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Franklin McMillan Diary, 1922

Franklin McMillan Diary 1922 6.pdf

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Feby 28 Turned very cold again last night getting {our? in?} baskets. 11qts crates $68 {two zeros in superscript} for 1000 {slat curves? crates?} $20 + {Lew's?} $22.

Mch 1st cold + cloudy. got two more loads baskets in.

Mch 2nd Fine + moderately cold trimming trees

Mch 3rd Fine + clear trimming apple trees. some job. a lot of dead in them.

Mch 4th Fine. started unloading can of manure this afternoon + making hotbeds. the can was 8 days on the road.

Mch 5th Fine + mild was down home for tea.

Mch 6th Fine + warm. like spring heard a robin. unloading manure and making hot beds

Mch 7th Rained all night showery this morning {rolled? joined?} part of out seeds some Pepper, Cabbage + Tomatoes.

Mch 8th sowed balance of Tomato pepper + Cabbage seeds. sowed a 4 ozs. Ruby Giant pepper 2 ozs Pimento Pepper about 8 ozs our own hot pepper 4 ozs {First + Beat?} tomato 6 ozs John Baer 6 ozs Copenhagen Cabbage in forty four sashes. cold last night but clear + frosty today.

Mch 9th milder today East wind bright + clear fine hotbed weather

Mch 10th East winds + mild cabbages up already sowed on Mch 7th, Trimming old orchard

Mch 11th cold east wind fixing sash in the barn

Mch 12th Sunday. motored to Ham. had dinner at Ms {Barlows?} + tea at Lillie's {mother's?} weather fine just like April.

Mch 13th Fine, trimming trees.

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