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Sidney Clarence Van Sickle Diary, 1909-1913


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Daily Record.

Nov 1 Tuesday. doing chores. put load turnips on wagon. & plowing in A.M. took load turnips to car. & pulling turnips in P.M. Frank had words to say about turnips {written in margin: XX} & potatoes. & forbid me taking X turnips from field. Father & Mother came home from Toronto.

Nov 2 Wednesday. doing chores. & plowing.

Nov 3 Thursday. doing chores. & plowing

Nov 4 Friday. doing chores. took barrel of apples to Able Wing. & got some furniture at station for Father. & plowing the rest of day.

Nov 5 Saturday. doing chores. sorting apples. & took 2 barrels to Jim H. bot 5 lengths. of stove pipe. & 1 Elbow at Geo Archers. Paid 80 {cents}.

Nov 6 Sunday. snow in forenoon. doing chores. drove to R {Rockton}. & had dinner at H.E.Ps. Mother away to Harrisburg.

Nov 7 Monday. doing chores. splitting wood. & sorting apples. Had words with {written in margin: XX} Frank about apples. turnips & many other things on farm.

Nov 8 Tuesday. doing chores. took 2 bags apples to station for brakeman cutting cabbage. to make crout.{sauerkraut} & threshing beans. F.W.M. away all the forenoon.

Nov 9 Wednesday. doing chores. took milk to factory. & finished plowing in the crop field.

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