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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1861-1863

Reesor Diary 1861-1863-18.pdf

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June July July 1861

27 I & John Stover Hauled dung John not well But he pulled weeds this PM in the field opposite Burkholders Weather. Cloudy at times But no rain

28 Finished drawing dung. except a wet spot in the yard which we will leave until it gets dry Weather cooler and Clear

29 Plowed in Fallow East of the dam AM I Went to Cedar Grove Mills with 20 Bus of oat & Barley chop John went to W Lapps raising PM. Weather Clear. not very warm

30 Went to meeting at Widemans Chapel J Burkholder on St Mat 5C 1st to 12v no Minister appointed today on account of some difficulty between Rev J Burkholder & Casper Wideman. went to fatherinlaws after service Weather. Warm. Fine shower about 2 oclock at Finlaw's but none at home

July 1 Plowed. Weather Cloudy, slight shower PM

2 Plowed. Wore drill smock & full Cloth vest all all day very cool Norwest wind. Cloudy all day

3 Finished Plowing AM Plowed & hoed corn PM Weather Clear & warm

4 Helped C Burkholder at logging & spread dung for Br C Weather. Warm & Clear

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