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Sidney Clarence Van Sickle Diary, 1909-1913


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1909. Daily Record.

May 19. Wednesday. doing chores. fixing fence between us & John Ritchie. F.W.M. cultivating. Posted letter to H.E.P.

May 20 Thursday. doing chores. setting post & fixing fence. Sowing oats this afternoon. F.W.M. away to Raising at John Archers. Father came home from Harrisburg. & went to barn Raising.

May. 21 Friday. doing chores. harrowing. & drawing water furrows. on oat ground. sowing oats this afternoon. cloudey & look like rain. divided eggs. 52. down st at night. & bot British Army Liniment. at J carnells. 26e/.

May 22 Saturday. doing chores. harrowing oat ground. got bushel seed corn at mill & sowed peice behind farm. fixing fence. & cleaning out water furrows. in back field. down street at night & recd letter from H.E.P. & bot Bread & buiscuit. very nice day.

May 23 Sunday. doing chores. very nice morning but turned clowdy & cool with a little rain.

May 24 Monday. not feeling very well cold. doing chores. Father & Mother went to Harrisburg. I wrote letter to Aunt Luiasa {Louisa?} & cousin Bessie. & H.E.P. & posted some to night. bot loaf bread. Recd card from H.E.P. Frank want to Burg at night Set hen on duck eggs. in horse stable.

May 25 Tuesday. doing chores. sowing oats in forenoon. sick & not doing anything in P.M. Father & Mother came home from harrisburg.

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