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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1861-1863

Reesor Diary 1861-1863-56.pdf

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Jun July 1962

Sunday June 29

At Home all day BrS & Family were here John Hoover was here at supper he brought Barbara home Weath Cloudy. Warm. sultry looks like rain


Went to Markham Village A in the Morning then went to raising of CBr barn Weath Cler. Cold wind from the north fine shower last night

July 1

Went to Markham Market with butter Sold at 10 cts A M skuffled Corn & Pottatoes P M John Commenced Cross Plowing fallow Weat Clear comfortabel


Went to Dunbarton fo a barrel of Salt A M went to J Higgin's shed raising P M Weath pretty warm


I Finished drawing dung John Plowed Weath Pretty warm Received a visit from M Neighswander Sen & wife p m


John Plowed I spread dung & put Plaster on turnips BrS Painted bob sleigh Weath very warm clear


Both plowed Weath very warm went to S M to father this evening

Sunday 6

Very dry rain wanted very badly Went to Meeting at Hebron Remarks by Revd J Reesor Sermon on St Luke 15 C by Red J Grover Visitors after services. Simon Elizabeth & Fanny Hoover John Reesor Senr & wife awhile P M Weath about the warmest day this Season. there was a cool breeze from the north


Finished Plowing Weath warm cooler this evening


John Plowed corn & Potatoes I went to B S to get a shoe onto dick & Drew sheep dung on a pile in south townline put Plaster on turnips this evening Weath warm

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