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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_41.pdf

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May 1891

& F sowed it with Peas I planted few early Potatoes in garden W. some frost this morning fine today

2 A finished rolling at other place then B rolled some at home PM we planted 4 drills early Potatoes below garden sowed a strip Oats Called (Bonanza) along bush oppposite Br C's house we got 8 bus off JH Ramer they were badly mixed, so we hand picked about 3 qts & will Chop the rest for feed old John Wideman & wife Came to stay all night. W. rather Cloudy at times

Sunday 3 all went to Meeting at Hebron except Adeline remarks & sermon appropriate for Celebraton of Lords supper by Br C. Br C was all alone Tilman Reesor's & Menno Burkholder's were here at dinner W. fine shower last night, very fine today

4 B. filled dung A drew with 2 waggons on Mangel ground east part of field east of dam F & H drew dung at other place on hillside field for Mangels

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May 1891

W. very Cold & strong NW wind I went to Ceder Grove AM & to Burrows PM we have a calf that has lumps on its nose

5 B & A finished drawing dung AM they plowed PM F was here spreading dung. W. very Cold strong NW wind hard frost last night, ground frose a little snow on ground this morning

6 B & Adeline went to Stouffville J & A finished Plowing Mangel ground I spread dung AM J & B drew stones off fields A harrowed Mangel ground PM W. strong cold N wind

Ascension day 7 all went to Meeting at Hebron remarks & sermon on Acts part of 1st C by Br C Matty Cook was here after service I & Nancy took Matty Cook & Aunt Lissy to Meeting at Saml Stovers Br C administered sacrament to them W. very fine & Cler Mild

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