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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

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April 1892

A finished Making scalding trough I went to Ceder Grove AM Boys all helped Thomas move a driving shed PM W. frose hard this morning Cold NW wind soft snow & rain at times PM

Sunday 10 I & Nancy & Anne went to Meeting at Altona A & Esther & Mary went to Br S's PM Ketura was here all day we went to Abraham Lehman's to dinner W. Cold NW wind all day Cler, roads very bad, better up north

11 Killed 6 Pigs AM B & A sawed in other bush PM H got F's mare Jenny shod PM W. Cler & Cold NW wind all day frose hard last night, a little snow last night

12 H took 6 Pigs to Toronto @ $6.00 per Cwt 802 bls other boys worked at F's AM sawed Pine behind woodshed PM I & Susanna went to Markham AM I took 4 bus Peas to Br S's PM W. very cold NW wind all day

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April 1892

13 I & Nancy went to JB's he is not very well yet Boys helped F they plowed PM. W. sharp wind from north roads getting better, fine & Cler

14 Boys helped F Plow & draw stones H worked at Pilkeys PM he wants him by the day for awhile I took Butter to Coakwells & went to Markham PM W. Cler some NW wind

Good Friday 15 all went to Meeting at Hebron except Henry & Anne. Anne is not well & Henry staid with her remarks & sermon on St John part of 19 C by Br C I & Nancy went to Br C's PM. W. fine & Cler all day Cool

16 H was a Pilkeys Boys helped F I went to Markham bought the Shank farm @ $5,500 off W Fleming he had a claim on it then he bought all the other Claims to same himself he has it rented to Benj Burkholder for one year I get the next. W. very fine & Cler

17 Easter Sunday I & Nancy & Anne went to Meeting at Widemans remarks by C Burkholder sermon on

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