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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1861-1863

Reesor Diary 1861-1863-17.pdf

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June 1861

19 Worked on the road with John & the team Weather Clear AM small shower some thunder PM

20 Worked Seven hours on the road with John and the team which finished my time in Markham Weather warm & Clear

21 Went to T Woods store AM Laid tiles PM Weather Fine Shower early this morning Cloudy all day

22 Sowed Turnips south of the lane. Weather warm Clear

Sunday 23 Went to J H Ramer's on a visit. He was riding in his Buggy last Monday when the Horse took a fright and ran away Mr Ramer jumped out and fractured his right leg below the knee he is kep in his bed but is doing as well as could be expected. Weather warm Clear little rain this morning

24 Harrowed fallows. Weather. Clear & cool

25 Harrowed fallow John not well. lame limbs John Stover hoed carrots corn & potatoes piled dung behind the barn. Weather warm & Clear

26 I & John Stover Hauled dung into north Fallow John not quite well yet Weather warm slight shower AM

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