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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1861-1863

Reesor Diary 1861-1863-63.pdf

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Sept 1862


In the afternoon I & John went shooting in big Swamp shot two pidgions Weath cloudy squaly AM. Clear PM


Went to R Milroys funeral A M Drew home cordwood out of fallow PM Weat cloudy AM clear PM.


Drew home cordwood. had Br Cs Oxen to draw old logs off fallow raked & burned. W. clear


Went to Meeting at Wideman's Chapel Jacob Hoover & his wife D B Hoover & wife were Baptised today. Sacrement was distributed today Weat. clear Went to John Hoovers on the {illegible } Markham after service


hoed thistles & raked in fallow AM Picked cider apples PM W. clear warm


Sowed fallow AM drew home wagon rack full of edgings PM trimed apple trees Weath clear


Brought home cider mill & laid stable floors. Weath cool. clear. rained last night


Mowed clover at Purdy's Weath clear.


John finished mowing AM I chored round Topped corn PM Weath clear Went to T Woods in the evening


Turned hay at Purdy's AM Drew home 1 load PM Weath warm clear. this is my 26th Birthday

Sund 28

Went to Meeting at Hebron remarks by Revd J Reesor Sermon by Revd J Grover Sacrement was distributed Visitors after service Simon Saml Fanny & Lissy Hoover J Grover Junr. Sam & Nancy Lehman & H Reesor B {Schman} & family for supper Weath clear warm Beautiful


Made Cider A M Drew a load of hay from Purdys PM Had Paring bee this evening Weath cloudy

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