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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_62.pdf

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Oct 1891

by themselves Br C Preaches every 4 weeks at Hebron, Altona, Widemans & Almira. A Esther & Mary went to JD's I & Nancy Henry & Anne went to Thomas's to dinner Ann Shirk was here & went with us W. fine & Cler, Cool

26 I & J asked hands to thresh tommorrow he went with road Cart & then went to Markham B & A Pulled turnip AM. A drew in one load. J helped Milroys thresh PM I & B & A Cleaned up barn PM. W. fine & mild

27 W Reesor threshed for us with steamer about 110 Bu Peas & {blank space} Oats. W. very strong & cold NW wind this is the 34th anniversary of our Wedding

28 Finished threshing about {blank space} Oats AM boys pulled turnips PM Delus Reesor helped I & J took 4 bags Oats to Br S's & got them chopped W. fine & mild

29 Boys Pulled & drew in 9 loads turnips I & J took Horse Power to Degeer at Ceder Grove to get part of wood work renewed

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Oct 1891 Nov

J went to Barton's sale near Green River Br inlaw Peter's & Motherinlaw were here W. very fine & Cler

30 B Pulled turnips Henry drew 14 loads with Cart A drew {blank space} loads with Waggon he drew in 4 loads feed Corn PM J helped W. very fine Cler & warm

31 drew in 6 loads turnip with 2 waggons H helped with F's team) rain stopped us, chored. then I & B drew 2 loads of lumber from Mill to F's & H went to Markham for 2 barrels of lime Nancy & Adeline went with him W.. Mild Cleared up PM, didnt rain much

Nov 1 Sunday I & Nancy & little ones went to Flavius's. W. sharp Cold wind, Cler

2 Pulled & drew in turnips. W. frose too hard to pull this morning Cold all day

3 Pulled & drew in turnip W. milder J went to Markham PM I went with him as far as Ceder Grove W. fine & Cler. E Lewis Came to stay all night. Peddler H Myer was here last night. Henry went to school again today he has been drawing in turnip with the Cart nearly every day

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