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Sidney Clarence Van Sickle Diary, 1909-1913


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1910 Daily Record.

April 15 Father started. masons to lay foundation of house. Tom Hull & gang. Johnston & Dunkan. F.W.M. not feeling well.

April 16 Saturday. doing chores. not feeling very well. F.W.M. sick. not working H.E.P. went to Hamilton. on visit.

April 17 Sunday. doing chores. I went to R. & had dinner at Plastows. Father & Mother went to Mr. Geo Hunt's. for dinner. cloudy & rainy most of day

April 18 Monday. doing chores. helping Mother wash. & fixing around. washed buggy. Father had team all day drawing stone. to cellar. Joe came.. & A.E.V. helping. I had some words with {written in margin: XXX} F.W.M. about settling up. accounts. & things in general around the farm.

April 19 Tuesday. doing chores. went to office with letter. for H.EP. Hamilton man from Brantford. to see about slating roof of new house. $2.10 he ask for the job. to find material & do work of putting it on. wet & rainy most of day. I splitting some wood.

April 20 Wednesday. doing chores. cleaning gravel out of ditch on road. helping over at house. & fixing wire fence. some rain. cool east wind.

April 21 Thursday. doing chores. helping at new house. cleaned up some old fence. down st at night & got shaved. 10 {cents}.

April 22 Friday. doing chores. helping at new house in morning then went to city & had dinner & tea at R. Stewarts.

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