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Dutch visit
2. Moro attack
3. Mayon Volcano Eruption of 1814
 scientific explanation and sequence – Hannah Mirabueno
 overall effect and casualties – Cagsawa documents
 what happened in Legazpi – one of the Cagsawa documents
 effect on Legazpi – Goyena Del Prado, Gerona

4. Church – Casa Real – Peñaranda Park Plaza Complex

5. San Gregorio Magno Church
6. Role of abaca
7. Opening of Legazpi to world trade

1873 – Legazpi was made port of entry or “puerto abierto al trafico maritime extranjero” (Real Cedula
dated May 18, 1972 in Madrid)

 promulgated by Governor General Conde de Alaminos on December 3, 1874

 Administrador de Hacienda was named Collector of Customs; during Philippine Government,
Capt. Adriano Cruz, adjutant to General Belarmino, was appointed Collector of the Port of
Legazpi; in 1900 during the American Occupation, 1st Lt. Samuel Riggs of the 47th Infantry
Volunteers was designated Collector of Customs while Capt. Leonard S. Goddard was the
Captain of the Port and Francisco Abarrientos of Legazpi was the Customs Guard and Felix
Aringo of Legazpi was in charge of the office – signifies continuity of the port despite changes in
government due to its importance.
 when it was opened in 1873, there were already two American business firms dealing with
abaca and other native products established in Legazpi: Messrs. Russell & Sturgis & Co. and
Peele, Hubbel and Co., and one English commercial house, the H. E. Endicott Company, Ltd.
 In that year 1873, these foreign firms exported 214,300 piculs of abaca from the Port of Legazpi,
the largest shipment of abaca among other Philippine ports of entry (Boletin del Ministerio de
Fomento on Revista de Filipinas, Manila, July 1875)
 why?
 what did we expect?
8. Pantalan Diorama
9. Becerra law

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