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Franklin McMillan Diary, 1922

Franklin McMillan Diary 1922 8.pdf

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more Tomatoes in the afternoon

Mch 27th Raining all day went to Hamilton and got Elective Washer. Blue Bird cost $114 {two zeros in superscript} wholesale retail price was $155 {two zeros in superscript}

Mch 30th {Some?} of the worst storms of the winter snowed all morning raining + sleeting this afternoon {name?} started work this morning at $14.00 per week.

Mch 31st Rained + snowed all night looks like real winter this morning ice + snow over everything and cold north wind blowing hotbeds all covered with ice + snow frozen on them can't open them at all.

April 1st Very cold ground covered with snow, Transplanted one frame of Tomatoes too cold had to stop

April 2nd Sunday cool + cloudy was down home for tea.

April 3rd Cool + East winds transplanting tomatoes

April 4th made hotbed for peppers + Transplanted Tomatoes about one half of what we done before the ice storm have { droped?} over

April 5th The man that started last week only worked one day never came back, hired another one today. Very cold + cloudy with strong East wind

April 6th. working at hotbeds cool + cloudy.

April 7th. strong south west winds + very mild {illegible} doors on {brown?} and just finished transplanting tomatoes 90 sashes

April 8th started transplanting Peppers {Harrowed?} Asparagus + {men?} drawing brush out of the {overhand?}

April 9th Sunday, {hired?} very warm this afternoon. went over to Ray Bells for tea.

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