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Sidney Clarence Van Sickle Diary, 1909-1913


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1910 Daily Record.


April 30 Saturday doing chores. fixing wire fence sowing small piece of ground near orchard with oat & pease. for cattle F.W.M. away with horse & cart. Will & Cara here will went to Paris & Brantford to inspect some wiring,

Sunday doing chores. Turned 5 young cattle in woods showery. Will & Cara here. quartely meeting day. Wrote letter to H.E.P Hamilton. 107 mc 1 vab .

monday doing chores started to draw out manure 2 loads very wet & rainy. helped Father put in bridge at side walk. cut young pigs. Will & Cara went home. She bot 2 lbs butter & 1 1/2 dozen eggs & paid one 80% for some new $ 1.00 = 20% due mrs W.I. Bate.

Tuesday doing chores not feeling very well. & in house most of day ground to wet to work. Father unloading brick.

Wednesday doing chores helping mother wash greasing harness. Taking down old picket fence. east of B. Yard F.W.M & Father away to Brantford.

Thursday doing chores drawing out manure 18 loads very nice day.

Friday doing chores drawing out manure 19 loads very nice day Father unloading brick. King Edward VII died.

Saturday doing chores Plowing hoe crop ground & cultivated garden. very nice day. warmer.

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