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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1861-1863

Reesor Diary 1861-1863-31.pdf

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Sept 1861 Oct

Sunday 22 At Home all day Received a visit from Br S & family Weather Clear & warm frost last night

23 Helped B N to Drag fallow Weather Clear Cool

24 Helped C Burkholder to drag fallow Received a call from Elias Eby & wife from Berlin. this Evening. Weather Clear

25 Took 28 1/2 Bushels of fall Wheat to Major Mills AM & 8 Bus PM @ $1.3 per Weather Clear Pleasant

26 I & John Mowed second crop of Clover at Purdy's Weather Clear AM Cloudy PM rain @ 8 PM

27 Went to E Taylors store & Drew home a load of old rails for firewood AM Threshed oats with horses PM. Weather cloudy AM rain PM raining yet 8 oC This is my 25th Birthday

28 Drew home a load of edgings AM Got dick Shod BM John finished Plowing below the garden Weather Cloudy squally & sunshine

Sunday 29 at home AM Went to Br C's PM Weather Cloudy Cool

30 Went to Fatherinlaws for Miss Elisabeth Hoover to Work Susan Moyer's time is up to day Weather Cool Cloudy

October 1 Took a load of Barley to Whitby Sold @ 49cts per bus Weather Clear Some Cloudy this evening

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