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Franklin McMillan Diary, 1924

Frank McMillan Diary 1924 29.pdf

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Sept 16. Not so many orders today. 190 lshts north 6 crates cauliflower 7 boxes cabbages. Also send 39 lshts green bags to Toronto sold at 354 + 404

Sept 17. Picked 251 plums today (total 333 lshts 10 crates cauliflower and 4 crates cabbages. Wether fine + moderately warm.

Sept 18. Not many orders today only 97 plums + 68 lsht Tomatoes 2 peppers 6 cauliflower

Sept 19. Only picked 63 plums today + 79 tomatoes shipped 22 x 6 red peppers to Toronto sold at 504

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picked a load of Tomatoes for Canner. Also shipped 30 lshts {illegible} peas at 604 and a few cabbages + cauliflower

Sept 20. Started ploughing Toronto palet. Not much done. Showery all day. Fixed brushel boxes and ladder ready to pick apples. Burlington Fair today and yesterday. A very bad day for it today. Bay City won for second year in M.G. League Baltimore won International for the 6th time in succsesion.

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