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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_47.pdf

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June 1891

W very fine & Cool

13 I & Henry brought home old Buggy & left the other one to have box lowered Boys trimmed some apple trees AM we fixed bridge at creek on townline PM. W. fine & warm

Sunday 14 Boys & girls went to Meeting at Cober's I & Nancy & little ones went to M Barkeys PM. W. very warm & Cler

15 worked on roads drawing gravel with one team J is Pathmaster B & A helped Flavius fight fire in Pasture at other place Am they trimmed some rubbish out of the stumpers way they had to work awhile yesterday PM B took 500 ft 1 1/2 wide flooring to D Ramer's for JB PM W. very warm looks like rain

16 drew gravel on Pickering townline 2 teams PM B trimmed apple trees part of the time Br N's Albert & his wife brought Abram & Naomi Rittenhouse to dinner W. very warm & sultry I brought Buggy home from Whitevale PM heavy rain & thunder shower about 6 PM rained very heavy & a good long while

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June 1891

17 boys turnpiked on 11th H went to Markham AM W. Cloudy & Cooler fine steady rain Came on about 5 PM rained fully an hour, ground is well soaked

18 I & J fixed fence at bush at other place B & A drew wood from other bush AM. J & A took grist Wheat about 15 bus to Ceder Grove Mills PM B went to Bee shingling shed at 11th Con Meeting house W. Cool Cloudy a little drissle at noon our creek running again

19 boys trimmed some trees AM they all & F & H went fishing to Kirkham's PM with net, Caught fine Eel & few dozen other fish, Henry went fishing at Br S's AM he Caught Eel that measured 32 1/2 in below tumbling dam W. Cloudy Cool

20 Boys trimmed trees & spudded Thistles in Barley I & Nancy went to Markham AM heard that Br inlaw Peter was very sick then we went about 5 PM to stay all night Peter was some better he has Grippe & Bronchitis W. fine AM pretty warm PM

Sunday 21 we went to Meeting at Wideman's remarks by Br C sermon on {blank space} by Jac Wideman

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