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Sidney Clarence Van Sickle Diary, 1909-1913


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1910 Daily Record.


Dec 9 Friday. doing chores. cutting wood in shed. had head-ache. & cold.

Dec 10 Saturday. doing chores. cutting wood. fixing around granery {granary}. Mrs Bates came here. & A.E.V also returned.

Dec 11 Sunday. doing chores. north west wind. with snow. went out to church at night.

Dec 12 Monday. doing chores. cutting wood & took some in cellar.

Dec 13 Tuesday. doing chores. went to woods & cut wood in afternoon. F.W.M. away with team. Father away to Brantford. & Harrisburg

Dec 14 Wednesday. doing chores. drawing up wood for Father. 5 loads. cold west wind.

Dec 15 Thursday. doing chores. cutting wood in shed. stormy day.

Dec 16 Friday. doing chores. got Horses shod. & Paid for same $1.00 drawing up wood from woods. {written in margin: XXX} Frank & I had words about settling up milk check. threshing. chopping & taxes. also apples & turnips.

Dec 17 Saturday. doing chores. he went to office & got mail & 1 gal coal oil. had head ache. Paid F.W.M. $19.53 on {?} milk check. threshing & chopping. we had {written in margin: XXX} word about taxes & settlement of account.

Dec 18 Sunday. doing chores. drove to R{Rockton} & had dinner & tea at Plastow's. XXX F.W.M. shot off his mouth about Plastow's & other things.

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