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Sidney Clarence Van Sickle Diary, 1909-1913


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Daily Record

monday doing chores started to draw milk to factory 182 lbs. drilling up mangle & Turnip ground. F.W.M drewing o and for father in a.m. Working in orchard this P.M. showing & cloudy west wind.

Tuesday doing chores. Took milk to factory 181 lbs sowed mangle seed & some early turnips & feed Fodder corn. Jean came down & stayed over night.

Wednesday doing chores. I took milk to factory 188 lbs. Cultivating & harrowing drilling up potatoe ground. F.W.M sowing corn. Jean away to city but went home at night.

Thursday doing chores went to factory with milk 177 lbs. cutting & planting potatoes. Masons started brick work on new house. House on Effert Durhams farm. burned this afternoon.

Friday doing chores took milk to factory 178 lbs. Posted letter to H.E.P Finished planting potatoes 24 rows. helping over at home. very nice day.

Saturday doing chores went to Factory with 191 lbs milk & helping at house father away to city. very nice day. Down st at night. Read letter from H.E.P.

Sunday doing chores went to church morning & evening rain about 6 P.M. & after church at night.

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