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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1861-1863

Reesor Diary 1861-1863-33.pdf

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Oct 1861

Sunday 13 At home AM I went to Br Ss PM his wife is sick but is getting better Weather Cool & Clear

14 Cleaned Cider house & gathered apples AM Brought home grinders of Cider Mill from the spring near Br S's SMill where we keep them to preserve them from the frost & drouth PM Weather Clear & Comfortable

15 Drew in the Peastack AM Cleaned a load of Barley PM Weather Clear. John traded horses with Bob Haig

16 I gathered Apples. John & Father took two loads of Barley to Whitby sold at 40cts weather clear

17 Dug Potatoes & gathered apples in the evening. Weather Cloudy this morning Clear today rainy a little at 8 PM

18 Finished husking Corn & Gathered Apples Weather. Cloudy. heavy rain last night

19 Cleaned Barley {Top?} threshed 5 doz oats Sheaves Weather Cloudy some rain. Clear tonight

Sunday 20 At home all day. Weather Cool Clear. Went for Doctor McCausland at 8 PM

21 Around the house all day Nancy gave birth to a daughter at 4 PM Weather. Cool Clear

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