John E.T. Milsaps

John E.T. Milsaps

(January 3, 1852 –- November 29, 1932). Bibliophile, collector, Salvation Army officer and missionary.

Thursday, Oct. 20th, 1898

Manila, Luzon Island –Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. My first volume of experiences connected with the Salvation Army pioneer

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Friday, Oct. 21st, 1898

Manila, Luzon Island –Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. After cooking breakfast of fried bacon, corn meal mush & coffee

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Monday, Oct. 24th, 1898

Manila, Luzon Island –Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. We are living in troublous times here on the Philippines at

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Tuesday, Oct. 25th, 1898

Manila, Luzon Island –Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. Stormy weather. Blowing & raining last night, today & is closing

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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

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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:

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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

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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

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Saturday, November 5th, 1898

Manila, Luzon Island –Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. The newspapers contained nothing today re recommencement of hostilities between the

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