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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_16.pdf

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Sept 1890

Stants & the two Leppard girls to supper I & Nancy boiled over 10 Crocks apple sauce W. very fine & Clear

17 J & B went to Toronto F worked in B's place H Plowed. A plowed AM then he & Susanna went to Markham PM. W. very fine & warm

18 F & A went to Toronto with spring waggon took over 18 bus Oats @ 45 cts H plowed I went to Markham PM J McGaw & his Man got dinner & supper & McGaw stops over night. W. fine

19 Boys dug Potatoes, some rotten. J Plowed below Orchard PM I walked to Whitevale PM W. warm & sultry strong wind PM driving rain from South west about 4 PM rained till dusk

20 F worked in B's place his hand is very sore, had a boil on wrist H & A dug Potatoes J finished Plowing below house & east of Orchard then I & he took grist Peas & barley to Br S's & got it Chopped W. very Cold N wind

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Sept 1890

Sunday 21 all went to Meeting at Hebron remarks & sermon on {blank space} by Br C Enos Nighswander's D Stover Br S's Isaac & Lydia with Emma Rittenhouse & her sister Sophia & Johnny Reesor's were here at dinner JD's young folks brought Ida Weaver & Lydia Ann Shants to supper. W. Cool. Cler

22 F worked in B's place J & H Plowed south of bush A Picked Potatoes. B & Susanna went to Markham AM W. fine Cool, Cler

23 J & A finished plowing south of bush soon after dinner then B began in Wheat stubble PM J harrowed Potato ground & A Picked them I walked to Cherrrywood AM W. fine Cool Cler 24 F worked in B's place H helped thresh at Betsy Milroys

24 F & H helped thresh at Pilkeys A plowed in Wheat stubble I & J drew 2 loads wood AM & fixed Barn ready to thresh at other place

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