasters Accounts are also Read. Ordered that they be
enclosed in our Packet to the Presidency and that it be immediately enclosed.

Dawsonne Drake.

J. L. Smith.

Hent. Brooke.

Samuel Johnson.

At a Consultation
Present

Dawsonne Drake Esqr. Dr. GovR. President.

John Lewin Smith. Hent. Brooke.

Samuel Johnson.

Minutes of last Consultation Read and Signed.

The Governor observing the Great expence this settlement has already
incurred and the low state of the Treasury proposes the letting out of the differ-
ent Farms to the best bidder agreeable to the method practised at the Coast;
the Disturbances in the Country still subsisting, and it being apprehended that
they would not let for half their value on that account Agreed to defer the
same till the next month by which time circumstances may alter much in our
favor.

Mr. Lewin Smith also proposes the appointing a Sea Customer to the
Charge of that Employ but as nothing except Articles of Provision can be
expected for some time which we are at present but indifferently supplied with,
the Board Judge it most Prudent to delay fixing any Taxes till the country is
better settled.

Mr. Hens'. Brooke acquaints the Board that CaptR. Breerton is desirous of
a person under him to make the necessary Disbursements in the Garrison of
Cavita and as the Admiral has appointed his own Gunner to command the
artillery there with more belonging to the ship to act as Matrosses Agreed to
make them the following Allowance month Vizs.

Head Gunner Dollars 10.

Matrosses at Doll1-, each.

Writer Dollars 16.

Spanish Linguist 15.

Letter from Mr. William Gray dated the 28th. December as entered here-
after is now Read and considered the Board are unanimously of opinion that
the Duty in the Hospital is more than can be executed by one Person and as the
Gentlemen recommended by him is esteemed to be a careful and diligent young
man Ordered that the Secretary do acquaint Mr. Gray that Mr. Anderson is to
assist him in the Hospital as a Companys Servant and to commence on that
Duty the 1st. January 1763.

Mr. Solinare Captn. of the Companys Sloop Passing having represented to
the Governor that she is in want of a few Repairs Ordered that he be directed
to have it done in the most frugal manner possible.

Dawsonne Drake.

J. L. Smith.

Hent. Brooke.

Sam1-. Johnson.


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To Dawsonne Drake Esqr. Governor

and the Gentlemen of Council at Manilha.

Gentlemen

The great number of sick in the Hospital besides many out Patients ren-
ders it impossible for me to give them due attendance without an Assistant.
Therefore beg leave to recommend Mr. James Anderson late Surgeon of the
Essex as a Gentleman in every respect qualified for this purpose.

I am with great respect
Gentlemen

Your most humble Servant
William Gray,

Surgeon.

Manilha,

Decemr. 28th. 1762.




INDEX

A PAGE
Abongan 56
Admiral Sleevens 1, 27
Alexander, Mr. 4
Alexo, Joseph 57
Allegre, Francois .. 33
Allende, Don Michael 52
Anda, Senr. 31, 32, 41, 53, 54
Anderson, James .. 64, 65
Ano .. 56
Aquail 56
Argo Augustine, Mr. 20-22
(Padry) .. B 58, 59
Backhouse, Capt. .. 6, 45, 47, 58, 59
Bagac Bagomboya [Bogom- 56
boyaj Balacan [Boulacan, 26, 28, 29
Bulacan] .. Balanco, Don 19, 21, 41
Andres 19
Balayan 56
Balincaquin 56
Bamlton 56
Banton 56
Barbara 26
Barker, Major, Rob\ 2, 6, 15, 47, 48, 58
Barlow, Mr. 7
Barneralle, Fr. 45
Batan Beaumont, Don 56
Nicholas Petrauz. 52
Bislig 56
Blanco, Dr. Antonio. Bolano, Don Ferdi- 42, 45, 48
nand Caranea Bolano, Ferdinand 51
Cavavio .. 52
Bombay 46
Bonsot 56
Bootekan .. 19
Botenao Breerton [Brereton], 56
Capt. 29, 64
Brooke, Henry I, 2.4,5,7,18,20, 21, 23, 32, 33, 37, 39, 43, 44, 46, 47, 49, 50, 58-60, 62- 64

Bubasan .. 56

Butuan .... 56

176210

c page.
Cagayan 56^
Cagayones .. ibid
Calamianes .. ibid
Calderon, Don Fer-
nando 43, 45
Caleheto, Francisco. 48
Call, Major ... 25
Callandas, Francisco. 45
Cambangan 56
Camiguin 56
Canton 2, 3, 5
Casborren 56
Casiguran .. ibid
Catapan ibid
Cattanas, Francisco. 42
Cavita [Cavite, Ca-
vito] .. 7, 8, 14-17, 20-22,

27, 40, 42, 43, 51,

52, 56, 64
Chalnas, Nicholas. 48
China 3, 5
Clemente, Angeles.. Clemente, Don 57
Martin 57
Clements, Pallo Her. 57
Coates, Capt. 3
Coleman, George .. Conde [Condie], Antonio Deas 15
[Dias] 42, 45
Conde, Don Antonio. 43
Cook, Mf. .. 58
Cornish, Samuel 1, 2, 7, 16, 17, 19
Cortajar, Dn. Joa- 22, 24, 37, 40, 42 44
chim 51
Cossio, Don Jon Cotsford & Barnard, 51
MessM. 25
Crawford, Mr. 7
Culeon 56
Cuya ibid

D

Dano, Juan Francis-

COS 45
D. Auvergne, Cap1-
D .. 3
De a Cruz, Alexr. .. 57
De Aguirre, Antonio. 51
De Bersopa, Don
Sebastian ... 51
De Biana, Don
Francis Leandro ... 51


68

INDEX

PAGE DCOltt.
De la Conception, Father John 50, 55, 56
De La [De Los] Santos, Bernaldo. 5759
De Leon, Don Alberto .. 57
De Leon, Don Julian Ortuno 43, 45
De leo Slos, Juan ... 57
De Mendozh, Manuel. 57
De Ocampe [De Ocampo], Fran- cisco .k* 42, 45
De Ochoa, John Antonio .. 52
De Panos, Thomas Niclls. 57
De Sfc. Thomas, Manuel .. 46, 48
De Vellamecas 48
De Vellare, Luis 45
Drake, Dawsonne .. 1, 2, 4 8, 15, 18
Draper, William 21, 23, 32, 33, 37, 3944, 4650, 5865 513, 1519, 24,
Dugo, Sre 30, 32, 39, 43, 44 57
Dumaran 56
E East Indies, 22, 25
Elizabeth 29, 46
Embocaders .. 21
England 3, 25, 27, 32
Esaste, Don Mariand. 51
Essex 1, 2, 5, 65
Europe 24, 47, 48
F Fait a 56
Falmouth 29
Fell, Major .. 6
Fletcher, Cap1. c -
Robert 24
Forrero, Alonso 48
Fort Sfc. George 2, 6, 25, 63
Fryer, Lieu1- 28, 30
Fyfe, Richard 7, 50, 59, 6163
G Galeon \Gatteori\ 19, 20, 22, 23, 28, 42
Gallardo, Francisco. 57
Garnons, Lieu1. 31
Gomes [Gomez], Don Andres .. 42, 45, 51
Gongora, [Don] Joseph .. 42, 45
Goodlad, Mr. 7, 47
Gorehea, Capu Don Stephen .. 62

Gcont.

Gray, William
Great Britain
Gutlierrez, Don

Vincent ..

Gutua

H

Hardwick, James ..
Hazlewood, Lieu1. ..
Hogg, Lieu1.

Horn, Lieu1.

I

Iba

India

Insursogen ..

J

Jackson, Capt.
Johnson, Samuel ..

Jordan [Jourdan],

Francis

Jugo, Don Francisco

Antonio.

K

Kennedy, James ..

L

Ladrone [Ladroone].

Le Bocuf, Mr.

Lepy, Don Emanuel

Suarey.

Linacapan ..

Llamas, Don Miguel.
Lloyd, Mr. ..

Lucio, St. Iago
Luconia

Luna, Father

Antonio.

r V

* M

Mackay, Mr.

Madras

Ma jares, Deigo
Malacca, Streights of
Mambusas ..

Manila [Manilha,

Manilla]

Marianas

Maribeles

PAGE

50, 59, 61, 64
19, 31

52

56

4, 31
31
31
58

56

6, 7, 19, 44
56

5

!, 4, 5, 7, 18, 20, 21,
23, 32, 33, 37, 39,
43, 44, 46, 47, 49,
50, 58-64.

1, 7
43, 45

32

3

58

51

56

51

62

48

3, 16, 19
49, 54

/ f
6' 1 \

7

1, 2, 4, 6, 33, 46
60, 61

57

5

56

14, 6, 8-17, 19
21, 2325, 27,

33, 36, 4045,

48, 5052, 54

56, 58, 59, 61

63, 65.

53

56


INDEX

Mcont. PAGE
Martin, Don Joseph .. 67
Masbate 66
Masintoe 56
Mendoza, Don Bonifico 57
Acauo.
Merca, Gasparde 57
Mexico .. 28
Mindanao 53, 56
Mindoro 56
Minonda 25
Monson, Col1. .. 6, 27, 28, 59
Montecastro [Monti- 20, 21, 24, 31, 32,
castro], Marquis of. 38, 41
Moore, Major .. 30, 31
Moreenna, 3
Morong 56
Myers, Capt. Nokes .. 4, 6
N
Nauhan 56
Negras, Doetez 45
Domingo.
Neyra, Don Domingo 42
Nodes, John 7, 47, 57-61
Norfolk 2, 43
0
Olarte, Don Raphail. 52
Orendain, Doctor Z42
Santiago.
Orlega, Don Manuel. 52
Osterly [Osterley] 1-5
Ota I, Juan 45
P
Palapa [Pallapa, 19, 20, 22, 23, 37,
Palapag, Pallapag] 41-44, 47
Palk, Mr. 3
Pampanga [Pumpanga] 19, 41, 56
Panay 56
Panda ca Dilao 53
Panio 56
Panther 20, 21
Paragua 56
Paranaque [Peranac, 46, 50, 57
Piranac].
Parker, Cap1. 22, 24
Parsons, Henry 7
Pasig [Passig] 60, 64
Passig 45-48, 52, 57-61
Passpero, Father
Antonio 46
Pazuengos [Pazungo],
Bernardo 49, 50, 53
Pero, Mr. 57
Petre, Cap11. 3
Philipa, Don Deigo 57
Philipine Islands, the 16, 19, 25, 27
Philipine [Philipino,
Philippina, Philip-
pino, St. Philli-
pino] 17, 20, 22, 24, 36,

39, 41-45.

FAGB

P cont.
Pigot, Mr. e e 3
Polvorista.. e e 27
Pores, Don Francisco
Lopez .. 52
Porta Real 25
Porter, Mr. 29, 30
Puida, Don Deigo
Nicolas .. * 57
Pulo Timon Aoura 5

s

Ramirer, Don Anto-

nio 50, 57
Rebura Point 27
Ricochet .. Rimenes, Don Fran- 29
cisco 57
Ropala, Don Vincent. Roxo, Don Manuel 52
Antonio [Ontonio]. Russel [Russell, 19, 31, 36, 40, 42, 45, 51, 59, 61.
Russels] .. S 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 18, 20, 21, 32, 33, 37, 39, 43, 44, 46, 47, 49, 50, 58, 59, 62, 63.
St. Andrews 25, 29, 30
St. Annuz Tamboga. 46
St. Augustin 55, 56
St. Bernardino 25
S;. Deigo [Diego] .. 25, 26, 28-30
St. Domingo 26
St. Eugenis 25
St. Fernando 44
St. Francis 54
St. Francisco. 25, 26
St. Gabriel 25, 26
St. Iago .. 25, 26, 28
St. Isabel .. 25
St. Johns .. 3, 25
St. Joseph 29
St. Lorenzo 25
St. Lucia .. 25
St. Michael 25
St. Nichol 56
St. Philip 52
St. Polonciana 52
St. Sabastian 56
Salaman, Joseph Salazar, Don Simon 57
Anday .. 19, 52
Sambales .. Santa [St.] Cruz 56

[Cruze] .. 25, 32, 40, 42, 45, 53,

56

Santiago, Don

Philipe .. 57


70

INDEX

Santisima [Santis-

sima] .. 21, 22
Sapata .. . 3
Saulnear, Cha8. 4
Seaford .. 22
Sea Horse 21, 24, 32
Sibu 56
Sileu 56
Simboyan 56
Sleigh, Cap*. 31
Smith, John Lewin 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 18, 20,
Solano, Juan Fran- cisco ... ... 21, 23, 32, 33, 37, 39, 43, 44, 46, 47, 49, 50, 58-60, 62- 64. 42
Solinare, Mr. 64
South Sea Castle 1, 27, 29
Spain 27, 31
Spearing, Lieu*. 30
Sprat, John 32
Stevenson, William.. 6, 24, 27
Stockwell, Cap*. Authr 4
Stra tsan [S tratson], Cap*. 30, 31
Subit 56
Sunda, Streights of... 5
Surigao ... 56
T Tacinto 56
Tagey 58, 59
Tambales .. 56

PAGE

Scont.

Tcont. PAGE
Tanda 56
Tedeman, Commo-
dore 29
Tennize .. 44
Ticao 56
Tordies, Pallo 57
Trinidad [Trinidada]. 21, 22, 24
U
Uget 56
V
Valenzuela, Don
Manuel 57
Varela, Alexander
Rodregues 42, 45
Vasquer, Don Apo-
tomo 57
Vellamediana, Mar-
quis of 43, 44, 49
Vellora, Don Sibas-
tian 51
Ventura, Don Em -
anuel Galbany 51
Villas, Lieus Del 42
Villiorta, Don Francis
Henry 50
Vincent, Cap1. Frede-
rick 1-3
W
West, Cap James ... 2, 4
Weymouth 46, 48
White 7, 19, 22, 44








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PREFATORY NOTE. This volume contains the Proceedings of the President and Council of Manilha from 23rd September 1762 to 28th December 1762, and is the first in the series entitled '' Manilha Consultations.'' This series consists of eight volume s vizt. Volumes 1 2 3, 4, 5, 6, 9 and 10 and refers to the period 1762 to 1764. After the capture of Pondichery a successful expedition under the command of General Draper consisting of both the King's and the Company's Forces was sent in 1762 from Madras to the Spanish Settlement of Manilha in the Phillipine Islands. The records referred to above contain the Diary and Consultations of the Deputy Governor and Council of Manilha under the British occupation. Soon after the conquest, General Draper delivered over the Government to the Company's Agents according to His instructions. From that time till the withdrawal of troops in 1765, on the terms of the Treaty of Paris, the Deputy Governor and Council had to meet a host of diiliculties with the Spanish insurgents, headed by Senior Anda. The records throw a good deal of interesting light on the Military expeditions into the country which was never completely subjugated, on the humane and tolerant policy promised to the Roman Catholics who formed the majority of the population on the a ttempts made at establishing commercial connections with the King of Soloo, and on the subsequent withdrawal of all the troops in accordance with the treaty of Paris. They also contain a number of letters written from Manilha to the Court of Directors and to the President and Council of Fort St. George. The manuscript volume has been mended and is in a fair state of preser vation. EGMORE, 30th M ay 1940 B. S. BALIGA, CuratoT, Madras R ecord Offic e

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RECORDS OF FORT ST. GEORGE MANILHA CONSULTATIONS, 1762 VOLUME No. 1. DIARY & CoNSULTATIONs oF DAWSONNE DRAKE EsQR. GovR. &eA. CouNCIL OF MANILHA. 1762 Endmg -MANILHA, OCTOBER 1762 --Arrived in the Bay of Manilha the whole Squadron except two store ships the South Sea Castle and Admiral Steevens The Troops landed about a mile to the southward of the Town Mr. Henry Brooke Military Paymaster and Mr. Francis Jourdan as his assistant went o n s hore with one Chest of Treasure for the Disbursements of the siege A Battery of 8 Guns was opened against the South West Bastion of the Fort. A Practicable Breach opened and the Town Stormed with little Bloodshed. Received a Letter from Rear Admiral Cornish discharging the ships Essex and O s terly from the service of the Expedition Rec eived a L etter from Capt. l!'rederick Vincent. Came on shore Dawsonne Drake Esqr. Provisional DepY. Governor &ea. Council of Manilha. AT A CONSULTATION Pre s ent DAwsoNNE DRAKE EsQR. PRovrsL. DEPY. GovR. PREsT. JoHN LEWIN SMITH. HENRY BROOKE. CLAUD RussELL. SAMUEL JoHNSON. P ac ket from the President & Council is now opened and read. Capt. Vincent's letter being now taken into consideration and the Board being sensible of the Detriment of losing his Passa ge to China would be to our Ho:fible Mas ter's Aff airs RESOLVE tha t both the Essex and Osterle y prepare with the utmo s t E x pedition for proceeding to Canton to which we are the more SEPTEM BER 23D. 24:TH0 00TOBEB 3RD, lQTJio Packe t from the Presi dent & Council of Madr811 opened& Read.

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Records of Fort St. George -il1ANILHA, OCTOBER 1762 --induced from the information of many of the ablest Navigators j.n the plac e who assure the Council that ships have always succeeded by leaving the Bay even so late as the lOth. November. Ordered that the Madeira wine and other stores on board the Indiamen be landed with all possible haste. Letter from Captn. James West in the Nabobs service Read as entered hereafter representing the Custom of Paying his people a s Europe a ns and enclosing Copy of an Abstract as paid by the Military Paymaster at Madras. Ordered his request be complied with. Thiee Bills for the Payment of Rattans usedin the siege are now presented to the Board by Major Barker Capts. Vincent & J ackson. Ordered tha t the Paymaster do dis c harge the same Two Bills for the dieting of Sepoys on board the ships Essex and O ste rle y .are now tendered and Ordered to be paid. The Paymaster representing his want of Cash, It is Agreed to land four Chests for our present Expences till we can judge what further sums will be necessary. SIR, DA WSONNE DRAKE. J. L. SMITH. H. BROOKE. CLAUD RussEL. SAML. J OHNSON The Companys Ships Essex and Osterly being cleared of Military Stores, :and having no further occasion for their service I have the pleasure to enclose you Orders for the Captajns of those ships to put t hemselves under you r direc tion agreeable to the request of the President and Council at Fort Saint Geor g e. NoRFOLK IN MANILHA BAY. 9TH. OcTOBER 1762. To DAWSONNE DRAKE EsQn. I am with perfect regard, SIR, Your most obedient humble servant SAMD'"EL CoRNISH. To THE WoRSHIPFULL DAwsoNNE DRAKE EsQR. W ORSHIPFULL SIR, The detention I have met here, and necessity I am still under of remaining till the N.E. Monsoon sets in, obliges me in defenc e of my ow n reputation to point out to you the jmpracticability of my getting to C a nton this yea r I have ever been unwilling to arraig n the judgement of any Man, and a s so m a n y of Reputed abilities has not wrote but urged tha t a P ass a g e vyas to be g ained at all seasons. & m of then re?ommended m akmj:! this Coast a s infallible to 1t. I thmk I may at this T.1me without the D a n ge r {)f censure Prove all such assertions mere light Spe c ulations. The Captains

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jyjanilka. 1762 -MANILHA, OCTOBER 1762 Coates and Petre were the first after them Captain D. Auvergne &ea. on their Credit several others have since made the Coast of Luconia. Now it must be observed that every one of these Gentlemen did this whjle the Westerly Monsoon prevailed as the latest arrived in China Earlier than the Middle of October, before which the Monsoon is seldom if ever known to shift, and if I may speak from my own Experience, Nay I will call every authority Conversant in these seas, that had they kept the Common Track, their passage had with a degree of Certainty been shorter and far more safe; and I will venture to affirm if it is not to be obtained by a direct course, it would be too dangerous (th6 they had ga_ined the length of Manilha) to attempt beating against a fresh Monsoon in so narrow a Channel as between this Coast and the Shoals that lay off it. I very well know people are often too hasty for want of better Information of the True Period in which the \Vinds shift, if they meet with Easterly 'Winds in all September (which is very common) they conclude the Monsoon set in and Bear away; This has induced others to Schemes on this Coast and by succeeding have adopted an Erroneous Opinion that the Winds Prevalent here will Facilitate a pass age, tho' the Monsoon was shifted : I was so well Satisfied of the Con trary that Suspecting I should not be dispatched in Time, I remonstrated in every Conversation w.ith Mr. Pigot & Mr. Palk the apparent Improbability of my reaching Canton And whether what I have Advanced is matter of fact too nearly concern my own Character not to desire the strictest enquiry. Therefore as Ships have gone Annually hence, I beg you will obtain every information in your power not only for your own Government but that of the Ronble Court of Directors. A little practice joined with Success will obtain Credit for a Time, but it is searching into it minutely and giving unerring reasons that must confirm or destroy it. The Medium of Runs betwixt po. Sapata and the Grand Ladrone is 3. East the most I have either heared or known from Sapata to Manilha has been 9. or thereabouts the Meridional Dis tance then betwixt the Ladroone and Manilha is 6 o. the difference of Lattitude 8. which is nearest a N.W.C.N. Course: The shoals does not la y more than a Degree From Luconia, I believe no Man will attempt to say with a N.E. Wind (whereas at the first setting in of the Monsoon it is Notorious the Winds hang well to the Northward) any Person can keep the Coast on board or within the shoals to pass to the Northward of the North Moreenna and I am persuad ed it will on Inspection be thought a Dangerous situation to meet with a gale in such narrow Waters and betwixt two such inevitable Dangers. I am in great doubt if in running between the shoals in 15 o. giving them a birth in Case of Tuffoon to which none should lay too, they could clear the Spectacle Bank, but if they did certain I am, they could not reach St. which is the Western most Island on the Coast of China. Eer I close this, I must assure you, I have never had anything so much at heart as the strict Discharge of my Duty nor do I know any injury that would so sensibly hurt me, as not to do what another was capable of, but with shattered Rigging worn out sails and a very feeble ships Company it appears next to Impossible. I am I have m?re to invite to the Attempt than any man as my whole Concern m Trade will be remitted to England, without my drawjng a Penny advantage But this with my other losses I can better bear than any severe Imputation on my Conduct. OsTERLEY IN MANILHA BAY 9TH. OcTOBER 1762 1762-lA I am, WORSHIPFUL SIR, Your most obedient servant, FnEnx:_ VrNCENT ..

