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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_24.pdf

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Nov Dec 1890

28 H went Threshing for W Reesor B went to work at Br C's by the day other boys Chored I & F cleaned frist 20 bus Wheat at other place AM I took it to Ceder Grove Mills PM W. Cold

29 Boys drew home wood with 2 waggons from other bush a few loads from old bush Nancy & Adeline & Esther cleaned house at other place awhile PM J & Susanna went to Markham PM W. getting milder. thawing a little

Sunday 30 Br N's were here, Boys & girls went to Br S's W. Cloudy a few drops of rain this morning Cleared up high wind today. Colder this evening

Dec 1 B & F worked at Br C's AM I & A went to Markham AM J Boys all went to sale of J McLeans sale A Nancy & girls Cleaned house at other place I took 5 bags Chop to Br S's & got it Chopped PM. W. dry snow all AM Cler Cold PM. roads very good

2 Boys Painted inside Nancy & Esther Cleaned at other house all day I went to Steven's B S S AM W. very Cold, Coldest so far.

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Dec 1890

3 Chored all day Nancy Esther F & H went to AB's to help Kill hogs Came home again didnt Kill, too stormy snowed from east all day. Boys went to Ceder Grove PM with sleigh, run well

4 Nancy Esther F & H helped AB's kill hogs W. fine about 8 in snow

5 I & F went to Markham PM sleighing fair boys drew some old Pine from other bush to old bush to boil sugar W. fine mild H got Mare Jenny shod AM

6 F & B went to Toronto on Train other boys Chored. W. Mild

Sunday 7 I & Nancy & little ones went to Peter's H.B. Adeline & Susanna went to B Diller's this evening. W. pretty Cold N wind. Cler, fair sleighing

8 Boys Chored at other place Br inlaw Peter Came for Benjamin he is going to work for him awhile J brought some Mouldings from D Ramers boys put them on doors & windows in other place. W. fine Cler

9 F helped Br C's Kill hogs J & H Chored at other house put on Mouldings at other house AM H helped B Burkholder's thresh PM I & Nancy went to Markham PM. W. fine

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