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Grandpa's Diary 1958 - Part 2

Part one is here.
George picked Tom up at Martin in Sioux City A.M.
Opened our gifts – Tom George & I.
Went into hospital 10:30 A.M. 363 more words

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Grandpa's Diary 1958 - Part 1

My grandfather, Amos Claycomb, kept diaries for most of his life.  The earliest I have is his 1900 diary when he was 14 years old. 440 more words

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The End: Grandpa's Diaries

There are two entries in the 1911 diary for January 1912; there is no 1912 diary to my knowledge. 

Tuesday, January 2, 1912
Snow thawed a little today.  310 more words

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Amos Claycomb's December 1911 Diary

On the 2nd the railroad paid damages for the fire started by a train in October.  Most of the month is busy selling off animals and supplies. 484 more words

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Amos Claycomb's November 1911 Diary

On the 17th Amos sells 100 tons of grain – doesn’t that seem like a lot?  I’ve double-checked his entry and that’s what it says.  But I don’t find an entry in the ledger for the $400 that he should have gotten.   730 more words

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Amos Claycomb's October 1911 Diary

Amos travelled to Illinois to look at land and see his family and to Nebraska to see Ruth.
He met a fraternity brother, Art Beardsley in Kansas City on the way.   860 more words

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Amos Claycomb's September 1911 Diary

Two events of note this month:  On the 5th Amarillo citizens voted to go dry.  And on the 17th we get the first entry mentioning the sale of Amos’ land.   631 more words

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