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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_17.pdf

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Sept 1890

Br S.s Isaac & Lydia brought 2 young men by the names of Stouffer & their siter & B Hurst from Waterloo they was here at dinner W. very fine Cler

25 We threshed at other place W Reesor's steamer got done soon after 4 PM barley very small yeild Fall Wheat good Peas & Oats very fair Barbara Stover & her 2 Children Came to yesterday to stay all night I & Nancy took her home PM. W. dry fine White frost last night some things in garden frose

26 F & H helped Peter's thresh J & A Plowed in Wheat stubble I went with young McCrea to get a load of 2nd Class wood AM I went to Ceder Grove PM. W. light drissles of rain

27 F & H helped NB thresh J & A harrowed at other place I went to Whitevale AM I & A Cut & shocked hill Corn PM W. fine Cler, a little frost last night

Sunday 28 I & Nancy & Anne went to Br S's & A Esther & Mary went along the they walked to Drudges Br S's young folks were not at home W. fine Cool Cler

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Sept 1890 Oct

F. H & Adeline went to Meeting at Widemans

29 F & H helped NB thresh J & A plowed AM J & H Plowed F & A Cut feed Corn PM W. very fine & warm a little frost the last 2 night. not much damage

30 Boys Plowed & finished Cutting Corn I & Nancy went to Tilman McDowells sale PM I bought 2 in & 3/4 in Auger & Hay Knife @ 50cts Herman went to sale too with NB W. very fine & warm & Cler

Oct 1 J & A finished plowing Wheat stubble back of Orchard H helped JD's thresh I took Nancy & Mary to Locust hill station (late Green River) they went to Toronto to Meet Susanna I forgot to Mention that she went to Clinton with the Rittenhouse girls a week ago yesterday, they all Nancy, Susanna & Mary Came home this evening well pleased with their trip W. fine & warm

2 H helped Pilkey move old Church on 11th up to his place he bought it for a driving house F went to Markham AM he has a sore hand we dug out a dozen drills of Potatoes that were planted pretty late

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