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Sidney Clarence Van Sickle Diary, 1909-1913


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1909. Daily Record.

May 12 {Continued from previous page.} went to Hamilton on noon train. & got some things. called on H.E.P. & spent the after noon looking around {m?} stares. came home on 7.05 train. Jean down. for the day.

May 13 Thursday. doing chores. making garden & planting potatoes in south orchard. 36 rows. 18 to the west side is mine. very nice day ground very wet.

May 14 Friday. doing chores. cultivating. sowing oats. in back field. rainy.

May 15 15 Saturday. doing. fixing fence. harrowing in back field. & fixing up around. Painting in dining room. Cara & Jean here papering & house cleaning. F.W.M. took clu grain to mill to get chopped. &

xx broke Wagon tounge. rainy again at night. Recd Butter 5 lbs. & eggs. 10. Recd Letter from Mrs. Watskins Raimtoul

May 16 Sunday. doing chores. went to church at night. at home all day. cara & Jean. here.

May 17 Monday. doing chores. cleaning out water diches {ditches} & making some. fixing fence. Frank fixing wagon tounge. Recd card from Will Bate. cara went some on morning train. Jean here helping mother. I painting bedroom to night.

May 18 Tuesday. nice day, doing chores. fixing bars in lane. & road fence at gate. Frank cultivating. Jean went home. this evening. Recd Butter 5 lbs. & eggs. 30. Geo Horse has sore leg. Started to Write letter to H.E.P. Mr. Willard. of Sheffield here for dinner.

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