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A Lack of Rupees to be detained out of the China Con signment upon the Essex and Osterley. Records of Fort St. George -MANILHA, OCTOBER 1762-To DA wsoNNE DRAKE EsQR. SIR, As I have drawn my Bills of subsistance for the Nabobs irregulars, Agree able to what they had been formerly paid, and also to what the Company at Madras had paid the First 2 Months the Troops Commenced pay from them I cannot help thinking but the Instructions given to Mr. Brooke Paymaster are a mistake and to prevent murmurjng amongst the Men I do agree to be Account able for any Overplus that I may draw not agreeable to the Gentlemens Instructions at Madras provided they are paid here agreeable to the first Abstract pay' d at Madras by Mr. Alexander a copy of which I have here enclosed and signed by SIR, Your most obedient & most humble servant, J. WEST. MANILLA, 10TH. OcTR. 1762 A CoPY OF AN ABSTRACT OF SUBSTANCE FOR THE NABOBS IRREGULARS UNDER THE CoMMAND OF JAMES \VEST PAID BY MR. ALEXANDER AT MADRAS .:FROM THE 15TH. JuLY TO THE 16TH. SEPTR. 1792. J. West as Commandant Authr. Stockwell Capt. at 10s. day James Hardwick Lieut. @ 5s. day Nuks. Myers Ensign Adjt. do. Chas. Sa ulnear Ensign d0 6 Searjeants @ 5 Pags. Month each 4 Corporals at 3 Pags. 14 Fan8 each Month 2 Drummers@ do. each 2 Fyfers @ d0 each P F 46 Private @ 2. 21@ Total Pagodas 76 10 38 5 38 5 30 21 60 26 28 13 14 13 14 230 5 2 6 13 RECEIVED .'1fl J. WEST. AT A CoNSULTATION Present DA wsoNNE DRAKE EsQR PRESIDENT. JOHN LEWIN SMITH. HENRY BROOKE. CLAUD RussELL. SAMUEL JoHNSON. The Minutes of last Consultation read and signed. The ships Essex and Osterly being ready for sailing the sum necessary to be detajned out of the Treasure intended for China is taken into Consideration and the Paymaster reporting that the five Chests before land ed are : :dl ex p ended and he is in immediate Want of a further supply notwithstanding the Con tractors Bills for Victualling the Troops upon the Expedition during the Voya ge and many Batta Bills for the siege remains ye t to be paid, The Board find themselves under the disagreeable Necessity of detaining as much mor e as will complete a Lack of Rupees the great Backwardness of the Spaniards to

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------------------------------------------------------------------Manilka Consultations, 1762 5 -MANILHA, OCTOBER 1762pay even a part of the Contribution Money, giving but little hopes of supplies from that Quarter AGREED therefore that an order for the delivery of Chests be accordingly sent to Ca.p. J ackson. ORDERED that a Letter for the Supra Cargoes of Council at Canton be pre-Letter to the them with the su?cess of the And that as the of Chmese res1dmg here have had particular attentiOn shewn them and did not Councilat suffer in their property upon the capture of the place We hope it will not only be be a means of encouraging to resort here whjch is of the greatest Consequence to these new Possessions but be of use to our Hon'ble Masters affair in China AND that the Admiral will order two line of Ba.ttle Ships to Cruize to the Lee-ward of Pulo Timon Aoura till the 25th. January for the homeward bound and such as cannot be dispatched in time for the benefit of that Convoy may touch here in all January when he will conduct them himself thro' the Stre. ights of Malacca or Sunda as may be found most expedient The Surgeons of the Squadron having addressed General Draper for the Allowance Customary Allowance of 2 Rupees a Month for each Man embarked on the of Expedition it is unanimously Agreed that one Rupee is quite sufficient and the Squa. h p 0 d d d h h B "ll dron for the the General approvmg, t e aymaster IS r ere to ISC arge t en I s at Troops that rate. embarked DAWSONNE DRAKE. CLAUD RussELL. SAML. J OHNSON. on the expedition fixt a.t a Rupee instead of 2 for each Man. Signed General Letter to the Supra Cargoes of Council at Canton of this OcTOBER Date as entered in the Letter Book N. 1. 25TH Sailed the Essex Osterley for China. 26TH AT A CoNSULTATION Present DAwsoNNE DRAKE EsQR. PRESIDENT. JOHN LEWIN SMITH. HENRY BROOKE. CLAUD RussELL. SAMUEL J oHNSON. The Minutes of last Consultation read and signed. General Draper having acquainted the President that he intends deljvering over the Conquest to the Hoii'ble Company tomorrow agreeable to his Majestys Instructions, a Copy of the General Orders given out in the Garrison upon the Occasion is now read and Considered as entered hereafter, which tho' very full and Satisfactory. It is Agreed in Corrsequence of the Diffidence expressed in the President and Councils Letter upon this head that in the morning before Mr. Drake accepts the Government, the General be asked in the presence of the Board, whether he bears any private Orders with the Commandant of the Troops tending in any wise to abridge our authority as Governor and Council. DAWSONNE DRAKE. J. L. SMITH. HENRY BROOKE. CLAUD RussEr SAML. J oHNSON. ..

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6 Records of Fort St. George --MANILHA, NOVE111BER 1762 CoPY GENERAL 0RDERs-2d. NovEMBER 1762. Hrs MAJESTY by his Royal Instructions bearing date the 22d. January in the 2d. Year of his Reign, having been pleased to order that the City of Manilha with its dependencies, and all the Artillery and Warlike stores which should be found therein at the time of its Capture, should be given up to such servants of the East India Company, as shall be duly Authorised to receive the same and who are to keep possession thereof till his M a jestys further pleasure shall be signified with regard to the future Disposition of the said Conquest, which is to depend entirely and absolutely on his Majesty. General Draper does hereby in Obedience to His Majestys Commands deli ver up the said City of Manilha and all its Dependencies with the Artillery and Mil.itary Stores found therein (of which the proper Inventorys have now been taken) to Dawsonne Drake Esqr on the part of the East India Company to be Deputy Governor thereof. All persons are therefore to acknowledge the Authority of Daws.onne Drake Esqr. in that capacity and obey him accord ingly. His Majesty having been pleased to leave it to General Draper to appoint a proper and competent GARRISON to remain there, with a supply of stores and other requisites in order to enable the East India Company to keep and defend the sajd place the General will leave his own Regiment and all the other Troops employed in the said Conquest for those purposes, Except the Marines who depend upon the Admiral and all the stores Except such as are Reported by Major Barker to be necessary to be sent back to Madras. And as the President and Council of Fort St. George h a ve desired General Draper to name the Commandant and any three other officers to be a Military Council to assist Dawsonne Drake Esqr in all matters relating t.o the Defence of the said place and other Military Operations. Major Fell is appointed by the General to be Commandant of the Place and upon Military Affairs only to be admitted a s third in Council, Captain Backhouse as Eldest Captain of the 79th. Regiment Captain Stevenson as Chief Engineer. Major Barker or Captn. Myers if Commanding Officers of the Com panys Troops are named and as the J?roper persons to be called in b y the Governor and Council upon m1htary affairs, In case of the Death or Absence of those Gentlemen the officer wh.o succeed to their Posts to have the same powers. As Colonel Monson has signified his Desire and Intentions of returning to Madras by the first opportunity, he has leave accordingly, He has the Duplicates of all General Drapers Powers & Instructions, and if he pleases to act till he Departs all applications must be made to him, otherwise those powers Devolve upon Major Fell or the Commanding officer of His Majestys Troops for the time being. 2 This Morning General Draper assuring Mr Drake in presence of the Gentlemen of Counc.il in the most satisfactory manner that he n eed entertain no suspicion of Military Controul but .on the contrary the settlement will be deli \rered over in every respect upon the s a me footing with the Hon'ble Companys Possessions in India. Mr. Drake attended by the Council was conducted by him to the Royal Palace and the Artillery saluting with 15 Guns was there declared Governor of Manilha and all its Dependencies in presence of the Officers of the Garrison His Excellency the Arc hbishop the l ate Governor with his Royal Audience and the Principal Inhabitants .of the City. The Ceremony being over the Governor and Council adjourned to Busi-ness.

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M anilha Consultations, .17 62 MANILHA, NOVEMBER 1762 AT A CoNSULTATION Present DAwsoNNE DRAKE EsQR. DEPUTY GovR. PRESIDENT. JOHN LE WIN SMITH. HENRY BROOKE. CLAUD RussELL. SAML. JoHNSON. The Minutes of last Consultation read and Signed. 7 TuESDAY NovR. 2D. The being at Cavite It is AGREED immediately to advertise him the conquests bemg surrendered up to the Hofi'ble Company conformable to h1s of the Majestys Instructions, And as we shall have many points to .carry with him to pay the same compliments General Draper had done by offermg to confer the vered over Command of upon one of his o:vn officers whom may appoint, while the Squadron remams there A Letter IS prepared accordmgly as entered here & a compli-f ment to be a ter. paid him to name one of his own officers for the com mand at Cavite. The Governor lays before the Board return of Military Stores expended of upon the Expedition also of those found in Manilha and Cavite both interchanges signed by himself and the General together with the Original Propo-in Manilha. sals and Conditions of the capitulation-all which are ordered to be entered hereafter and Duplicates to be made to sent home to the Hofible Court of Direco f capit_uia tlOns la1d tors. before the Board. AGREED that Mr. Samuel Johnson one of the Members of the Board, act as Secretary, and the Junior Servants be stationed under. Mr. Henry Parsons, Military Storekeeper. Mr. Nodes, Under the Commissary. Mr. Jordan, to continue under the Military Paymaster. Mr. Fyfe, Sub-Secretary. Mr. Crawford, Under the Accountant. Mr. Goodlad, Under Mr. Parsons. Mr. Barlow, Under the Secretary. Mr. Mackay Do. DAWSONNE DRAKE. J. L. SMITH. HENRY BROOKE. CLAUD RussELL SAML. J OHNSON. To SAMUEL CoRNISH EsQ. REAR ADMIRAL oF THE W HITE & CoMMANDER IN CHIEF OF His MAJESTYS SQUADRON IN INDIA. Sm, do Mr. Johnson appd. Secretary and the Junior Servants stationed. The General Conformable to his Majestys Commands having delivered over to his Company the Town and Citadel of Manilha and all its Dependencies included in the Capitulation We have the honor to advise yo u thereof with :Assuran c es that it will be a sensible satisfaction to us to Contribute to the :Assistance of the Squadron under your Command as far as lay in our power.

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8 Records of Fort St. Geor(/8 -MANILHA, NOVEMBER 1762 --As the Sanction of one of your Officers in the Command at Cavita may possibly be of Service in refitting the Squadron, If you think it proper and will do us the favour to name one, we shall with great pleasure pay a due regard to your Recommendation. MANILHA, ao. NovR. 1762. We are with great esteem SIR, Your most obedient Humble Servant, DA WSONNE DRAKE &eA. CouNCIL. A GENERAL RETURN OF STORES, RECEIVED EXPENDED & REMAINING ON THE EXPEDITION AGAINST MANILHA COMMANDED BY W:tLLIAM DRAPER ESQR. BRIGR. GENERAL. Received. Expe nded. Remaining. Brass Guns 12 Pounders 2 2 6 Do. 4 4 Mortars Brass 13 Do. Inch I I IODo. 1 I 5l Do. 2 2 4! D0 2 2 Iron 13 Inch 1 1 IO Do. I I 8 Do. l 1 Howitzers 8 Inch I I 5l 2 z Legonier 2 2 Pilards 2 2 Brass Fuzes filled for Pilards. 2 2 Iron Wrenchers for Fuzes 2 2 Beds for Mortars I3 Inch 2 2 10 Do. 2 2 8 Do. 2 2 !5! Do. 2 2 4! D0 2 2 Howitzer Carriages 8 Inch I 1 5! Do ... 2 2 Legonie r with Limbers 2 2 Gun Carriages 24 Pounders 12 12 18 Do. 4 4 12 Do. 4 4 12 Do. with Limbers 2 2 6 Do. 4 4 Limbers spare 4 4 Shot 24 Pounders 3000 2244 756 18 Do. 2000 64 1936 12 D o 3 000 3000 Shells 13 Inch 1000 7 993 10 Do, 1000 140 860 8 D o 970 493 477 5 Do. 2000 700 1300 4! Do. 3000 30 2970 H. Granades 3000 3000

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Manilha Co.nlfUltatif;na, .176!& -Jl!IANILHA, NOVEMBER 1762-A GENERAL RETURN OF STORES, RECEIVED ExPENDED & REMAINiNG IN THB ExPEDITION AGAINST MANILHA CoMMANDED BY W ILLIAM DRAPER EsQB. BmGR. GENERAL-cont. lb. Gun Powder Europe. lOO Bombay Madras English musket shotted cart-ridges. Trench Do. Pistol Spunges fixt for l\fortars Spunges fixt for Guns Ladles fixt Worms fixt Hand spikes Gins Iron Blocks for Do. Falls for Do. Transporting Carriages Slings for D D o for Gins Tumbrils Grape shot .. Howitz G rapeshott Round shott fixt Tincase shott Fuzes filled Tubes filled 1762 2 Banels 100 Do. 60 Do. 60 Do. 13 Inch 10 Do. 8 Do. 5 4! 24 prs. 18 Do. 12 Do. 6 Do. 24 Pounders 18 Do. 12 Do. 6 D o 24 Pounders 18 Do. 12 Do. 6 Do 24 Pounds 1 8 Do. 12 Do. 1 2 Pounders .. 6 Do. 12 Do. 6 Dn. 1 3 Inch 10 D o 8 Inch 5! Do. 4! D o H Granadoes 12 Pounders 6 Do. Received. Expended. 200 239 119 170 100,000 108,000 4,000 6 6 9 4 10 30 20 14 14 9 () 6 5 8 8 6 5 152 2 2 4 3 4 5 29 26 169 201 212 4 38 104 216 1,021 1,053 1, 38 3 2,000 3,200 1,673 1036 I080 77 797 29 91 93,000 16,800 3 2 6 I 2 2 2 1 80 I 2 1 84 30 162 16 93 20 I 8 0 530 750 40 196 660 Remaining.; 123 42 90 79 7,000 91,200 4,000 6 6 6 2 4 29 I R 12 12 6 f). 5 7 6 5 72 2 2 3 a 2 2 5 29 26 169 117 182 276 88 I23 1,001 873 853 1,250 3,I60 1,673 840 420

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10 Records of Fort St. George -MANILHA, NOVEMBER 1762 A GENERAL RETURN OF STORES, RECEIVED ExPENDED & REMAINING IN THR ExPEDITION AGAINST MANILHA CoMMANDED BY W ILLIAM DRAPER EsQR. BRIGR. GENERAL-cont. Port fires Blue lights Cohorn cartridges filled Mealed Powder Sulphur SaltPetre Charcoal Dust Fireballs Rockets Spirits of Wine Carcasses Quick match Mallets and Setters 5! Inches 4! D0 Ha.nd granades Drifts for Fuzes 13 Inch Rocket Ladle Copper Funnels 10 D0 8 Do. 5-! Do. Do. Hand Granadoes Scales & weights large small Copper measures Drudging Boxes Pin for Drawing Fuzes Flux 'Twine Bengal Europe Logline Scissors Knives with sheaths Cotton Thread Silk D0 Needles sail : Sewin g Packing Spung Tacks Copper nails Brass Wire Brass Hammers Pins Adzes Driv ers Stee l spikes Spring D0 Relief for D0 Brass Gauges for shot Block Tin for Soddering Received. 612 lOO 200 lb lOO lb 100 lb lOO Barrl. I lOO lOO Bott 8 13 Inch 30 10 Do. 20 lb 30 13 Inches sets 2 16 Do Do. 8 Do. Do. 2 sets 2 3 6 setts I D0 l D0 2 D0 I Do. I Do. 2 lb. 1bs. no. Do. Prs. lb. lb. set lb. I 3 l 1 2 3 I 10 3 6 50 10 12 12 6 2 2 4 72 12 3 500 4 4 2 2 2 16 12 6 1 5 Expended. 212 20 2 IO G 1 1 I I I 1 8 5 2 2 2 I 2 I 4 400 lOO 200 80 lOO lOO lOO lOO lOO s 2 8 10 24 I l 1 3 5 1 I 2 I I J 3 I 1 2 3 I 10 18 45 8 10 10 6 2 24 72 3 500 4 4 } 1 2 12 6 ] 5!

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Manilha Cons'UJ,tations, 17 62 11 --MANILHA, NOVEMBER 1762 --A GENERAL RETURN OF STORES, RECEIVED EXPENDED & REMAINING IN THE ExPEDITION AGAINST MANILHA CoMMANDED BY W J,LLIAM DRAPER EsQB. BRIGR. GENERAL-cont. Salarmoniac for Soddering sodde:ing Iron Tin Elevating screen Padlock with Hasps & staples Shot moulds -English mm'lket Trench D0 Pistol Marline spikes Melting Ladle Dipping D0 Pine hers Clan Hammers Shells scripers Rasps Tiles Pent Wires Priming Irons Steel Bitts Portfire sticks Tube R)xes Powder horns Hand sa,vs pr, Candi e s md. Bees \V ax lb. Shellhooks with stings Hand Hooks Haversacks Rocket moulds and Drifts Rocket Forming mould & Former Wax cloth Gun Flags Lanthorns Horn Dark Dee-p sea.line Bengal Hambro D0 Rearl Lea d White Lead Indigo Large s c rew Plate and Taps Large shears Cutting knife Musket Formers of sorts Brass Quadrant Copp e r Hooks on the Bar.els Lead aprons Country match Europe lP. Spare spunge stoves Linstocks Tacks Budge Barreh with Copper Hooks Wooden Was Gauges Powder Clock Flannel Cartridge Bags 24 P5 I8 D0 12 D0 I762-2A Received. l 1 sheets IOO I 10 pr. 1 I 1 6 1 2 6 6 12 6 6 10 100 50 10 8 20 3 l 6 20 6 10 1 1 pr, 12 4 6 4 sks. 20 10 lb. 50 lb. 50 lb. 10 1 P. I 1 22 1 1,088 15 sk8 300 60 12 12 2 6 2 1 ps. 6 3,000 2,000 2 000 Expended. 6 I 20 10 2 5 2 5 100 12 2,260 70 Remit. t I 100 I 10 I 1 1 6 1 2 6 6 6 6 5 IO 80 40 10 6 20 :l I 6 I 54 10 1 1 I2 4 6-4 20 10. 50 50 IO I I I 22 1 1,088 IO 200 60 I2 2 6 2 I 6 7 4 0 I,930 2.000

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J.2 Records of Fort St. George -.-MANILHA, NOVEMBER 1762 A GENERAL RETURN' OF STORES, RECEIVED EXPENDED & REMAINING IN THE EXPEDITION AG.
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Manilha Consultations, 1762 13 -Jl!IANILHA, NOVEMBER 1762 --A GENERAL RETURN OF STORES, RECEIVED EXPENDED & REMAINING IN THE ExPEDITION AGAINST MANILHA CoMMANDED BY WILLIAM DRAPER EsQB. BRIGR. GENERAL-cont. Spades Shovels Pick axes Broad axes Hand Hatchets Bill Hooks Momootyys Saphooks Rammers Baskets Sand Bags Fascines Pickets Mallets .. Iron Crowns Iron Flat Square Bolt Rod Leather Mantlex Nails for Platforms Carpenters Tools Smiths Tools Rods Square Rods Large saw Sledge Hammers Anvil Bellows .. Standing Vice Beak ENGINEER STORES. Received. 200 :!50 lOO IO 20 60 300 20 20 500 15000 IOOO 9090 50 IO bars 23 D o 8 no. 12 2 20 4 000 chest I no. I 20 5 I ,, "" ] l l I Expended. 30 59 20 253 7000 1000 9J90 3 2 I 5 Remg, I70 l9I lOO IO 2;) 60 300 2J 247 8000 60 lO 20 6 11 2 20 4000 1 I 20 I 2 1 I I 1 A GENERAL RETURN OF BRASS AND IRON ORDNANCE POWDER SHOTT SHELLS &CA. FOUND IN THE TOWN AND CITADEL OF MANILHA. BRA3S ORDNANCE. prs. 24 4 20 9 18 29 16 9 9 1 8 6 6 2 5 2 4 11 3 3 Swiv e ls 160 Chambers 106 Total 343 IRON ORDNANCE. Prs. 28 2 24 I 18 3 1' 5 7 1 8 1 1 3 IRON ORDNANCE-cont. 12 8 fl 5 4 3 2 Swivels Total BRASS MoRTARS 6 INCH AND BEDS. IRoN HowiTZER. Prs. Carriages 28 24 20 I8 16 14 4 3 3 27 7 3 I I 55 IOR 15 2 7 I I 6 6 3 14 29 3 5 2 6

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14 Records of Fort St. George -MANILHA, NOVEMBER 1762-A GENERAL RETURN OF BRASS AND IRON ORDNANC E PowDER SHOTT SHELLS &CA. FOUND IN THE TOWN AND CITADEL OF MANILHA-cont. PRS. Carriages I2 9 8 6 5 4 3 2 Howitzer Carriages Total 4 4 I3 2 6 4 7 66 3 I 5 2I 2 2 I 85 Of the Before mentioned Brass Guns four Twenty Pounders and seven swivels are spiked and Eight Eighteen Pounders are wounded. Shot 28 24 20 18 I6 I4 I2 9 8 6 5 4 8 ounces .. 4 D0 Grape shot 24 Pounders 20 18 I6 12 9 8 6 5 4 3 2 Swivel Grape Double Headed shot 18 I6 14 9 Linked shot Spiked sho 28 20 I6 9 6 18 16 1?. 285 3IO I480 3465 I506 1142 792 677 676 1147 460 1627 2290 536 580 800 300 10 50 115 38 31 6 ll2 424 I4 446 449 267 449 3 I 4 23 60 8 9 16 35 20 11 14 14 Lead shot If Pounder Shells 13 Inch 10 8 7 Hand Granades Gun powder boxes 38 Computed at 60 lb. each. Do Matt Bagfl I4I Computed at 45 lb each. Cartridges filled of different sizes 894. Total of pounders 1000 40 I 2 1 248 lbs. 2280 6345 4989 I36I4 Musquets repairable 270 Do. Unserble 257 Musquet Barrels 360 Spontoons 4 Hallerts 12 Bayonets very old 200 Spunges with Rammer head 200 of little use about. Bamboo Cartridge Boxes of 240 different sizes about. A GENERA.L RETURN OF BRASS AND IRON' ORDNANCE PowDER SHOT SHELLS &eA. FOUND IN THE TOWN AND CITADEL OF CAVITE. BRASS ORDNANCE. PRS. 30 4 24 7 18 16 14 2 12 9 8 2 6 2 4 2 Swivels 58 Chamber.:; 35 Total 137 I IRON ORDNANCE. 18 Pounders 24 5 16 1 14 2 12 7 4 IO 1 1 8 9 1 6 Hi ll 5 2 1 4 6 3 1 1 T otal 68 84 Iron Howitzer 25 8 Pounde r s 10D0 .. 3

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M anilha Consultations, 17 62 15 -MANILHA, NOVEMBER 1762CARRIAGES. DOUBLE HEADED SHOT-cont. 30 Pounders. ... 1 4 ()3 24 4 3 18 165 18 35 10 16 26 16 l 14 10 I4 () .. 2 12 24 12 15 5 10 37 IO 1 I 8 50 8 10 3 4 1.5 6 18 10 3 8 5 1 2 4 G 2 LINK SHOT. 3 2 30 6 24 6 Total 96 41 GRAPE SHOT. 30 17 SHOT. 24 37 '52 26 18 184 ao 1232 1o 8 24 868 14 58 1 8 2871 12 118 I6 465 6 56 I4 943 3 500 I2 1343 SHELLS. 10 795 I3 Inch 17 8 1'306 8 D<>, I 6 442 Powde r 128 J?oxes containing 5 300 60 lb. each. lb 7680 4 1 507 Cartridge filled of sorts I22:L 3 I522 containing. 7904 DOUBLE HEADED SHOT. Total 15584 30 15 18 154 Musquests serviceable 280 12 50 Unserviceable 12 IO 10 Bayonets IUS 8 119 Cutlasses 28 MANILHA w. MM. DRAPPER "7TH, NOVEMBER 1762. DAWSONNE DRAKE. &eA. CouNCIL. RoBT. BARKER, Major & Commd. ArtillY. GEORGE CoLEMAN, Assistant CommY. CONDITIONS ON WHICH THE CITY OF SHALL BE PRESERVED FROM PLUNDER AND THE INHABITANTS PRESERVED IN THEIR RELIGION GOODS LIBERTIES & PROPERTIES UNDER THE PROTECTION AND GOVERNMENT OF HIS BRITTANNAICK MAJESTY. The Spanish Officers of every Rank shall be esteemed as Prisoners of War Article upon their Parole o.f Honor but shall have the libert y of wearing their swords, -the rest of their Troops of every De g ree & Quality must be disarmed and Disposed of as we shall think proper they sha ll be treated with Humanity. All the Military Stores and Magazines of every kind must be delivered 2nd faithfully to Our Commissary and nothing secreted or dam aged. His Excellency the Governor must send imm e diate Ord ers to the Fort of 3rd Cavite and the other Forts under his command and dependant upon Manilha to surrender to his Brittannaick Majesty.

