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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

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Nov 1891

14 Boys plowed in turnip ground I & J brought some lumber from SM to other place this morning. Henry finished turnip ground & J started in sod PM H & B brought in apples & put some of them in Cellar PM I pitted some Russets & Millers Keepers PM then I walked to Ceder Grove W. frose prety hard last night fine today

Sunday 15 Alll went to Meeting at Hebron except Nancy Flavius came for her last evening, remarks & sermon on St Mat 7 C by Br C (umfrage for the selection of one Preacher & two Deacon's David Stover & Elisabeth Rammers were here at dinner I & Anne went to Flavius's PM to see their little girl Born this morning brought Nancy home. W. Cool. Cler

16 I & Nancy went to Flavius AM J & A plowed sod B & H helped McCreight to thresh W. Cloudy showry AM, rain all PM

17 Cleaned 20 bags Wheat AM J took it to Spink Mills @ 93 cts PM B & H helped McCreight finish threshing W. drissly AM very high wind & squaals of snow PM Cold & ground White this evening

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Nov 1891

18 B helped JD's thresh J & A Cleaned out Hen house & drew in some stones I & Nancy went to Flavius AM & to Whitevale PM W. very Cold this morning ground white with snow

19 Boys finished paving hen house with stones then Covered it with earth & began plowing & scraping a ditch east of dam to turn overflowing water into Creek. I walked to Whitevale PM to order a heavy Chain with B Elison & a heavy sett of Harness with A. Armstrong W. Milder pretty windy PM getting soft

20 Boys worked at ditch at dam awhile AM J plowed in sod A helped awhile AM then B & A helped H level dirt that Came out of turnip Cellar PM F nearly finished walls at Cellar door I & Susanna took Butter to Lewis's he is paying 22 cts this good while W. fine, Mild, Cloudy I went to FK Reesor's this Morning to tell him that we built the Culvert

21 J helped level dirt AM I B A & Henry Picked load of Cider apples. began to rain soon after dinner rained till night

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