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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_81.pdf

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April 1892 May

30 J & B helped F A rolled in Pea field PM Burrows & Brodie the Veterinary dissected a lump out of Colt Billys side it has been there over a year W. fine I was not well today have Dysentry

Sunday May 1 all went to Meeting except Adeline she is not very well remarks by C Burkholder on St Mat 26 C sermon by Br C on St Mat 27 C Lords Supper was Celebrated P.B Joseph Groves youngsters & A Lehman's youngsters & Br inlaw Jesse Hoover were here at dinner & MN's at supper Jesse staid too W. drissly rain through the middle of the day

2 Chored. W. nice steady rain nearly all day fine & warm

3 Boys helped Flavius AM B helped Thomas kill 7 Pigs I & Susanna went to Markham AM I & A filled 4 Barls with apples PM W. Cloudy AM

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May 1892

Heavy shower & little thunder PM nice & growing weather

4 J & A helped Flavius H helped Pilkey take a fat Cow to Butcher at Ellesons B went to Toronto 4 Barrels apples @ $2.00 for a part Barl of Spies $2.25 each for 2 Bals Greenings $1.50 for 1 Bal Russets W. fine warm Cler I walked to Ceder Grove AM went to JD's done some grafting PM

5 Boys helped Flavius W. cloudy drissly rain nearly all PM Ionson Came with his horse to stay all night J & Henry harrowed & ganged mangel ground

6 Boys hlepd Flavius W. Cool & Cloudy

7 B Plowed at F's I & H went to Markham AM I & A helped M Barkey & PB Reesor fix graveyard fence J H & Henry drew stones off grain field PM W Cler Cool

Sunday 8 H Adeline & Susanna went to Meeting at Altona I & Nancy Mary Henry & Anne walked to JD's they were not at home AM then we walked to Will Reesor's PM (they live on Jackson's place) we were there about

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