Monday, May 22d, 1899

Malabon, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Manila Tonight a typhoon is commencing. It is now about 8.30 p.m. Had slight falls of rain during the afternoon; forenoon was hot and partly clear. Up early, read a psalm, prayed & cooked breakfast in a hurry; then away to..

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Sunday, May 21st, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo More annoyance again in Bilibid prison. Last Sunday Provost-Sergeant Houser was conspicuously absent from the prison when I appeared to hold my usual service. Nobody seemed to know where he could be found. My efforts to find him proved fertile...

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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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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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Tuesday, May 16th, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo Feel tired tonight & more like retiring to bed than writing a diary. Am kept on the jump from morning till night. Read a chapter in Numbers, a psalm, prayed, cooked breakfast, then turned to & wrote & copied my..

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Friday, May 12th, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo Busy day. Hot and dry. Clouds but no rain. Chapter in Numbers and a psalm, prayed, then cooked breakfast & the new servant washed dishes. While cooking Mr. Randall colporteur of the British Bible Society dropped in. From him secured..

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