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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_49.pdf

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June July 1891

& J Plowed PM W. pretty warm I Painted Summer Kitchen floor PM

July 1st Chored AM Cut straw for beds & Put in Post to hang gate beside ashouse to go into old Orchard & boys brought load ovenwood from other bush PM W. rain early this morning & till about 10 or 11 AM soaking steady rain Cloudy PM

2 B & H drew 2 loads shingles from P Hoover's Mill B brought another PM I & J & A Picked & Carried some lumber for Carpenter Hague he is working at Summer Kitchen at F's J took 4 bags Chop to Br S's AM A harrowed ground where Mangels were & began to roll PM W. prety warm, fine heavy rain after dark Br inlaw Peter's were here today

3 B & A helped Hague at Kitchen between Showers I & J went to SM AM got some lumber ripped W. some rain last night fine long shower this Morning till after 9 Oc very strong south east wind & squaals of rain PM. J took Butter to Lewis's

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July 1891

this evening we & Flavius take it every friday to Lewis's farm he paid 17 cts today

4 Boys helped Hague I went to Markham AM. W. very Cool strong North wind some Shower's PM

Sunday 5 at home AB's were here H & girls went to Meeting at Widemans W. very Cool, slight squaal PM

6 Boys helped Hague

7 Boys helped Thomas put up his rack lifter AM went fishing to Kingston road PM Caught fewW/ rainy AM. shower this evening

8 Boys Mowed 4 Acres at other place with Machine we intend to get the hay off so the stumpers Can pull the stumps they are nearly done in the pasture I & Nancy Henry & Anne went to SB Lehman's with wool W. very Cool this Morning, fine today Had supper at Br inlaw Peters

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