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Sidney Clarence Van Sickle Diary, 1909-1913


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1909. Daily Record

Oct 27 Wednesday. doing chores. finished drawing in mangels. & plowing in fore noon. threshing in afternoon. rain at night. F.W.M. boarded 2 men for dinner & 6 men for supper. total 8 meals.

Oct 28 Thursday. finished threshing. Frank had 2 men for breakfast. got in load of corn & started to work at turnips.

Oct 29 Friday. doing chores. drawing in turnips. F.W.M. pulling turnips.

Oct 30 Saturday. plowing in a.m. working at turnips in afternoon.

Oct 30 Sunday. doing chores. went to see Hep. & had dinner. come home & done chores & had tea. Drove F. Braithwaites horse. & she got scared of auto & ran down side road.

Nov 1 Monday. doing chores. plowing in a.m. pulling turnips in afternoon.

Nov 2 Tuesday. doing chores. went to barrell factory & got 22 barrels. apples packers here. Frank boarding men dinner 3 meals. supper 3 meals. Father & Mother away with F.Bs. {Braithwaite’s} horse.

Nov 3 Tuesday Wednesday. doing chores. I helping apple packers. finished packing apples 25 barrels. F.W.M. drawing in turnips Mr A. Arnold here for dinner.

Nov 4 Thursday. doing chores. & plowing

Nov 5 Friday doing chores. & plowing. in lower fields. I took 2 barrels of apples to station & shipped to Mr W. J. Bate.

Nov 6 Saturday. doing chores. finished plowing in lower fields. & started

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