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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1861-1863

Reesor Diary 1861-1863-30.pdf

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Sept 1861

16 Helped my Br S at ridging pea land Weather Cloudy John Commenced fall Plowing below the house

17 Bound up a few oats and drew them in AM had CB's man to build 3 loads of peas into a stack after dinner then I helped him in the fallow till night Weather Cloudy AM Clear PM

18 Fall Plowed Weather warm & Clear Went to Taylors store in the evening

19 Helped Br N Drag newland at W Morrisons Weather warm Cloudy at times

20 Cleaned up some wheat & chored round Went to BSS AM Pumped the Cistern Dry PM Weather Rainy & cloudy all day This is my Daughter Adeline's 3rd Birthday

21 Went to Meeting at Hebron Remarks by Revd Moses Erb from Berlin C W {Canada West?} Sermon on St John 19 C 1st to 30 vr by Rev David Sherrick from {blank space} Visitors after Service Fatherinlaws J H R & family J Stovers {illegible son? send?} Weather Heavy rain last Rainy AM Cloudy & cool PM

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