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Sidney Clarence Van Sickle Diary, 1909-1913


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1911 Daily Record.

April 6 Thursday. doing chores. drawing timber to mill. & getting things moved to stable. at new house. put horses in stable. for the night. first time.

April 7 Friday doing chores. brought 16 bags mixed grain from farm barn. sold 2 bags potatoes to Bell Vansickle $1.60 Paid. Woodworth here cutting wood. 4 1/2 hours {written above previous "wood"}. Father using team drawing logs & timber. C. Boyle settled his account. John Archer got hay & paid $11.30 for same.

April 8 Saturday. doing chores. drawing logs from woods to Rouses mill. 5 trips. Recv letter from H.E.P. with a V. enclosed.

April 9 Sunday. attended to horses & chickens went up to junction to see new. switch house. also went to church at night.

April 10 Monday. doing chores. drawing logs & cut down pine tree. helped mother wash clothes. very nice day.

April 11 Tuesday. doing chores. drawing timber from Rouses mill. put load of hay in wagon. helped John Riddle get balance of oats.

April 12 Wednesday. doing chores. got hay weighed 2310 lbs at 9.50. rainy most of day. tinkering around. sold Geo Archer 38 bushel oats at 36 {cents}. Recv Payment $13.65. Father away to Carson Weabers sale.

April 13 Thursday doing chores & fixing up around barn. got straw from bay. F.W.M. & Father got out load hay for Mrs Robins. 8.50

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