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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1861-1863

Reesor Diary 1861-1863-45.pdf

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Sunday 9

Went to {illegible} at Wilderness Chapel {Pemont?} by Rev P Reesor sermon on St. Luke 16 C19 {illegible} of C by Rev P {illegible} went to {illegible} after sermon Weather squalls of snow


Took a load of {Peas? Pause?} to Pickering Harbor @48.00 per {illegible} {Tatherinlaws?} were here this evening Weather mild clear


Ashed hands to thresh worked in the barn Weather mild a few inches of snow fell PM soft {illegible}


Went to PH {Remens?} to a quilting helped to Dispatch a fine fat Gobler BrCs M Neighowood's & Father were there Weather fine Mild good sleighing


Went to CBs {illegible} bee Went to BrNs in the evening. Weather snow from east nearly all day

{I went to DMc for had cold}


Had threshing Machine Threshed 83 {Bores?} Barley & 160 ofwheat Weather pretty cold


Chored around Br S & family were here this evening Weather Cold Clear

Sunday 16

Went to Meeting at Nebron Chapel {illegible} P Reesor {Jenson?} {illegible} by Rev P Grow Visitors after service D G {Hanson?} & wife M {Brilligan?} & family Samuel & Abraham {Butholden?} Br C & family this evening Weather Clear and cold


Went to Markham to get advice from Dr Mc for {illegible} he had symptoms of Croup last night is some better this evening Weather Mild Stormy east wind


Went to W Morisons in the morning M Neighswanden {illegible} were here today Weather mild {thawny?}


Chored around AM Went to Johnstons Sale PM Weather Cloudy East wind Snow this evening


Had R Wallace to help to clear Barley Johnson not able to work yet Weather clear today {illegible} 4 or 5 in snow last night


J & Br D N & C Drew wood from {Pundys?} for my father Weather pretty cold clear


Had R Wallace to help to clear wheat John took a grist of Chop to Cedar Goose Mills Weather Clear Mild


At home all day Weather Mild {illegible}


Cleaned some Wheat started for D Mc about 10 a.m. BrC {Elisctesh?} is sick Weather terrible snow & wind from the north

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