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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_54.pdf

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Aug 1891

11 J & Henry finished ganging barly stubble & harrowed some of it other boys began Pulling Munny Peas they are a little too green so they went & Pulled them east of road at other place W. very very warm, heavy thunder shower went over the lake this evening

12 Boys drew in Peas west of road at other place AM J Cut last of Oats west of stump fence at other place PM I B & A Pulled Peas with rake in NE Corner field PM H Came & worked in my place before supper W. very fine & Cool

13 Boys finished Pulling Peas at home & drew in east of road at other place & brought home a load of Oats I went to Ceder Grove AM. Asked hands to thresh tommorrow & went to Ceder Grove PM W. very fine & Cler

14 W Reesor threshed till early supper time all Fall Wheat & Barley very good yield Wheat about {blank space} per acre

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Aug 1891

Barly about 40 Bus per acre small load of Oats 360 sheaves 49 Bus W. fine AM Cloudy a little drissly PM

15 Boys finished Pulling Munny Peas with scythes . W. pretty warm B Moved Steamer to S Pe{illegbile} after supper

Sunday 16 I & Nancy & little ones went to Meeting at Wideman's remarks by Br C Jac Widemans spoke on St Mark 7 C went to Menno Stover's to dinner & to Joseph Grove's to supper W. fine

17 Drew in Munny Peas 7 loads then drew 5 loads out of NE Corner field till evening F & H helped with team. W. fine warm

18 Finished drawing Peas 10 loads till supper then J began Cutting Oats west part of NE Corner filed W. very warm & Cler I & Susanna went to Ceder Grove Am I went again PM

19 J Finished NE Field & Cut nearly all field back of Orchard I went to Whitevale AM W. Cler sun very warm

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