Wednesday, May 31st, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo Dist. Last of May now for June. Would not care to call it the first summer month in this tropical land. Heavy clouds. Sun out at times. Alternate spells of heat & comparative coolness – latter caused by clouds over..

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Monday, May 29th, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo Cloudy, but rainless. Cool breeze. Read a chapter in Numbers and prayed. Cooked breakfast next. Ditto supper in the evening. Prepared 2 bowls of lemonade at dinner time, one for Private W. Mason, D. Co. 9th U.S. Infantry, who walked..

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Monday, Feb. 27, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island --Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo District.   Another run around day. Time passes remarkably quick. Days go so swiftly. What has been accomplished for Jesus is the all important question. Spoke to several U.S. soldiers about Christ and salvation --2 of them backsliders belonging to the..

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Tuesday, Feb. 21st, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island --Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo Dist. In the breeze, the temperature feels cool; shut away from it, hot; one perspires freely. A peculiar climate is this. Out of bed, first serious business reading Bible --am reading in Genesis of Abraham, Isaac & Jacob. Prayer next. My..

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Saturday, Jan. 7th, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island –Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. Cloudy and warm but not rain. This is the dry season. Wrote, copied & mailed 3 letters. Also received one from the post office written by Ensign May Jackson of Hongkong China. She has been praying re the opening of Salvation..

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Tuesday, Dec. 6th, 1898

Manila, Luzon Island –Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. Feel better today physically than yesterday. Sky cloudy and weather cooler. Remained at home during the forenoon reading thru the newly arrived War Crys and Houston, Tex. “Posts”. Wrote & copied 2 letters (1) Lt. Col. Wm Evans enclosing receipt for..

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Monday, Dec. 5th, 1898

San Roque, Luzon Island –Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. Feel sluggish & tired. Don’t feel like doing anything. Sky generally clear but clouding up again. Cooked breakfast & dinner & satisfied my appetite with a cold dinner. Visitors 10. Notified the landlady’s son to call for her rent. Wrote..

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