Scope and content
Item is a journal / ledger of day to day activities on the farm and weather conditions by Richard S. Haskill, consisting of 200 pages - Mar. 9 1955 - June 10, 1962 indicated on front cover - stamped on front cover by manufacturer is "RECORD, No.790, 200" in black ink - this journal has one column on left side of the page with the month and day and on the right side two columns indicating debits and credits, the date is written along the top of the page - this journal indicates that Richard was involved more with the raising and selling of animals than previous familiy members who owned the farm. He speaks of chickens, capons, pigs and cattle. There is no mention of milk or dairy cows as in previous journals from this collection. He also speaks of spraying both crops and his apple orchard.