PAVIA, NOVEMBER 18, 1898
[Original in Spanish. Contemporary copy. P.I.R., 1046.10 ]
Nov. 17, 1898.
The Honorable Citizen Sr. Roque Lopez, President of the Provisional
Revolutionary Government of the Region of Visayas:
Whereas by a resolution of this date citizen Sr. Martin Delgado has
been promoted to the rank and office of Lieutenant General of the Army:
Therefore I issue to him this commission and order all public authorities
and officials, civil as well as military, who are subject to this Provisional
Revolutionary Government, to consider and treat said Sr. Delgado
as a Lieutenant General, extending to him the obedience, honors and respect
due to his high military hierarchy.
Given in the Presidential Palace of Santa Barbara and countersigned
by the Secretary General of the Departments of the Government, Seņor
Salas, the seventeenth day of November, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight.
To Citizen Sr. Martin Delgado, Lieutenant General of the Revolutionary