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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_48.pdf

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June 1891

we went to br inlaw Sam Hoover's to dinner W. Cloudy & foggy this AM fine & Cler PM

22 B & A plowed in turnip ground J scuffled Mangels they are Coming now I filled gravel 2 hours at Scarboro road work PM F & H worked too W. very warm & sultry slight showers PM

23 B & A finished turnip ground B began making drills PM I & Nancy went to D Ramers PM W. strong North wind. Cool I went to M Barkeys for plants this morning

24 finished making drills & sowed turnips W. very warm & sultry

25 B got Mare Maggie shod & A Sowed turnips at other place & I walked to SM & got some boards ripped AM B & A hoed Potatoes at other place & J took 4 bags barly & got it Chopped PM W. very very warm I & J made 2 gates today

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June 1891

26 Boys finished hoeing Potatoes W. very warm today Cooler this evening I went to Fred K Reesor's this evening

27 A & Henry scuffled Potatoes at other place B trimmed apple trees I & J hoed Hill Corn PM W. fine & Cool Cler

Sunday 28 all went to Meeting at Hebron remarks & sermon on St John part of 1st C by Br C (he was all alone today) Saml Smith & wife (from Vaughan) Br inlaw S B Lehman Br inlaw Enos Hoover's & Ethleen Stover & Our Esther Came with them Christian Burkholder's son & Daughter & Levi Hamer David Burkholder Benj'n Hoover & family & Ezra Stouffer were here at dinner & some of them staid to supper. W. very fine & Cler

29 B harrowed down Mangel drills they are not doing well A & J hoed feed Corn & topped thistles I went to green River AM W. fine & warm looks a little like rain this evening

30 B & A Plowed down Mangel drills J went to Markham AM B went to Dimmer's raising.

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