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" We regard ourselves as trustees acting not for the advantage of the United States but for the benefit of the people of the Philippine Islands. Every step we take will be taken with a view to the ultimate independence of the Islands and as a preparation... "
The American Year Book: A Record of Events and Progress... - Page 243
1914
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The American Review of Reviews, Volume 48

Albert Shaw - American literature - 1913
...hands by President Wilson. The President's words to the people of the Philippines were as follows: We regard ourselves as trustees, acting not for the...preparation for that independence; and we hope to move toward that end as rapidly as the safety and the permanent interests of the islands will permit. After...
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H.R. 18459 Part 1

1914
...that extent." (Speech at Lake Mohonk Conference, Oct. 14, 1914.) Gov. Gen. FRANCIS BURTON HARRISON : " We regard ourselves as trustees, acting, not for the...independence of the islands and as a preparation for their independence; and we hope to move toward that end as rapidly as the safety and the permanent...
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Journal of the American Asiatic Association, Volume 15

Asia - 1915
...President authorized Governor-General Harrison, in his opening address, to make the following statement: "We regard ourselves as trustees, acting, not for...independence of the Islands and as a preparation for their independence; and we hope to move towards that end as rapidly as the safety and the permanent...
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The Case for the Filipinos

Maximo Manguiat Kalaw - Philippines - 1916 - 360 pages
...deprive ourselves of that frontier. From a report of his speech at Staunton, Virginia, December 28, 1912. We regard ourselves as trustees acting not for the...preparation for that independence. And we hope to move toward that end as rapidly as the safety and the permanent interests of the Islands will permit. After...
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Lectures on the Growth and Development of the United States ..., Volume 10

Edwin Wiley, Irving Everett Rines, Albert Bushnell Hart - United States - 1916
...Harrison, who had instructions to give more authority to the Filipinos. He publicly announced that " every step we take will be taken with a view to the...preparation for that independence; and we hope to move toward that end as rapidly as the safety and the permanent interests of the Islands will permit." President...
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The Foreign Policy of Woodrow Wilson, 1913-1917

Edgar Eugene Robinson, Victor J. West - United States - 1917 - 426 pages
...Citizens of the Philippine Islands. October 6, 1913 (The Weekly Times (Manila, PI), October 10, 1913) We regard ourselves as trustees acting not for the...preparation for that independence. And we hope to move toward that end as rapidly as the safety and the permanent interests of the Islands will permit. After...
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The Philippines: To the End of the Commission Government, a Study in ...

Charles Burke Elliott - 1917
...has charged me to deliver to you the following message on behalf of the government of our country : " 'We regard ourselves as trustees acting not for the...Islands. " 'Every step we take will be taken with a mew to the ultimate independence of the islands and as a preparation for that independence. And we...
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The Foreign Policy of Woodrow Wilson, 1913-1917

Edgar Eugene Robinson, Victor J. West - United States - 1917 - 426 pages
...Citizens of the Philippine Islands. October 6, 1913 (The Weekly Times (Manila, PI), October 10, 1913) We regard ourselves as trustees acting not for the...the benefit of the people of the Philippine Islands. mate independence of the Islands and as a preparation for that independence. And we hope to move toward...
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British Rule in India: With a Plea for Home Rule Or Self-government

India - 1917 - 64 pages
...occasion of granting them a substantial majority in the Legislative Assemblies in 1913 said :— ' We regard ourselves as trustees, acting not for the...United States, but for the benefit of the people of the Philippines. Every step we take will be taken with a view to the independence of the islands and...
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The Foreign Policy of Woodrow Wilson, 1913-1917

Edgar Eugene Robinson, Victor J. West - United States - 1917 - 426 pages
...the advantage of the United States but for the benefit of the people of the Philippine Islands. mate independence of the Islands and as a preparation for that independence. And we hope to move toward that end as rapidly as the safety and the permanent interests of the Islands will permit. After...
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