The page for Friday, August 30th says:
Go to Mass at Cathedral at Panama. Hear traditional story of French's Hotel. See the town. Gold hidden by Sisters of Charity. Sucres worth 47c each - Only get 46c. Met Searus, Worthley. Reynolds enroute to Quayaquil at American Exchange Hotel. Downey gives me $65. Gold. He dines at English Nellies. J.P. McDonald to 35 Nassau St. - gives letter to Dennis T. Ryan - signed by Hanks. Bed at 8 P.M. Learn of barbarous treatment of war prisoners in Shaun's era. They were placed in vaults and locked in - tide came in - drowned like rats. Walked over these cells. Saw Llama grazing on grass - Lean that if burial rent is not paid bones are taken from the graves and cast in a pile. Was told to go and get a skull. Rainy season in Panama. Visit American Consul. U.S. Passport not a sufficient transport out of town. Stamps costs. 4 Colombian dollars each equal to $1.00
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Questions and comments:
- This is the first mention of Searus (sp?), Worthley, Reynolds, McDonald and Ryan.
- I couldn’t find anything about the “Sisters of Charity” and hidden gold.