Saturday, May 20th, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo Hot and dry. Clammy heat. Wrote a letter to Lieut-Col. Wm Evans soon after prayer, a chapter in Numbers and breakfast which I did not cook. Mrs. Owens prepared the meal I furnished the bread, bacon and some butter. The..

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Friday, May 19th, 1899

Malolos, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Manila Hot day, a clammy wet heat at Manila, but a drier heat at Malolos. Up early & the usual rush. Read on chapter in Numbers, prayed & cooked breakfast. Walked down to the Port Captain's office & caught the 8.30 a.m. train..

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May 19th-99

Was on outpost down river last night. Mosquitos are awful there but do not bother us in church. The scouts jumped the niggers early, and I went out, and took position in open on rt. side of line. We advanced slowly, firing at every puff we could see, when about half way to old ins...

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Thursday, May 18th, 1899

Weather fine was taken to Regimental Hospital this Morning wher I stayed until June 4 suffered from inflamatory Rheumatism and Fever both stayed in Quarters until 6 then left for Coricodor Island to recuperate a little until June 10 while there I had a splendid time Hunting and fishing & Kept no record of any..

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Thursday, May 18th, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo Copper change is getting very scarce. Yesterday I traveled once on a street car without paying fare and today twice because the conducted when collecting fare could not make change. The reason for the scarcity given that this copper money..

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