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Franklin McMillan Diary, 1924

Frank McMillan Diary 1924 28.pdf

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shipped north 125 tons 95 plums. 16 peppers. 6 crates cauliflower 2 bags cabbage + 53 lshts plums to Heart. Total picked 404 lshts. Had a white frost this morning. You could slide on station platform. When I was at 6 oclock train but done no damage.

Sept 12th. Not so many orders today due at 4 oclock have some big orders Toronto. Picked plums tonight for tomorrow.

Sept 13th. Sold Scott 181 Burbank plums 279 and Ron Hart. 51 Burabn 259 25 Bur plum 274 25 cukes

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50 peppers 354 35 cabbages 354 10 crates 81.10 Cauliflower total 367 lshts 110 crates.

Sept 13th Have sold this season up till tonight 3088 baskets of plums

Sept 14. Sunday. Cool + Cloudy. Had Hicks + Well Bells family call in. They found the body of the nurse who was missing from the Fronsides (down the lane). She was in the pond disappeared on Sept 4th.

Sept 15th. Busy again today. Picked 28 lsht plum 101 lsht tomatoes 31 lshts pepper. Total 417 lshts and 12 crates cauliflower and 3 bags cabbages

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