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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_57.pdf

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Sept 1891

Nancy & Susanna went to Markham PM

Sundy 6 I & Nancy went to AB's AB's young folks were here W. Cler

7 B & A drew dung on Pea stubble & J harrowed it in then sowed it with golden drop Wheat I went to Markham PM to get wire to make lane fence at other place W. fine Cool this evening

8 B & H helped thresh for Betsy Milroy I & J drew a log to SM AM J A & Henry began shingling old Cookhouse at east end of house where my Mother used to Cook W. fine Cool John G Reesors widow was here at dinner she lives in Cayuga

9 B & F helped Betsy thresh awhile AM then B helped Thomas pull Peas H helped him all day A went to Markham AM J helped F make wire fence along new lane at other place I took Susanna to Old Abe Burkholder's she has taken a Course of Liver Cure now W. fine

10 J & B began fall plowing in Wheat stubble in root field AM I helped F make wire fence A took Fruit to Locust Hill

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Sept 1891

Station we & Br C's Thomas are sending Plums Pears & Apples to Commission Merchants McWilliam & Everist we got 30 cts for Apples & 40 ct for Pears for Basket Containing a little more than a Peck, less Commission & Freight, then A helped Thomas Pull Peas with Horse Rake W. fine Cler B got Frank shod PM

11 Boys plowed AM B F & H helped Thomas thresh Peas PM. W. Reesor set his steamer in field & threshed them off the Waggon. W. fine warm Cler

12 Boys finished plowing Wheat stubble in root field I went to Jac Reesors this Morning A went to Dr Robinson PM he has Asthma I & B Cleaned a lot of seed Wheat PM we are selling a good deal at October prices W. very warm & Cler heavy thunder shower after dark

Sunday 13 I & Nancy went to Meeting at Wideman's Old Saml Hoover & Elias Weber officiated. Elias held sacrament to such as were willing to partake of it we went to

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