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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1861-1863

Reesor Diary 1861-1863-2.pdf

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Jan 1861

21 Helped Wm Morrison Clean peas in the morning Worked about home all day, Weather Clear and Cold

22 Went to Cedar Grove Mills AM and then went to Jacob Hoovers in Pickering on a visit in the Evening, Weather cold and Clear

23 Went to Major Mills AM, fixed Turnip pit PM, and went to my Uncle Dr J S Reesor's on a visit in the Evening, Weather Clear & cold

24 About the house all day, helped William Morrison Clean Peas in the Evening Weather, wind from the East, snowed all day

25 Drove John Burkholder to School in Scarboro AM Went to R Money's B Smith Shop PM weather Clear & mild

26 Worked in the barn A.M. went to Cedar Grove Mills PM. and went to Singing School in the Evening Weather Cloudy & mild

Sunday 27 Went to Meeting at Widemans Chapel Introductory remarks by Revd Henry Barkey Sermon on St John 3rd Chap by Rev'd Jacob Burkholder After meeting went to my father in laws John Hoover's, Weather, Clear AM at 3 oclock Snow P.M

28 Got ready with a load of wheat to go to Major Mills when we received a short visit from Samuel Doner & wife AM. then I took it in the afternoon and sold it at $1.15cts per Bus then we went to my Brother Simeon Reesors in the Evening. Weather Clear & mild

29 Took two loads of wheat to Major Mills at $1.15cts per Bus. Weather Cloudy & mild wind and snow from the north in the Evening

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