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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_50.pdf

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July 1891

B & A laid floor AM at new Kitchen Hague was not there B Made drills & A sowed grey stone turnips PM J laid floor PM. W. fine Cler & warm

10 Finished turnips this morning boys pulled Tares out of spring wheat raked & Cocked hay PM, I went to Markham PM W. very fine & warm Cler

11 drew in hay load AM J took some boards to D Ramer's to get dressed PM B & F went to J Ferguson's barn raising PM W. warm & Cler

Sundy 12 at home JD's & Menno Reesor's & Aunt Lissy were here W. very warm & cler H went to Almira lat evening with Br S's David & Bertha Br N's Jacob was here PM

13 J mowed at other place got done AM then Mowed in Meadow NW Corner PM gaurd {sic} broke this evening B & A Mowed fence Corner's PM

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July 1891

F H B & A Mowed fence at other place AM so the stumpers Can pull stumps where the Clover was W. very warm

14 B started at daylight to Unionville for gaurd for Mower got home before dinner Chored PM W. rainy all day fine soaking rain J got Frank Shod & B took 4 bags barly to Br S's PM

15 Boys finished Mowing Meadow & swale Henry scuffled rest of turnips PM I & A & Henry fixed gate north of Meeting shed this morning W. very fine & Cler I & Nancy went to Ceder Grove this evening

16 raked & Cocked Knoll & south half of Meadow west of Creek W. fine Cool

17 drew in all hay out of Meadow loads very very light Crop F & H helped AM. W. very warm & Cler

18 J raked big Meadow B & A hoed turnip I went to Whitevale bought 100 lbs Bindery Twine @ 11 1/2 cts per lb AM drew in load rakings & load out of young Orchard PM W. fine AM slight shower PM

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