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Sidney Clarence Van Sickle Diary, 1909-1913


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1909 Daily Record.

Nov 29 Monday. doing chores. & helping Mother wash. I running machine. court day in Lynden. Mrs Solomon Woods sale. farm sold for $5200 = 80 acres.

Nov 30 Tuesday. doing chores. husking corn Frank plowing in orchard..

Dec 1 Wednesday. doing chores. husking corn drawing in ear corn. in afternoon. very fine day. Mother came home from Jean's. I wrote letter to H.E.P.

Dec 2 Thursday. doing chores. & working at {Dam?} in woods. husking corn in P.M. posted letter to H.E.P. F.W.M. plowing in orchard.

Dec 3 Friday. doing chores. drawing in fodder corn. & husking corn. Mother picking ducks 1 pair for market. east wind. & looks like storm from east.

Dec 4 Saturday. doing chores. husking corn & washed buggy. Mother away to Market with ducks & butter. F.W.M. cutting up wood. fine day.

Dec 5 Sunday. doing chores. to church morning. and evening. came home with S.A. Patterson to R.A. Thompson rain at night.

Dec 6 Monday. doing chores. husking corn

Dec 7 Tuesday. doing chores. husking corn & taking wood in shed. & cellar. wrote letter to H.E.P. at night.

Dec 8 Wednesday. doing chores. & took wood in shed. & splitting wood. went to office & posted letter to H.E.P. very cold.

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