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Sidney Clarence Van Sickle Diary, 1909-1913


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1911 Daily Record.


Mar 31 Friday. doing chores. & helping to get things away. after sale. Mr Geo Eggleston went home to city. M {written in left margin}

April 1 Saturday. doing chores. & helping. Purdy get out load of mangles. also Ray Humphrey. to get corn stalks. Pursey Rouse paid me $2.75 for F.W.Ms cutter. F.W.M. away to Brantford. Recv $1.75 from Jim Hodgins for 5 bus {bushel}. oats. also $3.40 from Mrs Robins for 4 bus {bushel} potatoes.

Apr 2 Sunday. cold wind. at home all day. & wrote letter to H.E.P.

Apr 3 Monday doing chores. drawing timber to mill. & helping to get hay. roots. & grain away. Joe Archer to 1/2 ton mixed grain. Paid cash $10.62. Geo Barlow to 1/2 ton mixed grain. gave note for $11.00.

Apr 4 Tuesday. doing chores. Father & I cleaning out Drive barn. F.W.M. away to Hamilton with team. sold. Ray Humphrey here for corn & settled acc. Mr Geo Hendry & Mr Max from Sheffield here for 100 bus {bushel} oats & 10 bus {bushel} potatoes. also John Riddle here for oats. Recv $ 2.77 from Humphrey rainy all afternoon.

April 5 Wednesday. doing chores. drawing timber to mill. fixing up stable to put horses in. down st at night & Recv $7.25 from {Won?} Cornell.

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