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Franklin McMillan Diary, 1924

Frank McMillan Diary 1924 14.pdf

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and mostly cloudy and started to shower just at 6 oclock tonight.

June 4th. Planting tomatoes all day. Olanted 20000 plants in three days weather was grand for planting. Not very warm and mostly cloudy.

June 5th. Fine + warm today planted out about 4500 Cauliflowers in the morning and 5000 peppers in teh afternoon.

June 6th. Finished planting peppers. Had 3 sashes allows sweets + 5 sashes neopolitan + 2 large sashes neopolitan + 10 large sashes 4 small of Ruby King. And


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8 sashes (large) and 12 small sashes Hot Peppers. In all 250 peppers in small sashes 275 " " larges sashes about 1150 all together.

June 7th. Digging around trees in old orchard and piling up frams + sashes

June 8th. Sunday. Raining this morning and cold. Had Mrs + Mr Sev Hammond for tea. Cleared up coal tonight.

June 9th. Finished digging around trees in old orchard and put nitrate of soda on tomatos.

June 10th. Cool yet. Put nitrate of soda on Cabbages second time. Also some on peppers

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