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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_33.pdf

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Feb 1891

21 Boys helped F saw bolts AM I & boys went to Jacob Reesor's sale PM he sold Jersey Cattle & Horses W. soft & Cler, thawing, freesing a little this evening

Sunday 22 I & Nancy & little ones went to Br S's W. sharp & Blustry AM fine PM

23 Boys sawed bolts H took grist Barly & Peas to Br S's AM J took load bolts & brought home Chop PM I & Nancy went to Old Sam Stover's PM & staide awhile this evening he is pretty smart, he drives out a little W. Mild, east wind

24 Boys sawed bolts J took load bolts with sleigh AM brought load with waggon as far as house rain stopped hime, rain till bedtime

25 Boys Chored. H went with Br C's Thomas to put up Bills for Br C's sale on March 11th They all went to Isaac's sale on 9th Con Markham PM I & Nancy & little ones went to Flavius with sleighs this evening sleighing about gone W. rain AM getting Colder PM

26 Boys sawed bolts J took load with Waggon PM. W. Cold this Morning fine today Br C's were here this evening

27 Boys finished sawing bolts AM they all went to Kirtons sale in Whitevale PM W. Blustry, squaals of snow

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Feb Mar 1891

28 Boys threshed Peas AM they sawed some wood in other bush PM F went to Toronto on Cars W. strong N Wind. very Cold this evening Edith Robinson & her little sister Alice came to stay all night

Sunday March 1st at home all day AB's Jesse & Martha were here at dinner & Will Reesor's at supper. W. Clear, Cold Zero this Morning

2 Boys & Flavius Cut 4 fot wood J brought fore quarter beef from Coakwells AM went to B'S'S PM. W. strong east wind all day some snow PM, too Cold to snow much

3 Boys threshed Peas AM Cleaned grist fall wheat at other barn PM Menno Burkholders young folks Elisabeth Nighswander & Jacob Groves two sons were here at supper W. strong east wind all day snow at times heavy this evening

4 Boys threshed Peas AM they all went to D Milnes sale PM W. snow from west this morning Cler awhile very heavy squaals of snow PM

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