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Franklin McMillan Diary, 1923

Frank McMillan 1923 Diary 16.pdf

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Had a snow squall in the afternoon.

April 11 Transplanted a few more tomatoes. Stopped by rain. Cleared up and turning cold again in the afternoon. Very cold and stormy at the {Soo?} had a foot of snow on the ninth. Total {?} This winter tea all gone here out of bay. Macasse started Monday.

April 12 Very cold ground frozen solid. Had from 3000 to 5000 tomato plants frozen last night. Transplanting more all day to make up the loss.

April 13 Cold + cloudy. Transplanted more tomatoes, went to Hamilton to get truck. Gas tank {finish?} was leaking. Took Ineome Tappapero in for Grandpa. Myself nothing.

April 14 Very cold ground frozen hard in the morning. Went to Geo Thomases at Mount Nemo to get some stumps. His lane so bad could not get any. Got some pine limbs instead.

April 15 Sunday. Ground covered with snow this morning. But it seems milder. Had Harry B and family for tea. Raining this evening.

April 16 Cold again with a few snow flurries. Started putting in tile.

April 17 Still at drain some job mud, + some places, a foot of frost yet in the ground

April 18 Cool yet. Ground frozen this morning. Finished putting in drain for strawberry patch. Stanley Longo baby died today was four weeks old tomorrow.

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