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Franklin McMillan Diary, 1922

Franklin McMillan Diary 1922 11.pdf

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May 13th Planted Potatoes, Got new Ford Truck cost $925 bright + sunshiny today but very cold wind feels like frost Tonight some strawberries in blossom and all the plums pears + cherries in full bloom. Have to catch the early train Tomorrow morning at starts on daylight time at 550

May 14th Sunday cool {comma or period?} with strong East winds.

May 15th Fine + warm hoeing old strawberries patch.

May 16th Hoeing strawberries fine + warm

May 17th: Hoeing strawberries weather showery

May 18th {Drying?} Blackberries out which had Orange Rust also hoeing strawberries stopped at 4 oclock by rain.

May 19th. Hoeing strawberries showery again. Had {Lola?} over to spend the day.

May 20th.. Rained again about 11 oclock and for the rest of the day {comma or period?} ground getting too wet now. Asparagus {currency symbol 1705?} today.

May 21st Sunday Fine + warm was down to see Uncle Archie he is pretty low. guess he will not last much longer.

May 22nd Fine + warm. went to Hamilton to get some seeds basket fasteners etc. men hoeing Cabbage cut 12 {unit of measurement?} asparagus soled at $3.25 {illegible} in Toronto

May 23rd Planted yellow corn + pumpkins + marked ground for Tomatoes

May 24th Planted cukes. also sowed carrots again too thin last time sowed first 12 rows next orchard and last plant half {way?}

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