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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1861-1863

Reesor Diary 1861-1863-37.pdf

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November 20, 1861

Borded Pumpkin {illegible} Weather Cloudy rather warm


Went to ask M Morrison to thrash peas tomorrow AM went to took for thrashing Machine PM Weather Cloudy


Ribbed Turnip potatoe & Corn land I got Dick Shody AM Weather Cloudy wind from East


Brought home a load of slates & fixed hogs mat John went to {Major? Mayor?} Mills with grist of corn & Rye & barley shop Weather snow squals not very cold

Sunday 24

We all went to Meeting at Hebron Chapel {illegible} by Rev P Reesor sermon on St John {illegible} by Rev H {Barthen?} visitors often service B {illegible} AH {Ramon?} & family Father in laws a few {illegible} this evening Weather about 2 in of snow last night mild today


Took John Cutten to J Iverson to get at {painted?} AM Helped BC to under brush PM Weather Clear Thawing


Fixed barn ready for thrashing AM went to sale at W {Hagemani?} PM Weather Clear some Cloud bought a grain Cradle & part of another @ 81.25


Had thrashing Machine Thrashed about 160 {Bones?} of fall Wheat Weather Clear AM soft snow PM Thawing


J & John & CB went to T Woods store where I bought a pair of Coarse boots for myself & a pair for John then we went to G Taits farm & brought home CB Colt from pasture weather cloudy pretty cold thawing PM


Helped BS at Butchering John & my Father sold 17 of fall wheat at Major Mills @ 81.3 {John Bins?} Weather 2 in snow last night all thawed today


Cleaned J John took at to M Mill About 12 o noon JS family started to my Fa inlaws {snowed?} all night went to {muting?} at {illegible} Chapel


today remark for R {Plymore?} sermon on St {Mil?} 22 by {illegible} snowed all the way home about 3 in on the grand this evening

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