June 11th-99

This is the day upon which the treaty says the vol. must all have been discharged --and here we are still upon the firing line. Someone took three shots at Gen. Otis yesterday --and I wish they had killed the old son of a gun. Oh, but he is popular here among the vols. In..

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Tuesday, May 30th, 1899

San Fernando, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Manila Decoration Day. The first service of this character was performed today in Manila out in Battery Knoll cemetery. Out of bed early, read a chapter in Numbers, also part if not all of a psalm. Prayed. Cooked breakfast. Another..

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May 3 & 4, 1899

[Aguinaldo's Peace] Commissioners [and Gen.] Otis could not agree so they left & we are advancing. Nothing of note occurred. Mail leaves in a few days. Secured all my pictures from Chrene & sent copies home. Am to take dinner with nurses tomorrow evening.

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April 29, 1899

Saturday only work 1/2 day at custom house. Philippine Commissioners left for lines at noon. They asked for armistice of 3 weeks so as to call their congress together & see what could be done. Otis told them he did not recognize their congress [and] did not know they had one. 10 hours after leaving..

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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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