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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_86.pdf

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June 1892

9 H worked at NB's B putied windows awhile & Chored I & Henry went to Whitevale AM J took Oats to Br S's W. rain AM & PM

10 B & J drew logs AM B sheared R Milroys sheep 16 & 5 for A McCreight PM W. very fine & warm

11 I & J drew logs AM J & A drew PM. W. fine & warm A & Nancy went to Lots for Coils for Washing Machine

Sunday 12 I & Nancy Henry & Anne went to Meeting at Wideman's A Esther & Mary went too remarks by Br C sermon on St Luke part 6 C by C Burkholder wen to Joseph Koch's to dinner & to Saml Ramer's to supper W very very warm

13 J drew logs A & F Cut B went on a trip on Saturday Morning Came back this evening W. very very warm

14 J & A drew logs I & Susanna went to Markham AM B began building straight fence at Br S's we hav a Job of building about 30 rods H is at NB's every day helping dig turnip Cellar. W. not quite so warm

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June 1892

15 J & A drew logs I went to JD's for a fleece of Black wool @ 17 cts per lb this morning brought Fanny & Baby & took them home again she was here sewing yesterday & today. W. fine & Cooler

16 A got Trucks fixed & got Horses shod J scuffled some Mangels & I helped B set posts at Br S's AM J & A drew few logs I & Anne sorted 2 Bus Russet apples PM W. very very warm Br N's brought Amos Moyer & his two sisters Matty & Caty to stay all night Caty was not well so I took them to I Moyers & brought Amos to stay here all night

17 I & Nancy started to visit with Amos & Matty (Caty is sick yet) then as we were starting Br inlaw Peters & Grandmother Came after they were gone we went to JD's to supper & left Amos & Matty at Moyer's A & J scuffled Mangels Cultivated & rolled turnip ground W. very warm AM fine & Cool PM

18 J & A plowed turnip ground I & Nancy started after dinner took one bushel russets to McGaw's @ 60 ct then went to Joseph Hoovers on 7th Con Markham to supper then went to Tilman Culp's they were not at home then we went to Abraham Grove's & staid all night

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