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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1861-1863

Reesor Diary 1861-1863-55.pdf

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June 1862


Seven Gipsy waggons went {illegible} down Pickering Townline today Got Mr Anthoney's turnig drill and sowed nearly all our turnips Weat Pretty warm clouded up this evening Rained a little this evening


Finished sowing turnips made some fence near grave yard drew some of BrCs rails from W Morrisons sideroad. Planted a few mangels this evening Weath cloudy a fine shower this P M distant thunder


Made fence near grave yard and round Orchard made rounds for wagon rack and done some road work at old lime kiln this evening. Weath rainy A M clear P M


Drew chips & firewood A M John Plowed north of Br Cs house P M I commenced to draw out cordwood after supper Weath clear A M cloudy P M go Raining this evening 9 oclock hardy frost last night.


Drew out Cordwood I & John Went to W Beebe's to get stone drills Pointed in the evening Weath warm cool windy this evening

Sundy 22

Went to Jesse Reesor's they were not at home CBr Ns & C.Bs here here for supper Weath Clear warm cool this morning


Drew out wood. W Clod hoed the corn Weath Cloudy A M rained a while P M


Worked on roads in Markham Weat cloudy a little rain Cool


Drew dung on Fallow W Clod filled & John Harrowed it Weat. Warm. Clear


Drew dung. Weather warm clear


Drew dung. Weath Warm clear


Drew dung. I took Barbara Barkey to J Hoovers after supper. Weath vry warm BrS put a new pump into front well

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