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Sidney Clarence Van Sickle Diary, 1909-1913


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1911 Daily Record.


April 14 Friday. doing chores. at F.W.M. after noon & evening settling up sale acc.{account} & Recv {received} cash or check for $208.47 due me amount on Notes. $187.88 due me " not settled. 16.05 due me on Harness. 6.35 due me on milk can & mangles .87.

April 15 Saturday. doing chores went to Bank & got check cashed. & left 200.00 in bank on deposit. fixing up granery {granary}. & cleaning out barn. on farm. billed chicken. for mother. down street at night.

April 16 Sunday. cold north-west wind. Easter Sunday. home all day. but went to church at night.

Apr 17 Monday. doing chores. fixing hen pen. helping to wash clothes. sold load hay to John Mulholland. Recv $5.00 on same. $2.00 due. us.

April 18 Tuesday. drawing logs to mill & lumber & timber home. F.W.M. left for the west. Recv from F.W.M. $19.00 on sale account, due me.

April 19 Wednesday. doing chores. went to bank. to see about notes. & put on deposit $50.00. cleaning up yard around house. had head ache. wrote letter to H.E.P.

Apr 20 Thursday. doing chores. drawing lumber. & cleaning up yard. trimming apple trees in orchard posted letter to H.E.P.

Apr 21 Friday. doing chores. trimming trees washing buggy. down street at

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