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Franklin McMillan Diary, 1922

Franklin McMillan Diary 1922 14.pdf

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June 18 Cold + cloudy looks like rain. Sunday

June 19th Drove to Toronto with 80 crates Berries sold 40 at 10 {cents symbol} here. Shipped balance north at 12 {cents symbol} and to Toronto had a big day 25 {cents symbol} crates in all.

June 20th. Fine + Cool picked 23 {cents symbol} crates SB. Today getting very cheap. sold 83 crates north at 10 {cents symbol} some here at {$240?} shipped balance to Toronto. sold at 9 + 10 {cents symbol} {written on side} Res Truck delivered today it looks fine

June 21st Picked 125 crates shipped north at 10 cents box

June 22nd Picked 124 crates shipped north at 10 {cents symbol} Crop a {failure?} nearly done. Could have sold 500 crates today

June 23 only picked 77 crates today sold at 12 {cents symbol} north have picked 1028 all told up till tonight (Friday).

June 24 No picking today. was weeding carrots also planted {out?} Cabbages very warm had to put old berry boxs over them. also sowed turnip seed over again, last never came up. ground got all hard + {crusty?} after the big storms sowed about half way part turnip hole in drill J drove to Wabasso Park. with {Manacle?} {illegible} arrived from St Thomas, The Res truck goes fine.

June 25 Sunday. clear + very cold.

June 26 Clear + cold picked 124 crates berries sold mostly at 15 cents. also 14 Richmond cherries at $100 and 7 crates Cabbage for the first at $200.

June 27th Showery only picked 69 crates planted out Cauliflowers

June 28th Picked 107 crates not very many orders

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