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Sidney Clarence Van Sickle Diary, 1909-1913


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1910 Daily Record.

Feb 5 Saturday. doing chores. drawing lumber from A. Rouses Mill. cold west wind. Geo. Egglestone. came here. F.W.M. away. to Brantford. Recv letter from H.E.P.

Feb 6 Sunday. doing chores. very cold. west wind. A.E.V. Geo. Egglestone & I went to church at night.

Feb 7 Monday. doing chores. getting ready to cut field. Father & Mother away to Jim Howards funeral. Died Feb 4.10

Feb 8 Tuesday. doing chores. cutting feed. in forenoon. cutting wood for furnace in afternoon. sold 4 calves to John Hanley. for Amos Dyment. for $40.00. received payment. of $32.00. balance of $8.00 due me.

Feb 9 Wednesday. doing chores. cutting wood. & took some in cellar. sent letter to HEP. .Payed Henry Howard. for cheese factory $1.27. which was an over paid amount. snow storm this afternoon.

Feb 10 Thursday. doing chores. splitting wood in shed. help load 2 sticks timber. & to get Frank Barlows sleigh & box. Dad getting ready to go to city.

Feb 11 Friday. doing chores. down street & got mail Geo Eggleston here. Father away to Hamilton with team & got chimney pole. wrote letter to H.E.P. cold & frosty.

Feb 12 (7 written above date) Saturday. doing chores. went to Rouses Mill & got timber. recv letter from H.E.P. down street at night. & got mail & corn flakes. Mother went to Jeans.

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