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Sidney Clarence Van Sickle Diary, 1909-1913


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1911 Daily Record.

May 9. Drove to Rockton in evening. & called Plastow's. Mrs Plastow. sick. Mrs Stewart. & son there.

May 9 Frank Braithwaite & daughter here in evening & got bag potatoes.

May 10 Wednesday. doing chores.. drawing stone for barn. got metal roofing from station. rain in P.M. cleaning up yard. & spaded up plot for garden along north fence. masons started work on foundation.

May 11 Thursday. doing chores. drawing stone for barn. & helping around. started to write letter to H.E.P.

May 12 Friday. working in orchard with team cultivating & drawing water for masons.

May 13 Saturday. working in orchard all forenoon. with team. got ready & went to city on noon train. Mother went to Jean. at night.

May 14 Sunday. doing chores. very nice day. went out to church at night.

May 15 Monday. doing chores. working at barn helping masons. in A.M. started to dig out trench for cement walk at new house.

May 16 Tuesday. doing chores. putting broken brick in trench. for walk. rainy in P.M. moving straw. in barn. & makeing pattern for step on cement walk.

May 17 Wednesday. doing chores. got load water for masons. filling up trench with broken brick. & digging trench.

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