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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_52.pdf

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July 1891

J & A brought load Hay from other place out of little Hay barn F wants to Move it. AM J began to Cut barly PM rain stopping him W. fine shower's PM JB was here at dinner. McGaw's two little girls Came with B to stay few days

29 B went to Corner of Scarboro & Pickering townline with team to help Old Barnes on his Machine for Grading road Barnes didnt Come then Boys all thinned Greystone turnips F & H helped awhile PM I went to Stevens B S PM. W warm showering PM

30 B helped Old Barnes AM I went to Markham PM McGaw's girls went home with me had Bee to take down hay barn & raise driving house at Flavius Boys tried last evening to move hay barn with 4 teams sill broke had to leave it W. warm shower

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July 1891 Aug

this morning strong wind PM Cool this evening

31 B helped Carpenters at driving house J finished Cutting barley A shocked it then they hoed turnips stumpers were here at supper I Paid them $205.00 for 490 stump W. fine Cool. Cler

August 1 B & A mowed fence Corners I went to Ceder Grove AM J took Binder to other place after dinner to Cut barly began to rain about 10 O slow dribbling rain all PM

Sunday 2 I & Nancy & little ones went to U Drudges they were not at home. went to Johnny Ramer's were not at home, then went to Menno Reesor's they were at home staid to dinner then went to Isaac Reesor's to supper W. very fine Cler

3 J Cut barley at other place AM H shocked it nearly all then he went to barn raising in Scarboro south

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