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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_51.pdf

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July 1891

Sunday 19 I & Nancy & little ones went to Meeting at Wideman's Old Sam Hoover & Elias Weber officiated Abraham Shark was Baptised by Weber we went to Cousin Saml Burkholder's W. very Cool this Morning warm

20 Hoed turnips A went to Unionville for Pinion for binder AM J Cut Orchard at other place with Mower W. fine Cool this evening I went to Ceder Grove PM

21 Boys A hoed last of turnips got done about 4 PM B & Henry hoed Corn then Cut roads around Wheat A{illegible} went to Ceder Grove W. fine

22 Cut golden drop Wheat about 4 acres next bush behind barn I went to Ceder Grove PM H Barkeys were here at supper. W. fine warm Boys Cut part of thistles in new fallow at other place after supper

23 Boys helped F & H lever cellar dirt at turnip Cellar W. looks like rain

24 boys helped level dirt AM Cut & shocked wheat east of dam

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July 1891

Standard wheat PM W. fine shower & some thunder last night very warm today, Cooler at bedtime

25 J Cut Standard wheat at other place B & A finished burning apple brush in old Orchard AM cut standard Wheat behind barn PM W. fine & Cool north wind all day I & Nancy went to Ceder Grove this evening Cool tonight

Sunday 26 all went to Meeting except Susanna & Anne, remarks & sermon on St John part of 3rd C by Br C MN's JB's & Saml Ramer's (Br S's Enos & Our Esther were here at dinner. Joseph Barkeys widow too) Br inlaw Jesse Hoover was here at supper he was at AB's to dinner Esther Came with him W. very fine & Cler, Cool this morning

27 Boys Made a stone bridge back of Old barn AM Cut east half of barly back of Cider house PM I & Susanna went to Markham AM W. fine & Cool

28 B brought new Cooking stove from McGaws I bought it yesterday $25.00

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