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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1861-1863

Reesor Diary 1861-1863-16.pdf

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June 1861

13 Dug in garden John hoed corn AM Both Plowed in Fallow behind cider house PM Weather. Cool. Comfortable. fine Breesee sold two pigs to M Neighswander

14 Plowed. Weather. Cool Slight shower PM sold a pig to my Father & one to J Walkey @ $ each

15 Went to Cedar Grove Mills with a grist of 10 Bus T {Treadwell?} wheat AM Spread dung & hoed potatoes PM John Plowed Sold two pigs @ $1 apiece Heavy rain last night Weather warm Cloudy at times High wind this evening

Sunday 16 Went to meeting at Wideman's Chapel I & Nancy were Called into the Vestry Where we were Catechised, after service. Voices were taken for a new Minister. Abraham Hoover Casper Wideman Jacob Wideman & Abraham Wideman were nominated, in two weeks from today lots will be Cast to decide which of them will be Chosen.

17 Plowed Fallow hoed corn after supper Weather clear

18 Went to Cedar Grove Mills AM. Laid tiles PM Weather Clear AM Cloudy PM Traded two pigs to W Morrison for filling all the new drain

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