May 2, 1899

Mail came today. Received one letter from home & one from Mary S. & Cleona. Most of the boys received a large mail. Am still trying to get Watsons (sic) discharge. He May leave on next steamer. Commissioners from Aggies [Aguinaldo's] army came in again yesterday and rumor has it that terms of surrender are..

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May 1, 1899

I went to hospital. During my stay there the company went on a hike on May 5th expecting trouble which did not materialise and they returned prostrated. On May 13th the company went on a schooner to the other side of the island, a distance of about 70 miles, where headquarters was set up.

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Monday, May 1st, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo Heavy clouds on the horizon; no rain; cool when quiet; hot when exerting oneself; thunder & lightning tonight. Finished reading Leviticus this morning. Then prayed. Slept but little last night. Have been very busy today. Cooked breakfast & supper &..

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