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Sidney Clarence Van Sickle Diary, 1909-1913


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1911. Daily Record.

April 21 night & bot loaf Bread. & Recv Payment for 50 bushel oats. from Mrs Robins. $17.50. to date. S.C. Vansickle.

April 22 Saturday. doing chores. trimming trees cleaning up brush. drawing out manure. fixing side of barn. Recv letter from H.E.P. down st at night. & settled with A.E. Vansickle for oats & Peter Vansickles account. $15.00

" 23 Sunday. doing chores. went for walk with cashier at Bank. in forenoon. at home after noon.

" 24 Monday. doing chores. took line house over to farm. got home new wagon from station. started to take down barn's in afternoon. Set two hens on hen eggs. 14 each.

" 25 Tuesday. doing chores. plowed John Manx's garden. & had team on scraper. moving dirt at barn. Rev Mr {?} here for dinner also he was selling stock in X {written in left margin} Marconi wireless. telegraph at $5.00 X {written in left margin} per share. Mother took 3 shares. & paid cash $15.00 for same.

April 26 Wednesday. doing chores. digging out cellar. under-bank. drawing out dirt with team. Ruben {Ginley?} helping. finished writing letter to H.E.P.

April 27. Thursday. cultivating & harrowing ground for day. go. cleaning up. yard. sold 4 bags potatoes. & one bag mixed grain. also 8 doz {dozen} eggs to Mrs Robins.

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