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Sidney Clarence Van Sickle Diary, 1909-1913


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Aug 19 Thursday. doing chores. morning and night had sick head-ache all day. Frank finished cut oats & shucked some in back field & started to cut big field next to Rail road. very nice day.

Aug 20 Friday. doing chores went down to Geo Phries of got leather mils 20% & gallon oil 15. & 2 balls buider Turne at mill 909. cutting & shucking oats had settlement with Frank to date in full.

Aug 21 Saturday. doing chores. disc harrowing* getting in field for cours. Albert went to Niagra falls on Picnic. H. George Harrisburg, Lynda & Copetour.

Aug 22 Sunday. doing chores. not feeling very well. very nice day. hadinvitation to go to Harrisburg & Rocklir

Aug 23 Monday. doing chores. disc harrowing in fall wheat ground. F.W.M. Ploaing in south field for wheat. drawing in miced grain 3 loads & 1 load of oats. Subscribed for Hamilton Daily Herald & got Bible with some. Paid$3.50 to E. James agent.

Aug 24 Tuesday. doing chores. finished cutting oats & miced grain drawing in oats from backfield. F.W.M. Chopping at mill. A.E.V. to buy oats.

Aug 25 Wednesday. doing chores. drawed in 4 load oats. I had sick head ache. wrote letter to H.E.P. also read one from H.E.P.

Aug 26 Thursday. doing chores. Plowing inlower south field for fall wheat in A.M. drawed in 3 loads oats & finished field.

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