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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1871-1878

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Oct 1875

23 I & little boys harrowed part of Potatoe ground Am then I & Br C brough home Colts from Milnes Pasture Pm. W. beautiful, fine & Cler roads good

Sunday 24 at home, Chris Stover's & their daugher Mathina Burkholder from Indiana were here J D's CB's & Br N's were here Pm. W. very fine beautiful & Cler

25 I took 46 bus 14 lbs barly to Markham @ 68 per bus Joe finished Plowing back of garden AM began drawing dung on field below Orchard Pm. W. rather Cool

26 Joe drew dung Am. threshed Peas Pm I went to Whitevale Pm. W. showry, heavy thunder Am

27 I & Nancy went to Simon Hoovers I went to D Nighswander sale. W. pretty Cold windy. Cler Pm

28 I & little boys drew in 4 loads Corn. W. fine

29 I & little boys drew in 3 loads Corn W. Cloudy Am. drizzly rain after 3 Pm we brought in 1 load turnips this evening Joe & J Mainland Pulled today

30 Joe & J Mainland Pull a few turnip this morning then threshed Peas till noon Joe finished drawing dung Pm I & boys husked Corn Am I took Chop to Cedar Grove Mills Pm W. rainy Am cloudy Pm

Sunday 31 at home all day Susan Cober was here. W. little shower of snow

Nov 1 I brought home Chop & Short I & boys finished drawing in Corn 3 loads & I went to see the Russian German at {illegible} to help Pull turnips tommorrow Joe Pulled today W. pretty mild

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