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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1861-1863

Reesor Diary 1861-1863-20.pdf

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July 1861

10 took muly cow to Bull Mowed until 10 AM raked & cocked hay the rest of the day. Weather Clear. some Cloudy & windy

11 Went to T Woods store & plaster on turnips AM mowed PM. Weather soaking rain last night drisled at times today cloudy cool

12 Cultivated Fallow by Cider House until 9 oclock while John ridged the potatoes raked hay till supper drawed in 2 loads after supper Weather. cool windy

13 Mowed in the morning then raked & drawed in 2 loads of hay in the evening. Weather pretty warm cloudy at times

Sunday 14 Went to Meeting at Widemans Chapel. Remarks by Revd J Reesor Sermon on {blank space} by Revd J Grove. Today Jacob Wideman was appointed to the Ministry * Weather Clear went to Uncle D Burkholders after service

15 Mowed. Shower AM & PM

16 Mowed. Weather Cloudy slight shower PM

17 Cultivated Behind Cider house & John harrowed until 10 spread grass & thinned carrots till noon Drew three loads of hay PM Weather Cloudy at times pretty warm

* Abraham Wideman was rejected at his own request

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