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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1861-1863

Reesor Diary 1861-1863-8.pdf

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March 1861

7 Went to Mr Snowballs and brought 500 tiles AM Then we all went over to my father's to a quilting PM, Weather Clear and Cold one ewe lambed yesterday afternoon and one last night

8 Went to R Moneys BS Shop AM, Then went to John Young's sale on Lot 33 4th Con Pickering PM, and to singing School in the Evening Weather, Cloudy & cold a little rain PM

9 Threshed Oats AM Cleaned And took them to Cedar Grove Mills to get them Chopped PM. Weather Clear & mild

Sunday 10 Went to Old Dan Hoover's on a visit Weather Clear & Cold wind from the south

11 Went to my Father in law John Hoover's on a visit. Weather Clear & pretty Cold

12 Took a Sheep to Sparta for the Butcher AM. I & John Chopped Cordwood for {Chas?} Burkholder PM Weather Clear & Cold Commenced to Snow from the East in the evening received a visit from Br S Reesor & family & Jacob Reesor & wife in the evening

13 I & John Chopped Cordwood for C Burkholder AM Went to R Money's BSS & threshed Oats and went to Cedar Grove PM Weather Clear & Cold wind from the {illegible}

14 Threshed Oats Received a visit from Mr Samuel Hoover & family, of Pickering PM. Went to my Br C Reesors in the evening Weather Clear & Mild

15 Threshed Oats. Nancy went to singing school in the evening. Weather Clear & mild

16 I & John helped my father to draw wood AM Went to R Moneys BSS, made some {spiles?} PM. Received a visit from Uncle D Burkholder {remainder of page illegible due to torn edge}

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