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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1871-1878

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Jan 1871

January 6 1871 Drew wood AM Went to Duncan's with Susanna to get her measured for pr shoes PM W pretty cold

7 Helped to Move Machine to Br Cs AM. drew a load of straw to S Spence PM. W. very Cold

Sunday 8 went to Meeting at Hebron remarks & sermon on St John 4 C by Br C S Hoover of Altona with his son were here after service W. mild snow from East

9 Took little girls to Br S's to visit brought them home again good sleighing. W. Cold clear

10 Chored & I & Children Cleaned up wheat on new barn floor W. Cold Clear

11 Drew a load of wood to Walkey & 2 loads for ourselves W. mild

12 threshed at Br Cs with our Machine {illegible number} bus Oats & 113 bus Wheat. W. warm thawing I was sitting up at Flavius last night their baby is very sick with Inflamation

13 Finished threshing at Br C's AM threshed 86 bus Wheat. Took Br Cs sleighs to Br S to get fixed PM. W. very warm clear thawing

14 I went to Cedar Grove with Janet & JB drew wood to Walkeys AM I & JB drew some Oat sheaves into new barn out of Old PM W. mild thawing a little drissly & rain PM

Sunday 15 at home all day. Saml Doner & wife & Mrs Baker from Nottawasaga were here at dinner W soft & rain Nearly nearly all day. heavy this evening roads getting {thin?}

16 Cut sheaves for us AM with horse power & for Br C PM. W. snow nearly all day. pretty Cold

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