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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_53.pdf

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Aug 1891

of School house on old Johnny Peter's place PM F helped us all day with team drawing in all fall Wheat 14 loads & 3 loads barly. W. very fine

4 A & Henry raked Wheat stubble had Thomas's rake. AM F & H helped draw in all barly & Wheat rakings PM W. fine

5 Boys Mowed fence Comes at Thomas AM Mark fence along feed Corn behind barn so we Can put hogs into Wheat stubble PM W. very warm C Lewis a Toronto Man J Noble were here at dinner today

6 Boys all hoed Thistles out of Potatoes at other place AM drew home hay from Thomas' fence Corners fair load PM W. Parching hot August Weather Adeline Susanna & Flavius Fanny went to Brownsbergers today. they stopped at Stouffville to see the Market it is held every Thursday and is a success

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Aug 1891

7 Boys Pulled Peas west of road at other place with scythes & drew in barly PM I & Nancy took things to Lewis's Butter 17 per lb Eggs 16 cts per Doz Chickens 40 per pr W. warm Parching getting dry

8 J & B hoed turnips second time A & Susanna went to Markham AM B & A helped Thomas draw in barly & J brought Buggy home from B S S he took it yesterday to get Tires set PM. W. very Close & sultry slight shower at daybreak another this eening at bedtime Thunder showers went around several times today

Sundy 9 Albert Reesor's brought Pre Abraham Rittenhouse & wife & 3 little boys to dinner Br N's were here too, I & Nancy & little ones went to NB's PM. W. fine rain this Morning showery through the day very heavy rain this evening we did not get home from NB's till about sunset

10 Boys ganged in barly stubble J cut piece Oats est of stump fence at other place PM. B & Henry finished hoeing turnip PM I went to Steven's B S AM & to SM PM W. Cler, very warm.

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