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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1861-1863

Reesor Diary 1861-1863-15.pdf

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June 1861

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3 Pulled Pidgeon weed AM. Helped Br C to Plant Potatoes PM Weather Windy Cloudy a little rain

4 Pulled Pidgeon weed AM. Ploughed PM. Weather clear

5 Plowed AM. Sorted Potatoes. Went to SSM fishing after supper. Caught 37 of all kinds & 1 trout Weather Cloudy, rain PM

6 I & John took 2 year old colt to pasture at M Neighswanders Junr Planted & hoed some potatoes after supper Weather Clear Went fishing this morning at Buttonwood hole got 2 suckers

7 Had Br C's man to help to pull Pidgeon weed Weather clear

8 Went to Frenchman's Bay for a {BU? Bll? Bushel or barrel?} of Plaster & a {BU? Bll? Bushel or barrel?} of salt AM Ploughed turnip land PM W Morrison com digging drain Weather warm & clear

Sunday 9 Went to Meeting at Hebron Chapel Remarks by Revd J Reesor Sermon on St John 8 Chap by Revd H Barkey. Visitors after Service Abraham & Menno Burkholder & Solomon Burkholder, Simon Samuel Elisabeth & Fanny Hoover {Rosa?} Moyer B Lehman & Family for supper Weather Clear Warmest day this season

10 Harrowed Summer Fallow near the Dam AM John went to W Bell's raising 3rd Con Pickering PM

11 I & Father Br C & his man made Board Fence on Front of our Lot in Markham Village John & J Purdy hauled {dung?} into the fallow behind the Cider house Weather very warm

12 Hauled dung. Weather Clear a little rain last night cooler today

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