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Rizal in Hong Kong
19 November 1891
In the evening Rizal arrived at Hong Kong.

26 November 1891
From Hong Kong Rizal sent to Manuel Camus in Singapore 20 copies of the Fili, 6 of the Morga and 4 of the Noli. He gave Camus 25 percent commission for the books sold.

1 December 1891
He asked permission from his parents to join them in Manila in their sacrifices and at the same time, encouraged them to have a little endurance. He said: " I have learned of the exile of four townmates to Jolo and of the return of my brother to Manila. I have also learned that mother, Pangoy and Trining, have been summoned again by the civil government. I am burning with desire to embrace you. Patience, a little patience! Courage!"

6 December 1891
Francisco Mercado, Paciano and his brother-in-law, Silvestre Ubaldo, escaped from the Philippines to avoid persecution, and arrived at Hong Kong to join him.

12 December 1891
In a letter sent to Maria, one of his sisters in the Philippines, Rizal broached his plan of establishing a Filipino colony in North British Borneo.

17 December 1891
On this day Governor General Despujol, offering his services and cooperation for the common good. He wanted to point to the latter the ills of country in order to help cure the wounds of mal-administration.

27 December 1891
An article was published in the La Epoca carrying false news about Rizalís stay in the Philippines and his influence among the natives. This article carries no authorís name and was believed to have been inspired by a Dominican friar.

December 1891
Rizal was visited by an Augustinian friar in his house. The friar pulled his ears and wanted to attack him. But Rizal stopped the intruder by twisting the latterís hand.

25 January 1892
The duplicate of his diploma in Licentiate in Medicine and Surgery was issued by the Ministry of Development in Madrid.

30 January 1892
In a letter, Juan Luna favorably endorsed Rizalís plan of establishing a Filipino colony in North Borneo. He wished Rizal luck and success in this project.

January 1892
Everyday, after his medical practices in his clinic, he continued writing his third novel. It treated exclusively about the Tagalog customs, usages, virtues and defects. Meanwhile, his brother Paciano translated the Noli into Tagalog.

1 February 1892
Rizal paid thirty-five pesos (P35.00) to D. Mallunko for the rent on the premises of A-2 Rednaxela from January 1st to 31st.

6 February 1892
Rizal wrote a letter addressed to "My beloved friend" and signed it with the name Cabisa.

15 February 1892
The Hong Kong Telegraph published the letter of Rizal signed Philippines in which he denounced the vandalistic actions of the friar manager of the Dominicans in destroying the houses of those who refused to pay the exorbitant rentals demanded of them in Calamba.

23 February 1892
Rizal wrote a letter to Blumentritt in which he informed the latter of his plan of emigrating to Borneo where he could establish another Calamba free from the abuses of the friars and the civil guards.

2 March 1892
He visited Victoria Gaol in Hong Kong. Dr. Lorenzo Pereira Marquez who was the physician of the state prison accompanied him.


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