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Sidney Clarence Van Sickle Diary, 1909-1913


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1910. Daily Record.

Oct 1 Saturday. doing chores. took milk to factory. & digging potatoes. 28 bushel.

Oct 2 Sunday. doing chores. I drove to Longford. & had dinner & tea at Albert Ramseys. very nice day.

Oct 3 Monday. doing chores. & digging Potatoes all day. very nice day. 26 bushel.

Oct 4 Tuesday. doing chores. finished digging potatoes. pulled beans. & cut ever-green corn. plowing beans ground. rain at night. Mother away to Jeans. I wrote letter to H.E.P.

Oct 5 Wednesday. doing chores. cutting some wood in shed. rainy day. Father away to City. Mother came home from Harrisburg.

Oct 6 Thursday. doing chores. cutting wood in shed. went to store & got oil & mail at office. rainy all day.

Oct 7 Friday. doing chores. fall plowing all day. very nice day. Father away to Brantford.

Oct 8 Saturday. doing chores. plowing fall ground. in lower field. had head ache. Miss H.E.P. called here. nice day Settled with Frank on mill check 42 & 3 lots chopping 149. $1.76

Oct 9 Sunday. doing chores. at Home all day wrote letter to H.E.P. very cool day.

Oct 10 Monday. doing chores. took milk to Factory. 272 lbs. plowing in lower field. Frank away drawing wood.

Oct 11 Tuesday. doing chores. took milk to Factory. 131 lbs. plowing. F.W.M. pulling turnips. & took away 1 load.

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