Thursday, May 11th, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo Did not feel like going out today remained at home. Want to recruit my strength as I felt half sick yesterday. Read Numbers (one Chapter) & a psalm this morning then prayed & cooked breakfast. Took things easy & rested!..

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Sunday, May 7th, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo A hot day, tropical heat, with the clammy perspiration peculiar to Manila, standing on my face in bead-like drops. The night closes in with heavy thunder, sheet lighting and rain. No rest for me this day. Hurry from daylight to..

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Wednesday, May 3d, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo Heavy black clouds obscured the sky; very hot; no rain. Slept well last night; quite weary. Read a chapter in Numbers & a psalm. Cooked breakfast and washed dishes. After cleaning up went down to Quiapo Dist to the Imperial..

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Monday, May 1st, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo Heavy clouds on the horizon; no rain; cool when quiet; hot when exerting oneself; thunder & lightning tonight. Finished reading Leviticus this morning. Then prayed. Slept but little last night. Have been very busy today. Cooked breakfast & supper &..

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Monday, April 24th, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo Lovely moon tonight. Strong breeze this evening; heavy clouds but no rain; hot. Busy day. Out of bed read Leviticus & 2 psalms, prayed to my Lord, then cooked breakfast washed dishes & struck out for the post office. Heard..

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