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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_32.pdf

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Feb 1891

10 H got Frank & Jenny shod AM went to Graham Bro's with AB's Jesse to see Horses PM F & B Cut logs & J Drew. W. fine

11 Boys cuts some logs & J drew AM I & F brought load saw dust from Ceder Grove & B & H drew 2 logs PM. W. fine Cler

12 I & Nancy & little ones went to Br in law Peter's boys drew logs & skinned Cow Queen she was strangled in her stall last night W. fine

13 Boys drew 3 loads hay from Br C's AM we are buying it @ $4.00 per ton they drew logs & Cut bolts PM. W. fine & Cler

14 J Drew 1 load logs boys split bolts AM J took load bolts to Green River & boys split bolts PM. I & Nancy & little ones went to Br N's this evening they live in west end of their house W. sharp Cler their son Albert was Married to Elisabeth Rittenhouse daughter of Pre A Rittenhouse they live in the east of the house

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Feb Feb 1891

Sunday 15 I & Nancy & little ones walked to Johnny Reesor's today B.B. Adeline & Susanna went to Isaac Reesor's this evening they live on the west end of Br S's farm he built a new house for them this summer Abram & Esther went to JD's this evening. W. very fine & Cler, thawing

16 B helped F Chore & Cut bolts H & J Drew home logs for wood R Wallace was here at dinner W. Mild Cloudy, thawing began to rain towards evening

17 Boys top threshed load of Oat Sheaves J then hitched up Colt Jess & I & Nancy went to Markham PM W. soft snow AM fine PM Sleighing pretty fair again

18 H & B helped F cut bolts J drew home some pine logs for ovenwood we exchanged about 85 bus Oats with old Abe Burkholder's, they want our's for seed. W. high wind from north flurries of snow

19 Boys all went chasing foxes got nothing. W. fine Cler H took load bolts to green River AM helped Br C Kill Pigs PM

20 Boys threshed few Peas W. snow from east all AM turned to rain this evening

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