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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

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Dec 1891

24 J F H & Henry drew 25 stumps B Esther & Mary went to Toronto on Train I & Nancy went to Ceder Grove PM W. Cloudy a little drissly PM

Christmas day 25 went to Meeting at Hebron remarks by C Burkholder sermon on St Luke part of 2nd C by Br C, Tilman Reesor read Texts F's & Baby were here when we Came home our boys were not all in Meeting today they went to look for Johnny Diller he disappeared yesterday evening at dusk & quite a few of the neighbours went to search for him about 9 OClock this morning PB Reesor found him at Locust Hill station he Intended to go away on the train. he is pretty deranged in his Mind. W. Cloudy & foggy soft & Mild, roads getting bad I walked to JD's PM Johnny seems quiet

26 Chored AM boys trimmed stumps PM J went to Whitevale AM W. drissly AM blowed up Cold PM

Sunday 27 I & Nancy & little ones went to JD's. W. Cler Cold Johnny Diller seems all right

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Dec 1891 Jan 1892

28 B & H got both teams shod AM they drew 10 stumps PM W. fine Cler

19 Boys drew 10 stumps AM W Reesor helped with team. F H & B went to Whitevale PM. W. Cloudy AM rain PM

30 Boys drew 45 stumps W Reesor helped I walked to Ceder Grove PM J took 15 bags Oats to Br S's AM W. Cold NW wind frose hard

31 Boys drew 6 stumps AM Delas Reesor helped we cut some feed PM Br C's were here this evening W. sharp east wind all day began to snow after supper

January 1st 1892 at home all day Fanny & Baby (Amelia) were here I & Henry took Butter to Lewis's PM Boys all went Hunting got 12 Rabbtis dogs tore one. Ferret Killed one that they did not get (Dinna's boys were along) W. about an inch of snow this morning all away before night, very fine & Cler F & B got a Fox

2 Boys trimmed stumps & drew home 2 loads of roots I & Nancy went to Markham PM. W. mild Cloudy a little drissly AM slight squaal of snow PM

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