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Franklin McMillan Diary, 1924

Frank McMillan Diary 1924 7.pdf

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April 24th. Men uncovering straw berries. Trued my hand at Bridge grafting. Some job hope it saves the trees fine + mill.

April 25th. Finished bridge grafting also finished uncovering strawberries. Settled duty with Sev Alton for tree $8.98.

April 26th. Weather fine + bright but call east wind. Paid handful income tax for 1923.8 17.42. Also took my own and Johns in nothing to pay. But two bags cobbler Potaotes at 285/bag late ones $1.85 from Steven + Solomans making but beds to transplant tomatoes in. Now started

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ploughing rye under for strawberries + trees.

April 27th. Sunday. Fine + warm. Hand John + family up for supper.

April 28th. Transplanted 60 sashs & John {illegible} tomatos - (6000 plants)

April 29th Trees arrived today $339 freight on them arrived in good shape and look alright. Transplanted 74 sashs tomatoes. And done a lot of watering. Jenny started work this A.M.

April 30th. Planted 5 bags potatoes and also planted trees on my place. Row York State {illegible} 40 trees + 384 ace seluphire afternoon 15.

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