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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_34.pdf

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Mar 1891

5 F. H & B sawed wppd AM F & H sawed at F's house PM B & J took 6 bags Chop to Br S's & brought home load Pine PM W. very Cold West wind thin sleighing it is blown off the road in places

6 Boys Cut wood F went to Markham PM brought 8 bus Bonansa Oats from JH Ramer's for me @ $1.00 per bus J drew last bolts out of bush PM I went to Ceder Grove W. fine AM, heavy snow towards evening

7 boys Cut wood AM J took 2 loads bolts A took one PM with F's team which finishes them I & Susanna went to Markham AM W. fine Sleighing pretty fine

Sunday 8 all went to Meeting at Hebron except Adeline, she has pain in her Eye remark by Br C sermon on Acts 3 C by young Saml Hoover nobody here at dinner Henry Brownsberger & Flavius's, NB's & Aunt Lissy & Br S's David & Bertha were here at supper W. strong east wind all day, Mild

9 Boys went to Cut wood, came home before dinner finished threshing Peas PM W. drissly rain from east AM soft snow PM. freesing this evening

10 B helped F cut wood H went to Br C's Thomas's wedding he got Married to Joseph Grove's daughter Adeline I & Nancy Esther Mary & Anne went to Widow D Nighswander's Elisabeth was not at home so we went to JB's left carpet rags at J Kindy's W. very fine thawing Sleighing good fair sleighing {?}

11 Chored & Boys went to Br C's AM to help get things ready for their sale. Br inlaw John Hoover's came to dinner, we all went to sale PM. a great Crowd I bought a lot of things Buggy @ $5.20 spinning Wheel & Reel $3.00 Horse Fork $2.00 Post hole digger 15 cts Cant hook 15 cts Kitchen Table 65 cts wood rack 15 cts side saddle $2.50 W. very fine about the finest day we have had this long time but the sleighing is gone the most of the people came in sleighs but they had hard going home

12 Chored J brought home grist other boys Cut some straw for feed Hitched up Colt Dick we sold him to J Mainland @ $84.00 Cash but we keep him about a week to break him. W. drissly rain all AM Cleared up fine PM

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