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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1861-1863

Reesor Diary 1861-1863-14.pdf

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May June 1861

25 I & John Br C's man Br N & his man Went down the {illegible roughe? rouge?} to Gibsons Old S Mill to fish for Mullets, there were none up so after Cacthing {Catching} a pike & a sucker we Came home again washed the sheep at Br Simeons PM. Weather. Clear

Sunday 26 Went to Meeting at Altona. Remarks & Sermon on St Luke 10 Chapter 30 vers to end of Chapt by Revd H Barkey. Went to M Neighswanders Senior after Service Weather warm & clear. a little rain in the evening

27 Went to Mr J Scotts, & took in a pit of potatoes AM Went to BSS, & cut seed potatoes PM. Bob Haig Clipped the Sheep today @ 5 cts apiece. Weather Cool some rain high wind

28 I & John Plowed fallow East of the dam Weather cool & windy high wind last night Calm in the evening

29 Took our wool to E {Cliffs?} Carding Mill at Altona Then we went to M Neighswander's for dinner Weather, Clear & Cool.

30 Had Br N. to help pull Pidgeon weed in the large Wheat field. AM I & John Ploughed fallow PM. Weather Clear & warm

31 Went to A. Grove's {illegible Senk?} to see Barbara about spinning our wool. Plowed PM. Weather Clear & warm

June 1 Planted Potatoes & a few Carrots in the field south of the lane Took oat & Barley chop to Cedar Grove mills in the evening Weather Clear & warm

Sunday 2 Went to meeting at Wideman's Chapel Remarks by Revd J Burkholder Sermon on Luke 16 Chap 19 ver to end of Chap By Rev J Reesor. Went to Fatherinlaws after service Weather Clear, rain in the evening

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