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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1861-1863

Reesor Diary 1861-1863-65.pdf

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Oct 1862


Fenced north side of fallow AM Picked apples PM Weath clear

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Went to B Ss & T Woods AM Went to BR P PM Weath. Cold. Cloudy.


Picked limestones out of creek in Scarboro bush & got Iron {?inted} handspike made at B Ss H went to Br Cs Paring bee this evening W. rainy


Drew in Corn AM Picked Appls PM Weath clear Beautiful. John Diller arrived here from Ohio this evening he proposes staying awhile in Canada

Sunday 18

Went to Br Ss Weathr. rained this Morning. Clear today


Chored round AM Went to P Sapp's sale PM Weath clear. cool.


Went to Cedar Grove AM Helped Br C to raise Hogpen & chored round PM W. rainy AM. Clear. PM

{written in margin} John plows nearly every day


I & J Diller Husked Corn. & Drew in Corn Pumpkins & beans He Intends to work for me awhile Weat. Windy. Cool Cloudy We had a few hands paring apples tonight


I Helped D Hoover at threshing J D flailed Oats J Plowed Weath a little snow this morning Cool Clear. today


Cleaned Oats & Picked Apples Weath Cloudy


Threshed a few Peas & Picked apples Weath cloudy

Sunday 26

Went to Meeting at Hebron. Sermon on {long blank space} by Revd J Reesor Visitors. Br N & family & {MrMs} B Schman Weath Snowy Squally Cloudy. Cold all day


Picked apples. Weath fine. Pared apples at Cs tonight


Made Cider this morning Then went to Meeting at Hebron Revd Mr Sapp from New York state Preached on St {long blank space} Fatherinlaws were here for Dinner I & J D went to Belford PM Weath Clear Mild.


I & J D went along rouge flats to get bitter sweet roots for Fathers rhumatism he has been lame a good while. AM Picked appls & boiled cider for sauce. PM Weath clear

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