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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_20.pdf

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Oct 1890

Horse Billy has lump on his side W. Clear & fine

21 J, H & A Plowed at other place I & F dug Potatoes at other place AM they are a good Crop but a great Many rotten I & boys & girls went to Br N's sale PM Nancy & little Anne had to stay at home J McGaw Came to work at Church at 11th Con & left his little girls here W very fine

22 I & H Nancy Susanna & little Anne went to Br inlaw John Hoover's Sale he sold off his Cows & Pigs I bought half bred Jersey Heifer few Months old @ $9.00 W. very fine & Cler

23 H helped Br C's thresh with one horse F brought home Calf that I bought J & A Plowed F picked few apples PM began to rain 1/2 past 3 PM J McGaw & two Men had dinner today. he & one Man yesterday

24 F got May & Charley shod other boys Chored AM H helped Br C's finish threshing with one horse & J F & A Plowed PM W. drissly this Morning Cloudy all day

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Oct 1890

25 Boys Plowed & F & Henry Picked some Potatoes at other place they Plowed them out with Potato digger J took Susanna to D Byer. PM she has something like a Cancer on her Ear she staid at Menno Stover's W. fine Cler

Sunday 26 I & Nancy & little ones went to JD's AB's Jesse was here PM W. Cloudy Cool

27 I & Nancy went to Markham AM I went to Steven's B.S.S PM Boys plowed at other place W. rather Cool this is the 33rd Anniversary of our Wedding

28 Boys Plowed & finished digging Potatoes AM A Plowed PM other boys went to Markham PM Spragge & his brother Came to finish plastering house at other place PM Adeline Esther & Henry went to Barbara Stover's quilting today W. fine & Cler Cool

29 J finished plowing at other place AM other boys Picked some apples. they all plowed awhile in Mangel ground PM Spragge's finished plastering AM W. Cloudy some rain before & after dinnner. Br inlaw Peter's & Grandmother were here today they brought Susanna home & took Adeline along to Byer's she has a Cancer too

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