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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1861-1863

Reesor Diary 1861-1863-29.pdf

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Sept 1861

7 Sowed 5 1/2 bus into north fallow & Finished harrowing AM Drew in 3 loads of Oats South of the house PM Weather Cloudy this morning Clear today

Sunday 8 Went to BR Noah's on a visit Weath Clear

9 Drew in 14 loads of Peas & 9 loads of Oats Had John Hoover to help today Weath Cloudy this morning. Clear PM

10 Ridged up Barley Stubble Had Br N & Br C's teams to help Weather Cloudy commencing to rain 1/2 past 7 o'C PM half killed a coon this evening

11 Didn't do much AM finished ridging barley stubble PM Weather rain and cloudy PM Cleared up this evening

12 Sowed Barley Stubble Weather Clear

13 Went to M Neighswanders Jnr on a visit weather clear

14 Harrowed 1 1/2 acres new land Wheat for my Father at Purdy's Weather Clear showers at noon

15 Went to my Fatherinlaws on a visit found nobody at home stayed from 11 till 4 oc then Came home Weather Cloudy at times

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