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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_22.pdf

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Nov 1890

Sunday 9 at home I & Nancy went little while PM to see B Diller's little girl 3 days old. W. rain steady all AM Cloudy & rain at times PM

10 Cleaned 20 bags Wheat AM H took nearly 40 bus to Spinks Mill PM at 95 cts we Cleaned another load PM. W. very fine & Cler H took {11} nearly 40 bus Wheat to Spinksmills @ 95cts AM I & he took 11 bags Chop for hogs to Br S's PM F & Thomas went trolling to F mans bay got nothing J & A Made {blank space} gals Cider PM W. Cloudy AM very fine & Cler PM

12 Boys took in last of Potatoes & some all of hill Corn. I & Nancy boiled Kettle of sauce W. heavy white frost this morning very fine today

13 Boys Chored at other place AM Plowed with 2 teams in root ground & I & J took one Crock of sauce to J Murison's & four Crocks to J Malcolms & brought home Chop PM I & Br C went to Funeral of

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Nov 1890

old Widow Pike we did not go to graveyard we went to Markham W. white frost, very fine today

14 Boys plowed in turnip ground I went to JD's PM to help him to Measure some fields PM W. very fine & Cler Jacob Reesor's brought Amos Cressman & wife & I Bauman & wife a little while AM I & Nancy went with them to Br C's they only staid about a half hour at either place

15 Chored, Boys Moved W Reesor's Machine from Shanks to our place asked hands to thresh on Tuesday W. drissly & rainy nearly all day

Sunday 16 all went to Meeting at Hebron except John & Adeline. her Cancer is sore yet remarks & sermon on St Mark 1st by Br C Ezra Stauffer was here PM I & Nancy Henry & Anne went awhile to Br C's PM W. fine

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