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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1861-1863

Reesor Diary 1861-1863-28.pdf

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Aug 1861

30 Finished Cutting Oats & then bound Went to Br N binding Bee in the evening Weather Clear

31 Ridged up. Father & J Stover drew in Five loads of peas & John Stover bound oats south of the house had a binding bee in field near hoovers. Weather Clear

Sunday September 1 Went to meeting at Hebron Chapel Remarks & Sermon t on St Mat 18 C by Revd J Reesor visitors after service C G Reesor & wife Simon Elisabeth & Fanny Hoover & John & Abraham Hoover Samuel Hoover & K Wheeler were here for tea. Weather Clear today Cloudy this evening

2 Ridged up John Helped from 10 AM till night & stood it well Weather Clear some thunder and a slight shower this evening

3 Sowed Fallow behind Cider house Weather Clear, pretty warm

4 Finished harrowing & Plowed in north fallow Drew home my Fathers spring wheat from Purdys after supper Weather Clear & cool

5 Ridged up had Br N & CB's team to help Weather. Clear & cool

6 Ridged up AM Sowed 10 Bus Wheat into north Fallow PM had Br C's team today Weather Clear & cool

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