Tuesday, June 6th 1899

San Fernando, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Manila A sweltering day in the tropics – very hot. Had a sweat bath since morning. Up before 6 a.m. Read 2d chapter of Deuteronomy & prayed. Cooked breakfast of coffee, bacon & oatmeal mush. Then away to the train down..

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Thursday, May 25th, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo Have just completed a letter & copied it, to Rev. Harlan P. Beach, Educational Secretary, Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions, 3 West 29th St. New York. He wrote me a letter (date Apr 1st) enclosing me a blank to..

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May 16th, 1899

Paterno, upon assumption to power, as President of the Council of Secretaries, made the following appointments: Felipe Buencamino…………………………. Foreign Affairs Hugo Ilagan………………………………….. Finance Severino de las Alas………………………... Interior Mariano Trias………………………………... War and Navy Leon Ma. Gerra[1]……………………………… Agriculture, Industry and Commerce Aguedo Velarde……………………………... Public Instruction Maximino Paterno…………………………... Public Works and Communications This was known as the..

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Monday, May 8th, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo Dist. This day was specially given to literary work. Wrote 17 pages MS. Note size, for the San Francisco War Cry, a continuation of my Philippine narrative. The article was divided into the following subheads: “War-Time Visitation”, “Saved in Prison”,..

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April 28, 1899

Col. Mas Arguell [Manuel Arguelles]  & Lieut Col. Jown [Florentino Torres] [and] [an] Adj.  [of] Gen. Luna [Ambrosio Flores] yesterday [went] through McArthur's lines to proper terms of peace asking for cessation of hostilities. After interview with Otis they were turned over to Press [Provost] Marshall. This is probably ending of the insurrection. Calumpit fell..

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April 27, 1899

Calumpit fell yesterday with loss smaller on side although the city was entrenched behind the most formidable trenches yet uncountered [encountered]. No further news from Lawton & Summers. We are a wondering as to plans of the movement. From maps & what is known of plan of campaign cannot see how much can be accomplished lie..

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