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Sidney Clarence Van Sickle Diary, 1909-1913


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Daily Record {written at the top middle of the page}

Sept 11 Saturday. Doing chores. Fixed sucker on ram yard pump. Fixed some fence on east side of place & started to dig well. at new wire fence, east of school house. Real letter from H. E. P. Albert had my ticket & layed for same.

Sept 12 Sunday. doing chores. home all day. & wrote letter to H. E P. I went to church at night. Father & mother went to visit Tom Jones. Albert away to Branchton with F.W.M buggy.

Sept 13 Monday. Doing chores. went to C. Bayles. & Threshing all day. F.W.M cutting {corn?}.

Sept 14 Tuesday: Doing chores. Finished Threshing at C. Bayles. This 9M. Cutting corn & took in load of disced grain out of orchard. Got {fixtures?} from M. Young.

Sept 15 Wednesday, doing chores. started to pick fall apples. Some rain today & last night. Real card from H. E. P. Fordon 144 Mill st.

Sept 16 Thursday. Doing chores. Picking apples all day. F. W. M. cutting poddes, corn. Very nice day & warm.

Sept 17 Friday. Doing chores. Living off poddes, corn in heaves. rather neat job.

Sept 18 Saturday. Finished drying up corn & started to set some up in shocks. down at night.

Sept 19 Sunday. Doing chores in morning. Drove to H. E. P.s. & had dinner & tea. went to Harvest. Home services at night in church. S.J Plastow not very well.

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