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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1861-1863

Reesor Diary 1861-1863-34.pdf

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Oct Nov 1861

22 Went to Abraham Grove's for Miss Barbara to do house work. Weather Cloudy some rain in the evening

23 Dug potatoes Weather Cloudy some rain

24 Dug potatoes. Weather Clear some snow on the ground this morning

25 Finished digging Potatoes AM I went to P Mc{illegible} sale PM Weather Cool Clear ground frose last night

26 Choring round the garden Fatherinlaws were here today Robert Wallace was here PM Weather Cloudy

Sunday 27 At home all day Received a visit from M Neighswanders Jnr & family John Reesors {Sen?} & wife S Hoover Snr & wife Mrs. B Lehman C Burkholder & family Weather Clear

28 Took cart to T Brown to get it fixed AM gathered apples PM John Commenced ploughing in field near Hoovers weather clear

29 Went to Major Mills AM John Plowed AM worked in garden and fixed Turnip pit under back part of barn PM Weather Cloudy Clear

30 Worked at turnip pit AM Plowed PM Weather Cloudy & Clear

31 Boiled Pumpkin sauce at Brother Cs Weather Cloudy Wm Hagerman died today

Novr 1 Drew in 7 loads of Turnips Weather Cloudy Bought young ram of W Bell for 6 dollars today

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