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Sidney Clarence Van Sickle Diary, 1909-1913


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1909. Daily Record.

June 3 Thursday. doing chores. plowing. rolling disc-harrowing. & draging. on hoe crop ground. very nice day. I had word with F.W.M. in horse stable. about things in general.

XXX {There is a double line above and below this marking.} Rent. taxes. house. butter making. repairing wagon. & work down on farm.

June 4 Friday. doing chores. harrowing. disk Harrowing drilling up mangel ground. took load of rails {buck? or luck?} on fence. between us & Ricchie Ritchie. down st at night. & bot 7 lbs mangel. seed. loaf Bread. & got hair cut.

June 5 Saturday. doing chores. sowed mangles. lowered wire on fence. turned young cattle in sparling ground field. took Geo to shop & got new shoes put on. started to hoe potatoes in orchard. Mother went to Toronto. I down st at night.

June 6 Sunday. doing chores. drove to Rockton & had dinner at H.E.P.s. & came home before 6 P.M. & help do chores.

june June 7. Monday. doing chores. drawed out 10 loads manure. in A.M. plowing in afternoon F.W.M. went to C. {Cyrus} Knoxs with spreader for the after-noon. nice cool day. cloudy.

June 8 Tuesday. doing chores. drawing out manure all day 21 loads. I cutting seed potatoes in forenoon. between loads.

June 9 Wednesday. doing chores. drawing out 10 loads manure. Plowing Potatos ground. in afternoon. cloudy. cool air. I sprouting potatoes. between loads in a.m.

June 10 Thursday. doing chores. sprouting Potatoes. took letter {illegible?} train to H.E.P. plowing & cultivating on potatoe ground.

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