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Sidney Clarence Van Sickle Diary, 1909-1913


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Daily Record

cutting some wood in shed. Father and mother away to Jerryville with FC.Bs home.

Friday doing chores. Took milk to factory. 174 lbs drawed in two loads hay. miss H.E.P. here for dinner. Read letter from H.E.P.

Saturday doing chores helping father to unload load of flooring for new house. hoeing mangels paris greeining potatoes drawed in 2 loads hay & finished some down st at night.

Sunday doing chores west wind but very warm air. F.W.M. away to harrisburg very heavy rain & wind between 4 & 6 oclock. The corn & oats knocked down very bad. & some trees turned over. I had to do all the milking at N.

monday doing chores fixing binder & getting ready to cut grrain. mother away to Jeans this P.M. John Bishop here looking at young cattle. F.W.M. drawing milk.

Tuesday doing chores cutting wheat all day. milk amy team. F.W.M took milk to factory & shocking up wheat very nice day wheat very good.

Wednesday doing chores finished cutting wheat in forenoon. sharpen ed binder knife. & started to cut barley. rain came on fixing binder canwases.

Thursday doing chores fixing binder cutting barley nice day.

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