Friday, Dec. 29th ’99

Nothing of interest occurred Xmas day. Left Calamba 11 a.m. Dec. 26th reached Manila 7 P.M., orders having been received just before embarking to proceed to Pasay. Marched here yesterday morning relieving 30th Vol. Inf. Col. Gardever. The 3d batt’n is on right of line from Pasay to Manila Bay – ours, the 1st, is to left..

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July 14-Friday, 1899

Took carometa [carromata] for Capeton del Porta and at 9 a.m. the boat up river went off and left me. Carriage to Pasig cost 12 pesos --so took a car and rode out to Macati & telegraphed "No boat --extend pass" --Ans-- "Very Well." City full of sailors & soldiers. Had dinner at Paco --to..

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