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R_ecQrds Q f Fort St. GeorgfJ -MANILHA, NOVEMBER 176fJ-4TH The Propositions contained in the Paper delivered on the part of his Excellency the Governor & his Council will be listened to & confirmed to them upon the Payment of Four Millions of Dollars the half to be paid immediately, the other half to be paid in a time to be agreed upon and Hostages & Security for that purpose. AE;riCLE IST. 2ND 5TH. 6TH. 7TH. Done in the city of Manilha the 6th. day of October 1762. SIR, S.C. W.D. All the Islands (Subordinate to Luconia and Manilha its capital) such as are at present under the Dominion of his Catholic Majesty must be ceded to his Britannaick Majesty, who must be acknowledged sovereign till the fate of these Islands is decided by a Peace between the two kings their Religion, Goods liberties & properties and Commerce shall be preserved to the Inhabitants of tlwse Islands who are subjects of Spain in as ample a manner as they are con firmed to the inhabitants of Manilha and the inland of Luconia, all the Gover nors Military shall be allowed the honors of War, but give their Parole as the officers have done at Manilha & Cavito, not to serve or take up arms against his Britannaick Majesty. The Archbishop .and the Ovidores must sign this Agreement. PROPOSALS MADE TO THEIR ExcELLENCIES HIS BRITTANNAICK MAJESTYS CoMMANDERS IN CHIEF BY SEA AND LAND BY HLS EXCELLENCY THE ARCHBISHOP CAPN. GENERAL oF THE PHILIPINE IsLANDS, THE RoYAL AUDIENCE THE CITY & CoMMERCE OF MANILHA. That their Effects and Possessions shall be secured to them under the Protection of his Brittannaick Majesty, with the same liberty they have hitherto enjoyed GRANTED that the Catholick apostolick and Roman Religion be preserved and maintained in its Exercise and Functions by its Pastors and faithful Ministers. GRANTED that the Families who have Retired into the Country may have free Liberty to Return unmolested. GRANTED that the same indemnification and Liberty may extend to all Persons of both sexes Inhabitants of this City without Prejudice or Molestation to their Interior commerce. They may carry on all sorts of Commerce as British subjects. Having great confidence in the Manners and Politeness of their Excellen cies the Britannaick Generals hope they will use their best Endeavours in pre serving Peace & Quietness in the City & Suburbs chastising all People wlw shall dare to oppose their superior orders GRANTED tha. t the Inhabitants of this city May enjo y the same Liberty of Commerce .as they have had heretofore and that they May have proper Passports granted them for that end Answered by the fourth article that the same liberty May be granted to the Natives of the Country for bringing in all Manner of Provisions according to their usual Method without the least Opposition or Extortion paying for them in the same Manner as has been heretofore practised. GRA N TED but any person coming in with Any Firearms or Offensive Weapons shall be put to death.

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Ma.Jtilka CoO'ftBflUatiom, 1182 17 -MANILHA, NOVEMBER 1762 That the Ecclesiastical Government may be tolerated, and have free liberty ARTICLE to instruct the faithful, especially the Native Inhabitants. 8TH. They must not .attempt to convert any of Our Protestant Subjects to the popish faith. That the use and Exercise of the oeconomical Government of the city 9TH may remain in its same freedom and Liberty. GRANTED that the authority as well Political as Civil may still remain in lOTH. hands of the Royal audience to the end that by their means a stop may be put to all Disorders and the insolent & guilty be chastised. To be subject to the Superior Controul of Our Government. That the said Ministers and Royal Officers, their Persons and Goods be in full security, be maintained in their Horrors with a stipend sufficient for their support his Catholic Majesty being answerable for the same upon these conditions the above mentioned ministers will be under the Protection of his Brittannaick Majesty in the same Manner as the rest of the Inhabitants. His CATHOUCK MA.JESTY to pay for their support. That the Inhabitants May have free liberty to reside within or out the city 12TH. as shall be most convenient for them. Still to be subject to the Revocation of our Government if they find it necessary. DoNE AT HEAD QuARTERS in the city of Manilha this seventh day of Octo ber 1762 SAML. CoRNISH. WILLIAM DRAPER. PROPOSALS OF THEIR EXCELLENCIES HIS BRITTANNAICK MAJESTYS COMMANDERS IN CHIEF WHICH ARE AGREED TO BY THE MOST ILLUSTRLOUS GOVERNOR OF THESE ISLANDS AS LIKEWISE THE RoYAL AUDIENCE, THE CITY AND COMMERCE WITH THE CLERGY BOTH SECULAR & REGULAR. That the Governor would give immediate orders for delivering up the Port 1sT. of Cavita, which [sic J it fortifications, which has been Executed by an Order Castilian of the said Port, which was shewn to their Excellencies and sent by the serjeant Major of the said Port. For to satisfy the four Millions of Dollars which are immediately demand-2ND. ed by the aforementioned Commanders in chief all the capitals of the Public Funds such as the Mesericordia, Ordentercara and the Religious Communities as also what belongs to the archbishop sick, which shall be found in being and what shall be wanting of the compliments of the said four Millions shall be made up by the capitals which the ship Philippino shall bring in with condition that if the said ship should be taken by his Brittannaick Majestys ships before the time that the advice dispatched by his Excellency the Governor shall arrive to her Ordering her to come into this Bay or if the capital there in should not be suffi-cient to complete the said four Millions they will give a Bill on his Catholick Majesty and if the ship should not be taken therein con-tained at the same time that the commander of the sh1p Ph1hppmo May Receive Orders to conduct her here, the whole shall be given up to Make up the sum of the sai d four Millions but in case there s hould not be sufficient to make up the whole sum they will give Bills on the Treasury of his most Catholic Majesty.

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WEDNES-DAY. 3BD. NOVEM BER. 18 Records of Fort St. George -.-111ANILHA, NOVEMBER 1762-In this manner the sajd Proposals are agreed to on the Part of his Excel lency the Governor & Council and confirmed by their Excellencies the Brittannaick Chiefs according to the fourth Proposition of their Excellencies bearing date the 6th. October 1762. AT A CoNSULTATION Pre sent (SIGNED) DAWSONNE DRAKE EsQUIRh DEPY. GmrR. PRESIDENT. JOHN LEWIN SMITH. HENRY BROOKE. CLAUD RussELL. SAML. JoHNSON. The Minutes of last Consultation Read and signed. Resolution The Governor a cquaints the Board that jnstead of c omplying with the for capitulation which stipulates the immediate Payment of one h alf of the contri the Perfor bution Money being two Millions of Dollars Only about 349 000 are yet paid in :,:;::.e of the to the Treasury and that the Royal officers and Gentlemen of the Commerce have this Morning presented a Petjtion to the General pretending an Inability of completing even One Million Only which the General out of C o mp a ssi o n had agreed should be in prompt payment He the refore submits it to the con sideration of the Board what measures Must be fallen upo n to enforc e a c ompli a nce since the.ir Honor & the faith of nations do not sufficientl y spur them. AND IT rs AGREED that it is Necessary and nothing more than what is Costo mary on the like Occasions in Europe to secure the Royal audience & some of the Principal Inhabitants as Hostages whic h the General a s sent i n g to RESOLVED to put it irr E x ecu t ion if the Admiral is of the same Opinion a L etter accordingly is now addressed to hjm upon the subject as entered h erea f ter. GENERAL DRAPER upon first landing having Published Manifesto s Declaring Indians that shall pay Obedience to his Brittannick Majesty to be Exempted from all Taxes and personal services imposed by the Spa nish Governm ent. It is judged but Politick that they shall have equal assuranc es On the Part of the eompany whose Representatives now hold the Reins of Government and a mani festo i s now prepared as entered hereafter which is Ordered to be Rea d b y Beat of Drum through the Town and suburbs & Copies t o be affix ed a t t he most Publick Places and circulated if Possible thro' the con try [sic]. The Paymaster lays before the Board the Agent vi ctua lle r s Bill for die ting the Troops during the siege am ounting to Spa n Doll. 13554. 284. 5, w hi c h tho charged nearly at the Rate of 6 Fanams each man yet as it w as by General Drapers Orders & considering the circumstan ces of affairs at that time there being no Bazar or any means of getting supplies of Provisions from the country it is Ordered to be Discharged. DAWSONNE DRAKE. J L. SMITH. HENRY BROOKE. CLAUD RussELL. SAML. J OHNSON.

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M anilha. Consultations,. 17 62 -.-MANILHA, NOVEMBER 1762To SAMUEL CoRNISH EsQR. SIR, REAR ADMIRAL OF THE W HITE AND CoMMANDER IN CHIEF OF HIS MAJESTYS SQUADRON IN INDIA. This Morning a Petition from the Ovidores and Commerce of the City was presented to the General But returned the Purport of it Finding Only to sett forth their Inhability to compleat the Million as agreed to this conduct of theirs. we esteem a Bad return for the lenity hitherto shewn them and has too much the appearance of Trifling. We therefore agree with the General that were the Persons of the Principals secured it might have a good effect and be nothing more than such behaviour deserves should you sir, be of this Opinion we will Immediately Put it _in Execution and hope you will be pleased to give an Order for their being Received on Board the Gally. The Troubles in the Provinces of Bootekan and Pumpanga are stil1 Fomented by the Augustine friars and the Ovidore who had before Declared himself Captain General of these Islands has been lately Joined by Don Andres Balanco & several others of condition, This Information was th_ is Day brought by a Friar whom the General sent to those Parts, and cannot be Doubted we therefore Intend to Declare them Rebels by a Public Manifesto by which mean$ we hope to Encourage an Independent spirit amongst their followers. The Galleon We are credibly informed _is arrived at Pallapa. MANILHA, 3. NovEMBER 1762. We are with very perfect EstPem Sm, Your most Obedient humble Servants DAWSONNE DRAKE &eA. CouNCIL. WHEREAS his Excellency Don Manuel Ontonio Roxo Archbishop and [late J Captain General of the Philippine Islands for his Catholick Majesty and the Ovidores and Other Officers of the Royal audience have ceded to the crown of Great Britain the Island of Luconia and all the dependent. Settlements and Islands by capitulation entered into with Admiral Cornish & Brigr. General Draper Commander in chief by sea & land of his Britannaicks Majestys Forces upon the Expedition against the Spaniards AND WHEREAS the Government is now vested by his Majestys Commands in us the Governor & Council we do hereby give notice thereof to the Indian Inhabitants of the Provinces of Balacan & PAMPANGA assuring them that they shall have free Liberty to exer c ise their reli gion shall be exempted from all Tributes and personal services before exacted from them by the Spanish Governments & shall in every respect enjoy the liberty & Privileges of English subjects upon condition that they do immediatel y thrm. off all subjections to Don Andasy Salazar who having presumed in violation of the capitulation to Proclaim himself Capt. General of these Islands is now declared a Rebel to both kings as well by his Excellency the Archbishop & the Roy a l audjence as b y us and upon condition further they beha ve themselves Peaceably in their several Towns & Districts & being in as usual Provisions of" all sorts for which they shall Receive the Customary Prices and care be taken that no violence be offered them But on the contrary should they not withstanding this Decl a r a tion still continue to be refractory & occasion Troubl es and wa-r in the country they shall be treated with the utmost Rigour & severit:v. 1762-3A

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THE 7TH. NovhMBER. 20 Records of Fort St. George -.-MANILHA, NOVEMBER 1762 -Dated in the City of Manilha this 4th. November 1762 DA wsoNNE DRAKE &eA. CouNcn ... Received a Letter from the Admiral Dated the 4th. Received a Letter from the Admiral Dated this Day. AT A CONSULTATION Present DAwsoNNE DRAKE EsQR. DEPY. GovR. PRESIDENT. JoHN LEWIN SMITH. HENRY BROOKE. CLAUD RussELL. SAMUEL JoHNSON. Letter from Letter from Admiral Cornish Dated the 4th. Instant Read as entered herethe Admiral after approving much of securing the Ovidores and some of the Principal Read. Inhabitants and Recommending the Marquis of Monticatro to be one of them in Particular. The Ovido. The Royal audience upon the spot and some of the Principal Gentlemen of res secured Commerce of the city attending according to summons jn consequence of the as Hostages. above Letter are now called in and the President Representing to them their shameful Backwardness in performing the article of capitulation in answer to which they still urge an incapacity & in proof of jt that the churches even have been obliged to be stript they are ordered in arrest and the Town Major is sent for to conduct them to the House of Marquis of Monticastro. The Marquis The Marquis of Monticastro not appearing according to summons with the of Monti. rest of the Gentlemen of Commerce and having sent no message in apology it is eastro sus pected to be suspected that he has eloped and a pile of men is ordered to search his house in eloped. the country where he resides. The Alcalde The Alcalde of the laguna being lately Murdered by the Indians it being la.gwta impossible in our present Situation to make appointments of that kind It is T:r agreed to leave the choice upon all such occasions to the Archbishop to be confor firmed by the Board untill the country is more settled and a letter is now to him as entered hereafter desireing him to name a proper Person archbishop. for the Laguna. Letter from the Admira l Read. Letter from the Admiral dated this Day Read as entered hereafter offering to accept himself the command of Cavite & informing us of the arrival of the Argo Frigate with the news of the outward bound G a lleon being taken b y the Panther, and of his intentions to dispatch two Frigates after the Philipine the homeward bound one which is at Pallapag. Admiral to The obliging offer of the Admiral to c ommand at Cavito being chearfully command at d h' h d cavite. assented to it is agreed to a res s Ill m return upon t e occasiOn an as the Proposals for compliment of two Frigates May possibly be insufficient to dislod ge the People of the Philippino should they have landed the Guns and intrenched themselves : agreeable to the first orders sent from hence by the late Governor be determined to pay no Regard to the capitulatiol!. It is RESOLVED to propos e to him at the with regard same time as the only means of Makmg sure of the Treasure to send some of the toP the r n Royal Officers upon the Friga tes which Proper Credentials and orders from the r1soneo b fP' b d hp the Prize late Govr. & Coun c il, the num er o nsoners on oar t e nze Galeon bejng Gallean. very considerable it is Likewise RESOLVED to Request of the admiral not to suffer any of them to go on shore and that he will allow the Marines and Guard Boats to 'Remain here as it may possibly be very soon necessary to diminish our

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Manilka .Conmltat.ions, 1'76 21 -.LUANILHA, NOVEMBER 1762-Garrison By sending a Detachment to quell the Disturbances in the Province of Bulacan. A draft of a letter to the admiral is accordingly now prepared as enclosed hereafter. DRAFT of a General Letter to the Ho:N'BLE CouRT OF DIRECTORS to be sent the by his MAJESTY's SHI P SEAHORSE is now Read and approved. c?urt of D1rectors DA WSONNE DRAKE. approved J. L. SMITH. HENRY BROOKE. CLAUD RussELL SAML. J OHNSON. To THE PRESIDENT AND CouNCIL AT MANILHA. GENTLEMEN I have this moment Received your letter and I am not surprized at it is [sic J contents, I approve very much of securing the Persons of the Ovidores, and shall dispatch an order to the Officer Commanding the Galley to Receive such as you shall send on board. I likewise think if the Marquis of Monte Castro with some of the Heads of the Augustines were added to the number it would be doing the thing more compleat, I propose being at Manilha the Day after tomorrow and I am very perfectly. CAvrTo 4Tn. oF NovEMBER 1762. GENTLEMEN, Your most obedient humble servant, SAML. CoRNISH. The Order to the Officer Commanding the Galley accompanys this Letter. To THE GovERNOR & CouNCIL OF MANILHA. GENTLEMEN In my answer to your Letter of the 3rd. 1 had the Pleasure to acquaint you that the Conduct of the Ovidores was such as I expected & Agreed in Opinion with you to secure the Persons of the Prinsipals of them and that if the Marquis of Montecastro with some of the Augustine were added to the number it would be doing the thing effectually and enclosed you an Order to the Officer Commanding the Galley t.o receive such of them as you should think proper to send on board. The Copy being mislaid preventing my sending you a Dupli_ cate (as I imagine you have not received the Original) but I enclose to you a Copy of the order to the Officer. I take it very kindly your permitting me to appoint an officer in the command at Cavita on the departure of Captain Kempenfelt, which if agreeable to you Gentlemen I should chuse to succeed to myself, as it may be a means of facilitating the refitting of the Squadron. If the Marines remaining at Manilha can be any ways essential to the vice of the Garrison, they may remain till I have the pleasure of seeing you on Tuesday next. The arrival of the Argo brings me the agreeable News of the Panther & her falling in with and taking the Santissima Trinidad within the Embocadero after an action of two Hours, having been obliged to put back after the Coss of her

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22 Records of Fort St. George. 111ANILHA, NOVEMBER 1762-Masts about three hundred Leagues from the Embocaders Captain Parker sent me the five enclosed letters wrote from the General and others of the Galleon, which I must beg you will cause to be delivered agreeable to their address, after having examined them, and if they should cont<;tin any thing material must to be favoured wjth Extracts of them. I shall dispatch the Argo and Seaford m a few days in quest of the Saint Phillipino, whom, Captain Parker informs me is at Palapag. CAVITA, 7TH. NOVEMBER 1762. The c ircumstance of the Seaford and Argo being to be dispatched I must desire may be kept secret. To SAMUEL CoRNISH EsQR. REAR ADMIRAL Sm OF THE WHITE AND CoMMANDER IN CHIEF OF His MAJESTYS SQUADRON IN THE EAST INDIES. I am with Great regard, Your most humble servants SAMUEL CoRNISH. We have the pleasure of your Favour and hasten to send you our Sincere congratulations upon the takjng of the Santisima Trinidada, we warmly hope you will be equally successful against the Phillippino. The letters from the General of the Galleon have been delivered but as they contain nothing material but the narrative of the Engagements it is unnecessary to send you any Extracts. The great number of prisoners that we suppose to be on board the Trinidade, may we fear make it hazardous to have them landed, considering our small force. It is we apprehend of so great consequence, we are thus premature to submit to your consideration whither it might not be possible to keep them secured on board. We think ourselves much honoured by your obliging offer to command at Cavita any proposition from you sir can be no otherwise than agreeable & we hope to convince you upon all occasions of our attention. We are doubly obliged to you for the offer of the Marines, as, we must think it very essential to the Service, as well as the continuing the armed Boats, Mr. Drake has already addressed you upon this subject. We this morning secured the Ovidores and some of the Principal Inhabit-ants as Hostages for the defeciency wanting to make up the Million which we hope will have a proper effect tho' we are sorry to acquaint you that the Marquiss of Montecastro unregardful of all ties of honour has fled up the country. If the Million is not compleated in two days now we shall have the honour to recommend them to your Protection and send them on board the Galley. By distant hints dropt in conversation we believe it might be practicable to have one or more of the principal people commissioned & sent with orders to Pallapa for the delivery of the Phillippinas Treasure to go towards the contributions Money As it is not improbable she may by this time have landed all her people and Guns and that they have thrown up works for the security of the treasure and themselves in which case the compliment of the two Frigates may be incapa ble to dislodge them, we take the liberty to propose to your consideration wl1ither it would not be making more sure of the money to improve this hint and insist

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Manilha Consultations, 1762 23 -.lY.IANILHA, NOVEMBER 1762-upon one or two of the Ovidores being sent upon the Frigates with powers .accordingly thus we must observe is only a thought that has occured to us we leave to you to digest it and are wjth very great regard. SIR Your most Obedient humble Servants DAwsoNNE DRAKE &eA. CouNCIL. MANILHA, 7TH. NovEMBER 1762. ILLUSTRIOUS SIR Being info rmed that the Alcaldy of the Lagona has been murdered by the natives of that place, and the whole Country thereabouts in disturbances for want of a person to succeed to that Government It being for our mutual interest we are sensible that you are equally desirous with us to preserve Peace and Quetness We address ourselves to you sir for the choice of a proper person for that purpose and we shall with great pleasure pay due regard to your recommendation by giving a commission and all necessary Powers. SIGNED DAwsoNNE DRAKE &eA. CouNCIL. MANILHA, THE 8TH. NovEMBER 1762. Rece ived a letter from his Excellency the Arc hbishop. Received a letter from the Admiral dated yesterday AT A CONSULTATION Present DAwsoNNE DRAKE EsQR. DEPY. GovR. PRESIDENT. JOHN LEWIN SMITH. HENRY BROOKE. CLAUD RussELL. SAMUEL J OHNSON. The Minutes of last consultation read and Signed. 8TH. 9TH. Letter from his Excellency the Arc hbishop dated the gth. instant entered hereafter which is ordered to l ay upon the Table. read as Letter trom the Archbishop. Letter from Admiral Cornish dated the 8th. read as entered hereafter Letter from much of our. proposal about. commissaries on the Frigates Ye. Admiral w1th orders for the dehvery of the Ph1lhppmas Treasure and promising to comply with ou r request for securing the Prisoners of the Prize Galleon. The Governor undertakes to settle with the Archbishop the scheme of The Goverdeputing some of the Royal officers with proper powers to proceed to Pallapag nor under-h F t takes to upon t e nga es. settle with the archbishop the deputation of Commissaries t o Pallapag. Letter from the Engineer read as entered hereafter Enclosing a letter to Letter the Hon'ble Company with a Journal of the Siege and plan of the attack which a.re ordered to be sent in the Packet. of the Siege &ea.

