Commodore George Dewey, Commander, Asiatic Station, to Secretary of the Navy John D. Long
To Secretary of Navy.
Date March 31, 1898 Hongkong.
Subject Rebels near Manila.
5000 armed rebels are reported encamped near Manila and would assist our operations.1
Source Note: CyC, DLC-MSS, PGD.
Footnote 1: United States Consul at Manila Oscar F. Williams was the source of this information. See: Williams to Dewey, 30 March 1898.