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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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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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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Tuesday, Feb. 7th, 1899

Caloocan Battlefield -- Entry made in the ex-Spanish fort or stone blockhouse* (*Note. Blockhouse No. 2 at La Loma) --  Feb. 8th, 6.20 p.m. A day of exciting events. Got up as usual starting with Bible reading and prayers. Cooked breakfast, then straightened up my rooms with a view to leaving for a few days..

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Monday, Feb. 6th, 1899

Manila & Caloocan, Luzon Island --Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. The sun is rising beautifully over the city of Manila as I write (about 7.15 a.m.) and the birds are singing sweetly as though grim war had not left its mark in this section. This morning about 3.50 o'clock..

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