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Bills for 5000 Granted Genl. Draper. 24 -.111ANILHA, NOVEMBER 1762-General Draper having requested Bills on the Hoiible Court of Directors for 5000. It is agreed to grant his Request tho our necessities do not authorize such a step, it being a Favour he seems entitled to, especially as he returns to Europe by the same Ship. the General Letter to the Hoiible Court of Directors to be sent by his Majesty's of Ship Seahorse is now & the Packet delivered to Capt. Robert Fletcher in the company's servi c e whose bad state of health obliges him to embrace the President & Councils Permission for proceeding to Europe upon Furlow. To THE GovERNOR AND CoUNCIL oF MANILHA. GENTLEMEN DAWSONNE DRAKE. J. L. SMITH. HENRY BROOKE. CLAUD RussELL. SAMUEL J OHNSON. I am favoured with your letter of ye s terday and am sorry my apprehensions are confirmed in the esc a pe of the Marquis of Monte Cas-tro whose Conduct made me doubtful of his principles of honour. I approve very much of your proposal to send one or two of the Ovidores in the Frigates whom I am obliged to send after the Philippina, as Captain Par ker a cquaints me the Navigation is dangerous, and on man y othe r acc ounts it will be improper to send a large ship. With respect to the Company of the Trinidad, they are principally Indians but you may depend I shall give the necessary Directions to secure such of them as we may have reason to apprehend capable of doing any Mischief. CAVITA, 8TH. oF NovEMBER 1762. To THE WORSHIPFUL DA WSONNE DRAKE DEPUTY GovERNOR & e A CouNCIL OF MANILHA. GENTLEMEN. I a m very perfectly GENTLEMEN Your most hble Servant SAMUEL CORNISH. Accompan y ing this are the plans of the cjty and Bay of M a nilha, with the attack & a narrative of our transac tions to explain it, as like w ise a Des cription of the Fortificatn. of the place with what alteration are ne c essary to make it more respe c table to an European Force or se cure it from the Insults of the Natives, I have not been able to get ready a plan of the Town and Harbour of Cavita to go home by thjs opportunity, but will take care to get it ready by the next I am with respect. GENTLEMEN MANILHA, NovR. tom. 1762. Your most obedient humble Servants WILLIAM STEVENSON.

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.Co1111UJ.at:Wu, 11tJI ----------------------------1ANILHA, NOVEMBER 1762 --To THE HoNOURABLE CouRT oF DIRECTORS FOR AFFAIRS OF THE UNHl'ED COMPANY O.F MERCHANTS OF ENGLAND TRADING TO THE EAST INDIES. HoxouRABLE SIRs, It gives me the highest Satisfaction, that the first time of my having the honour to address you, I should have so agreeable a subject to congratulate you on as the Success of the British Arms in this part of the world, in the Reduction of Manilha the Capital of the Philippines and its Dependancies a conquest that will I hope turn out, as advantageous to the Hon'ble Compan y, as Glorious to the Nation. The Hofi'ble the President & Council of Fort St. George not thinking proper to Spare Major Call did me the honour of appointing me Engineer on this Expedition, with he assistance of Messs.Cotsford & Barnard, as which, I think it incumbent on me, to give an a_ccount of our Military Transactions, from our arrival before the place, till we became Masters of it : but as these matters cannot so properly be introduced in a letter, being da. ily Memorandums I kept. I have collected them in the form of a. Journal a part, & s hall make the description of the Fortifications of the place the subject of this. The city of Manilha lies in a large Bay, in the Island of Luconia, of near 30 Leagues, in cjrcumference in 14 40 North Lattitude & 3 to the Westward of St. Bernardino, it is about two miles & a half in circumference and the Building pretty regular owing to the Streets crossing each other nearly at right Angles, the lower stories of all the houses are of Stone, and the upper of Wood on account of the Frequency of Earthquakes in these parts. Some of the Churches and Convents are entirely of Stone, but then, the walls are of surpriz _ing thickness, many of the buildings are very large but few worthy of particular notice on account of their architecture, the Foot of the walls to the N.W. are washed by a fine Broad River navigable for small vessels a great way up the count r y there is as I informed, 8 feet, on the bar at high water the driest season of the year, the Entrance is preserved by two Piers which run 5 or 600 yards into the Bay, which would otherwise be choked up by a bank of sand that js just by the N.W. end of the city, is cut off from the rest by a regular front with its ditch and Draw bridge & forms the citadel called St. Iago which is Triangular and commands the city Bay, & River, the walls of the city are of Stone and the Fortification is tolerably regular. between the Bastions of St. Michael, of the Citadel, and the Royal Bastions Dieg which comp rehends the Sea Front, are the small low B astions of St. Francisco. St. John, St. Isa.bel and St. Engenis with long low Curtains between them, without either ditch or Pali sadoes before them the walls are from twelve to fourteen feet high and the Ramparts about 8 broad there is in this Front a sall y Port and the Gate of St. Lucia.. The Royal Bastions of St. Diego and St. Andrews with the intermedi ate curtain make a very formidable Front, the B astions mounting twelv e Guns in face, four in Flank. & the curtains sixteen with a Wet ditch low covered way. and low Glacis before the whole in this Front is one of the Principal Gates of the Citv ca lled Porta Real with its draw Bridge and a small Ravel in before it; next to .the Basti on of St. Andrews is the Royal B astio n of St. Lorenzo, which is a verv spac ious one. but mounts all its Cannon on barbette the curtain hetweeri' it & St. Andrews is not above 8 feet broad and continues about the same breath from St. Lorenza to St. Gabriel, between these two Bastions i s the Parian Gate. which leads to the ChinesP Town & suburbs of Santa Crnt and Minonda. the projecting part of this Gate forms a small flat BRstio n t'he gateway opening through the Flank, there is a kind of double Tenail before this 1762-4

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26 Records oj Fort St George -.MANILHA, NOVEirlBER 1762 --Gate but it is a very low defenceless Work, the Bastion St. Gabriel mounts seven Guns in face and two in flank, but they are so crowded that half of them would be useless in service, before the two last mentioned Fronts runs abroad morass which serves for a Ditch and is a very good defence at high Water but almost dry when the Tide is out from the Bastion of St. Gabriel to St. Francisco of the Citadel runs a low narrow curtain only broad enough for .Mu::;quetry having no cannon for its defence but from the flank of St. Domiugo and St. Gabriel, but this point is very well secured by the river, it has in it two Gates, one called St. Domingo, and the other the Magazine Gate at the extreme point of the Citadel, under the Bastion Barbara, are two semicircular Batteries that oommand the entrance of the River and communicate with the Bastions by a Ramp. The natural situation of Manilha _is such, that should it be ever thought necessary, it is capable of being made a very formidable place, but not at a small expence it being so extensive The vicinity of the Suburbs is one of the greatest obstacles at present to its making a good defence against an European Force, as we experienced in attacking it, by taking possession of the churches Qf St. Iago and Bogombaya that are not 300 yards from the walls the day after our landing behind which our troops were lodged in the greatest security, and all the necessaries for carrying on the attack collected with great facility, whereas had there been an Esplanade of seven or Eight hundred yards we should have been obliged to open our Trenches at that distance, the fatigues of carrying on which, relieving the Guard of them, would have been more than our handful of men could have gone through with, for we were obliged to employ our Soldiers in brjnging up our Shot, Shells, Cannon, & from the landing place, the Natives instead of assisting us being in Arms against us, another great fault is the Parapets of all the Works are of Stone which instead of being a protection to the Troops placed behind for their defence. make a greater Distraction among them with their Splinters than the Enemy's Shot. which we had a conviencing proof of an opening our Battery, for notwithstanding they could oppose twice the quantity of cannon against our Battery that we had in it. yet they were obliged to abandon them all in a few hours, not being able to stand on their works for the Splinters of the Parapets. The speediest & least exnen sive method of making it more respectable to an European Enemy. would to make good Parapets of Earth on all the works that are spacious enough to allow of it. to deepen the ditch considerably on the East and S.E. Fronts. to build ha.tterdaus with sluices. where the Ditc h communicates with the River that the water may be kept up at spring Tides in the Ditch. and Inundation. and not suffered to ehb & flow with the river as at present by whic h it happens fre quently. that the water in the Ditch is not knee deep when the tide is out. Tl1e Ditch should he continued Round the West Face .of the Bflstions of St. Diogo and a Stout work built to defend it, as well as to shut up entirely the Sea Fronct, 1.vhic h is very weak and defenceless. The Glacis before the S .E. Front should likewise he considerably raised. and the buildings cleared within at least 6000 yards of the walls all round, the North Front would require nothing further than to be well palisacloecl the River being a sufficient security to that side. Should it be ever found necessarv to go to the expence of putting it in the above mentioned state. I look upon it that properlv GFt. rrisnned with experienced officers to command it. it would be capable of makin!l a ver y good defence :urainst the most formiclable Euronean Force that may be expected in this part of the world. but should it onlv he thought necessary to secure it against 11]1 attempts of the natives Palisadoes sit up in those parts, where the walls are verv low and the water kept nn in the Ditch by a B::ttter dean will secure it from any thing thnt ran hr fpnr'd from tlJcm.

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Manilha Consultations, 17 62 27 -1UANILHA, NOVEli!JBER 1762 --I hope the above description of the Place with the assistance of the annexed :plan will sufficiently explain any thing relating to the Fortifications. I have been so employed since the capture of the Place that I am obliged to defer sending a particular plan of the Town and Harbour of Cavite, till another opportunity. I am with the utmost respect. MAJ'.OILHA, NovEMBER tol'H. 1762. HoNOURABLE Sms Your most Obedient & faithful humble Servant W ILLIAM STEVENSON. A NARRATIVE OF THE TRANSACTIONS OF THE ENGLISH ARMY BEFORE THE CITY OF MANILHA FROM THE DISEMBARKATION OF THE TROOPS TO THE CAPTURE OF THE PLACE. After an agreeable Passage of Eight weeks the Evening of the 23d. of Sep tember we anchored on Manilha Bay being in all Eight Ships of the Line three Frigates and two Indiamen the South Sea Castle Store ship and Admiral Stee vens Victualler being the only ships absent as soon as it was Dark all the Boats of the Squadrons were manned and armed sent to sound the Entrance to Cavite Harbour from whence they returned towards morning after leaving a Buoy within 450 yards Rebura Point where there was four fathom and a half water. This morning an Officer with a Spanish flag came on hoard the admiral with letters from the Captain General of the Philippines desiring to know by what authority we entered Bay with such a Force without previously advising him thereof offering us at the same time all the assistance in his power if we are drove there by distress but assuring us if we came in a hostile manner (which he could not think possible not having heard of any Declaration of war between Spain & England) he was determined to defend the honour of the Catholic Crown to the last extremity the Spanish officer was immediately sent back with a land & sea officer to summon the citv of Manilha to surrender. two others were sent to Cavite on the same errand. The General and admiral finding by the Governors letters that we are so fortunate as to bring the first News of the war, thought the attacking Cavite first would be giving up the advantage we had in finding Manilha unprepared, as it must unavoidably occasion some delay they therefore determined to make Manilha the principal Ob,iect .of their attention and to unite their Forces towards its reduction, not doubting but that Cavite would fall in consequence The greatest part of today was spent by the General and admiral and principal officers in reconnoitring the show of the Bay; in order to fix on the pro perest place for landing the Troops at the same time signals were made for them to prepare for landing on the general return the Boats assembled at their appointed places of Rendezvous with the Troops from the different ships, the tJ:u:ee Fr!IDttes vvere ordered. as close in shore as they could go with safety, to cover the landmg for which purposes we had also fixt four six p ounders in long Boats to cover our Fla. nks, about 8 O'Clock we proceeded from the frigates to the shore where we landed without the least Opposition tho not above a mile and a quarter from the fort as there was a pretty large surf we had two or three Boats stove and some ammunition wet but no lives lost from the landing place we marched about a quarter of a mile along the to the ]\{alatta. church where we took post and remained till morning without the least alarm the Enemy set fire to their Suburbs which burnt very furiously all night. At Day light Colonel Monson went with a c ompany of Marines & took possession of the Polvorista, a small stone Redoubt where the Spaniards made 1762-4A. Sept. 24TII

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Records o.f Fort St. MANILHA, NOVEMBER 1762their Powder, which they had abandoned, on his return from thence he advanced towards the Fort with a company of the 79th. Regiment & took post at the Hermitage a church about 6 or 700 yards from the walls where the General afterwards fixt his quarters about noon the 79th. Regiment marched down to the Hermitage and were there quartered the Seamen and the marines remaining at the Malatta to cover the landing of our Stores. the Companys Troop s were quartered between the t\'VO in t he afte m o on a party w as a dvanced a.s f a r as the church Df St. Iago which is about 300 yards from the Fort behind which they were posted, we not being able to make a proper Lodgement for them for want of Entrenchjng Tools which were on board of the two absent ships t here were several alarms to night but all without any cause. 26TB. About 10 O'Clock Colonel Monson with a party drove the Enem y from Bagombaya Churc h with the loss of o nl y three or four men tho the Enem y mu.st have suffered considerably we found ourselves in great distres s tD day for want of the Fascines and Entrenching Tools that were in the store ships not being able to strengthen any Post or secure our communication from one to another, a party of 400 men were Employed to day making Gabions and Fascines, this evening we brought up two 8 inches Mortars behind St. Iago c hurch which we began throwing shells fmm about 12 O Clock some of the seam e n stra g gling from quarters to day alo ne were murdered by the Natives. 27T. All the men that could be spared from other duty were employed in bringing up stores from the landing place & making Fascines and Gabions, we not being able to get one of the natives to assist us, tho all means were used to encourage them to come in, which was a very unfortunate circumstance for us as we c ould get no cattle or provision of any kind but what we rec eived dai ly from the Squadron we opened two more small mortars to night from behind the church and threw up a breast work to the Left of St. Iago. Lieutenant Fryer the Generals Secretary going into the Ganison the Morning with a flag of truce to conduct a relation of the Governors who was taken prisoner a few days ago and was going in on his Parole was cruelly murdered by some of the Enemy s Irregulars who happened to sally out at the instant, they likewise m ortally wounded the young Gentleman that was going in, he was taken prisoner the 25th. in a Galley whic h our Boats took. w hich left the Ga.leon a few days before in her way from Mexieo In the Evening a. Flag of truce was hung over the walls, no one daring to venture out after such an unparallelled piece of treac hery, on our answering the Flag they sent out the headless Trunk of M1 F ry er maimed in the most inhuman mann e r with a letter from the Governor E x pressin g the utmost horror of suc h a treac herous act, imputg. the fault t o the ignorance and barbarity of their Natives who are utterly unacquainted wjth the Customs o f war, a breast work w a s thrown up to night for a field piece t.o flank the left of our post at St. Iago l a rge parties employed as usual making Fasc ines & G a bions and bringing up Sto r es .29TH A flag of Truce came out this morning with letters from the Go verno r to the s a me purport as thos e y e sterday b y the a s sistance of t h e Ships emplo ying all their Smiths & armourers we colle cted to day about 120 entrenching Tools, a small number to open Trenc hes with against a regul a r Fortification s ho w ever the General Determined to break ground to night a.t all events and tho our me a ns were small to be doin g something tow ards the redu etio n o f the plac e accordingly a party w a s ordere d and a batt ery began for e i ght 24 P ounders about 300 yards distanc e from th e walls. the extent of whi c h w a s t o break t he face of the Bastions St. D e igo near the angles the Ditc h tf'.rminating to th e right of it s ome Fathoms, as we were inform e d by a man that went acro s s it up to the f o o t o f the wall, a n e nfiladin g Battery was propos e d as b y t he nlan but the General found her numbers too few to maintain our Posts in our Front

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ManillJ,a 118 -.-MANILHA, NOVEMBER 1762-and supply parties for the different Servioes, such as bringing up our Stores, making Gabions and Fascines, working in the Trenches &ea. all which was to be done by 2000 men without the least assistance from the country people who on the contrary kept us in continual alarms, the admiral promised that two ot the larger ships should come in as near as possible and tho they could not hurt the wall much, should endeavour to rake the front attacked & answer as nigh as possible the purpose of a Ricochet Battery, but on their coming in this Evening they found it impossible to get into the Station the General desired therefore they moored on the capital of the Bastion St. Diego at about a mile distant and began firing into the Town to harrass them as much as possible the Garrison returned their fire but did no execution the South Sea Castle Storeship came in to day, which gave us great satisfaction as she had our heavy mortars and entrenching Tools on board, the want nf whic h retarded as greatly hut as the surf was too great to land any thing, eontinued working to night at our eight Gun Battery, the Ships that fired on the Town were the Elizabeth of 60 Guns Commodore Tedeman and the Falmouth of 50 Cap11 Brereton. The Ships fired again today on the Town & we from 4 mortars on shore all our Men Employed toda.y in bringing up the St.ores & making Fascines and Gabions and a.s many at night as we had tools for worked at the Battery. This afternoon we began a battery for two thirteen and two ten inches O
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G'b 30 Records of Fort St. George -il-JANILHA, NOVEMBER 1762 -.Jefore we could drive them from it but they suffered very much on their retreat among the killed was Capt. Stratsan of General Draper's Regiment who commanded the party when it was attacked a working party was employed to night in compleating the 3 Guns Battery, we began yesterday, by the day's fire the face of the Bastion of St. Diego was in a very ruinous condition which we pre vented their repairing at night by keeping up a continual fire of Grape and Musquetry as the preceding. This Mornjng we layed the Platforms and brought the cannon into our 3 Gun Battery which we opened towards the Orillon of St. Andrews Bastion which the Enemy abandoned presently they brought 3 Guns on the curtain to day to bear obliquely on ours but on our turning two or three Guns from our Battery on them they were presently dismounted the General sent a man today up to the counter scarp of the Ditch to look at the Breach, who returned without a shot being fired at him and assured him it was very practicable on which the General determined attacking it at all events the next morning as our little army began to complain of their fatigue with great reason being no sooner relieved from a guard than sent on a working party and that in a heavy Rain, which we seldom were without during the whole siege. it being the breaking up of the Mons oon, a disposjtion was made to night for attacking the breach in the morning & orders relative thereto given out, an alarm was made this morning by some of the Seamen on which the whole army was under arms but it was raised without any cause. About an hour before day break the whole army was under arms and marched down to our advanced Posts to be ready to sally one after the other, the disposition for attacking the Breach was as follows 20 Volunteers and an Officer from each Corps made the first attack these were followed by the Grenadiers, after them the Pioneers with everything necessary for making a Lodgement, after them went the whole army according to their Seniority, Parties were posted all along the Front attacked with Musquetry and Field pieces to keen the Enemy from their Parapets while our troops advanced to the counterscarp, and an officer and thirty men were poste d in the Steeple of Bagombaya church to prevent their firing from flank of St. Andrews Bastjon which it over looked on the signals being given the Troops marched out so briskly that they were in possession of the breached Bastion before the Enemy were alarmed, not meeting with any opposition to signify in getting possession of the Sealine & St. Andrews but in attempting to open the Royal Gale to let in the remainder of the army we lost some few men & Major Moorce who command the 79th. Regiment a number of the Enemy having got into the corps de guard for Shelter, obstinately refused to lay down their arms and were all put to the sword to the Number of 60 or 70 about 30 more shared the same Fate in the Parian Gate as our Troops marched up the Streets they were fired at from the windows of the Houses, even after they had given quarter to many they found in arms and whilst their own Flag of truce (that came to beg quarter for those that had taken shelter in the citadel) was with our Troops several of our people were killed & wounded from the window of the court house but on the General's sending an officer into the citadel all hostilities ceased the Governor came out of the citadel about 8 O'Cloc k and our Troops took possession of it about an hour after. As I had not opportunity of getting d aily Returns of causualities, I h::tve mentioned nothing about the number of the killed and wounded therefore shall now give a. List nf the Officers Names that suffered & the number of men we lost during the Siege-Lieutenant Spearing of the Marines Tjeut. Fryer murdered with the flag ot l'rnce. Lieut. Porter of the Sea Battalion Wounded Killed

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.illanilha C ons.ultations, 17 6!J --MANILHA, NOVEMBER 1762 Capn. Stratson of the 79th. Regiment A mate The day of the StormMoore of the 79th. Regt. Capn. Sleigh of the Grenadiers Lieut. Gamons of the 79th. Regt. Lieut. Hazlewood of D Lieut. Hogg of D an Ensign of the Sea Battalion Drowned in coming ashore Lieut. Hardwick. Killed Killed Killed 'Vounded Wounded Wounded Wounded Wounded :u We had in all 21 Europeans Killed & 69 wounded among whjch were 5 officers Killed & 6 wounded Sepoys 5 killed and 23 Wounded. The reason of our loosing so few men in the assault was going to the Enemy's bad look out, for we are in possession of the breach before they were well alarmed, when it was too late for them to attempt to make any defence they therefore very prudently took to flight to escape the first fury of the soldiers, many who could escape no otherwise attempted to swim across the River and there perished ::NlosT ExcELLENT Sm I hope your Excellency and noble Council will not take it ill I make this Representation for my judges who are confined in order to procure them their liberty, I beg your patience for a moment. These are ministers of my king and superior Magistrates who neither are or ever were reputed Citizens, some times he employs them here and at other sends them to some other part of his domj nions as their office is to administer Justice, and endeavour that every thing should be kept in good order in such cases as the present the Magistrates belonging to the cities are those that should be pitched upon as pledges and Judges who have no settled dwelling nor cannot marry without an express Licence. These Judges have no share nor are jn the least to blame in any thing relating to this Million they used the same and still greater efficacy than I to collect it neither are they any ways culpable for the imaginary Flight of the Marquis of Monte Castro who I believe finding himself under so many and great per plexities went to bring his w ,ife & J ewells in order to pay his share of the Contribution neither are they to blame for Judge Anda's behaviour who pushed on by his Zeal and guided by his .own opinion has taken these mutinous steps. Judge Anda has not pawned his word of honor these Judges have and as noble and good ministers cannot break it and they will also give it that they will .-endeavour to appease all tumults that they will not stir from hence & thatthey'! cooperate to collect as much as lyes in their power Ye. mimon, Their confinement can he of no manner of service on the contrary it ma y help to fru::; trate the above intents. Therefore I entreat and hope from Y e Justice and bounty .of your excel lency and your noble Council that you will order them to be set at liberty which will be agreeable to the Kings of Great Britain and Spain. I am Your Excellency's & your noble Councils Most humble servant Signed I MANUEL ARCHBISHOP, Govr. & Captain General.

