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carried to Sebu, and laid in our church, and solemn obsequies were celebrated.  It fell to me to make this journey, accompanied by Father Juan de Sanlucar, who went as superior.  The latter seeing that there was but little inclination among those Indians for conversion as long as the Mahometan rebels remained unsubdued, and that we were being occupied, not with them, but with the soldiers of the camp, ministering to them as curas (the office of a secular priest rather than ours), although he continued these labors for almost a year (for I had returned immediately with the remains), was finally obliged to retire from the field.  The camp was also withdrawn, and their fort there was dismantled.

(To be concluded.)

BIBLIOGRAPHICAL DATA

Relacion de las Filipinas, by Pedro Chirino, S.J.—­This is translated in full from the original printed work, from the copies owned by Harvard University, and Edward E. Ayer, of Chicago.

All the rest of the matter contained in this volume is obtained from the Archivo general de Indias, Sevilla.  “Principal points in regard to the trade of the Filipinas” is a rare printed pamphlet therein; all the remaining documents are from the original MSS. in that collection, their press-marks being thus indicated: 

1. Expedition to the Malucas Islands.—­“Simancas—­Secular; Audiencia de Filipinas; cartas y expedientes del presidente y oidores de dicha Audiencia vistos en el Consejo; anos de 1600 a 1612; est. 67, caj. 6, leg. 19.”

2. Documents relating to commerce.—­“Simancas—­Secular; cartas y espedientes de personas seculares de dicha Audiencia; anos de 1569-; est. 67, caj. 6, leg. 34.”

3. Letter from Morga.—­The same as No. 1.

4. Chinese mandarins at Manila.—­The same as No. 1.

5. Resignation by bishop.—­“Simancas—­Eclesiastico; cartas y espedientes del arzobispo de Manila vistos en el Consejo; anos de 1579 a 1679; est. 68, caj. 1, leg. 32.”

6. Letters from Benavides.—­The same as No. 5.

7. Letters from the Audiencia and fiscal, July, 1603.—­The same as No. 1.

8. Letter from Acuna, July 20, 1603.—­“Simancas—­Secular; Audiencia de Filipinas; cartas y espedientes del gobernador de Filipinas vistos en el Consejo; anos de 1600 a 1628; est. 67, caj. 6, leg. 7.”

9. Letters from ecclesiastics, December, 1603.—­“Simancas—­Eclesiastico; cartas y espedientes de personas eclesiasticas vistos en el Consejo; anos 1570 a 1608; est. 68, caj. 1, leg. 42.”

10. Uprising of the Sangleys—­(a) Letter from the Audiencia:  the same as No. 1. (b) Letter from Santa Catalina:  the same as No. 9. (c) Letter from Benavides:  the same as No. 5. (d) Letters from Acuna:  the same as No. 8.

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