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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1861-1863

Reesor Diary 1861-1863-10.pdf

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April 1861

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9 I & John Chopped Cordwood in the markham bush. Weather Clear, East wind Calm in the Evening

10 Boiled Bollases, AM. I & Nancy went to Jesse Reesor's on a visit. and I went to Markham Village. PM. Weather warm & Clear

11 Today sowed grass seed into that small field of fall wheat opposite C Burkholders & went to singing school in the Evening Weather, warm & Clear

12 I & John Helped the neighbours to scrub Hebron Chapel AM Chopped Cordwood in the Markham bush PM. Weather Warm & Cloudy

13 Went to R Money's BSS & made a pair of whipple trees AM. Went to Cedar Grove Mills for some Chop stuff PM

Sunday 14 Went to meeting at Hebron Chapel. Remarks & sermon on St. John 10th Chap 12 Verse to end of Chapt by Revt John Reesor Visitors after service. Simon & Samuel Hoover Weather, Mild & Cloudy, a little snow in the Evening

15 I & John made a pig trough AM. I went to my Br Noah's to get a cross cut saw came home & sold 16 Bus Barley to Alex Morris @ 50cts per Bus, PM Weather. Mild & Cloudy

16 Went to my Br Simeon's Bush and got 9 maple trees and 1 beech and set them out in the dooryard, AM. went to BSS & John Cut down a large willow tree behind the {illegible driving?} PM Weather. mild & Clear

2 Suckers Caught yesterday at S Reesors Saw mill.

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