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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1861-1863

Reesor Diary 1861-1863-35.pdf

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Nov 2 1861

Chored {around?} finished Chest for Indian Corn Buckwheat meal & hulled barley Weather heavy storm & rain from the east all day

Sunday 3

At home all day I went to CBs a while PM weather Clear A.M Cloudt PM raining this evening

{Night late?} 4

{"bridges & Mill dome carried away" written in margins} Sorted sheep in the morning helped BC to bring over seven of his {cows?} JL John started at 11 o c on a shooting excursion down to the big swamp and the flats of the litle {rouge?} shot a few {birdy?} seen there fine partriges Weather Cloudy & Clear


I went to J {Dunneas?} for a meattub & P {Gathered?} apples killed a pig PM Weath Clear


Sorted & Drew potatoes into the cellar they are badly rotted this year. Weather Clear


Drew in 7 loads of turnips Weather Clear (squally some)


Drew in 3 loads of turnips which finished the AM I went to {Major? Mayor?} Mills with 18 bunches Chop * John plowed PM Weather Cloudy


Plowed. Weather fine. Clear.

Sunday 10

At home all day Recieved a visit from {B.N?} & family & my father & mother. Nancy complained of sore throat on friday evening still got worse.

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