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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_42.pdf

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May 1891

8 B made Mangel drills A rolled ground then rolled Oats I J & F Piled Maple Flooring & Axles at SM. PM. W. very fine & Cler quite warm this evening it is getting very dry, our Creek is not running Ionson was here last night with his horse

9 I & B brought drill from Br S's & 12 lbs Mangel seed from John Milroys he got it in Toronto @ 20 ct per lb B sowed Mangels AM boys Planted 2 bags early Ohio Potatoes at other place PM we bought them off A McCreight @ $1.15 per bag A finished rolling AM he brought home 3 old Waggon wheels from Br S's we got new felloes in them I & Nancy went to Johnny Ramer after supper W. very warm, fine & Cler

Sundy 10 B & girls went to Meeting at Widemans I & Nancy & little ones went too remarks by Jac Wideman Suitable sermon for Celebration of Lords supper by Br C went to Br inlaw Enos Hoover's to dinner W. rather

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May 1891

Cloudy, fine slow rain PM did not get wet Coming home

11 J ganged turnip ground B & A drew dung on it with 2 Waggons & one team I went to M Barkeys for Tomatoe plants AM helped women in back garden PM I & Nancy went to Ceder Grove this evening there is a new storekeeper by the name of Kennedy there now W. fine rain last night Cler today the woods are fine & green

12 I & J helped Scrub Meeting house B & A plowed back garden AM boys drew dung PM. W. fine warm Cler we Cut scrubby trees out of Burying ground at Meeting house & staked it off the old stakes were rotted off.

13 boys drew dung I & Nancy & little ones went to MN's W. fine & Cler

14 boys finished drawing dung W. fine, Cler

15 boys drew dung on feed Corn ground, strip in wheat field behind barn. B plowed & fixed it ready PM & we planted it J & A

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felloes - inner wooden wheel that spokes attach to