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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_60.pdf

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Oct 1891

8 I & Nancy helped Br C's to take visitors to Br S's then Br N took two of them I & Nancy took the rest to Markham station they are going to Waterloo J plowed A tended Sprague at foundation for Pig pen at other place B took 67 bus barly to F mans bay @ 48 cts PM. W. Cool & beautiful Cler H helped Alberts finish threshing AM

9 Boys went to Markham some of them rode with Henry there he brought home 2 barrels lime I & Henry took butter & Eggs to Lewis's PM. W. very fine & Cler

10 H & B helped JD's thresh A tended Sprague J helped F draw stones I took 3 bags Peas to Br S's & went to Ceder Grove AM W. fine White frost last night, nothing frose yet so far this fall

Sunday 11 I & Nancy & little ones went to Albert Reesor's W. Cool Cler

12 Cleaned load Barly B took it

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Oct 1891

to Locust Hill PM 65 bus @ 48 cts A Plowed I took grist Wheat 12 Bus to Ceder Grove Mills W. Cler very sharp east wind

13 A Plowed we cleaned another load Barly B took it PM didnt get unloaded Engine Broke left bags. W. very fine & Cler sharp east wind Killed Pig this morning I & Nancy Pulled Beans PM

14 B & A plowed AM B plowed A Picked grapes & I brought grist home PM J helped F & H take in Mangels at other place W. fine AM east wind began to rain from east at 4 PM Cleared up after dark, didnt rain much

15 H & B helped NB thresh F went to Alf Spragues stone Bee he is building a house for himself he bought a lot off Jonas Ramer he had a sale of lots off his front I & J Plowed AM A picked grapes A drew in Mangels with Cart PM, I plowed awhile & J Picked grapes Lorinda Snelgrove was here at noon W. fine Cler

16 H & B helped NB thresh AM I & A Plowed AM J Plowed awhile we Killed 4 Pigs PM E Lewis takes them @ $5.75 per Cwt

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