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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1861-1863

Reesor Diary 1861-1863-32.pdf

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Oct 1861

2 Helped D Hoover at threshing Weather Clear

3 Cleaned A a load of barley & brought home a load of hay. from Purdy's. Dogs killed a skunk weather Clear

4 worked in Cellar made apple Shelves & laid brick AM made large bench for verandah PM Weather Cloudy, Drissly rain

5 went to T Woods store AM Threshed a few {illegible bus?} PM weather. Drissly. Cloudy. Close

Sunday 6 At home all day Miss Maria Shirk was here for Supper Weather Cloudy, Drissly rainy

7 I & John Ribbed wheat stubble in large field Weather Clear

8 Ribbed wheat stubble Weather fine & Clear

9 Ribbed wheat stubble & Drew in a load of Corn tops this evening. Eat an apple of 1860 today. Weather Clear & warm

10 Drew home two loads of wood & 1 load of Pumpkins & 1 of Corn AM Finished Drawing Corn PM Weather warm & Clear

11 Finished Ribbing AM John went to P Scots Sale & I Gathered in Apples & husked Corn PM weather Cloudy

12 Husked Corn. Gathered wild grapes in Lapps flats Weather Cloudy, rainy

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