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Sidney Clarence Van Sickle Diary, 1909-1913


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{1}909 Daily Record

Oct 19 Tuesday. doing chores. picking apples F.W.M. away to Austin Mulhollands threshing. cold & frosty at night.

Oct 20 Wednesday. doing chores. picking apples in a. m. pulling mangels {mangelwurzels} in after-noon. F.W.M. at Austin Mulhollands this forenoon. to finish threshing.

Oct 21 Thursday. doing chores. wet & mudy. bot wood buried this afternoon. Father & Frank to funeral. I picking apples. rain. hail & windy. about 67

Oct 22 Friday. doing chores. finished picking apples. pulling mangels & drawed in two loads. rainy. FWM. plowing in lower east field.

Oct 23 Saturday. doing chores. pulling mangels & drawed in two loads. FWM plowing in the fore noon. AEW. away to John Smith's south of Jerseyville. had my horse & waggon. Will & Cara came up this after noon. I had head ache.

Oct 24 Sunday. doing chores in morning went to R. & had dinner & tea at Heps. & spent the evening. very cool & frosty at night. The folks of F.W.M. to H {Hamilton}.

Oct 25 Monday. Thanksgiving day. Father, Mother & Will & Clara went to Jeans & had dinner. Will went home. I down shed in a.m. & got mail. also Bread & Butter. pulling mangles. & drawed in two loads. F.W.M. sold duck to Mrs Robins.

Oct 26 Tuesday. doing chores. pulling & taking in mangles. finished pulling. got beets Bread & buns. & milk check.

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