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1843, June

In a pastoral letter by Bishop Rafael Masoliver, priests are asked to take special care in the celebration of marriages, taking into account the increased emigration of Ilocanos into other provinces. Curates should ask, if necessary, information from the home parish to avoid bigamies [Scharpf]


According to Fray Francisco Villacorta’s Administración espiritual,… the following are the products of Badoc: lime from both stone and shells; sugar; and various types of cloth including terlinga, cordoncillo, sinagudan (fine cotton cloth), tablecloth, ships’ sails, and pillowcases [Villacorta]


Fray José Nieto sends a comprehensive report to Governor General Pascual Enrile on Ilocos Norte, including several watercolor sketches on the weaving industry. The report is now in the Museo Naval, Madrid [Hernandez]


Pebro Aurelio, governadorcillo of San Nicolas, establishes the town’s first market. This is located at the northwest tip of Pamitacan (now Barangay Ten) [Aurelio]