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The Philippine Revolution
Pact of Biak-na-Bato: A Chronology

    The program drafted for the execution of the Pact of Biak-na-Bato was signed by the Spanish Gov. Gen. Fernando Primo de Rivera and Pedro Paterno. It is dated Dec 14, 1897 and its details (not included in regular textbooks) give a chronology

    Dec 14Departure of Isabelo Artacho with the Convention of Peace approved by his Excellency, the Governor General
    Dec 16 Transmittal of orders of pacification by Emilio Aguinaldo.
    Dec 23 Departure from San Miguel de Mayumo of Pedro Paterno as well as enemy generals Celestino Fernandez Tejeiro and Ricardo Monet, staff and nephew of the Governor General Lt. Col. Miguel Primo de Rivera
    Dec 24 Arrival at Biak-na-Bato (of the above enemy officers, the negotiator) Paterno who would be met on the way by Isabelo Artacho and Jose Salvador Natividad(and escorted to Aguinaldo's hideout headquarters at Bat Cave of Biak-na-Bato)
    Dec 25 Departure of Aguinaldo, his men and the hostages "for Lingayen, where the Spanish Government will have a merchant steamer to take them to Hong Kong; the persons on board may take their revolvers and the two rifles asked for by Don Emilio Aguinaldo. On the departure of these gentlemen from Biak-na-Bato, the Spanish government will give to Don Baldomero Aguinaldo, through Don Pedro Paterno, a draft payable to the order of the Spanish-Philippine Bank upon some bank in Hong Kong, for the sum of P400,000, the cost of exchange being charged to the Spanish government"

Ambeth Ocampo, Philippine Daily Inquirer March 22 1998: Biak-na-Bato: A Chronology p.1

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