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Sidney Clarence Van Sickle Diary, 1909-1913


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1909. Daily Record.

Dec 16 Thursday. doing chores. helping Mother wash. clothes. & I put storm door on house. snow at night.

Dec 17 Friday. doing chores. sorting over some apples. went down to mill & had a talk with Charlie Rowing. colder with some snow. very good sleighing

Dec 18 Saturday. doing chores. went to train & posted letters. & got some groceries from Backery. & mail from office. also went to C. Boyles. to chop grain. nasty day. & did not chop. F.W.M. away to city. I received milk check. $17.71. cheese. 20 1/4 lbs $2.33

Dec 19 Sunday. doing chores. at home all day. but went to church at night. cold west wind.

Dec 20 Monday. doing chores. I went to C. Boyles. & done some chopping. came home about 2 o clock. took some Laundry. down to Barber shop. Recv letter from H.E.P.

Dec 21 Tuesday. doing chores. splitting wood. went to Bank & got check cashed. & to station. Mrs Arthur Misner put horse in here. while she went to town. milder to day. F.W.M. took grain to mill to get chopped. & sold wheat at mill.

Dec 22 Wednesday. doing chores. went to office & poster letter to H.E.P. got Bread. at Bakery. drawing in corn. finished same. Jean here to day

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