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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1861-1863

Reesor Diary 1861-1863-27.pdf

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Aug 1861

22 Helped C Burkholder at threshing from 9 AM till 4 {1/2} PM Ribbed Barley stubble in field near Hoover's till night. John ridged up AM Ribbed PM Weather heavy rain last night a little this morning Clear today. north wind Went for Dr Mc for Br C's Returned from 9 to 12 PM

23 Went to Funeral of B Lehmans little Daughter at Hebron Chapel AM Ribbed Barley stubble PM Weather clear

24 Ribbed Barley Stubble. Weather Clear

Sunday 25 Went to Br S's on a visit. Weather clear

26 Finished ribbing barley stubbles AM. Cradled Oats below garden PM. Weather Clear AM slight shower PM thunder at a distance

27 Helped Br C at threshing AM & Helped Br N PM. W. Clear all day thunder shower in the evening

28 Asked hands to thresh and got barn ready AM had W Burkholder's machine Treshed 125 Bus Barley & 35 Fall Wheat PM Weather Clear Slight Shower PM

29 Threshed 22 Bus wheat in the morning bound oats south of the house till noon then cut oats with reaper in field near hoover's PM Weather clear, heavy shower 5 minutes PM

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