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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_4.pdf

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Jun 1890

W. fine & warm a very little rain at noon Heavy rain & some thunder this evening

4 Shelled Corn & Cleaned Oat tailings & I & J took it to Br S's AM Boys Plowed with 2 teams PM I & J brought load wood from other bush PM A took Susanna & left her at AB's to stay all night. W. very warm & sultry two Mrs Ionsons were here at dinner. They wanted some Butter

5 F Sheared sheep H brought home Chop A brought home Susanna AM Boys didn't do much PM Ontario Provincial Elections Came off today. W. very warm & sultry AM very very heavy rain PM. Creek high as spring freshet thunder & lightning nearly all last night

6 Boys Chored & fixed some fences I & Nancy went Markham to Markham AM I & J went to Cherrywood PM got new head in Plow W. fine & warm still signs of rain yet there have been heavy freshets through the Country Bridges & Mill dams good

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June 1890

7 H got mare Jenny shod F went fishing I & J .A & Henry Pulled Pidgeon weed out of Wheat at other place J topped it with Scythe in Meadow. AM H went to Dunkards feast AB's Jesse went with him Boys fixed some fence PM I & Henry brought load wood after supper. W. fine. Cool W wind

Sunday 8 at home, little ones went to JD's W Reesor Came for Nancy AM She came home about 3 PM they have a young son. W. fine Cool Cler

9 I took Susanna to old AB's boys Plowed in root ground AM F & H Sheared Betsy Milroys sheep PM J & A finished plowing & harrowing root ground J F & H trimmed & grafted Rambo trees on young Orchard after supper. W. fine Cler & warm

10 I went to Toronto on CPR to serve as Petit Juror engaged board at Black Horse Hitch was not called today W. fine

11 was not Called W. heavy Thunder & very heavy rain storm this evening

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