Saturday, Jan. 21st, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island –Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo Alternately clear and cloudy, no rain; slightly cool. This is called winter. People catch colds and hack & cough much. Remained at home through the forenoon & up to 2.30p.m. Commenced day with prayer & bible reading; then cooked breakfast &..

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Wednesday, Jan. 18th, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island –Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. Heavy black clouds and a shower. People are recovering from their fright. The acute phase of the threatened rupture with the Filipinos seem to have passed, at least for the time being. The U.S. soldiers (held prisoners the past week or..

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Friday, Dec. 16th, 1898

Manila, Luzon Island –Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. Yesterday was exciting because of expected fight with the Filipinos; less excitement to day but not less critical. Private Amie says the Filipinos are throwing up entrenchments & fortifying themselves. Probably they mean to fight the Americans. Our picket lines are..

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Tuesday, Dec. 13th, 1898

Manila, Luzon Island –Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. Much rush. Prayer & bible reading to start the day as usual. Cooked breakfast & washed dishes. Private Hines of the Montana’s called while I was at breakfast. Sent him to the Kansas troops on his wheel to inquire of Sergeant..

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