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Sidney Clarence Van Sickle Diary, 1909-1913


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1909: Daily Record

July 22nd: Thursday. doing chores. selling {illegible} food. rain this afternoon. I wrote letter to H.E.P also recieved me. from H.E.P sold Ed {illegible} 2 years old heffer for beef.

XXX: at $59.00 Paid. settled with F W.H for same. mother came home from James' but went {illegible} again to night.

July 23: Friday. doing chores {illegible}. with to {illegible} this afternoon. which was held in PresbyTerian church {orchard?}. cost of suppies $15.71.

July 24: Saturday. doing chores. {illegible}. drawing in hay all after noon. cool wind o cloudy. Father o Albert in Hamilton down street at night o got seed from C. Fillers'. got Bread o buns.

July 25: Sunday. doing chores. O at home all day. very fine day. went to R. in evening. R o E o mrs Heathe there.

July 26: monday. doing chores, gathering weeds o thistles {illegible}. fiscing up garden. F W.M {illegible} Township.

July 27: Tuesday. doing chores. put brace on post for wine barrel. grinding binder {illegible}. cutting wheat This after noon. very nice sSam Doherty for shoeing horse 2 shoes.

July 28: Wednesday. doing chores. sprayed Potatoes finished cutting wheat. started to plow fall wheat around. warm o dry. put new comb shear on {illegible} Plain.

July 29: Thursday. doing chores, plowing fall wheat ground. very warm. ground dry o hard in places. look like rain to-night.

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