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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1871-1878

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Nov 1877

17 Surveryors having been operating in this vicinity all weeks trying to locate a line for Toronto & Ottawa Railway

22 Government Thanksgiving Day No School I went to Cedar Grove for Meet Joe Hoover Brother Comes there every

30 Weighed a ton of Hay for Martin Barkey he has bought J. Runs B Con 3rd Con Pickering

Dec 1 Went to J. H Ramers had Venison Dinner He was away hunting 5 weeks got 6 Deer & 1 Bear

15 I went to Dyke bush with Br S. He buys all my down pine logs in bush

17 I & Nancy went to Ab Hoovers they live on Chris Ramer old place

20 Went to Sale of Uncle Chris Burkholder property P. M. (got none

22 I, J.D & his man & Isaac Moyer went to F. mans Bay to troll for pikes

Christmas 25 Meeting at Hebron Rem & Ser on St Luke part of 2nd Ch by Br. C

26 Finished Arch west of Cedar House for boiling sap Mild soft People plowing all over. Saw Yellow bird last week

Sun 30 All went to Meeting at Hebron Rem by Br. C ser St Luke Pt of 2nd Ch. By Rev S. Hoover

31 Gleason went home this Eve he has 3 1/2 days to work yet Finlaws came to stay all night

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