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Commodore George Dewey, Commander, Asiatic Station, to Secretary of the Navy John D. Long

From COM’D’R-IN-CHIEF

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.

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