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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_6.pdf

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June 1890

So we turned back & they Came & brought their Daughters Elizabeth & Fanny along W. very warm & fine

21 I & Nancy went to Markham AM F ganged in turnip ground H topped thistles in barley J took 12 bags Wheat to Ceder Grove Mills J Malcolm has rented the Ceder Grove Grist Mill & J Bishop has rented the Saw Mill Colon Reesor has Moved into the old Saml homestead Jac has left the Mill house & is going to British Columbia to see if he likes the place W. Cloudy this morning fine PM

Sunday 22 at home Adeline & F & H went to AB's M Barkeys were here PM NB's Came too but they got visitors then they went home. W. fine & warm looked like rain this morning

23 F drew 2 logs then began Making turnip drills J & A Puttied house at other place & Put Knotting on Knots PM we began sowing turnips this evening W. very warm I went to Whitevale PM

June 1890

24 F finished Making drills AM H finished sowing then F made Br C's drills & B helped top thistles at other place J & A Painted at other house at other place AM & awhile PM. W. very very warm

25 Boys topped thistles at other place I went to Markham AM J & A finished Painting house at other place first time the old part that was sheeted up new last year J & F went to Markham after supper H & A brought load of wood from other bush I went to Ceder Grove PM W. very warm

26 Boys finished toppping thistles at other place & hoed Potatoes. H got Frank shod AM W. very warm

27 Chored AM Boys done nothing or worse than nothing) PM I & Nancy went to Br inlaw Peters PM he is very sick W. fine Breese from north

28 Cleaned Barley AM J & F brought 2 loads wood from other place PM A scuffled feed Corn PM Saml Smith 's young folks were here at supper

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