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&TUBDAY 13TH of Furt Se. GBIII'fl -.LliANILHA, NOVEJ.11BER 1762 --I beg your Excellency may order this letter to be translated by one, who may understand the contents of it and thoroughly understand what I here lay before you. MosT ExCELLENT GovERNOR & BRITISH CouNCIL. Uth. Sailed His Majesty's Ship Seahorse for England with General Draper on board AT A CoNSULTATION Present DA wsoNNE DRAKE EsQR. DEPUTY GovERNOR PRESIDENT. JOHN LEWIN SMITR. HENRY BROOKE. CLAUD RussELS. SAMUEL JoHNSON. The Minutes of last Consultation dated lOth. Instant read and signed. The Governor delivers in as entered hereafter an account of rates of Pro visions and other necessaries settled by the officers who had the Regulation of the Markets unde r the Spanish Government & a cquaint the Board that many of the articles are higher than before the capture of the place whi c h being only intended for the present as an encouragement to the Natives may be reduced to their former standard when the Country is more settled. Ordered it be published through all the suburbs & that copies in the Spanish and Malay Languages be affixed in the most publick places And in order to take ca r e that t hese Regul a tions be strictly ob s erv e d Mr. John Sprat is appointed to this offic e of Clerk of the M a rket with an a llow a n c e of 30 Dollars per month. It is also agreed to give him the Exclusive Prev iledge of supplying the Garrison with arrack as a means of Preventing Drunkenness which is at present too frequent among the Military. Mr. J ames Kennedy by a Residence of above Twenty Years being perfectly a cquainted with the m a nners and c ustoms of the place it is agreed to appoint him Corrigedore o f the P aria n & S t Cruz in r oom of the Spaniard continued in offic e b y Gener a l Draper who contr a r y to the very intent of him C ommission encourages all sorts of Gaming among the Chinese and Indians. Ordered that the paymaster Provide Lamps for the Parade and other publick parts of the Town The M arquis of Monte Castro having in violation of his Parole gone up into the cotmtry Privately without leave & it being ne c essary in the Present Precario us Situation of a ffairs to beh a ve with great Circumspection & Rigour it is agreed unanimously that he be immediately declared a rebel in the most Publick Manner & his houses and effects be confiscated as an Encouragement for the discover y it is further agreed that a reward of 20 per Cent be o ffered to all persons tha t shall give any information of Debt s due to him or money and goods se c reted. The Troubles in the Country being principally fomented by the superior and other Friars of the Augustine order by whose means Senr. Anda who latelv declared himself Captain General of these Islands h a s gathered together l:t c onsiderable force and is da:il v ex t ending his influen ce and a s thev still re m a i n refra ctory and notwithstanding se veral s umm o ns e s as well fr.om tli e Arc hbi sho p as from us sent them by some of their o w n Brotherhood, not onl y r efuse to return and a cknowledge allegiance to his Britannic k M ajesty as the other orders have d.one, but decline furnishing any part of the contr ibution mon ey It is r es olved t o make a P r op e r Exampl e of t h em and d eclare the whol e order R e b e ls to both Kings that their possession s be immediately confis cated and the Fri a rs

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M anilha Consultations, 17 6i 33 --MANILHA, NOVEMBER 1762 --as they can be found be sent on board the squadron and as a mean of distroying their influence with the Indians, it is Resolved that it be published that all the Lands userped from the Natives by the Augustine Order shall be immedi ately restored to the former Proprietors upon making good their Claim. In order to concert measures for restoring Peace and Tranquility to the Country and have Proper information of the Revenues & other particulars relating to the Government It is Agreed that the Archbishop be desired to attend on Wednesday next with the Principal Magistrates Ro ya l officers and Inhabitants to be called upon as may be found necessary. The Seapoys & Lascars having left the greatest part of the pay advanced them at Madras with their families there, which has reduced them to great hardships since their arr.ival here, it is ordered that the Pay master do now them with one months pay to be ?ut of their Prize money the time advanced them for at Madras not exp1rmg till the end of November. Mr. Francois 4-.lle.gEe a in .the Spanish Service being a Man of Genius and a fit person to assist the Engmeer as well as to g.ive us information of the Country-It is Agreed to employ him in that capacity at the Monthly allowance of 15 Pagodas. DAWSONNE DRAKE. J. L. SMITH. HENRY BROOKE. CLAUD RussELS. SAMUEL J OHNSON. PRICES FOR SUNDRY PROVISIONS &eA. ESTABLISHED BY ORDER OF THE GovERNOR AN D CoUNCIL oF MANILHA. FISHRiver fish of all Sorts no. Salt Sea fis h of all Sort::; no. Salt Dilie fish one Chopa well filled Talo baibai one Chupa Dry fish one Gauta Gils fish 12 Dalogdoes 3large or 6 midling Faraquitoes fish 12 J)O, dry 8 Lysos in Proper season Martinicoes 30 Sape Sape large and dry two Gantu Baun Baun large one no. Small Algodones dry Caballay l arge 12 Dorados no. dry Duck Eggs snlted 14 Crabs 10 Bagon of Lao Laod Dilli s one Gauta 1762-5 LBS. 3 13 4 2 LB. oz. l 12 One Royal dO. do. dO. One barriel dO. l Royal One R oya l n o no. no no. no. no. no 6 barriels One r oya l no 4 royal 2 oo no. no. } r oyal

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Records of Fort St. George --MANILHA, NOVEMBER 1762 SuGAR-LB. oz. One Pilcn weight well conditioned Sugar Powder 82 8 4 Dollars WAX-One Quintal weighing llO lbs. Workmanship to make fine white Candles Candles }et. Sort Quntal D0 2nd. Sort Candles ready made let. Sort LB. OZ. One Candle weighing 2 8 } One J)O. 20 and so in Proportion 2nd. Sort One Candle weighting 2 : 3; 12} One Candle weighing l-3-14 One 0-12-15 : :md so in proportion SHOPS OF ALL SoRTS oF EATABLEs-One Jarr of Hogs Laid well conditioned One Gauta of D0 One Chupa of no. lOO dry Coconuts 12 Fresh D0 16 Laye Loguna Melow 32 Small D0 D0 27 large well se aso ned 6 Water Melons l Gauta Cokumber l Gauta Mangoes Tryals l Pecul Gartick ll oz. J)O. Onions in Proper Season per p e cul D0 per Pecul out of Season Ginger 4 Pieces Fresh B ea ns 3 Handfuls Two large Cabbages 14 Fowls Eggs 30 Duck Eggs 8 Radishes Pepper one Chupa Eight large Tanduguo Plantains Sixteen Do. Small 36 Bongulane Plantains Indian Wheat 36 Gautas Sa It made by the Chinese 4 Gautas er 40 Chupas } .. -.,. 40 one Royal 30 dollars 6 dollars 4 d0 4 Royals one dollar 4 Royal 2 D0 6 Dollar 3 Royals l Barrelll Cunden l Dollars 9 Barriels l Royal no. D. no. 3 D0 l D0 6 Dollars 3 Royal 8 Barr l dollar 46 Royals 6 Dollars l barr l Barr no. l Royal no. l barr Nine barr l Royal do. do. 6 Dollars l Royal

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M anilka Consultations, 17 62 --1VIANILHA, NOVEMBER 1762 --POT MAKERS-5 Earthen Pot:s of Bang 1 Middling China Jarr l Large Mouthed D0 l China Jarr worked l D0 of Bysaga 3 Middling Potts -I Catarr for boiling Tea Water I2 Large Tisals FowLES1 Large Fowl 2 Young D0 3 Middling Chickens l Large Chicken l Taggy Duck 1 Cock I Goose l Duck of the Coast 3 Pidgeons l Capon SHOE MAKERSMens Shoes per pair If wooden Heels Boys Shoes per pr. \V omens D0 pair Gentle mens Shoes that are bespoke per pair OIL-One Gauta of Ajonjorte wood oil CllEST MAKERSI Chest of one yard long D0 high D0 breadth Key L One D0 ordinary One Do. Calanted Wood of 1 yard long d0 broad d0 high Lock, key L hinges 1 no. Ordinai'y -1 Arm Chair of Zindal wood Painted I Chest of Baticoolen Wood Ordinary of! yard long TOBACCO First Sort no. Sec:ond Sort Do. 'Ihird Sort Do. 1762-5.4 ... } ... l .. j 75th, I 62 I 50 I I Doliar 4 Royal 2 d0 I Dolla.r 3 Royals I D0 i Royal 3 Boyals Royal no. I Royal 3 Barr i Royal 9 Ram 1 Royal Do. 4 D0 1 D0 4 D0 2 Royal 6 barr 3 Royals I D0 2 D0 6 D0 5 Royals 5 Dollars 20 Royals 6 Dollars 4 dollars I2 Royals 1 Dollar 7 Dollars I Royal 4 barr 6 Dollars 9 Barr .J Dollars 7 Barr

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36 Records of Fort St. George --it;JANILHA, NOVE1JIJBER 1762 -BEEFFat Beef PoRK2!lb RICEIS Gautar 9 D0 MILK-One Gauta One Quart Boule PADDY-25 Ga utas or I Covan WHITE BREAD24 oz. I2 oz. for BISCUIT I6 oz. FINIS-. .. and so in proportion. and so in Proportion I Rosal 1 Royal I Dollar 4 Royals 3 Royals 6 Barr 4 Royal 1 Royal I"2 d0 I Royal 15 Received the following letter from his Excellency the late Governor. MosT ExcELLENT SIR T'is now the middle of the month and I have not payed either the Ministers Officers or any one else of such as are maintained by his Catholick Majesty my king, I want for this month five thousand Dollars and at the beginning of the successive ones I 'll call for such sums as may be necessary According as I receive the supply I'll give a separate Bill in favour of your Excellency or such other persons as you will please to appoint upon his Catholick Majesty Royal Treasury I hope your Excellency and your Royal Council will grant me this favour since necessity urges me, lam Your most obedient servant To HIS EXCELLENCY THE GovERNOR AND CouNCIL. Signed MANUEL ANTONW Archbishop of Ma.nilha The following Answer is immediately returned. To HIS ExcELLENCY THE ARCHBISHOP OF MANILHA. SIR Having had the honor some days ago to make a Proposal to your Excell ency concerning sending two of the Ovidores with full powers to order the delivery of the ship Phillippjna & her Cargo towards compleating the four Mil1ions of Dollars according to the Articles of Capitulation but hitherto have re c eived no Positive answer we now a ddres s you to know your Resolution on that h ead as soon as possible.

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Manilha Cons-ultations, 1762 ;)7 LllANILHA, NUVH1V1BHR 1762 --we have the honor of your letter of this morning requesting a supply of money towards the subsistance of the Royal officers agreeable to the capitulation. We need only remark that all Agreements are mutually binding & when we find the same williness to fulfill them on your Part we shall not be deficient on ours. In the present instance the small Proportion .of the sum stipulated and th.e seeming Backwardness to compleat .it put it out of our Powers to Comply with your request. RoYAL PALACE I5m. NovEMBER 1762. We have the horror to be SIR Your most obedient humble servants DA wsoNNE DRAKE &eA. CouNCIL. AT A CoNSULTATION Present DAWSONNE DRAKE EsQR. DEPUTY GovR. PRESIDENT ,JOHN LE WIN SMITH. CLAUD RussELL. HENRY BROOKE. SAMUEL J OHNSON. The Minutes of last Consultation Read and Signed. TUESDAY THE 17TH. Letter from his Excellency the late Governor dated the 16th. read in reply Letterfrom to the Boards letter of yesterday being upon the subject of refusing his Demand the Archbifor an advance of money for the support of the Royal Officers because the terms ahop. of Capitulation have not been fulfilled on his part and is .ordered to be entered hereafter. Letter from Admiral Cornish dated this day read desiring that the ComLetter from missaries to be deputed for Pallapag shall be the Fiscal two Ovidores and two Gentlemen of the Commerce & that they shall be ready to embark on Thursday orms morning otherwise the Frigates will proceed without them. The Archbishop attending according to orders of last Consultation is now His Excel introduced and seated at the Presidents Right hand. He is then told that as the the English can be no longer looked upon as Enemies but Protectors or Coadjutors to his nation. It is hoped and Expected that he with his Ro y al officers will frankly assist the present Government with all information whether Polioun tical or Economical which being the most likely means to restoring peac e and Tranquility to these parts must equall y tend to our Mutual Interest. Thus prepared, The Board desires he would deliver in as soon as possible an Account of the Revenues and List of the Royal Officers and others entitled to subsistance by the Capitulation also of the Alca lde e s in the different Province s together with a List of the Religious Orders and Communities within this ,Jurisdiction all which he Promises to comply with referring the Board f or t he Accounts particulars of the Different Revenues to the Fisca l an d Accomptants as it is a branch he can only give a General statement of as out of his Province he at the

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to furnish the Board with a list of Rrvpnues & every other n ecessary insight into the affairs of Government. and underta.k<' the paying the Royal officers, &ea. agreeable to the Ca.pitu. Intion. 38 Records of Fort St. George -----------------------------------1VIANILHA, 1762 -same time acquaints the Board that he is willing to take upon himself The of. Paying Royal 9fficer_s &ea. According to the Capitulation and will give bills upon his Cathohc MaJesty for the sums advanced from time to time on that account which is agreed to. information The Fiscal being in Arrest with the Ovidores as per the Minutes of Co:u-1Pn Fisca.Is sultation the 7th. Instant It is deferred till another day to demand from him roVlnce postponed particular Accounts of the Revenues. till anothe r day. The Inhabitants of the city called in & questioned upon the subject of their unwil lingnes s to make up the contri bution nFmey. The Gentlemen of the Chamber .of Commerce & Principal Inhabitants being in waiting agreeable to summons, are now called in and an Account of the sums paid towards compleating the first Million is laid before them by which it appears that no more than 20,771 Dollars of near 200,000 the sum assessed the Inhabitants by their own Commissaries named for that purpose has been furnished by the whole. The President then acquaints them that the Board had desired their attendance this day jn order to know their reasons for such beha viour & what measures they propose falling upon to comply with that part of the capitulation representing to them at the same time that their great back-wardness on this occasion is but a bad return for the Generous & mjld Treatment they have met with from the English which ought rather to have caused an emulation among them to support the Faith & Honor .of their Nation. In Their Reply. answer they allow the justness of the Presidents Remarks & that appearances are against them but Protest in the most solemn manner that they are absolutely incapable of fulfilling their Engagement until the Phillippina arrives as they have no less than three Risks to New Spain abroad. Finding all arguments in effectual The Board insist upon their immediately naming the Fiscal two ovi dores and two Gentlemen of Commerce to embark upon the Frigates for Palla pag with Proper Credentials and in order to the General of the Galeon for the delivery of the Treasure but the Archbishop requesting that the Fiscal and Ovidores might be excused this service as below their dignity the Board assent to appointing two others in their Room on condition the Admiral has no .objecConunis-saties appointe< I to pallapag with orders for tho delivery of the Galeons Treasur<'. tion, and Promise to write immediately to the Admiral upon the Occasion. The Manifestos as entered hereafter declaring the Augustine Friars and the Marquis of Monte Castro Rebels, being Prepared Agreeable to the Resolution Marqui> of of Consultation Ye. 13th .-This is thought a Proper opportunity and Transla tions are now in Publick _the and Inha.bitants the R ebels. riors of the Religious orders bemg likewise Present after whiCh the President represents to them the disagreeable necessity the board found themselves under to Proceed to this Extremity from the faithless and unjustifiable conduct of the concerned a Guard is therefore ordered upon the Augustine Church and Convent. The Superiors of the several Religious orders to bo wrote to upon different h10a
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Manilha Consultations, 1762 39 -MANILHA, NOVEljiJBER 1762 --agreed to take this opportunity to remind them of their shameful Backward ness to comply with the terms of capitulation having paid in only Pious Dona tions and none of their own Funds towards the contribution money. MosT ExcELLENT Sm DA WSONNE DRAKE. J. L. SMITH. HENRY BROOKE. CLAUD RussELL. SAMUEL J OHNSON I had the honor of your and y our Royal Councils Letter in answer to mine. The subje c t of this Letter may be redu ce d to two A r ticles. The first r e l a tes to my powers and letters to send m y Judges to deli ver up the Philipino, I answer that without the least delay I sent said letters to General Draper and dont -doubt but he has transmitted them to your Excellency. Likewise I begged both your Excellency and Mr. Draper that the Judges might not be sent for very serious reasons I laid before you and to your Excel lency both verbally and in my letter addr essed to y ou and with this I answer to the charge you lay to me. As to the second article in which your Excellency says he cannot supply me with where with all to give the ministers and officers the stipulation or contract being reciprocal and equally obliging both parties & that I have failed on m y part To this I beg leave to answer y our E xc ellen cy and tell y ou that this matter is independent and of a quite different nature. I mean the city and c itizens having not c omplied with paying jn the sums de sired and m y a s a Principa l Minister of his Catholick Majesty asking you as a Principal minister of his Brittaniek Majesty this supply. Said Supply is from Minister t o Minister in the name of their Sovereigns it is both just and necessary and the Practice all ov e r the world and I shall not be a nswerahl e for the c onsequence s that e nsue your denying me said supply As to my person your Excellency and the whole publick sees I am deprived of my plate and Jewells my churches are in the same condition on which shews the sincere des.ire I had to comply with what was agreed to and really as to my part I have done it. Thirdly, if your Excellency does me justic e b y fully considering and informing you r self of the state of the case y ou will plainly s ee that we have not been in the least deficient i n c ompl ying with all that was stipulated because what was stipulated and agree d to with regard to the four millions was tha t all that could be found in the Deposits of the pious works should be delivered up. and that the Remainder should be paid with the mone y in the Philippino and whatever might be wanting by bill s drawn on his Catholi c Majest y s Roya l Treasury and it is notorious tha t a ll that was in the same deposits has been exhibited and still more I mean the wrought Plate which served to adorn the c hurches and the rest shall be fulfilled with tb.e Treasure of the Phillippino and bills upon my King besides the exhibiting the Million was never stipulated. The 25th of last month it was requjred in order to pay and appease the Troops a.nd s ince we could not reply on opposition to this demand we have used all possible ways and means to see how s_aid million could be got together whi c h could n o t be effected because the Spamards who are here have not werewithalJ l -We h ave with repeated instanc es called all the Spaniards who are abro a d a n d ordere d them t o m ake their appearan ce but to no purpose which was the reason of begging General Draper as he had the power in his hands that he

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Records of Fort St. Gemge --J.llANILHA, NOVEMBER 1762 --would make himself be obeyed & the same I say to your Excellency & that as to such people as have made a discovery of any hidden Treasure that you will oblige them to shew the persons whom it belonged to & the Places where it was that by these means the Truth may become at. I beg leave to assure you that in me you'll not discover any unlawful Proceedings nor any thing besides the naked Truth so annexed to my person and character and I with all my heart wish every body may act in the same manner and I add that if any Spaniard deviated from the truth or was thought to do so, it was necessary to hear his reasons and most certainly the Spaniards who are actually here, or at least the great part of them are not in the least culpable but the world will still be the world and in the most Polite Cities and Courts there are both good and bad men to be met with. I conclude most excellent sir declaring that if you and your Royal Council will patiently listen to us you will be convinced that hitherto we have not failed in any thing that was agreed to by me and my Council and that there are many pf'ople who are not well instructed in our affairs who by false suggestions and insinuations confound and prevent the best of things. I beg your Excellency and your Royal Councils Pardon for this long Epistle and entreat you will order to be translated by a person of thorough con fidence and knowledge of both Languages I remain STA. CRUZ. YE. 16Tn. 1762. Your Excellencys most humble & obedient Servant Signed MANUEL ANTONIO A rclibishop & Gm,ernor To HIS ExcELLENCY GovERNOR DRAKE & HIS RoYAL CouNCIL. To DAWSONNE DRAKE EsQR. GovERNOR oF MANILHA. SIR The two ships whom I intend to send after the Philli ppino will be ready to sail on Thursday morning I must therefore desire you will acquaint the Archbishop and the Gentlemen of Council that I expect the Fiscal the two Ovidores and two Gentlemen of the Chamber of Commerce with a letter signed by that body, are sent to deliver up the ship and efiects as I have very sufficient reasons to believe little regard will be paid to the Bishops orders I have given directions to the Captains of the two ships to receive them and they may depend on their being treated with that Civility their Rank entitles them to I demand their immediate compliance if they expect the ship & her effects to be included in the capitulation on the contrary should my officers be obliged to use Force in order to gain Possession of her she will then be deemed a lawful Prize therefore it is indifferent to me whatever their Resolution may be for I am determined to have her at all events I am very perfectly. SIR Your most obedient humble Serva,nt SAMUEL CORNISH. CAVITA. 17TH. N 1762.

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--------------------------------,....-Manilka Consultations, 17 62 41 MANILHA, NOVEMBER 176 WHEREAS the Superior and other .Friars of the Augustine Order have been the Chief Instruments in fomenting the Troubles in the Provinces of Boulacan and Pampanga & disturbing the Peace and Tranquility of the country in Gene ral, notwithstanding repeated orders from his Excellency the Archbishop and likewise summons's from us to return and conform themselfs to the English Government as the other orders have done---We the Uovernor and Council in just resentment of a behaviour so prejudicial to the Tranquility of these Islands do hereby declare the whole Augustine Order Rebels as well to his Catholi<.: Majesty as to our Gracious Lord and Sovereign his Britannick Majesty confiscating from this day all their churches and Possessions of whatsoever kind We do hereby further give notice that all the Lands userped from the Indians by the said Augustine order shall be immediately restored to the former Proprje tors with proper powers to hold them for ever afterwards upon laying their Claims before us & shall be Protected therein and the free exercise of their Religion as long as they conduct themselves properly and throw off all allegiance to the usurper Senr Anda who in opposition to his superiors His Excellency the Archbishop and the Royal Audience has presumed to declare himself Cap tain General of these Islands thinking thereby to blind the & engnge them in the defence of an unjust cause. DAwsoNNE DRAKE &rA. CnnNCIL. WHEREAS the Marquis De Monte Castro in violation of his Parole of honor & the faith of Nations has absconded himself and gone Privately up into the country We the Governor and Council in just Resentment of such conduct do hereby declare him the said Marquis De Monte Castro a Rebel not only to his most Catholic Majesty but to his Brittannick Majesty our Gracious Lord and sovereign, and therefore his houses and effects are from this day confiscated. Notice is herey likewise gjven that any person or persons who shall discover any debts due to the said Marquis of Monte Castro or any money or effects belong to him secreted shall be entitled to a premium of 20 per cent upon the same. Given at the Royal Palace the 16t h Novr. 1762 DAWSONNE DRAKE &eA. CouNCIL. COPY OF THE ORDER SENT BY THE COMMISSARIES FOR THE DELIVERY OF THE TREASFRE OF THE SHIP PHLLLIPPTNO. The 24th. of September I ordered that the ship Philljppino should get into Palapa at which Place she actually was and that the Treasure should be sent a shore and that the ship should be put in a Posture of Defence and the place fortified this was the Resolution come to in con se quence of the deliberation held both by the Ministers and Citizens. The 6th. of October after the surrender of Manila I .ordered that the Treasure should be brought hither in order to be delivered on account of four Millions agree d to b y us and thei r Exee llencys the British Generals and in case the ship the Phillippino was not in a condition to put to sea that then the Treasure should be delivered to t he Captain of one of the English ships that went out in Quest of said Phi1lippino for which purpose the British General s granted a passport since then I had not any ac c ount. whether my order or letter were received, and as it is necessary to deliver the Treasure without d elay I now repeat the same order to yo u and desire thnt you 17626

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Records of Fort St. George -2viANILHA, NOVEMBHR 1762 --will faithfully and wj.th the greatest exactness possible deliver said Treasure for which purpose their Excellencys send this ship and aboard her two or more of our Citizens. S. CRUZ. NovR. 9TH. 1762 I am Your humble servant Signed MANUEL EuGENIS. Archbishop of Manilha DoMENGo GoMEZ. ANTONIO DEAS CONDE. LIEUS DEL VILLAS. JUANDE 0TTAL. DoN DoMINGO NEYRA. FRANCisco DE OcAMPO. ALEXANDRO RoDREGUES VARELA. JuAN FRANCisco SoLANO. FRANCISCO CATTANAS. DocTOR SANTIAG O 0RENDAIN. To General Dr. Antonio Blanco and the Master of the Treasure Dr. Jos eph Gongora 17T H Sent about to Cavite with the followin g letter to Rear Admiral Corni s h of this date. To SAMUEL' CoRNISH EsQR. &eA. &eA. SIR Yesterday we addressed the Arc hbjshop to know his ultimate Resolution regarding the delivery of the Phillippinos T r easure to the Commissa r ie s to be sent for that purpose on board t he ship y ou intend to dispa t c h to Pallapag and he has this moment sent us on order to the General of the Galeon s igned by himself and a considerable part of the Proprietors of the Treasure on board but earnestly requests that Deputing the ovidores of the service may not be insisted upon as it is looked upon among their nation to be below their dignity. He represented this in s trong terms in the p r esence o f the whole city this morning whom we had summoned upon particular points we have undertaken to c om munjcate these his reasons to you sir upon Promise that he should have two Regedores and two of the Gentlemen of Commerce in readiness to embark on Friday Morning in their Room in case you should approve of it, we were more easily led to this from a persuation influenced b y Private enquiry that it is n o t at all material especially as the Proprietors of the Treasure have signed t he order and the Ovidores will be continued in arrest in the meantime we a re only concerned at the delay of a Day but hope the consequences will make a mple amend s 7TH. NmrR. 1762 We are with perfect Esteem SIR Your most obedient humble servants D AWSONNE DRAKE &eA. CouNCIL. 1su. Received the following letter from Admiral Cornish Dated this day.

