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Franklin McMillan Diary, 1924

Frank McMillan Diary 1924 12.pdf

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May 24th. Rained all night and part of this morning balance of the day. Very cold with strong west winds. Saw cherries nearly all out in blossom now. Do not look like much chance of them selling this kind of weather. Have a furnace going this evening.

May 25th. Sunday. Very cold with strong west winds + cloudy a couple of heavy showers in the afternoon with some thunder wind hail etc.

May 26th. Man ploughing at handfuls west of us digging away from trees in Johns ground. Wet and cold us here.

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reported that 50% of strawberry blossoms + buds frozen. Notice some of ours frozen but not not think that many.

May 27th. Milder today. Sowed {illegible}. Bill did not work good. One of the bushes gone. Started sowing half way past onion hole in drill. Sowed 1 1/4 lbs seed. Went over past Hickery tree about 64 cows. Looks like rain again tonight.

May 28th. Howed. {illegible} and put 150lbs nitrate of soda on cabbages. They are not going very well

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