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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_59.pdf

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Sept 1891 Oct

B Came home this evening

24 I & Nancy Br C & Beccy & Aunt Lissy Burkholder started for Waterloo got there took 11.16 train for Toronto took 100 train for Berlin arrived at 3.33. where Menno Shants met us & took us home, we spent nine day very pleasantly visiting among the friends the weather was very warm until the 29th it blowed up fine & Cool for a few days

Oct 2 arrived safe home this evening found family all well went to Br C's (I & Nancy did) after supper they sent for us Christian Hostetter & his daughter both from Pennsylvania were there Chatted awhile W. very warm again

3 boys helped F fill foundation for Pig pen with small stones W. very very warm H went to Work at Br inlaw Peter's in Enos's place on Tuesday evening last

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Oct 1891

Enos's went to the Twenty

Sunday 4 at home W Reesor & family were here PM. W. very warm

5 B & A plowed below garden & east of Orchard I & J helped F cut & draw sawlogs with trucks W. very fine rain last night Cool today

6 B & A Plowed AM B cut feed Corn in root field & I plowed PM J helped F Enos brought home H PM W. fine Cool Adeline & Mary went to Markham PM Mare Mag got off the road & broke Buggy shaft they had to borrow a Buggy to Come home, the Mare is blind, nobody was hurt

7 I took Susanna to Old A Burkholder & went to Whitevale got Farmer shod AM J Plowed B helped Br N's Albert thresh AM I & Nancy went with Br C's to take Henry Eby & wife Andrew Nissly & wife & Widow Reist from Pennsylvania to Isaac Moyer's then to JD's to supper & left them at Br C's to stay all night W. Cloudy drissly rain AM steady rain from east all PM boys Cleaned barly PM

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