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Sidney Clarence Van Sickle Diary, 1909-1913


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Daily Record

monday doing chores drawing out 19 loads manure finished same.

Tuesday doing chores . Father had Team to Roues mill & sprouting potatoes. also plowing hoe crop ground rest of day. west wind sold 4 pigs to amos dyment 775 lb @ 9.35 = $72.46. Read Payment. went out to church at night. heavy rain come home.

Wednesday doing chores sprouting potatoes in cellar windy & damp after the rain wrote letter to H.E.P. Read balance on pigs $4.22 & settled with F.W.M for chopping 44c.

Thursday doing chores went to mill & got 2 1/2 bushel seed corn. F.W.M took oats to get chopped. Cultivating on hoe crop ground.

Friday King Edward VII buried rain this afternoon, Working on hoe crop ground in forenoon. F.W.M. sowed ear corn on east side of field. Father had team away to Roues mill. To get frames for house.

Saturday doing chores took down old picket fence & took out post F.W.M working in garden & orchard sent letter to H.E.P. very warm.

Sunday doing chores went to church in morning with mother cloudy & east wind went up to Function in a.m. & took picture. also went to church at night. Rev mr. Fisher preached memoral sermon.

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