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Sidney Clarence Van Sickle Diary, 1909-1913


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Daily Record

Aug 11 Wednedsday. doing chores. cultivating on fall wheat ground. culling weeds& Thistles. Frank hoeing {illegible text possibly "roughes"} in P.M. sent letter & boat tucked to moether. bat bread & corn flakes a bakery 20!

Aug 12 Thursday. Cutherp weeds & thistles in forenoon. grinding brides knives & hoeing in afternoon. doing chores

Aug 13 Friday. doing chores & getting realy to thresh, drawed in 2 loads of oats in afternoon. & getting ready to thresh went down street at night &ported tellr to H.E.P. & card to jean.

Aug 14 Saturday. doing chores. threshing wheat 43 bags. Barlet 104 bushel & oats 54 bushel. Nebor Roung threshes Real letter from H.E.P. downst at night. Cara went up to Jeans. over Sunday

Aug 15 Sunday. Doing chores. drove to Harrisburg & had dinner at Jean's & brought Cara home. & done milking. rainy and mist

Aug 16 Monday. doing chores. culling weeds, mullcup & thistles. Jean Braithwade. Jean & dot win came here for dinner & tia went to Station to see them off to night Real milk check from Henry Howard. $17.90 M. Young took picture at A.E.D. shop

Aug 18 Wednesday. doing chores. harrowing on fall wheat ground till 10 A.M. startet to cut miced grain & oats. Mother sick with cold. Wrote letter to Jean & sent ticket for Jean wien.

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