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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_19.pdf

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Oct 1890

11 F & H Pulled all our Mangels A & Henry drew 20 loads with Cart I & Nancy went to Markham PM I got my tooth pulled it feels a great deal better. W. fine. Cler

Sunday 12 I & Nancy Henry & Anne went to AB's H came just at noon to say that Johnny Boyers had come so we came home right after dinner to two Stouffer boys from Waterloo Came to supper one of the is staying all night W. fine Cler

13 A & Henry finished drawing Mangels 19 Cart loads F& H drew dung W. strong east wind rained about half hour about 4 PM Cleaned up again J went to AB's the with Stouffer & then took hime to Menno Reesor's & left him there

14 Boys Plowed I & J filled up grist at other barn H took it to Br S's PM Spragge's began to lath upstairs at house at other place. W. fine

15 Boys Plowed A Picked grapes & apples I sold Cord Hardwood to C Smiths son @ $3.50 W. very fine & warm, saw flock wild geese

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Oct 1890

16 Boys plowed I & H brought load sand from Milnes & brought home Chop W. fine warm AM began to rain about 2 PM rainy yet

17 H helped Br S's thresh other boys finished plowing NE Corner field & then finished field east of dam where we drew dung for Mangels next year W. fine & Cler

18 A & Henry brought 1 1/2 bbls lime from Markham J & F drew some wood AM then I & A run lime Nancy Susanna & Henry went to John Stovers J & F went to D Brownsburgers sale at Solomon Burkholder's PM W. fine & warm H helped Br S's finish threshing

Sunday 19 all went to Meeting at Hebron except Susanna Anne & H remarks & sermon on St John 14 C by Br C W. rain rain from NE all day rainy yet at Bedtime

20 Three boys Plowed in Wheat stubble at other place J brought Burrows

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