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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_58.pdf

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Sept 1891

JH Ramers after service Br S's young folks were here PM with 4 young men from the Twenty 2 by the name of Rittenhouse & 2 by the name of Hansberger W. fine rain last night Cloudy this morning very fine & warm today Cool this evening

14 W Reesor threshed at Flavius's about 88 bus barly, 55 bus Wild Goose 65 fall Wheat 90 Peas & 175 Oats W. fine & Cool Cler

15 B & J ganged back of garden B helped Br S's thresh & A ganged PM I & M Barkey cut rubbish out of graveyard at Hebron AM I helped F work at lane fence PM W. drissly rain AM awhile AM Cler PM

16 H & B helped Br S's thresh AM B helped JD's PM & H helped Isaac Reesor's PM A helped F dig Potatoes J & Henry Finished ganging back of garden AM they helped dig Potatoes PM W. very fine & warm

17 H helped Isaac thresh AM B & A drew home wood from other bush AM J & F went to Toronto with 23 bags Potatoes @ 45 cts per bag J McGaw & family were here for Elderberries PM

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Sept 1896

B & A went with him shooting awhile shot nothing. W. very very warm & Cler

18 B & A Plowed J helped F at fence W. very very warm, fine thunder shower about 4 PM did not rain very much

19 J & A Plowed I helped F at fence AM B & Br S's David started to the Twenty settlement this Morning W. not quite so warm

20 Sundy 20 all went to Meeting at Hebron remarks & suitable sermon for Celebration of Lords supper by Br C he was alone today, nearly all present partook of it the Meeting house was well filled old John Wideman & wife Abraham Smith & family Joseph Koch & family Br inlaw Peter & Esher & Leonard were here at dinner & Henry Boyer & family & Aunt Lissy Burkholder were here at supper W. pretty warm

21 A made about 30 gals Cider at Ramer's Mill near Dixon's hill J Plowed W. very very warm

22 J & A Plowed I & Nancy boiled sauce I went to Ceder Grove PM W. very very warm, like august

23 I & A Plowed J & Susanna went to Markham AM J & A Plowed PM W. very very warm

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