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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_67.pdf

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Dec 1891

12 Chored B & A finished plowing sod (big field) PM. J helped Cler up rubbish at F's I went to Saml Shanks awhile AM to talk with him about buying his farm he is thinking of selling it w. frose a little this Morning soft PM

Sunday 13 all went to Meeting at Hebron remarks by C Burkholder sermon on St Mat 14th C 22nd V to end of C by Br C. Menno Stover's were here at dinner Br S's David & Bertha M. Barkey & NB's were here at supper F's & Baby & Adeline were here awhile PM Adeline has been there since Baby was born. W. fine & Cler

14 Chored. W. rain all AM soft snow PM Deacon Johnny Reesor read Text yesterday, Deacon Tilman was there too

15 I & Nancy B & A helped F's Kill 3 hogs W. rain & soft snow all AM Cloudy & Mild PM a few in snow

16 Boys Chored & fixed Manger in horse stable I went to Ceder Grove AM W. strong NW wind squaals of snow PM

17 I & B took washing Machine to Degeer to get it fixed AM I went to Whitevale for new Harness

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Dec 1891

Double Sett Complete except Collars & Breeching @$24.50. Cash Boys began drawing stumps PM W. Cold Zero this Morning, drew 10 stumps

18 set Horse Power & Cutting Box & Cut feed about half an hour AM works very well Boys went to sale at Ormerods in Scarboro PM H helped W Reesor thresh at Murisons I sold Cow Spotty to AB @ $40.00 B took her this AM. W. fine & Cler Milder

19 H helped thresh other boys drew 19 stumps I & Susanna went to Ceder Grove PM. W. soft & mild Boys slip back & forth with sleigh, but it is thawing

Sunday 20 at home I Moyer's were her boys & girls went to Albert Reesor's this evenng. W. fine mild Cler

21 Boys drew 26 stumps I & Nancy went to Whitevale PM. W. fine Cler

22 Cut pile of feed AM boys trimmmed stumps A got Farmer shod PM W. rain awhile this morning. Clear PM getting soft

23 Chored A & Adeline & Susanna went to Markham AM W. rain nearly all day

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