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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1861-1863

Reesor Diary 1861-1863-22.pdf

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July Aug 1861

30 Commenced Wheat south of the orchard today Drew two loads of hay out of the big meadow swale after supper Weather Clear & warm

31 Hoed Carrots AM Cut roads round the large wheat field PM Weather Cloudy & showry AM Clear PM Heavy rain & thunder last night

August 1 Cut rix acres of wheat with reaper for C Burkholder until about 3 oclock worked in our own big field until night Weather. very warm

2 Cut wheat in our own big field Weather. vrey warm some thunde{r} passed over. few drops of rain this evening

3 Finished Cutting wheat in big field Weather Clear very warm

Sunday 4 Went to meeting at Hebron Chapel where I & Nancy were Baptized to the Menonite faith Sermon by Br Revd J Grove on St John 1 Ch 1 to 35 ver

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