Saturday, May 6th, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo Cloudy, windy and hot, but the breeze when one is exposed to it takes away the sense of the unusual heat. I arose early, read a chapter in Numbers, and a psalm, then after prayer cooked breakfast, but was too much pressed for time to …

Saturday, March 18th, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island –Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. Weather cool and pleasant; sky cloudy. Cooked breakfast & supper. My meals are quite scant with too much sameness of diet to tempt the palate. Still my health is excellent, praise God. The Lord is my only true comfort. I feel the sting of injustice at …

Tuesday, Jan. 17th, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island –Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. Clear, bright sky and hot weather. Kept busy. Cooked breakfast & supper. Partook of dinner with Rev. & Mrs. Owens and chipped in a can of tongue. Started to catalogue for curio & commenced wrapping them up this forenoon. Wrote 2 letters & rec’d two. The …

Thursday, Jan. 12th, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island –Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. Sky overcast with clouds all day and the temperature cool to such an extent that I am reminded of America. Cooked breakfast & supper & washed dishes. Made cold food suffice me for dinner. This forenoon went to town. Called at the post office. No mail. …