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“A Woman’s Journey Through the Philippines” by Florence Kimball Russel is a book first published in 1907 which follows the journey of a woman who traveled around the Philippines aboard a cable ship, and visited a number of provinces from Dumaguete all the way to Sulu with a stop at Cagayan.

Her visit to Cagayan (in Chapter V) was very detailed and described that Cagayan was already prosperous town in those years.

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Read the online version HERE.

book cover from kellscraft.com and amazon.com

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