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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1871-1878

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Sept 1873

11 Thanksgiving day all went to Meeting at Hebron remarks by B.C sermon on {blank space} by Rev A Barkey Went to Br C's Pm

12 Cleaned wheat Am I took 52 bus 25 lbs to Magor Mills Pm

13 Cleaned wheat Am I took 39 bus 55 lbs to Major Mills at $1.25 ct then I and Flavius went right across to Markham for some dressed lumber for Flavius. W. Cold blow up last night. fine shower. pretty cold today

Sunday 14 Went to Meeting at Hebron Appropriate remarks & Sermon for Celebration of Lords supper by Revd J Barkey & B C. Daniel Smith & wife from Vaughn & Henry Barkey J W & wife & Mrs Oberholter from Buffalo were here. W. Cool. Cler

15 split sawed wood Am. Chored & killed a lamb PM W. White frost last night froze Potato tops Cloudy AM. rain nearly all PM

16 Split wood. . pretty Cold. windy

17 Finished splitting wood AM. Finished pulling Foxtail in turnips. W. Clear AM. a little sprinkly Pm

18 Picked small stones off Clover AM. I & Nancy wen t to Markham & C began to Plow near B.C, Pm W. fined warm Cler, Br C & Br S started for the Township of Hay this PM

19 I & little John Cleaned Old barly am I took it to Markham station Pm 31 bus 32 lbs @$1.5 per bus C Plowed. W. rainy wet AM. fine Cler PM

20 I went to Whitevale this morning drew some stone AM Finished Picking stones off Clover Pm went to Whitevale this evening W. Cler very Cold wind

Sunday 21 at home all day. Isaac Moyers B. N. & J. D's were here W. fine Cler

22 C Finished Plowing near Br C. Both Plowed Pea stubble. James Morrison Cut Clover seed W. Cloudy began to rain about 5 Pm

23 Both Plowed AM I & Flavius Put window in Dyke's Kitchen & Put on Battings. W. fine Cler

24 I went to Cherrywood to C.B's this morning then Plowed. Br N helped us today W. fine Cler

Chored awhile. AM then C Plowed & I took 10 bus Oats

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