Friday, May 26th, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo Dist. Am troubled with influenza tonight. Heard running all day. A tropical climate does not exempt one from such pests. The Lord has blessed me with good health since coming to the Philippines; praise to His dear name. Got up..

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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, April 20th, 1899

Paombong, Bulacan Province, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo I am returned from a village about 2 miles beyod Malolos, Paombong, and feel thoroughly tired and sleepy and still hot or rather feeling the effects of walking miles in the fierce sun. Rev. Owens purposed the other..

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Friday, Feb. 24th, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island --Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo District. Cool breeze at times, but withal clammy hot. Although this is the dry season, the atmosphere is heavy with moisture. Met 3 Salvationists today & spoke to them re the salvation (present state) of their souls: viz., Private Frank Amie of..

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Saturday, Feb. 4th, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island -- Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo A cool breeze reduced the temperature here to such an extent last night that one might feel justified in calling it cold. Reminded me of fall weather in southern Texas. Cloudy today but dry. Cooking breakfast & supper & taking..

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Friday, Jan. 13th, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island –Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. Cloudy gloomy day, but dry and cool. This is the day season. Was quite busy through the flying hours. Handled considerable money taking in and expending the same. Commenced the day with bible reading & prayer as usual. Cooked breakfast; ate..

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Thursday, Jan. 5th, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island –Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. Weather cool for this country. After breakfast was cooked, eaten & dishes washed, straightened up some matters then climbed on a street car as time pressed & called at the post office. Secured & signed for the registered letter addressed to..

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