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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_63.pdf

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Nov 1891

4 Pulled & drew turnip. W. fine.

5 I & B took another piece of timber to Ceder Grove to Degeer for the Horse Power he has to put inall new timber H Made about 90 gals Cider Am Pulled last of turnips & drew 6 loads to other barn PM W. a very little rain last night very fine today

6 Boys took in Flavius Potatoes AM A drew one load turnip to other barn this morning then I sold the last of them about 3 or 4 loads to John Steven's @ 3 cts per bush they are Greystones Boys brought home one load of potatoes PM I & Nancy boiled sauce J & Susanna went to Markham & J went to Unionville to pay taxes. J & B took in last of feed Corn & B brought home Pea Chop PM. W. very very fine & Cler

7 Boys brought home our Potatoes 82 bags I & Nancy boiled sauce I took 62 lbs to J Malcom @ 5 cts per lb Am J Stevens drew his turnip today 105 Bus W. very fine

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Nov 1891

Sunday 8 at home all day W. fine Cloudy this morning

9 Killed Pig & Picked load Cider apples AM J plowed in turnip ground B began building wall for outside Cellar door at other place I went to see Bishop PM. W. very very fine & Cler

10 J Plowed in turnip ground awhile AM he brought some Planks from FK Reesor's for Culvert north of Meeting house on Pickering Townline then Plowed awhile B plowed too W. shower AM some more PM.

11 I & B brought 2 Ceder logs from JD's AM I & B & J put in Culvert PM A & Henry plowed W. fine

Thanksgiving day 12 All went to Meeting except H he staid at Flavius remarks & sermon on St Mat 6 C 16 V to end of C by Br C I & Nancy went awhile to Flavius PM. W. fine rather Cool

13 B went to W Reesor's ploughing Bee (he has rented Jackson farm late F J Reesor's H went too PM. J Plowed I made Morter for F he is building Butments for stoop W. fine rather Cool. Yake, Clock Cleaner was here over night

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