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Franklin McMillan Diary, 1928

Franklin McMillan Diary 1928 23.pdf

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June 21st: Raining again this morning. Hoed raspberries & put nitrate on. Picked in the afternoon. June 22nd: Picked first 13 crates 14 x 36. Fruits shipped to Toronto. Sold at 70 cents, 23 + 25 + pints more, showers, and berries very dirty. June 23rd: Sat. more rain, both morning + afternoon + night. June 24th: Sunday, fine, drove to Guelph, had picnic supper in the park. June 25th: More rain in the night, picked 46 more crates. Berries dirtier than ever after so much rain. Received $4.09 for each crate (34 pints) shipped on Tuesday, also 7 crates jam sold at $2.50. June 26th: Cultivated + weeded carrots. Some job. Been stopped so often by rain but got down this time. June 27th: 41 crates strawberries we shipped Monday to Toronto, sold 31 at 84 cents, 150 at 94 cents, 50 at 104 cents, some drop since Sat., 233 + 254 pints picked, 62 x 36 pints. Sold today at 104 + 134, average about 124 cents per pint. June 28th: Fine + warm, hoeing + cultivating. June 29th: Friday, raining again this morning, dirt.

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