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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Friday, April 7th, 1899

Malolos, Luzon Island –Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. It is past 9.p.m. & I am tired and sleepy. Have been away from home 8.a.m. to 8.30.p.m. Got up with the dawn of the day, read Scripture, prayed, cooked breakfast partook thereof, then hurried away leaving the Filipino servant “muchacho”..

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Saturday, Jan. 7th, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island –Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. Cloudy and warm but not rain. This is the dry season. Wrote, copied & mailed 3 letters. Also received one from the post office written by Ensign May Jackson of Hongkong China. She has been praying re the opening of Salvation..

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Saturday, Dec. 10th, 1898

Manila, Luzon Island –Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. Cool, cloudy weather. Want rain bad, because my water jars are getting empty. Remained at home during the forenoon reading newspapers & arranging Spanish manuscripts from the prison & the arsenal at Cavite for my library. A Spanish artilleryman – private..

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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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