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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_23.pdf

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Nov 1890

17. Chored all day & rain all day. 18. Chored & M helped to set Machine Threshed all the Oats PM about 6:00 Bas W {illeligible}. Clear through the middle of the day 19. Cleaned load Meat at other place & took it to Cedar Grove before dinner 49 tons @ 95 cents helped move Machine to McCreights PM H helped {illegible} 20 F H helped Mcreights mesh nearly all day. I & Gary went to AB pm W Cold wind, freezing 21 Had bee to fire tie Poles at Hebron Meeting house AMH & A helped. O & F chored at other place. I & Susanne went to Mrs. Rharum PM boys dug some garden & drew some wood. {illeligible} this morning. 22 F & H drove gravel on swamp in 11. Con A. helped to fill. There was a sort of Bee The Council pays half wages W. Firs I & Henry took {illeligible} Am.I & Henry brought it home PM {illeligible} 23 I & {illeligible} & little ones went to Meeting at Wadman's.

Second Page Nov 1890 {illeligible} by young I and {illeligible} Sermon on Pm. John part of 1st C by R P Windeman went to Daust Ramons W. ground White with {illeligible} this morning. Cold & Clear today 24 Fired up things at other {illeligible} AM I went to Unionville & to Markham PM H & P brought load of wood from other bush. PM W. old this morning Milder this evening. snow all gone 25 I and Nancy A & Mary went to Funeral of B inlaw John Hoovers youngest child Elizabeth Sermon by Willoughs our St. Mat part of 5th C went to John's for dinner. M. Cloudy squals of soft snow awhile. A fine me boys went shooting awhile {illeligible} ready for killing hogs tomorrow 26 Killed 8 hogs M. froze hard. Cold this morning. very frigid & clear today 27 I salted meat Boys {fisced} things at other place & took Oats to B & D P & B went shooting to (old hollow) am shot 3 Brown Rabbits & one Partridge B & time was up at B & C on Sunday evening M. Cold clear

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