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Sidney Clarence Van Sickle Diary, 1909-1913


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1910 Daily Record.

Mar 11 Friday. doing chores. helping Father draw some joice {joist} from A. Rouses Mill. & trimming trees. Mother away to Jeans & to St George.

Mar 12 Saturday. doing chores. trimming trees. Jean came down to stay over Sunday. down st at night & got mail. also bread & sausage. recv letter from H.E.P. 53 years ago. year 1857. train went {written in margin: XX} through bridge at Hamilton. Desjardins Canal. 59 killed & 19 injured.

Mar 13 Sunday. doing chores. went to church morning & evening. Jean here. the folks all over to Carries for tea.

Mar 14 Monday. doing chores. & working around in general.

Mar 15 Tuesday. doing chores. cleaning up some brush in orchard.

Mar 16 Wednesday. doing chores. cleaning up brush in orchard. & cleaning up cellar wrote letter to H.E.P. at night. very nice day. Mother house cleaning Maurice staying here at present. Jean went home last night. {written in margin: XXX} Live hogs selling at 9.25 per 100

Mar 17 Thursday. doing chores. splitting wood. & fixing around in general. down street this A.M. & got mail & groceries. posted letter to H.E.P.

Mar 18 Friday. doing chores. went to Dick Vansickle's sale this afternoon. very nice day. but cool wind.

Mar 19 Saturday. doing chores. helping Father to move some lumber. & started to tear down old house on village lot.

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