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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1861-1863

Reesor Diary 1861-1863-25.pdf

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August 1861

Sunday 11 Went to Meeting at Widemans Chapel remarks by Rev H Barkey Sermon on St Luke 18C 31st v to end of Chap by Rev J Grove Went to Fatherinlaws after Service Weather Clear Comfortable

12 Drew in 8 loads of fall wheat AM Soaking Cold rain PM raining this evening Went to burying of J Milroy's little daughter at 3 oclock PM at Zion Church

13 Cut Barley in field near Hoovers John didnt feel well PM Weather cool AM Warmer PM. Clear

14 Cut Barley AM Drew in 8 loads of Wheat PM Weather Comfortable & Clear

15 Drew in 11 loads of wheat. Dr Mcausland was attending John this Morning he had a severe attack of Bowel Complaint is in a fair way this evening. Weather Clear, Comfortable

16 Finished Drawing wheat AM Drew in 5 loads Barley PM Weather Clear, warm

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