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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_82.pdf

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May 1892

an hour when A Came for us PB Reesor had come so we Came home W. fine Cler

9 B helped F. AM J rolled AM H was at Pilkey A dug garden at Br C's Henry rolled PM J & B brought load rails from other place & load sawdust W. fine warm PM

10 H B & A drwe dung on Mangel ground I & J took 6 bags Pea & Oats to Br S & then went to Crawfords to engage Pasture for 3 yearling Colts I spoke for 2 2 year olds a few weeks ago J finished rolling & brought home Chop PM. W. strong Cold east wind all day.

11 Boys Chored all day W. showry AM rain nearly all PM, warm

12 J & A took grist Oats to Br S's & got them Chopped H & B brought Jag of turnips from F's & 1/2 ton hay from Pilkeys AM Boys fixed fences PM I & Br C went to JD's PM their son Johnny has went away again he disappeared on Tuesday and they can hear no account of him

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May 1892

W. very fine & growing weather I & Br C went down spring Creek from new road to the little rouge then up the east bank to Diller's west from buildings Dillers have been to every station from Claremont to Pickering to Toronto on Pacific & Grand Trunk lines & today B Diller is in Toronto to notify Detectives & advertise in Daily Globe

13 B & A helped F all day I & J brought some lumber to Make gates I went to JD's this morning (no news) H was at Pilkeys AM I J & H went to help look for Johnny Diller PM we searched both Rouge's from Br S's bridge to Dead water & up to Kirkham' Mill on big Rouge W. very fine & warm (found no sign) Henry & Anne have old fashioned Measles The German Measles have been through the Country a few Months ago

14 B & A helped F make fences J & A ganged root ground I & Nancy went awhile to JD's PM no work of Johnny yet W. fine & warm

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