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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

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July 1890

we intend to Plaster upstairs in part of house at other place. boys drew wood from other place with 2 teams PM I & Nancy went to Ceder Grove & Called at Br S's to see how their son Menno is he is poorly this long time. W. fine

Sunday 13 at home young folks went to Cober's Meeting Aunt Lissy & Tilly Burkholder Came awhile PM Aunt Lissy staid to supper then I & Nancy & she went awhile to Br C's W. warm

14 F & H mowed fence Corners A scuffled feed Corn & late Potatoes and J Mowed last of Meadow at other place & Orchard he started about 10 AM Br C's Cut awhile this morning A raked PM & other boys began drawing PM drew 5 loads W. very very sultry & warm

15 F Mowed in big meadow north of bush, lost a guard out of Cutter bar J got another at Br N's. F got biggest half of Meadow Cut H & A Cocked at other place PM Henry raked. W. warm Cler

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July 1890

16 I went to Ceder Grove Susanna went with me as far as Br N's H Mowed in big meadow other boys raked & drew hay at other place I finished mowing north of bush when I got back H helped draw. Br inlaw Peter's & Grandmother Came PM they were at AB's at dinner Lissy Came with them boys finished drawing in hay at other place 7 loads They raked & Cocked at home after supper. W. Cooler, fine

17 Drew in 2 loads hay out of big field, shower stopped us. Chored F went to Br S's boys scuffled & hoed turnips I went to see Isaac Moyer this evening he had Inflammation heard the Henry Boyer's little son had his leg cut off with a Mowing Machine today. W. Cooler

18 Drew in 9 loads Hay J & Susanna went to Markham AM. W. fine

19 Finished drawing hay about 15 loads out of big meadow altogether I went to Whitevale for Twine @ 14 cts per lb W. fine, blowed up very Cool

Sunday 20 I & Nancy & little ones went to Meeting at Widemans Remarks by Br C

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