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Franklin McMillan Diary, 1922

Franklin McMillan Diary 1922 9.pdf

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April 10th Very warm transplanting some more peppers went to Hamilton for some Clover seed, Corn etc. Paid {dollar or cents symbol?} 31.25 each

April 11th Rained all night and till noon today. everything flooded, turning {cold?} tonight

April 12th Very cold with high west winds. unloading can of manure

April 13th Cool. Cleaned weeds off old strawberry patch

April 14th. Good Friday cold north east + East wind cloudy started raining in the evening finished transplanting pepper + started uncovering strawberries they look good seem to have come through winter alright hired Leo Chapman to look after our bery pickers at $25 per week for 10 weeks

April 15 cool with north East wind. uncovering strawberries

April 16th Sunday Fine home all day. Doris has been sick for about a week.

April 17th Heavey thunder storms this morning everything flooded made hot beds in the afternoon

April 18th Cold with high winds uncovering strawberries started man plowing for the first it is pretty wet yet

April 19th Cold with high south west wind started raining again in the evening finished uncovering strawberries started filling up blackberries

April 20th. Very cold and windy with some snow Flurries

April 21st. Sick in bed today with the Flu + Bronchitis

May 2nd out of bed today first tome since April 21st. have had some {house?} with sickness

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