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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_38.pdf

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April 1891

part of 5th C by Br C Matty Cook was here PM Br C held (umfrage) alone. W. Cler, sharp this morning

6 Boys Cut wood I & J & A sowed Wheat field back of barn with Clover & Timothy J too J took grist barly to Br S's after we were done Br inlaw Peters were here today. W. frose very hard this morning J & A drew in few logs at Mill PM

7 I walked to Boxgrove to see Bishop this morning then I & J & B drew in some logs at SM H & F cut wood AM then three boys went to Br C's Thomas's Bee sawing wood PM I & A boiled sap. frose hard last night very fine today, sap running

8 B & A sawed wood H & J drew in logs & brought home load sawdust AM H went to Old Christian Stover's sawing Bee J B & A drew away some lumber PM I & Susanna went to Markham

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April 1891

AM Jacob Kindy's were here at dinner W. frose last night very fine today. roads good

9 drew in logs drew away lumber gathered sap & Boiled till bedtime great run of sap. W. east wind Milder

10 Boys drew in some logs I & A boiled sap all day, it did not run much this PM. A took Butter & Eggs to Coakwell's this evening. W. rain awhile this Morning & again PM. Cleared up this evening, Milder

11 Boys drew in few logs & took away one load lumber rain stopped them I & A boiled sap all day rain awhile AM & nearly all PM sap run a little. Nancy finished 14 qts on stove that we boiled yesterday & 12 qts that we boiled today

Sunday 12 at home all day Esther & Mary went to Flavius' Adeline Susanna & Esther went awhile to NB's this evening. W. Cloudy Mild

13 J F & B took away lumber & put in few logs AM B went dipping for suckers at Kirkhams Caught 12 H is not well I & A boiled sap

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German to English: more detail... Umfrage: survey; investigation; interview; questions before closure of meeting; reports and queries