Monday, Oct. 31st, 1898

Manila, Luzon Island –Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. Weather quite warm. Heavy clouds but no rain. Cooked breakfast, mush-corn meal, fried bacon & coffee. Washed dishes. Swept out front room. Put my camera in order & commenced a catalogue of Kodaks taken principally by me. De Vine (Landon) took..

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Sunday, Oct. 30th, 1898

Cavite, Luzon Island –Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. Out of bed early. Rushed around & got breakfast, washed the dishes, but prayed & read bible lesson first. The weather was gloomy. Heavy clouds hung low all day. Slow falling rain made everything wet. In the evening a typhoon signal..

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Saturday, Oct. 29th, 1898

Manila, Luzon Island –Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. Hot day. No rain. The preparations for fighting has subsided. Cause: Withdrawal of Insurgents from Manila & near suburbs. Cooked breakfast, washed dishes & then walked down to the Captain of the Port’s office to see Capt. Dyer, to arrange for..

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Friday, Oct. 28th, 1898

Manila, Luzon Island –Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. Clear, bright day & quite warm but not uncomfortably so. Wrote Lieut-Col. Henny Lippincott, Deputy Surgeon General for a permit to visit the hospitals. Copied the letter. When down town purchased several vocabularies of Philippine Island dialects. Catalogued my pamphlets. Cooked..

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