Monday Oct. 30th 1899

We anchored in Manilla Bay about midnight last night. The bay is full of boats of all kinds and sizes. Those nearest us are four other transports, Am. Cruiser "Baltimore" English Cruiser "Drexel" a chinese and an Indian trader. The natives are coming alongside in boats with fruit cigars etc for sale. I pulled up stuff..

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Tuesday, May 16th, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo Feel tired tonight & more like retiring to bed than writing a diary. Am kept on the jump from morning till night. Read a chapter in Numbers, a psalm, prayed, cooked breakfast, then turned to & wrote & copied my..

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Sunday, Dec. 4st, 1898

Cavite, Luzon Island –Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. Worked hard. Night finds me tired and sleepy. Up & out of bed early. Cooked breakfast after morning prayer, washed dishes. Private Clayton Scott came in early & we started out in good season for the Cavite ferry opposite the U.S...

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Saturday, Oct. 29th, 1898

Manila, Luzon Island –Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo. Hot day. No rain. The preparations for fighting has subsided. Cause: Withdrawal of Insurgents from Manila & near suburbs. Cooked breakfast, washed dishes & then walked down to the Captain of the Port’s office to see Capt. Dyer, to arrange for..

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Jueves 30 de Junio 1898

Entran en la bahía cinco barcos yanquis, el "Baltimore'' y el "Charleston'' con tres transportes y 2.500 hombres de desembarco. Créese que han pasado por Marianas apoderándose de las islas y que traen prisionero al gobernador. El Teniente Coronel Sr. Dujiols, ha venido por mar huyendo de la Pampanga con 16 ó 17 hombres con..

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