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lll.anilha Consultations, 1762 ll'IANILHA, NOVEMBER 1762 -To DAwsoNNE DRAKE EsQit. GovERNOR oF MANILHA. SIR 43 In return to the favor of your letter of yesterday acquainting me that the Archbishop had interceded that the Deputing the Ovidores to deliver up the Phillippino may not be insisted .on as such a service was looked upon to be below their Dignity I must beg leave to repeat to you, 'tis quite indifferent to me whom they send nor do I consider the Dignity of Men who have no sense of honour I have given orders to the Captains to rece.ive the officers appointed to proceed with them, who must be here tomorrow afternoon, as I propose dispatching the two ships on Saturday Morning, and am determined in my resolution that if it should be necessary to use Force the Phillippino will not be included in the capitulation. CAVITA, I am with perfect Esteem SIR Your most obedient Humble servant SAMUEL CoRNISH. 18'rH NovEMBER 1762. AT A CoNSULTATION Present DAWSONNE DRAKE EsQn. DEPY. Govn. PRESWENT. JOHN LEWIN SMITH. HENRY BROOKE. CLAUD RussELL. SAMUEL JoHNSON. :Minutes of last Consultation read and signed. Nov&. Y E l9'rB:, The Archbishop and Gentlemen of the Chamber of Commerce having named CoJ?Inis Don Antonio Conde and Don J ulia.n Ortuno de Le.on two of the Rigidores & Don Fernando Calde r on & D o n Franc is c o Antogio J ugo two c ompromissaries to & Letter embark upon the Frigates for Pallapag a Letter is no w wrote to the Admiral as f::" entered here after t o acc ompany them, enclosing the order to the General of the Consequ Galeon for the declining of the Treasure copy of which is ordered to be also ence. entered hereafter. Letter from the Marquis o f Pellemidiane Commandant of the Spanish L e t t e r f rom Troops dated the 18th. Read as Entere d hereafter, r e presenting the ne c essitous situation of the officers and s o ldiers for wan t o f b eing paid as stipulated b v the the 1 Ttoops upon c ap1tu atwns. the subject o f thei Pav stipulate d b y e a pituJa tion, The Marquis being sent for he i s de s ired to deliv e r in a statement of the Orde r Troop s and thei r m onthly Pay whi c h he informs the Board is due from the 26th thereo n O ctobe r as settled b y G eneral Draper. The Go vern or acquaints the Board tha t the Admira l has d esjre d he ma y T h e Gunne.r appoint the Gunner of his own ship to a c t as such in the citadel of C a vite with any allowance that may be thought p r o p er b y the Board appoint e d Cavite being garrisoned onl y b y M a rines and s e po ys and our present o p e r ation not admi tting o f any Deta c hment of A r till e r y being sen t t hither, the Bo ard consent to c o mpl y w ith t he Admira l s request & le ave t o h i m to settle such all o w a n c e as he shall judge ne c essary. l762-6A t o act a5 s u c h a t Cavita

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The Admiral t-o be 1eimbursed money advanced for a.ppre hending some murders. Records of Fort St. George -MANILHA, NOV.EMBER 1762-Ordered that the Admiral be reimbursed forty Pagodas paid by him for apprehending some of the Indians near Cavite that had been Guilty of several murders & were afterwards executed. The Fiscal Ordered that the Fiscal and the other Gentlemen put jn arrest the 7th. Inst. be released, the capitulation being in some complied with by the appointment of commissaries for Pallapag & their longer confinement of course inconsistent with reason or Equity. DAWSONN E DRAKE. J. L. SMITH. HENR Y BROOKE. CLAUD R ussELL. SAMr.. J OHNSON. To SAMUEL CoRNISH EsQR. REAR ADMIRAL OF THE W BITE & COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF HIS MAJESTY S SQUADRON IN INDIA. SIR, We have the pleasure to enclose the orders for the General of the Phillippine to deliver her Treasure to the Four Commissaries who have the honor of waiting upon you with this. :NfANILHA, THE 19TH. NovR. 1762. SIR, We are with Esteem SIR Your most obedient & humble servant DAWSONNE DRAKE. I judge tho' our Acquaintanc e is but of a short s tanding, that you may have observed that I am not fond of being troublesome, and I can assure you that nothing mortifies me so much as to find myself obliged to appear so, but be it how it will I have a s many credjtors who tease me as well a s soldiers in this Garrison & who were with General Drapers consent quartered in Sant. Fernando to receive pay (and likewise all the officers that are Prisoners of War at the expen c e of his Majesty m y master) aH the se constantly tease me for their pay that they may be able to maintain themselves and Families & begin to be tired of the hopes I have gjven them because these are not suffi cient to nourish them. I apply to your Lordship and most humbl y entreat y ou will please to giv e s u c h orders as you m ay judge for the Pay ment of these Troop s and for the Pay of the officers as I t IS constantly and recip r o ca ll y practised b e tween Sovereigns and their Ministers upon the like o c casions sin c e this supply w ill be included with whatever y ou may give t o the Archbi s h o p who will g ive Bills payable to his Britta:nick, .Majesty's 9rder I help representing to yonr Lordship, that I attnbute It to a particular Pro videnc e tha t these People h a v e kept within bounds without c ommitting som e excesses w hic h I a m afraid thev may be compelled to if besejged hy Tennize w hi c h is a pow erful Enem y. Your mo s t humble servant Sig ne d THE M ARQUIS OF VELLAME DIANA. NmrR. YE. 18TH. 1762.

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Manilha Consultations, 1762 45 -MANILHA, NOVEMBER 1762COPY OF THE ORDER SENT BY THE COMMISSARIES FOR THE DELIVERY OF THE In order to TREASURE OF THE SHIP PHILLIPPINO. execute the order The 24th. of September I ordered that the ship Phillippine should get into Palapa at which place she actually was and that the Treasure and Packets relating to should be sent ashore, & that the ship should be put in a Posture of Defence & the place fortjfyed this was the Resolution come to in consequence of the Distributions held both by the Ministers & Citizens The 6th. of October after the are surrender of Manilha I ordered that the Treasure should be brought hither. in order to be delivered on account of four millions Agreed to by us, and their Excellencys the Brittanic Generals and in case the ship the Philli ppino was not in a condition to put to sea, that then the Treasure should be delivered to the e, Captn. _of one of the ships, that went out in quest of said Phillippino for whiCh Purpose the Bntlsh Generals granted a passport, since then I had Lio n & from not any account whether my Letter or Order were received, and as it is necessary to deliver the Treasure without delay I now repeat the same order to you & Ferrmndo desire that you'ill faithfully and with the greatest exactness possible, delivel' said Treasure for which purpose their Excellency and their ship and a hoard h f C Antomo er two or more o our 1t1zens. Tugo. ST. CRUZE "!'JOVR. yE, 9TH. 1762. I am Your humble servants Signed MANUEL EuGENIO Archbishop of ilfanilha. DoMINGo GoMEs ANTONIO DIAS CONDIE. L UIS DE V ELLARE. JUAN 0TAL. DoETEZ DoMINGO NEGRAS. FRANCISco DE OcAMPE. ALEXANDRo RonRIGUEz VARELA. JUAN FRANCISCOS DANO. FRANCISCO CALLANDAS. Doc:TOR SANTIAGO 0RENDAIN. To GENERAL DoN ANTONIO BLANco & THE MASTER oF THE TREASURE DN. JosEPH GoNGORA. This morning the Detachment Commanded by Captain Backhouse. marched for Passig. About 2 o'clock this Evening a body of Pampangos came down one of the Branches of the River, & landing at St. Cruz Bridge attacked the house of Mr. Frs. Barneralle, and after murdering the sepoy centinel & a European soldier within the Door with a Malabar Cook and wounding a corporal, retreated before the Guard was sufficiently apprised to stand to their Arms-an action so .audacious bespeaks an Intention premeditated, & may not be improper to remark that a great part of the suburbs have been burnt at different times & many murder perpetrated upon the soldiers and seapoys that have gone into the suburbs upon their lawful occasions for which many have been apprehended and executed without delaya step the Exigency of the case in our present situation only, can justfy. nor is it without the greatest concern the Board find them selves obliged to it and must here regret the want of Authority to try .indi c iaJ]y 21ST, 22ND,

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30TH, NovEMBER. The Towns of Peranac St. anns & Ta.mboga make their obedience. 46 'RBcords of Fo1't St. Gemge --1v1ANILHA, NOVEMBER 1762 -Crimes of whatsoever nature for the very Intent of punishment must be destroyed by sending the criminals to Madras, and it is not in our power to deliver them over to the Military Law, this being now one of the H011ble Company's Settle ment & therefore within the Jurisdiction of the Civil Courts constituted by the Royal Charter. AT A CoNSULTATION Present DAwsoNNE DRAKE EsQR. DEP1 JOHN LEWIN SMITH. CLAUD RussELL. GovERNOR, PRESIDENT. HENRY BROOKE. SAMUEL J OHNSON. THE ADMIRAL present. In Consequence of the late happy success of our arms at Passig the Towns of Peranac St. Annuz Tamboga having sent to the Governor that they were ready to come in to pay their obedience the chief of them now attend & after taking some pain to make them sensible of their Folly in considering as Enemies those that on the contrary are come to make them happy b y freeing them from Taxes and Personal services imposed by the former Government & all owing them full Enjoyment of t!leir Religion & property as a proof of which they must have observed that hostilities had ceas' d on our part the moment we had conquered the Spaniards, untill the Indiscretion of the People of Passig obliged us to take arms to chastise them in order to restore Peac e and Tranquility to the country the Board acquaint them that they have liberty to return to their several homes where they shall be protected as English subjects & at the usual time of Election they may choose new Captains & officers for the ensuing year who shall be confirmed according to custom. The priest at The Chiefs of Piranac acquainting the Board that they have come to submit P eranac r emoved at themselves much against the Persuasion of their Priest Manuel De St. Thomas of the Augustine Order who has thus long deceived them by representing the Inhabitants English to be Jews Heritics and a Barbarous People & they can therefore never hope to live at Peace while he remains there. It is resolved at their earnest the request to remove him as soon as possible and a Party is accordingly ordered of to march tomorrow morning and bring him in a close Prisoner and the Board 11. successor consjdering it may be an effectual means of attaching them to the Present Gov ernment, do acquaint them that the choice of a person be succeeded as their Past or is left to themselves & the Board will recommend him to be confirmed by his Excellency the Archbishop at which they express great satisfaction and name Father Antonio Passpero. The The Augustine Friar being hitherto only confined to their Convent not withstandjng the resolution of Council the 13th. Instant. It is now ordered that they be embarked upon Weymouth_ & Eliz::beth that are shortly to sa]l Weymouth for Bombay the conduct of theu Bretheren m the different Parts of the Country f o r Bombay. making it a defect in Government to shew further compassion. A sloop to b<' purchased t o carry advices to the court. Reasons for so d oing It being of the utmost consequence that the President and Council have as early advice as possible of the success of the Expedition & the unexpected deten tion of all the Troops here as well as of the unsettled situation of affairs & the great necessity there is for sending Reinforcement of Seapoys for the ver,v security of the conquest after the Departure of the squadron the Board would therefore not have hesitated long ago to purc hase .on the Hon'ble Companys Account anv Vessel that could have been found to carry Dispatc hes to the Coast,

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1Vl anillt-a Consultations, 17 62 47 MANILHA, NOVEMBER 1762-had not the Admiral assured them of his Intentions of sending one of the Fri, about the end of November, but being now disappointed of that opportu mty as both the Frigates are gone to Pallapag and the Admiral determined not to send any of his large ships before he goes himself which will not be sooner than the beginning of February It is resolved to purchase or freight for the purpose a small sloop lying in the River which belongs to the Superioures of the Jesuits and that she be djspatched as soon as possible she can be got ready. Mr. John Nodes is appointed Paymaster to the Detachment under command Mr. John of Captn. Backhouse & tomorrow being Pay day is ordered to proceed to Passig immediately for which purpose his Instructions are now prepared & signed. paymaster to the troop in the Field. Letter from Major Robert Barker of the Honble Companey's Artillery Major dated the 26th. Instant read as entered hereafter requesting leave to resign to proceed to Europe. The Board tho' sensjble of the great loss they must sustain in Ie:f;e the absence of so good an officer are yet unwilling to prejudice him in his future restgn. scheme of life & therefore Grant his request & agree to mention his extraordi-Granted. nary merit by the first opportunity to the Hofi'ble Company. Letter from the Prize Agents for the Squadron and Army read as entered The prize hereafter representing their great fatigue in collecting the contribution money and requesting Commission upon the Company's Proportion of it. commission on the Company's proportion. Mr. Smith one of the Members of the Board having been appointed Agent by the President and Council on behalf of the Company for all captures that shall be made upon the Expedition which was publickly made known to the General and Admiral upon the capture of this place by a Tender of his services The Board are of opinion that he alone can be entitled to commission upon the Company's Proportion tho' he was not allowed to act but there being no Instruc tions from the President and Council upon the Agenc y that it ought to be kept in reserve untill their Pleasure be known. ORDERED that Mr. Goodlad be removed from under the Military Storekeeper l\Ir. G oodlad d t t d d th t removed to an s a wne un er e secre ary. the secre-tary's office. ORDERED that a thousand Dollars be advanced to the Military Storekeeper an advance for the charges of that Employ. GENTLEMEN, DAWSONNE DRAKE. J L. SMITH. HENRY BROOKE. CLAUD RussELL SAML. JoHNSON. Being desirous of gojng to Europe is the Reason of my troubling y ou with this-The situation of my affairs, and the Interest I propose making use of in the future scheme of my life requires my Presen c e there as soon as possible returning to the Coast would take up so great a part .of the time I am anxious of jmproving tha, t I must request the fa.vor of you Gentlemen to accept my stere keeper

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Records of Fort St. George -lllANILHA, DECEMBER 176 2 -Resignation at th_is place by which means I may proc eed directly to Europe ou the Returning China ships where I hope to arrive while m y Interest is Warm. Your granting me this favor will ver y much oblige. MANILHA, Nmr&. 26ra. 1762 GENTLEMEN, Your most obedient humble Servant, RoBERT BARKER. To THE GovERNOR & CouNCIL oF MANILHA. GENTLEMEN, It having been necessary to m a ke a Distribution of mone y and place to the Amount of 4,96,000 Dollr s on account of the capture of Manilha, one third part of which being alotted to the East India Company, we beg leave to represent to you, that as we have with great trouble & Fatigue collected and made a Distribution of the same after having charged ourselves with it a con siderable time we flatter ourselves you will be pleased to consider us in the same manner the Navy and Army have don e b y allowing u s a Commission so reasonable as one half 19 Cent MANILHA, THE 30 '1 H Nmr R 1762. We are GENTLEMEN Your most obedt hble. servants, CHA: PIMBLA. THo s PARRY. DECEMBER Sent o n board his Majesty's Ship Weymouth the following Augustine Friars 5T H pursuant to Resolution of consultation the 13th & 30th_ ultimo Franc isco C ale heto, Alonso Forrero St. Iago Lucio Antonio Bla nco, M anuel De St. Thomas De Vellamecas, Nicholas Chalnas. / Sent the following Letter to his Excellency the Archbishop Date this day. ILLUSTRIOUS SIR, The Augustine Fryar at Pass i g having absc onded on our Troops taking possession of that place where he was a ctully at the head of the rebellious Rabble we rec ommend to you to supply his place with one of the secular Clergy to con vince the Indian that our sole view is to support Religion & Restore peace and Tranquillity to t hese Parts. MANILHA. 5TH. DEC E MBER 1762. W e are ILL USTRIOU S SLR, Your mos t obedient humbl e servant, DA\VSONNE DRAKE & c \ CouN CIL.

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M anilha Consultations, 17 62 MANILHA, DECEMBER 1762 -AT A CoNSULTATION Present DA wsoNNE DRAKE EsQR. DEPY. GovR. PRESIDENT. JoHN LEWIN SMITH. HENY. BROOKE. CLAUD RussELL. SAMUEL JoHNSON. The Minute of last Consultation read and signed. 49 DECEM BER 7TH. Letter from the Archbishop dated the 1st. Instant with a list of the Royal Lette r from Ministers &ea. read as Entered hereafter. repeating the extreme necessitv they tbt!ehArch-" IS op are under for want of subsistence & requesting a supply of 5,500 Dollars for reque-sting their relief for which he will give bills upon his Catholic Majesty agreeable to the Articles of Capitulation. for the suhsistanc e of the Royal officers. As the Deputing Commissaries with orders for the delivery of the Phi1l1ppinas Treasure removes the objections before made b y the Board upon this t ereon. subject it is Agreed that the Arc hbishop's request be c omplied with but as it i s nece ssary for the R egulating our Financ e s t o be at some certainty what Demands he may h a ve oc casion to m a ke in future upon this Account IT IS AGREED to desire he will deliver in a particular statement of the stipend or Salaries paid monthly to each Individual. ORDERED also that the sum of 3364-6-Dollars be likewise advanced to an advance the Archbishop towards the support of the Military offic ers & soldier s being the Amount due to them the 1st. Instant agreeable to a particular statement now t enoe of the delivered by the Marquiss of Villamediana the commandant. to Deer. Letter from Father Pazuengos superior of the Jessuits dated the 30th. Letterfrom ultimo in answer to that wrote to him the 26th. read as Entd. hereafter, representing it to be notorious that he has done every thing in his Power to make his Jesuits. Parishoners remain quiet and peac eable & that Fear of being murdered in the way only prevent their coming in to pay their obedience to the present Uovern ment-That his order has contributed near fifty thousand Dollars towards the Million that the other Missions are indebted to them above two hundred thousand Dollars, their Farms &ea. are abandoned & it has cost them large Sums for the Repairs of their church since the siege however he desires th a t confer-ences may be held in the presence of the Archbishop to find out reasonable methods of giving us more satisfaction-That the Number of Jesuits in these Islands amount to 172 but it being a long time since he had accounts from tl:d different Islands & Provinces by reason of the Invasions of the Moors and i;hey are continually changing from one church to another, it js impossible for him to give any exact Account of their Abodes. Letter from Father Antonio Luna of the Francisc ans dated the 3d. Instant Letttr from in answer to me wrote him the 26th. ultimo-read as Entered here after much to the same purport as the Letter from Father Pazuengos Representing in the strongest Terms that his order has done every thing in their power to keep the Indians within Bounds-That his Order has been supported merel y by charities which is publickly known, and its therefore impossible for them to contribute in the least towards the sum stipulated, upon the surrendPr of the Place, and that it is out of his Power at present to giv e any List of hiR Order as the Provincial his superiour h a d carried the Books with him up the Country but havin g w r ote to him, he hop e s soon to com p l y w i t h the Bo ards in this Respect. 1762-7

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50 Records of Fort St. George --1v1ANILHA, DECEMBER 1762--Reply to the A Letter agreed to be wrote in answer to Father Pazuengos, acquainting Superior of him that we shall desire the Archbishop to hold the conferences of ways & the Jesuits. Returns for Election of a chief and officers for Peranac for the year 1762 confirmed. The Inhabit ants of Manilla to deliver in Lists of their Familys & Bervants and no malay or mustere to appear in the strei'ts after Gunfire without a light. :Mr. Fyfe complained of by the acoounti. & secretary. Surgeon to visit him and report. means as he desires remarking to him at the same time that we are very sensible that the fifty thousand Dollars they have so generously contributed are not any part of their own capital but a Pious donation in their custody which ought to have been rather reserved to the last. A List of their Members & Abodes according to his latest Accounts to be also wrote for. Letter from the Chief of the Town of Peranac with Returns of their Elec tion of a chief & officers for the ensuing year, dated the 2d. Instant, read as Entered hereafter-By which it appearing that the Notes for the Chief or Govr. are in favour of Don Antonio Ramirer he is now confirmed & commission ordered to be made out for him & the other different officers returned dated. ORDERED that the Public k notice be given to the Inhabitants of the city to send in to the Governor by the 15th. Instant Lists of their Respective Families & Servants and that no muster or military servants will be allowed to appear in the street after 8 O'clock at night without a light and a Badge of the Family he belongs to, under penalty of being very severely punished ORDERED also that the Tenants name be wrote upon the doors of the houses & that such as shall be found unpossessed after that day shall be nailed up to prevent their being shelter to disaffected or evil minded People. The accomptant and secretary represent to the Board that Mr. Fyfe has been of no manner of service to them in their respective Employs and refused doing any Business pleading bad state of Health. The Board from the whole Tenor of his conduct and Behaviour & from other circumstances having reason to believe it merely frivolous pretence in order to get back to the coast-ORDERED that Mr. Gray the surgeon do wait upon him & inquiring into his complaints, report to the Board whether he thinks them incident to this Climate in particular & of such a nature as to render hjm incapable of Business. Letter from Father John de la Conception of the Recolets dated the 2d. December read as entered hereafter assuring likewise that he has done his utmost Endeavours with his Bretheren to pacify the Indians but in the present circumstances they are incapable of correction But that it is absolutely impos sible to contr.ibute towards the four Millions being despoiled of every thing they had in their churches when the place was taken amounting to above Seventy thousand Dollars, & enclosing a List of the members of his order as was desired. MosT ExcELLENT SIR, DAWSONNE DRAKE. J. L. SMITH. HENRY BROOKE. CLAUD RussELL. HAMUL. J OHNSON. The great and even extreme necessity to give some relief to Ye. officers, Ministers & others in this place, who depend upon his Catholic Majesty for their maintenance, obliges me to press for a supply which I hope you'll please to lend me, & order to be delivered mon thly what may be called for towards this necessary end for which I'll give a seperate Bill upon his Catholic Maiesty I

