Monday, Jan. 16th, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island –Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. Hot sultry weather; cloudy but dry. Went to post office; no mail. While down town ordered from Chofre & Co. 3 blank books like this one for diary purposes. Promised to have them finished in 4 or 5 days at $2 each. I read tonight in …

Friday, Jan. 6th, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island –Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. Cool weather comparatively cloudy. Feeling run down I have kept quiet the past 2 or 3 days. Remained home during the forenoon. Cooked breakfast and supper – washed dishes. Wrote copy for the War Cry – my experiences. Also did some reading in Winchell’s Geology. Days …

Wednesday, Jan. 4th, 1899

Cavite, Luzon Island –Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. Feel quite weary and jaded. My stomach has not been quite right today. Have been running around & leading too many meetings of late I opine. Have been very busy. Out of bed early. Prayer and Bible reading; then cooked & ate breakfast in haste. Walked …