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Sidney Clarence Van Sickle Diary, 1909-1913


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1909. Daily Record.

Nov 13 Saturday. doing chores. plowing {hoe?} crop ground. east wind. Father came home from Jeans

Nov 14 Sunday. doing chores. very fair day. went to church morning & evening. F.W.M. & family away with rig.

Nov 15 Monday. doing chores. plowing hoe crop ground. I drawed in two loads fodder corn. & cleaning out water ditches.

Nov 16 Tuesday. doing chores. cleaning out water furrows. sorting over cull apples. & took 25 barrels apples to car. as A.C. Caldwell recd payment $36.30. I bot leather mits & gallon coal oil at Piries.

Nov 17 Wednesday. doing chores. posted letter to Hep. rather stormy. went down to see John Jone's house. this P.M. F.W.M. away to sale. Lees.

Nov 18 Thursday. doing chores. taking wood in cellar to furnace. took 8 bags grain to mill & got it chopped. payed 37 {cents} got in load corn. went to woods & got water trough. & got load of dirt to put around well in yard. F.W.M. away to Sale. coles. sale.

Nov 19 Friday. doing chores. went to office & got mail & Bread at Bakery. drawing dirt. to fill in around. barn & yard. F.W.M. drawing manure in garden.

Nov 20 Saturday. doing chores. drawing dirt to fill in barn yard. F.W.M. drawing out manure. on orchard & plowing same.

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