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Manilha Consultations, 1762 51 --MANILHA, DECEMBER 1762 --assure your Excellency that I'll demand no more than what is absolutely necessary & that I'll distribute it with the greatest economy for present use I want five thousand five hundred Dollars & we acquaint every month of how much be wanting. In my last letter I gave a satisfactory answer to the observations that occured to your Excellency upon this subject & jn one word the supply is from you as a Principal ministe r to his Brittanic k Majesty to me as a Principal minister to his Catholic Majesty. with a certainty that it wnl be paid upon receiving my Bill & will be approved of by b.oth their Majestys. If your Excellency will take the trouble to make those Payments with your own hands you may do what you think fit, but if y.ou please to condescend to my request according to the Regulation & with equitable distribution I will execute it, & upon this conditi on and no other will I give a Bill upon his Catholick Majesty since at this great distance where all these Persons depend for their Maintenance upon his Catholick jt is necessary to give them some relief that they may not perish I promise to take the most ecconomical measures and such as the circumstances of the times permit. This is the last time I shall trouble your Excellency upon this head & you'll determine what y ou think most conven iP.nt. 1 am w.ith the greatest affection & submission Your most obedient servant, DECEMBER 1ST. 1762. (Signed) MANUEL ANTONIO Archbishop of Manilha. A LIST oF THE MINUTES oF THE RoYAL AUDIENCE RoYAL TREASURY & OTHERS EMPLOYED IN HIS CATHOLICK MAJESTY'S SERVICE IN THIS CITY AND IN CAVITE. CITY OF MANILHA. President Governor & Capt. General the most Illustr.ious Doctor Don Manuel Antonio Roxoy Veara. Decan Licientiate Don Francis Henry Villiorta Don Emanuel Galbany Ventura. Kings Attorney General Licientiate Don Francis Leandro De Biana. TRIBUNAL OF THE ROYAL TREASURY. Accountant Don Ferdinand Caranea Bolano Factor-Don Emanuel Suarey Lepy. OFFICERS BELONGING TO THE RoYAL TREASURY. First officer of the Treasury Don J on Cossio Second officer Don Mariand Esaste. First officer of Pay and War Dn. Joachin Cortajar. Second officer of the same Don Emanuel Antonio de Aguirre. The weigher Don Sibastian Vellora. OFFICE OF AccoUNT The Accountant Don Sebastian De Bersopa. THE GuARD oF HALBARDIERS. Captain Don Andros Gomes. Corporal Don Miguel Llamas. Eight soldiers. 1762-7A

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Records oj Fort St. George --MANILHA, DECEMBER 1762 --RoYAL CHAPEL. First Captain Don Stephen Gorehea. Don Raphail Olarte. Don Manuel Orlega. Don John Tavera. Don Vincent Ropala. Don Michael Allende. RoYAL SEMINARY oF ST. PHIUP. Rector Don Vincent Gutlierrez. Teacher of Grammer Dn. Vincent Arnery. EIGHT CoLLEGIANs. RoYAL CoLLEGE oF ST. POI.ENCIANA. Chaplain Don Francisco Lopez Pores. Rectoress. Porteress. 24 Young Women Collegians. Phesician. Cherurgion. Buyer. Musick master. IN PASSIG. By his Majestys Order. The King of Jolo. IN CAVITE. Deputy of the Royal Treasury Dr. John Antonio de Ocboa REMARK. In the List are not included the Military officers who belong to the service, as this has been already given in by the Colonel of the Regiment nor has men tion been made of Don Simon Anday Salazar one of the Judges of the Royal Audience, nor of the Treasurer Don Nicholas Petrauz Beaumont, as they are absent, and this is only specifyed because they are ministers who are in pay upon account of the Royal Titte conferred on them by his Catholick Majesty. MANILHA, (Signed) FERDINAND CAVAVIO BoLANO. NovEMBER THE 20m. 1762. MosT ILLUSTRIOUS GovERNOR & CouNSELLORS, I answer to the letter you please to honour me with dated Novr. 26th. I say it is notorious to your Excellencies, that I have used my utmost Endeavours to keep all the Indians, my Parishoners, in a peaceable, quiet way notwithstanding the manaces made use off by some troublesome fierce People to burn their Villages, and murder them if they did not take up arms, and for having done s.o, some ill affected People have not only spoke hard but even calumniated the Jesuits dont be surprized that some of the Villages have not as yet sent in their Allegiance. the People justly apprehend being killed in the way, or at least that their houses and Effects should be burnt, their timorous Genius leave them as Liberty to choose what Party to take, alreadv the great Part has come in, as Cavite Mareauina. and as I am informed Passig as so.on as the disturbances are over, I hope the R.emainder wi1l do the same, anfl as to my Part as far as the Bounds of my Oath allow, I will use my utmost Endeavours to persuade them to continue in a quiet and peaceable way.

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Manilha Consultations, 1762 53 --MANILHA, DECEMBER 1762 -To the second part of your Excellencys letter I answer, that I look upon my life as a chastisement inflicted on me by God Almighty for my sins, and this I embrace as I [sic l kind of Martyrdom because Death would be much sweeter and more acceptable to me, this I dont think should be understood, as if I had not paid due regard to the compassion your Excellencys shewed with capitulation, by which you granted us the free Exercise of .our holy Religion, and the Lives of the poor Indians whose operations are always excusable. To so many f.avours granted by your Excellency we have corresponded by contributing the sum of near fifty thousand Dollars, this would help to maintain many of our poor missionaries especially those who are in the Island of Mindanao, and releive many others of our poor churches most of our Farms are abandoned & in Possessjon of Rogues & Robbers, and the few that remain consist of no more than the bare walls of the houses, our cattle has perished, and most of them carried away by the ill affected The churches belonging to the different mis sions one [sic J my Province near thirty thousand Dollars and the Citizens both t.o the Province and different colleges about two hundred thousand, as may easily appear from our Account Books we have been at excessive Expences upon Account of the War, and it has cost us large sums to repair our church and college greatly damaged by the shells-If these reasons dont appear satisfactory to your Excellency, I entreat you'll have the same compassion for us shewed the citizens, and order through the Archbishop's means and in his presence, conferrences to be held, to find out the most reasonable methods to give the proper satisfaction to what your Excellency's insinuate. The number of Jesuits in these Islands including six at Mar. ianas Amounts to 172, at present I cannot give an exact Account either of their Abode or the condition they may be in, In these Islands, and in the Provinces which lye the other side of the Bay, we have a vice Provincial invested with sufficient authority to remove and change from one church to another, as he may think most convenient and it is a long time since we have received any news from said Pro vinces upon account of the Troubles and Invasions of the Moors. This is the sum of what I can at present set forth and remain. STA. CRUZ, NovR. 30TH. 1762. MosT ExcELLENT Sms, Your Excellency's Most humble & Obedient Servant, BERNARDO PAZUNGOS. The 28th. of November I was honored with your Excellencys Letter dated the 26th. of the same month to which with the greatest veneration I make the following answer. Tho I am not the chief Prelate of my order in these Islands and no more than superior of this Convent in Manilha, immediately upon the capitals having surrendered I endeavoured with all possible Efficacy to cooper ate as much as lay in my power to the peace & Quietness of the villages, in order that they should be free from the Evils I observed with Fears in my eyes had befallen some of them. In consequence of this Resolution the 7th. of October and ever since I have taken particular care to place Religious men in the villages of Pandaca sanJ?aloe an.d santanna, !1nd have given them the strictest orders to advise the Indians to hve after a qmet and peaceable manner. but though this had the desired Effect in such villages as are near the capital. it was of little or no service in the remote ones and this chiefly upon account of the Indians having acknowledged the authority of judge Anda, who at present governs them in his Maiestvs Name and has d?ne so ever since the cauital has surrendered; th1s your Excellencvs are not IgnorHnt of and this is the reason why the Religious men who live in the villages are obliged seeminalv to comulv with the Determinations of the Indians and dare not incure 4their Indignation; this people ha.s at uresent laid aside aJ] venerati0n

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Records of Fort St. George --MANILHA, DECEMBER 1762 -to and no further stress upon their advice, than may suit their Inclmat10ns, for whiCh reason all advice from the Fathers tendina other wise is entirely fruitless, the more that they discover an absolute of not ?Pposing said Indians this I think is fully confirmed by some of the Religious havmg been put to death by them in the most barbarous manner and others threatened with the same fate the very cruel usage the Alcalde of the Laguna and some of his servants met with notwithstanding the re presen t ations of the Fathers who resided in that village and upon their Knees and with Tears in E_yes. begged his life,. is. a further proof of what I alledge seeing all our mtreaties mstead of Mortlfymg served only to incense them more. I shall not at present Trouble your E:x:cellencys with many other Losses our Religions have sustained, but in their Houses and persons this y ou will easily come to the knowledge of by enqui r ing of t h e Spaniards and other undesira ble w_itnesse s of thes e Excesses and this I hope w ill be sufficient to c onvince y ou how dangerous it is for the Fathers in the present situations of affairs to give any other advice to the Indians, than such as mav suit their Inclinations and like wise how difficult a thing it is to c ompass, m{ch as live in the distant Part of the Islands, coming to make their appearanc e in this C apital in order to acknowledge the authority of his Britannic k Maies tv ; the Fathers at present are destitute of any authority that might c ompel them to it tis true their Influ ence over the Indians is of great weie-ht in spiritualls and such other things as relate to them as Curates and Preacher but as to Temporals they take no notice of them, nor even did at any other time except backed hy the authority of the Alcaldes and other chiefs of the villages and as these have we are informed acknowledged the authority of judge Anda, they lay no stress upon the persuasions of the Fathers they dont make the l east impression on them nor will they come into any thing they conceive is contrary to their Interest; however I will take care to acquaint my Prelate and Inform your Excellencys of what he may answer as to this artwle, and also that in which y ou call for the List of the Pro vinces and the Religious exercising their Ministerial Functions in them which at present it is impossible to do with anv E xactness nor e-ive an a ccount of any more than the Convent of Manilha and the Immediate villages, upon account of the Provincial having taken with him the Book in which these Things are c ontained but as soon as I receive it I will take care to give your Excellencys the proper Informations. As to what you mention concerning the contribution in order to comply with what has been stipulated, we belong to the order of St. l!rancis extreamly poor by our Institution and have been a lways supported by the charities catholick Majesty and the rest of the Spaniards were ple ased to give us; this your Excellencys can easily know from the Ecclesiastick and all other Inhabitants of the Place, and 'tis for this Reason that it is impossible for my community or convent to contribute, tho it should be with the most trivial sum I deferred answering your Excellencys till now in hopes to be able to do it jointly with my Provincial or further Intelligence from such of my Bretheren as are abroad, but as I have not heard any thing from them since the beginning of last month untill this day nor was it possible for me to acquaint my prelate with your letter as no Indian will venture to carry a Letter for fear of being suspe c ted I answer at present that your Excellencys may not accuse me of omis sion or want of due Respect. This is what I can say at present and wishing you Health and Happiness conclude with an submission. DECEMBER YE. 3RD. 1782 Your most humble Subiect & Servant FATHER ANTONTO l,TTNA Guardian of Cnnmmt of Man??hn.

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JYianilha Consultations, 1762 -MANILHA, DECEMBER 1762-MosT ILLUSTRIOUS GovERNOR & CouNCELLORI::i. MosT ILLUSTRIOUS 55 1 received wuh greatest respect and veneratiOn the Letter you were pleased to honor me with ana. t.hroughly oo11ged to you for your rav.ours I prom1se to use my utmost Endeavours towards paC1tymg the Indians committed to our care, and take proper care they may live in .Peaee and Qmetness so as the present may n<:>t occaswn any change or alteration in them th.is 1 am tirmJy perswaded 1s the only method we can make use of, nor e1ther were we ever Masters of any other, unless the resistance of said Indians should give occasion for our accusing them, which in affairs of Blood s hed is not allowed us to do our Min.istry being entirely pacific k This I lay before your Excellency with due respect, beca use in the present circumstances we discover in the Indians a Genius prone to revolt & incapable of the correction which Missionaries are allowed to put in practice which I hope will be a sufficient excuse for me in case your wishes and desire for the publick good cannot be compassed entirely. I likewise lay before your E x cellency that the villages co mmitted to our care are at so great a Distance that I apprehend it will be very difficult for the chief of them to come to this capital to give in the allegian c e you require; their great Poverty and natural Backwardness may make it sufficient (if your Excel lency approve of this Method) for them to do it to their alcalde s, which we in the Terms above mentioned will cooperate with assuring them that they may continue trading to his capital with greatest Security. What your Excellency requires in consequence of the agreement to pay the four Millions is ver y just, I acknowledge the B e nefit received b y it, but my present poverty puts me under an impossibility of contributing any thing towards it my convent was the Deposit of all stocks that my Order administered jt was open three days successivel y to the Plunder the most hidden c orners were searched and the v e r y sepuicres were not exempt from this Rigour, there was hardly any thing escaped ex cept a few things that served to adorn the Images some of the sacred vessels and a few of the ornaments belonging to the Religious with one or other Bitt of Plate which belonged to the church, w hich had been taken away more through Christian compassion, than avarice in the heat of the seige and deposited in the convent of St. Augustin these are the only things we can manifest whic h may amount to the value of 800 Dollars, and this I did not declare or discover before as I judged it would satis fy you to be a cquainted with our Loss of above 70 000 Dollars whi c h I compute to be what was taken away -luring the Plunder, this has put us under a necessity of looking out for charit able Persons that may relieve us in our great and extreme Poverty we are obliged to seek as well for victualls as cloathing our Houses and Farms are quite lost which has obliged many of our Religions to take refuge wherever they meet any charitable person who will receive them, this I already represented to the Arch bishop who has been pleased to free me from the charge and I am confident that your Exc ellency will take compassion of me in the same way. I here send your Excellency the List of such of m y Religions as exercise ministerial Functions with the villages of their abode I wish your Excellency all kind of success and pray God may prosper you. I am. MANILlH., DECEMBER 2ND. 1762 Your most humble & obedient Servant FATHER JOHN DE LA

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Records of Fort St. George -111ANILHA, DECEJ.VIBER 1762 --A LIST OF TIIE RELIGIOUS OF THIS PROVINCE OF Sr. NICHOL AS BEING BARE FOOTED RECOLETS OF THE ORDER OF ST. AUGUSTIN AND THE PARISHES COMMITTED TO THEIR CHARGE AND THE CONDITION IT IS IN AT PRESENT. VILLAGES. Coast of Sambales. Maribeles and what is annexed to it Morong and its visit Bagac Subit and its Mission of uget Iba with its visit cambangan Balayan and its visit in the mountains Masintoe and its visit Sta. Cruz Botenao and its visit Ano Casborren and its visit Balincaquin IsLAND OF MINDORo. Catapan & its v1s1t 'l'be Mission flog Nauhan The Island of Banton with the adjacent The Island of Bamlton and Simboyan IsLAND OF P AN AY. Mambusas and its visit Batan with its visit The Island of Masbate The Island Ticao and Haven of 'l'acinto Insursogon & its visits In Bubasa n & its vis its In Casiguran In Bonsot The Island of Sileu in Panio In the city of Sibu In Bisligand its vi sits Tanda & its visits Suri g ao & its visits Abongan and its visits Butuan & its visits MINDANAO. In Cagayan its visits and In the Island of Camiguin CALAMIANES In Faita and visits of the Parag-ua and Dumaran In Culeon & its visit Linacapan In Aquail and visits In the Gutua In Cuya In MANILHA. In this convent are 5 Invalids and 2 working Fathers in all In the convent of Saint Sabastian In the convent of Cavite l\hSSIONARIJIB. 2 1 1 2 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 I J 'J 2 1 1 2 1 1 2 2 2 2 1 3 2 1 2 2 1 7 4 8 of Eleven more I can give no account b e cause I dont know where they are a t present. In the two Missions of the Mountain of Tambales Jurisdiction of Pampanga 2 FATHER DE LA CONCEPTION'

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Manilha Consultations, 1762 --MANILHA, DECE1YIBER 1762 -MosT ExcELLENT Sm 57 The Deputy Governor of the Village of Paranaque in obedience to your Excellencys order has issued out his to all the heads of clans and other chiefs that they should meet and choose a new Governor and officers to serve the ensuing year of 1763 who being all convoked and in a full body they proposed such as go in the List we send and they were named by the principal People of the vil lage, whjch said nomination property belongs according to the Custom observed in said village: The Election was made with the usual solemnity and according to custom and such as are proposed are fit to exercise the Employments; and in order to comply with your Excellenc y s orders, we give this account that your Excellency whatever you think most convenient. BERN ALDO DE LOS SANTOS. 2:-.-D. DECEMBER 1762 PROPOSALS MADE BY THE GOVERNOR HEADS OF CLANS AND THE REST OF THE CHIEFS OF THIS VILLAGE OF PARANAQUE TOWARDS ELECTING A NEW GOVERNOR AND OFFICERS THAT MAY SERVE THE NEXT YEAR OF 1763. F O R GovERNOR. Don Bonifi c o Acauo Mendoza with 13 votes. Don Antonio Ramirez with 21 votes. Don Maunel Valenzuela with 2 votes. First Lieutenant Lieutenant of the Penas First judge ... Judge of the Police First Sergeant at arms Se c ond Ser g e ant Third Serge ant Se cretarv o) OFFICERS. Don Alberto de Leon Don Francisco Don Joseph Martin. Don Philipe Santiago Don Apooomo Vasquer. Don Deigo Nicola s Puida. Don Martin Clemente. Don Deigo Philipa. Which Election has been made with the usual solemnity according to Cus tom and s uch a:s are proposed are fit for the Employment s assigned to them. and the pres ent Governor and all others who were present hav e signed in this villa!e .of Pa.r a naque December the lst. 1762. Bernardo de las Santos. Manue l De Mendozh. Thomas Nichs. De Panos. Francisco Gallardo. Juan De leo Slos Gasparde Merca. Deig o M ajares P a llo To r die s Pallo Her Clements. Angeles Clemente. Joseph Alexo Alexr s De a Cruz Pero. Dugo Sre ,JosEPH S e ciy Rec eived a Letter from M r John Nodes Pay m aster at Passig d a t e d this 9T e:. Day. 1762-8

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BEB. Records of Fort St. George -MANILHA, DECJ!, J l!JBER 1762 AT A CONSULTATION PTesent DAWSONNE DRAKE EsQn. DY. GovERNOR PRESIDENT. JOHN LEWIN SMITH. HENRY BROOKE. CLAUD RussELL SAMUEL JoHNSON. The Minutes of last Consultation are now Read and Signed. Letter from Mr. John Nodes is now read as entered hereafter. Ordered that he be acquainted that it was never our Intention the Grain taken at Passig should be sold on the Companys account as it properly belongs to the Detach ment that went against that place, and that our meaning in desiring him to assist in the collecting it together was chiefly to ease Capt. Backhouse of a part of the trouble he must necessarily have been engaged in. Capt. Lieut. Horn having been recommended to us by Major Robert Barker a,nd the Board being equally sensible of his merit as a brave and prudent officer. It is RESOLVED to grant him a Captains Brevet and Ordered that the secretary do prepare one accordingly also a Lieutt. Commission for Mr. Cook and an Ensigns for Volunteer Le Bocuf who beh a ved to the satisfaction of the General during the seize of this place and more rec ommended to us by him The Boa,rd being advised that the Inhabitants of Tage y are desirous that one Domingo De la Santos should succeed the late Augustine Padry at that Place. ORDERED that a Letter be addressed the Archbishop acquainting him therewith and at the same time informing him that in case he has no Objection to this person he is at Liberty to appoint him t o offic i ate at that Churc h. DAWSONN E DRAKE. J. L. SMITH. HENRY BROOKE. SAML. JOHNSON. To THE WORSHIPFUL DA WSONNE DRAKE ESQR. GOVERNOR AND TO THE GENTLEMEN OF THE CoUNCIL AT MANILHA. GENTLEMEN Agreeable to your Direc tions I offered Captn. Backhou s e my assistan c e t o collect together what Grain there is in the Place in order to have it conveyed to you by the first convenient opportunjties ; Captn. Backhouse informs me in answer that he cannot help concurring with the opinion of his officers that in consideration of the Hardships and Fatigues they suffered and as they took the place by assault think themselves lawfully entitled to whatever may be found therein of any kind and in consequence of su c h a representation he cannot c om ply with the proposals I made to him I wait therefore Gentlemen to recei ve your further Directions how I a m to proceed on this Occasion. I am informed there is Plenty of Grain and Provisions of all kinds in the neighbouring villages but unless some of the Inhabitants are suffered t o c ome here. it will not be in my power to procure any thing which may be w a nted PASSIG. DECEMK. Y:E. 9TH. 1762. I am with all due respe c t GENTLEMEN Your most obedient humble s erv ant .JoHN NoDES.

