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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1861-1863

Reesor Diary 1861-1863-49.pdf

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April 1862

5

Chored round made handsleigh A M Went to Cedar Grove Mills P M Weath raind from east A M Clear p m

Sunday 6

at home all day Received a visit from Peter Hoover & his wife Sarah Neighswander, John & Anne Hoover Weathr Clear, Cold

7

Chored round A M Boiled sugar P M Weath Clear Cold east wind Thawing a little

8

Boiled sugar A M Flailed Oats P M Weath Cold east wind

9

Drew home wood & took Meat tub to Br. Ns to get it hooped Weath Cold east wind. Cloud

10

Sawed pine sawlogs & tapped 20 trees A M Boiled sugar P M Sap flows well Weath mild Clear

11

Boiled sugar A M Had Br C & his Oxen & C B's Oxen to draw in logs at the A M P M Weath fine & Clear Sap flowed {illegible} roads Muddy. fields Commencing to get bare

12

Boiled sugar & Brought home new Cart box from T Browns Weath fine & clear

Sunday 13

Went to Meeting at Hebron Sermon on St Mat 21 C 1st to 15 v by Rvd P Reesor visitors after Service B Lehman & Josephus Stover Wea Cool Clear roads Muddy fields getting bare

14

Went to Belford A M. Freshed Maple trees & Chored round P M Weath mild & Cloudy Clear P M

15

I & John Helped R Wallace at his chopping bee in bush opposite the lane he is chopping cord wood there Weath Cloudy A M Clear P M warm

16

Boiled sugar Weath warm Clear

17

Put sleigh & cutters into summer quarters A M Piled lumber at sm P M Weath cloudy warm raining this evening 8 o clock

Good Friday 18

Went to B'Cs on a visit. Weath Cloudy rainy warm. Windy this evening. Fall wheat looks first rate grass begins to grow

19

Took 8 bus Chop to Cedar Grove Mills A M Chopped Cordwood in Scarboro bush P M Weather clear cold north wind

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