Sunday, Apr. 9th, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island –Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. Forenoon clean, afternoon short period of shower. Bible reading & prayers, cooked breakfast, partook thereof, washed the dishes, picked out songs & a bible lesson – Rev. xx. – then discovered by making inquiry of a sentry across the street from..

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Saturday, April 1st, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island –Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. We are now tackling another month. Time flies fast. Since my disembarkation on the Philippines have been kept very busy. Started the day with Bible reading, Exodus and Psalms, then prayer; next breakfast & cleaning up. Gave myself to writing &..

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Saturday, March 25th, 1899

Caloocan, Luzon Island --Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo Sky cloudy but weather hot & oppressive. My overshirt was wet with perspiration. Tonight I am tired; don't feel like writing. Bible reading, prayer, breakfast --cooked & eaten-- then leaving my dishes for "Muchacho", the Filipino servant boy to wash. I..

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Tuesday, March 21st, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island --Entry made in parlor of No. Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. Clean day; generally hot; occasional cool breeze. Bible reading, prayer, cooking, breakfast & dish washing. Gave some time to reading. About the dinner hour Albert Scott Co. D, 1st North Dakota vol. inf. called with a cigar in his mouth and acting..

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Sunday, Mar. 19th, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island --Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. Sky quite clear and weather warm. Reading in Exodus, prayer & then cooked breakfast. Dishes washed my next thought was to get a Bible lesson for the military prisoners incarcerated in Bilibid. Walked down the broad street, Paseo Azcarraga, to the..

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Wednesday, March 8th, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island --Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo Dist. As usual after morning ablutions, read Scripture --chapter in Exodus-- & communion with my precious Creator. To such thrice blessed souls as have had a revelation of God in His "new best name of Love" He is precious. Cooked breakfast..

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Tuesday, Feb. 14, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island --Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. Our troops are now taking a respite from the tempest. The Idaho regiment returned to town for a rest. Other regiments are giving soldiers passes --that is, a few. The city looks very dull, and business very quiet. The streets are..

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Friday, February 10th, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island --Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. It is late in the afternoon. The Utah Light Artillery guards have half closed the double doors of their commissary warehouse; a very unusual proceeding. The Spanish men --2 of them-- on the lower floor of No. 2 Call Santa Elena..

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Thursday, Feb. 9th, 1899

Caloocan Battlefield -- Entry made in stone fort* (*Blockhouse No. 2 at La Loma) early in the morning of February 10th. Am sleepy this morning. Was kept awake the entire night. Stayed with Co. E* (*Note. Capt. A. Jensen in command) 1st Montana vol. inf. in the stone fort (Blockhouse No. 2) on the hill...

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