Scripto | Transcribe Page

Log in to Scripto | Recent changes | View item | View file

Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1861-1863

Reesor Diary 1861-1863-56.pdf

« previous page | next page » |

Current Page Transcription [edit] [history]

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

30

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

2

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

3

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

4

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

5

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

7

Finished Plowing Weath warm cooler this evening

8

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

Transcription Tips

  • Follow the example of transcribing provided in the first few PDF files of this diary.
  • Click Edit when you’re ready to start transcribing.
  • Click Detach to move the transcription box to a convenient location.
  • Copy the text as it is, including misspellings and abbreviations.
  • Start each new day with a new line. Otherwise ignore spacing and alignments.
  • Use toolbar heading options for any headings in the text, i.e. diary titles.
  • Use toolbar table generator for any tables in the text, i.e. finance records.
  • Use toolbar comment option to add your own comments, i.e. illegible text or uncertain names or description of drawings.
  • Use toolbar stroke through text option to transcribe crossed-out text.
  • When done press "Save Transcription" to save your work.
  • View more transcription tips.

Current Page Discussion [edit] [history]