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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_85.pdf

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May 1892 June

to stay all night W. rain this morning Cloudy most of the day

30 I & Nancy took visitors awhile to Br C's then awhile to JD's then JD's helped us to take them to Br S's to dinner then we Came home planted some potatoes B & A took 3 yearling colts to Crawfords AM W. very fine warm & Cler

31 I & Nancy went to Meeting at Widemans remarks by Br C Sermon on {blank space} by Jacob Weaver went to Tilman Reesor's to dinner friends were all there {illegible scribble} boys finished planting potatoes & corn W. very fine & warm roads good

June 1 boys drew dung on turnip ground A & Thomas's helped one another to wash sheep W. very very warm Thunder shower last night another went around this evening

2 Boys drew dung I went to Br S's this morning they started to Waterloo with the Ohio visitors then I trimmed F's Orchard PM & helped Nancy make garden W. very very warm thunder shower west around towards evening steady rain at bedtime

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June 1892

3 Boys carried Potatoes out of Cellar AM Plowed in turnip ground PM W. rain last night warm today

4 Chored AM finished gate & hung it at root field PM H went to Markham PM W. rainy AM Cloudy PM. B & Susanna went visiting with Jacob & Sophia Rittenhouse & Alice Culp they were here last night

Whit Sunday 5 I & Nancy & little ones went to JD's PM H & girls went to Johnny Ramer's W. foggy AM very warm & Cler PM very heavy rain about supper time

Whit Monday 6 at home Boys & girls went fishing with Flavius & Br inlaw Peter's W. fine & Cler I & Anne went to Steven's bush for Mushrooms PM got fine lot

7 B sheared sheep boys drew dung on strip back of barn plowed it & sowed it with Cow Corn planted 3 drills white beans & fixed some fence W. fine & Cler Cool

8 Boys plowed H worked at NB's PM B helped F putty windows in Kitchen PM W. Thunder shower this morning Cler today

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