Monday, April 24th, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo Lovely moon tonight. Strong breeze this evening; heavy clouds but no rain; hot. Busy day. Out of bed read Leviticus & 2 psalms, prayed to my Lord, then cooked breakfast washed dishes & struck out for the post office. Heard..

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April 14-15, 1899

Still everything quiet. No move yet made on Calumpit. Penns [Pennsylvania] came in front line & I was to take their place. Everything points to some volunteer troops going home. One [on the] Sheridan which will leave within a month. Spoke to Capt. about getting a job in Custom House says he will do what..

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