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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1861-1863

Reesor Diary 1861-1863-54.pdf

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June 1862

June 6

I helped W Morrison to lay tiles in Fallow & John plowed A M We both filled drain P M Weath clear warm Plowed. Weath Slight Shower this Morning

7

Distant thunders

Whit Sundy 8

Went to Meeting at Hebron Remarks & Sermon on St John 14 C 23 v to end of chap by Red J Reesor Visitors after Service Jacob & Samuel Barkey Jacob Hoover & wife, Uncle D Burkholder & wife David Burkholer & wife {Munro} & Susan Burkholder were at supper Weath clear & pleasant

Whit Monday 9

Idling about home Catched 8 chubs in our dam I & My Father went to S M after supper with small net & caugh 9 small fish. Water very low Weath clear beautiful

10

Wheat out in heads Plowed. Weath. Warm clear

11

I went to Major Mills Nancy went with me to R Wallace's this Morning. then I & John Finished Plowing Fallow got done this evening Wat. warm

12

Worked on the road in Scarboro at B.Ss A M. rained nearly all P M Idled ?med round in Br. Ss woodshed

13

Worked on the road A M I went to Dunbarton for salt but did not get any P M John Harrowed the potatoes Weath clear

Sunday 15

Went to Meeting at Willemans remarks by Revd H Barkey Sermon on St John 3 C 1st @ 16th v by Revd J Willeman Went to J H Ramer after service Weath clear cool frost last night

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