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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Saturday, Oct. 22d, 1898

Manila, Luzon Island –Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. War clouds are growing dark. We try to think the situation is not serious. Since yesterday morning various regiments and batteries (if not all) were kept in or close to their quarters ready for immediate action. That was the cause of..

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