The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 — Volume 07 of 55 by Bourne, Blair, and Robertson

The Philippine Islands, 1493–1898

explorations by early navigators, descriptions of the islands and their peoples, their history and records of the catholic missions, as related in contemporaneous books and manuscripts, showing the political, economic, commercial and religious conditions of those islands from their earliest relations with European nations to the close of the nineteenth century

Volume VII, 1588–1591
Edited and annotated by Emma Helen Blair and James Alexander Robertson with historical introduction and additional notes by Edward Gaylord Bourne.
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Contents of Volume VII
Preface … 9
Documents of 1588
Relation of the Philipinas Islands. Domingo de Salazar, and others; Manila, 1586–88 … 29
Letter to Felipe II. Santiago de Vera, and others; Manila, June 26 … 52
Letter to Felipe II. Domingo de Salazar; Manila, June 27 … 64
Documents of 1589
Excerpt from a letter from the viceroy of India. Manuel de Sousa Coutinho; Goa, April 3 … 79
Letter to Felipe II. Santiago de Vera; Manila, June 13 … 83
Conspiracy against the Spaniards. Santiago de Vera, and others; Manila, May-July … 95
Letter to Felipe II. [Gaspar] de Ayala; Manila, July 15 … 112
Decree regarding commerce. Felipe II; San Lorenzo, August 9 … 137
Instructions to Gomez Perez Dasmariñas. Felipe II; San Lorenzo, August 9 … 141Page 2
Customs of the Tagalogs (two relations). Juan de Plasencia, O.S.F.; Manila, October 21 … 173
Documents of 1590
Letter from Portugal to Felipe II. [Lisboa?] … 199
Decree ordering a grant to Salazar. Felipe II; Madrid, April 12 … 205
Letter from members of the suppressed Audiencia to Felipe II. Santiago de Vera, and others; Manila, June 20 … 208
The Chinese and the Parián at Manila. Domingo de Salazar; Manila, June 24 … 212
Two letters to Felipe II. Domingo de Salazar; Manila, June 24 … 239
Decree regulating commerce. Felipe II; San Lorenzo, July 23 … 262
The collection of tributes in the Filipinas Islands. Domingo de Salazar, and others; Manila, 1591 … 265
Bibliographical Data … 319
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Illustrations
Autograph signature of Doctor Santiago de Vera; photographic facsimile from MS. in Archivo general de Indias, Sevilla … 61
Autograph signature of Juan de Plasencia, O.S.F.; photographic facsimile from MS. in Archivo general de Indias, Sevilla … 187
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