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Manilka Consultations, 1762 --MANILHA, DECEMBER 1762 -Sent the following Letter to the Archbishop Dated this Day. To Hrs ExcELLENCY DoN MANUEL AmoNIO Roxo ARCHBISHOP oF MANILHA. [LLUSTRIOUS SIR 59 The Inhabitants of Tagey being desirous that one Domingo De los Santos should succeed the late Augustine Padry at that place we take the liberty to recommend him to you that in case you think him a proper person to appoint, he may officiate to that charge. MANILHA 13TH. DECEMBER 1762. We have the honour to be ILLUSTRIOUS SIR Your most obedient & most humble servant DAWSONNE DRAKE &eA. CouNCIL. Received a Letter from the surgeon Mr. Gray. Sent the following Letter to Mr. John Nodes Paymaster at Passig. To MR. JoHN NonEs PAYMASTER AT PAsSIG. SIR We have received your Letter of the 9th. Instant. Regarding the Grain taken in Passig it was never our Intention that it should be sent here on the Compys account and every thing found at that Place was considered as Plunder & property belonging to the Captors, our meaning therefore in directing you to assist in collecting it was only with a view of easing Captn. Backhouse as much as possible, whose attentiOn we were sensible would be taken up with other matters. MANILHA, THE 16TH. DECEMBER 1762. We are SIR Your affectionate Friend DAwsoNNE DRAKE &eA. CouNCIL. AT A CONSULTATION Present DA wsoNNE DRAKE EsQR. DEPY. GovERN OUR PRESIDENT. JoHN LEWIN SMITH. HENY. BROOKE. CLAUD RussELL. SAMUEL JoHNSON. The minutes of last Consultation are now Read & Signed. Letter from Mr. Gray the Companys Surgeon is read as entered hereafter. The Board being now convinced from this report that Mr. Richard Fyfe is by no means incapable of Business and that his refusal proceeds from unwillingness rather than Inability do Resolve that he be accordingly suspended the service and Ordered that the secretary do acquaint him therewith that he may proceed to the Coast by the first opportunity. The Governor lays before the Board a letter he received from the Admiral Dated 15th. December as entered hereafter acquainting him that Colon'l Mon son and himself are of opinion that the Effe cts of all the Spanjards who have been declared Rebels to the British Government should be sold for the Benefit 1762-9 }ST

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60 Records of Fort St. GBorgB -MANILHA, DECEMBER 1762-of the captors. It has ever been our Intention the said Effects should be dis posed in. that manner, Ordered therefore that the agent be apprized of our ResolutiOn m order to take an account of the same and that the Admiral be acquainted therewith. The Captn. of the Companys Sloop Pasig representing to the Board that none of Indians will engage to go upon her under ten Dollers 1J? month as they receive near as much on shore from the Admiral. The Board are of opi n.ion that no consideration should prevent our dispatching advices of our situa tiOn. AGREED therefore that he be ordered to entertain ten of them even at that Rate. also as it would be imprudent to risk the Sloop manned only With Spamsh Indians, that the Admiral be requested to assist us with six Sailors and a Petty officer to proceed upon her. Agreeable to the Instructions from Madras ORDERED that the Seapoys be acquainted that such of them as chuse their Familys should receive any part of their pay at Madras may give in their Names & the sum each person would chuse should be applied in that manner that the same may be deducted from their pay here. In consequence of Mr. Brooks representaions who had before undertook the management of laying in a Store of Provisions .in the Garrison for 3 Months ORDERED that advertisements be wrote out in the Spanish, Tagal & English Languages and fixt in different Parts of the Town that whoever may chuse to make proposals do deliver them in to the Board by the first of next month. As there is a large quantity of Paddy in the store-houses belongjng to the Captors, Resolved to mention the same in a letter to the Admiral and desire to know if he will consent to our purchasing a sufficient quantity of that Article on the Companys Account for the three Months Store before resolved to be laid up. Notwithstandjng the earnest solicitations of the Archbishop for supplies of money on account of the subsistence of the Roy al officers and Military in the service of his Cathalick Majesty and our letter to him of the [lacuna] informing him that we only waited for the Demand of what sum might be necessary the Board do remark that he has not yet made any appl.ication. It is therefore AGREED to address him a Letter expressing our surprize that he has so long delayed it and acquainting him that we shall deem him answerable for the bad consequences that may attend a further Delay. Mr. Samuel Johnson one of the Members of the Board delivers in a letter )f this date as entered hereafter requesting Permission to return to the Coast, the Council being sensible how much this Gentleman has already suffered and the just reason he has to apprehend a relapse of his former complaint do there fore consent that he proceed to the coast by the first convenient opportunity. The Military Paymaster acquaints the Board that Mr. Nodes at Passig has wrote to him to know what allowance he is to make the Chjnese Cooleys Ordered that he be acquainted that the Custom of Batty should by no means be intro duced but that he may pay them a Ryal more than is paid in Garrison in case they will not accept of less which in the Present state of affajrs must be left to his Prudence and management. DAWSONNE DRAKE. J. L. SMITH. RENT. BROOKE. SAML. JOHNSON.

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Manilha Consultations, 176f 61 -MANILHA, DECEMBER 1762SIR, Agreeable to the desire of the Governor & Council I have waited upon Mr. Fyfe and it is my opinion that his disorder i s not of such of a nature as to render him incapable of Business neither has he made mention of any new Complaint since his departure from Madras. MANILHA, DECEMBER 14TH. 1762. I am SIR Your most humble servant, WILLIAM GRAY, Surgeon To DAWSONNE DRAKE EsQ R PRE SIDENT & eA. CouNCIL oF MANILHA. GENTLEMEN As the President and Council of Madras were so good to leave it in my Option to come on the Expedition to Manilha or not I considered it as an attention paid to the Illness I had long suffered and ac c epted their propos a l in hopes of Benefitting by the c h a n g e of air but as I find the cl im a t e is far from being so salutary as I imag ined and h a ve already felt its b a d Effects I must request the favor of your Permission to return to the coast by the first convenient opportunity. I have the honor to be wjth perfect Esteem MANILHA, 16TH. DECEMBER 1762. GENTLEMEN Your most obedient & humble Servant SAMUEL J OHNSON. Sent the following Letter to the Archbishop Dated 16th. December. 'fo HIS EXCELLENCY DON MANUEL ANTONIO Roxo ARCHBISHOP OF MANILHA. ILLUSTRIOUS SIR After the representations you made to us of the necessitous sjtuation of the Royal Officers and Military for want of the supplies stipulated b y the Capitu lation we cannot but be surprized that you have taken no notice of the latter we did ourselves the Honor to address you acquainting you that you had only to send for such supplies of money y ou thought nec essary for that Purpose. We now repeat it to you making you answerable for the consequ e n c es that may attend delaying to relieve the distressed. MANILHA, 16 T H DEeR. 1762. We have the honor to be ILLUSTRIOUS Sr.R Your most obedient & most humble Servant DAwsoNNE DRAKE & eA. CouNCIL. Also one to Mr. John Node s as follows. To MR. JoHN NoDES PAYMASTE R AT PASSIG. SIR By a private Letter from you we unde rstand that you are at a L?ss what Allowanc e to make the Chinese Coole y s 1J? Day we therefore n ow direc t you .allow them no Batty as it may be introducing a Custom which doe s not in the l762-9A

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Records of Fort St. George --MANILHA, DECEMBER 1762 -least seem howeve_r as it is but they should have some thing more tha_n IS usual m Garn_son here _you wll.l encrease Pay to half a Ryal more whiCh we hope they will be satisfied with should It be otherwise you have our leave to add even a whole Ryal we rely on your Endeavours to settle it in the manner possible. Mr: Lloyd is desired to return here with the People under his comrna nd and yon will therefore refer h_im to the Pavmaster here for the Payment of his Batty Bill. MANILHA, 2111T. DECEMRER 1762. We are SIR Your affectionate Friends DAwsoNNE DRAKE &eA. CouNCIL. AT A CoNSULTATION Present D..\WSONNE DRAKE Esqn. DY. GovERNOR PRESIDENT TORN L"EWTN :SMITH. HENY. BROOKE. CLAUD RrssELL. SAMUEL JoHNSON. The minutes of last Consultation Read & Signed. Letter from Mr. Richd. Fyfe is now read as entered hereafter. The Board being inclined to believe this Gentleman is now fully sensible of his :B-rror and that he will give them no further cause .of Displeasure do Resolve to reinstate him in the service and Ordered that the Secretary do acquaint him therewith. Mr. Claud Russell a Member of this Council delivers in a letter of this Date as entered hereafter, requesting Permission to return to the Coast the Tenor of his Letter being fully considered the Board in Humanity could not refuse him this liberty altho' his attention to the good of the Service since the commencement of this settlement will make his absence very sensibly felt. To DAwsoNNE DRAKE EsQR. DEPUTY GovERNOR &eA. CouNCIL oF MANI.LHA. SIR & SIRS J. L. SMITH. HENY. BROOKE. SAML. J OHNSON. I was yesterday acquamted with your Resolution of having suspended me from the service as that Resolution is founded upon the report of the Surgeon. Permit me Gentlemen in justice to myself to observe that your Order to him visiting me was minuted by you the seventh instant, since that time I have never seen him. How was it possible for him without visiting me to obey your commands or to make a faithful Report? Surely he could not with propriety & justice found it upon a visit of a few minutes that he had made me some days before. His Duty his Humanity upon such an occasion certainly laid him under the obligation of making a very strict and careful scrutiny and of being very tender of Deciding in a Pojnt that is very capital to me tho' it may be of very little concern to him If GENTLEMEN, a few Grains of allowance are made for the Errors inci dent to Human Nature. If my Letter to Samuel Johnson Esqr. dated the gth. Instant and my Letter to John Lewin Smith Esqr. of the 15th. Instant are read with an Eye of Indulgence To conclude if my present Resolutions of Paying

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Jl!l anilha C 17 62 63 --MANILHA, DECEMBER 1762 -a to your future commands are acceptable, I am perswad. you -w:Illimmediately put me in the Road to your favor by restoring me to the ser viCe. MANILHA, 18TH. DECEMBER 1762. To DAwsoNNE DRAKE EsQR. I am with great respect GENTLEMEN Your most obedient humble Servant RICHARD FYFE. DEPUTY GovERNOR &eA. CouNCIL oF MANILHA. GENTLEMEN You are all sensible how much I have lately suffered with the old Com plaints in my Liver and Breast that with great care and three tedious Courses of Medecine I had happily once got over after labouring under them for several years and trying change of Climates. The Danger of being now again jn the very same situation together with swellings of my feet which I have ever been a stranger to untill our arrival here is too evident not to alarm me and as I have sufficient reason to suppose greatest part of my Liver already consumed I should be wanting in Duty to myself were I not to entreat the favour of your Permis sjon to go to the Coast where I may have the assistance of the Physicians who before attended me and being the only persons acquainted with m y constitution and Nature of my Disorder are the most likely to administer Relief. There being no time to lose in such a case if you will be pleased to indulge me in this jnteresting request I purpose even subjecting myself to the inconvenience of so short Notice and embark upon the vessel the Admiral is to dispatch in two or three Days if I can procure a Passage. The cause of this present Attack will [sic J known to you, Gentlemen, and the delay of this application to the last hour almost in hopes of getting better will I flatter myself prove the zeal for the service and that nothing but the unhappy Occasion could have prevailed upon me to think of leaving the settle ment in the present situation of affairs. If my health will permit the same zeal will induce me to return by the first opportunity. I am very respectfully MANILHA, GENTLEMEN 18TH. DECEMBER 1762 Your most obedient humble servant AT A CoNSULTATION Present CLAUD RussELL. DAwsoNNE DRAKE EsQR. DY. GovR. PRESIDENT. JoHN LEWIN SMITH. HENRY BROOKE. CLAUD RussELL. SAMUEL JoHNSON. Minutes of last consultation Read and signed. GENERAL LETTER to the Court of Directors and Presidency of Fort St. George are now Read & Signed.

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64 Records of Fort St. George -MANILHA, DECEMBER 1762-The Military Paymasters Accounts are also Read. ORDERED that they be enclosed in our Packet to the Presidency and that it be immediately enclosed. AT A CoNSULTATION Present DAWSONNE DRAKE. J. L. SMITH. HENY. BROOKE. SAMUEL J OHNSON. DAwsoNNE DRAKE EsQR. DY. GovR. PRESIDENT. JoHN LEWIN SMITH. HENY. BROOKE. SAMUEL J OHNSON. Minutes of last Consultation Read and Signed. The Governor observing the Great expence this settlement has already incurred and the low state of the Treasury proposes the letting out of the different Farms to the best bidder agreeable to the method practised at the Coast; the Disturbances in the Country still subsisting, and it being apprehended that they would not let for half their value on that account AGREED to defer the same till the next month by which time circumstances may alter much in our favor. Mr. Lewin Smith also proposes the appointing a Sea Customer to the Charge of that Employ but as nothjng except Articles of Provision can be expected for some time which we are at present but indifferently supplied with, the Board Judge it most Prudent to delay fixing any Taxes till the country is better settled. Mr. HenY. Brooke acquaints the Board that Captn. Breerton is desirous of a person under him to make the necessary Disbursements in the Garrison of Cav.ita and as the Admiral has appointed his own Gunner to command the artillery there with more belonging to the ship to act as Matrosses Agreed to make them the following Allowance w month Vizs Head Gunner Dollars 10. Matrosses at Writer Spanish Linguist DoUr. each. Dollars 16. 15. Letter from Mr. William Gray dated the 28th. December as entered hereafter is now Read and considered the Board are unanimously of opinion that the Duty in the Hospital is more than can be executed by one Person and as the Gentlemen recommended by him is esteemed to be a careful and diligent young man ORDERED that the Secretary do acquaint Mr. Gray that Mr. Anderson is to assist him in the Hospital as a Companys Servant and to commence on that Duty the 1st. January 1763 Mr. Solinare Captn. of the Companys Sloop Passing having represented to the Governor that she is in want of a few Repairs ORDERED that he be directed to have it dnne in the most frugal manner possible. DAWSONNE DRAKE. L. SMITH. HENY. BROOKE. SAML. JOHNSON.

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Manil.ha Consultations, 1762 --MANILHA, DECEMBER 1762 -To DAWSONNE DRAKE EsQn. GovERNOR AND THE GENTLEMEN OF COUNCIL AT MANILHA. GENTLEMEN 65 The great number of sick in the Hospital besides many out Patients ren ders it impossible for me to give them due attendance without an Assistant. Therefore beg leave to recommend Mr James Anderson late Surgeon of the Essex as a Gentleman in every respect qualified for this purpose. MANILHA, DECEMR. 28TH. 1762. I am with great respect GENTLEMEN Your most humble Servant WILLIAM GRAY, Surgeon.

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A Abongan Admiral Steevens Alexander, Mr. Alexo, J oseph Allegre, Francois Allende, Don Michael Anda, Senr. Anderson, James Ano .. Aquail Argo Augustine, lVIr. (Padry) BaCJkhouse, Capt. Bagac Bagomboya [Bogom boya] Balacan [Boulacan, Bulacan] Balanco, Don And res Balayan Balincaquin Bamlton Ban ton Barbara Barker, J[ajor, Robt. Barlow, Mr. Barneralle, Fr. Batan Beaumont, Don Nicholas Petrauz. Bislig Blanco, Dr. Antonio. Bolano, Don Ferdi-nand Caranea Bolano, Ferdinand Cavavio Bombay Bonsot Bootekan Botena() Breerton [Brereton], Capt. Brooke, Henry Bubasan Butuan B 1762-10 INDEX PAGE 56 1, 27 4 57 -'33--52 31, 32, 41, 53, 54 134, 65 5t.i 56 20-22 58, 59 6, 45, 47, 58, 59 56 26, 28, 29 19, 21, 41 19 56 56 56 56 26 2, 6, 15, 47, 48, 58 7 45 56 52 56 42, 45, 48 51 52 46 56 19 56 29, 64 1, 2. 4, 5, 7, 18, 20, 21, 23, 32, 33, 37, 39, 43, 44, 46, 47, 49, 50, 58-60, 62-64 56 56 Cagay11.n Cagayones Calamianes .. Calderon, Don Fer-nando c Caleheto Francisco. Call, Major Callandas, Francisco. Cambangan Camiguin Canton Casborren Casigu; an Catapan CattanotS, Francisco. Cavita [Cavite, Cavito] Chalnas, Nicholas. China Clemente, Angeles Ckmente, Don Martin Clements, Pallo Her. Coates, Capt. Coleman, George Conde [Condie], Antonio Deas [Dias] Conde, Don Antonio. Cook, Mr. Cornish, Samuel Cort a jar, Dn. Joachim Cossio, DonJon Cotsford & Barnard, Messr3 Crawford, M'. Culeon Cuya D Dano, Juan Francis cos D. Auvergne, Capt. D .. De a Cruz, Alexr ... De Aguirre, Antonio. De Bersopa, Don Sebastian De Biana, Don Francis Leandro PAGE; 56. ibid ibid, 43, 45 48 25 45 56 56 2, 3, 5 56 ibid ibid 42 7, 8, 14-17, 20-22. 27, 40, 42, 43, 51, 52, 56, 64 48 3, 5 57 57 57 3 15 42,45 43 58 1, 2, 7, 16, 17, 19-22, 24, 37, 40, 42 -44 51 51 25 7 56 ibia 453 57 51 5I 51

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' INDEX PAGE D-cont. J De la Conception, Father John De La [De Los] Santos, Bernaldo. De Leon, Don Alberto De Leon, Don J ulian Ortuno De Ieo Slos, Juan De Mendozh, Manuel. De Ocampe [De Ocampo ], Fran-cisco De Ochoa, John Antonio De Panos, Thomas Nic115 De St. Thomas, Manual De Vellamecas De V ellare, Luis Drake, Dawsonne Draper, William Dugo, Sre. Du mar an East Indies, Elizabe th Embocaders .. England Esaste, Don Mariand Essex Europe Fait a Falmouth Fell, Major Fletcher, Capt. Robert F orrero Alonso Fort George Fryer, Lieut. Fyfe, Richard Galemi [Galleon] Gallardo, Francisco. Garnons, Lieut. Gomes [Gomez], Don Andres Gongora, [Don] Joseph Goodl ad, Mr. Gorehea, Ca pt. Don Step hen .. E F G 50,55,56 57-59 57 43, 45 57 57 42, 45 57 46, 48 48 45 1, 2, 4-8, 15, 18-21, 23, 32, 33, 37, 39--44, 46-50, 58-65 5-13, 15--19, 24, 30, 32, 39, 43, 44 57 56 22, 25 29, 46 21 3, 25, 27, 32 51 I, 2, 5, 65 24, 47, 48 56 29 6 24 48 2, 6, 25 63 2 8, 30 7' 50, 59, 61-63 19, 20, 22, 23, 28, 42 57 31 42, 45, 51 42, 45 7, 47 52 PAGE G-cont. Gray, WHliam Great Britain Gutlierrez, Don Vincent Gutua. Hardwick, James Haz1ewood, Lieut. Hogg, Lieut. Horn, Lieut. lba India Insursogen Jackson, Capt. J oh nson Samuel H I J Jordan [ J ourdan ], Francis J ugo Don Francisco Antonio. Kennedy, .James Ladrone [Ladroone]. I,e Bocuf, Mr. K L Lepy, Don Emanuel Suarey. Linacapan .. Don MigueJ. Lloyd, Mr ... Lucio St. Iago Luconia Luna, .Antonio Father / :f. "t' cf. b \ l Ma ckay, Mr. Madras M Majares, Deigo Mala cc a Straights of Mambusas Manila [Manilha, Manilla] Marianas Maribeles 50, 59, 61 64 19, 31 52 56 4, 31 31 31 58 56 6, 7 19, 44 56 5 2, 4, 5, 7 18 20, 2 1, 23, 32, 33, 37, 39, 43, 44, 46, 47, 49, 50, 58-64. I 7 43 45 32 3 58 51 56 51 62 48 3, 16 19 49, 54 I,-6 I\ 7 1 2, 4, 6, 33, 46 60, 61 57 5 56 l-4, 6, 8-17, 19-2 1 2325, 27, 33, 36, 40-45, 48, 50-52, 54 56, 58, 59, 61-63, 65. 5 3 56

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INDEX 69 PAGE M-cont. Martin, Don Joseph .. M as bate Masintoe .Mendoza, Don Bonifico Acauo. Merca, Gasparde Mexico .. Mindanao Mindoro Minonda. Monson, Coil. Montecastro [1\ionticastro], Marquis of. Moore, Major .. Moreenna, Morong :Myers, Capt. Nokes Nn.uhan N Negras, Doetez Domingo. Neyra, Don Domingo Nodes, John Norfolk Olarte, Don Raphail. 0 Orendain, Doctor Santiago. Orlega, Don Manuel. Osterly [Osterley] Otal, Juan p 57 56 56 57 57 28 53, 56 56 25 6, 27, 28, !S9 20, 21, 24, 31, 32, 38, 41 30, 31 3 56 4, 6 56 45 42 7, 47, 57-61 2,43 52 1-5 45 Palapa [Pallapa, 19, 20, 22, 23, 37, 41-44, 47 3 Palapag, Palla.pag] Palk, Mr. Pampanga [Pumpanga] Panay Pandaca. Dilao Panio Panther Paragua Paranaque [Peranac, Piranac]. Parker, Capt. Parsons, Henry Pasig [Passig] Passig Passpero, Father Antonio Pazuengos [Pazungo], Bernardo Pero, Mr. Petre, Capt. Philipa, Don Deigo Philipine Islands, the Philipine [Philipino Philippina, Philippino, St. Phillipino] 19, 41, 56 56 53 56 20, 21 56 46, 50, 57 22,24 7 60, 64 45-48, 52, 57-61 46 49, 50, 53 57 3 57 16, 19, 25, 27 17, 20, 22, 24, 36, 39, 4l-4;'i. PAGE P-cont. Pigot, Mr. Polvorista .. Pores, Don Francisco Lopez Porta Real Porter, Mr. Puida, Don Deigo Nicolas Pulo Timon Aoura. 3 27 52 25 29, 30 57 5 R Ramirer, Don Antonio Rebura. Point Ricochet .. Rimenes, Don }'rancisco Ropala, Don Vincent. Roxo, Don Manuel Antonio [Ontonio]. Russel [Russell, Russels] St. Andrews St. Annuz Tamboga. St. Augustin St Bernardino S :, Dei go [Diego] St. Domingo St. Eugenis St. Fernando St. Francis St. Francisco. St. Gabriel St. Iago .. St. Isabel .. St. Johns .. St. Joseph St. Lorenzo St. Lucia .. St. 1\'Iichael St. Nichol St. Philip St. Polonciana St. Sabastian Salaman, Joseph Salazar, Don Simon Anday .. Sambales .. Santa [St.] Cruz [Cruz e ] Santiago Don Phil ipe s 50, 57 27 29 57 52 31, 36, 40, 42, 45, 51, 59, 61. -I, 2, 4, 5, 7, 18, 20, 21, 32, 33, 37, 39, 43, 44, 46, 47, 49, 50, 58, 59, 62, 63. 25, 30 46 ;)5, 56 25 25, 26, 28-30 26 25 44 54 25, 26 25, 2U 25, 26, 28 25 3, 25 29 25 25 25 56 52 52 5 6 57 19, 52 56 25, 32, 40, 42, 45, 53, 56 57

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70 IN DE K PAGE S-cont. Sa.ntisima [Sa.ntissima.] .. Sapata Sa.ulnear, Chas. Sea ford Sea Horse Sibu Sileu Simboyan Sleigh, Capt. Smith, John Lewin Solano, Juan Fran-cisco Solinare, Mr. Sonth Sea Castle Spain Spearing, Lieut. Sprat, John Stevenson, William Stockwell, Capt. Authr Stra.tsan [Stratson], Capt. Subit Sunda, Streights of ... Surigao Tacinto Tagey Tambales .. T 21, 22 3 4 22 21, 24, 32 56 56 56 31 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 18, 20, 21, 23, 32, 33, 37, 39, 43, 44, 46, 47, 49, 50, 58-60, 62-64. 42 64 1, 27, 29 27, 31 30 32 6, 24, 27 4 30, 31 56 5 56 56 58, 59 56 T-cont. Tanda Tedeman, Commodore Tennize Ticao Tordies, Pallo [Trinidada]. Uget u V Valenzuela, Don Ma.nuel Varela Alexander Rodregues Vasquer, Don Apo tomo Vellamediana, Mar quis of Vellora, Don Sibas tian Ventura, Don Em anuel Galbany Villas, Lieus Del Villiorta, Don Francis Henry Vincent, Capt. Frede rick w West, Cap James Weymouth White PAGE 56 29' 44 56 57 21, 22, 24. 56 57 42, 45. 57 43, 44, 49 51 51 42 50 1-3 2, 46, 48 7, 19, 22,44

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