MILLER TO LOPEZ, JANUARY 11, 1899 (SECOND LETTER)
HEADQUARTERS FIRST SEPARATE BRIGADE, EIGHTH ARMY CORPS.
ON BOARD TRANSPORT NEWPORT.
Iloilo Harbor, P. I., January 11, 1899.
Mr. R. Lopez,
President Federal State of Bisayas
I would be glad at any time to receive any of your people, and especially yourself, who wish to consult me, on board the Newport. They will be safe, and can return at their pleasure. We are making no seizures of boats or property except that necessary to maintain our existence here on transports.
(Signed) M. P. MILLER,
Brigadier General, U. S. Volunteers,