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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_15.pdf

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Sept 1890

& his wife were here at noon & Saml Ramer's at supper W. very warm & sultry cloudy this morning

18 A began ganging in NE Oat field F & H dug Post holes at other place H went threshing for W Reesor PM I & J drew in 2 logs & Br S's sawed them PM. W. Cooler a little rain this evening

9 F & J dug Post holes H & A ganged I & Susanna went to Markham AM W. Reesor's wife rode with us to T McDowell's A & J ganged F & H dug holes PM sold Cow Dolly to Chris Hare @ $35.50 W. fine Cler

10 I & Nancy went to MN's for 6 Pigs had dinner at Enos's they built a new house last summer & Enos's live at one end & MN's at the other F & H delivered Cow at Chris Hare's & went to Markham & brought home new Buggy for Flavius @$85.00 I spoke for it yesterday J & A Finished ganging NE Corner field W. fine east wind, not cold

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Sept 1890

11 Chored. W. rain from east all day looks like Equinoctial storm

12 Boys Plowed in Peas stubble south of garden W. mild Cloudy

13 F & A ganged 7 acres oat stubble at other place H plowed in Pea stubble stubble at home we Picked some Cider apples PM. W. fine warm Cler

Sunday 14 at home AM I & Nancy & little ones went to Br C's PM W. fine Cool, Cler

15 F & A ganged at other place AM A harrowed at home in Oat field that was ganged F ganged at other palce PM H went driving engine for W Reesor J & Henry Made 55 gals Cider AM W. fine Cler AB's Jess & Martha brought 2 Leppard girls from Clinton or Pelham to dinner W. fine

16 F worked at Br C's in B's place he is not very well H plowed AM. J went to Br S's H & A dug few Potatoes PM Br S's David & Br N's Jacob brought two Waterloo girls Ida Weaver & Lydia Ann

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