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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_88.pdf

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June 1892 July

28 I & Nancy went visiting with Rickerts first to Aunt Lissys then to AB's & to M Barkeys to dinner then to JD's & to Peters & to Br N's to supper & to Br S's & left them to stay all night W. fine & Cler

29 I & Nancy Mary Henry & Anne took Wool to S Lehmans boys took away last of lumber J brought 4 Barrels of lime from Markham boys dug foundation for shed at F's yesterday w. slight shower this Morning, heavy rain after dinner another at Markham as we were coming home

30 Chored AM B began building foundation wall at F's PM H & Jesse Shank cut some Hemlock logs J mowed few acres in new Clover behind barn PM I went to Ceder Grove PM. W heavy rain this morning fine today Cool this evening

July 1 B began building foundation wall for shed at F's H attended him J scuffled Corn A drew home some wood AM

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July 1892

they hoed PM Br N's brought Pre Joseph Wismer & wife here to dinner I & Nancy went with them to Johnny Reesor's then to M Barkey's & to Jac Reesor's they were not at home then we went to Mannasse Frets's to supper & left them there W. fine AM heavy showers 6 PM

2 B finished wall A tended him H worked for Br S's W. fine AM Cloudy PM heavy steady rain this evening rainy yet bedtime

Sunday 3 I & Nancy went to Meeting at Altona remarks by Br C sermon on 1st C 1st {illegible} St Peter by Joseph Wismer went to MN's after service W. rain last night slacked a little this morning then rained all day, didnt get very wet

4 H B & A went fishing to Mouth of Rouge, got 5 I & B drew 2 logs PM W. fine & Cler creek not very high

5 Boys drew 5 logs & scuffled Corn & Potatoes. W. fine & Cler they turned the Clover that was Cut on Thursday W. very fine I & Henry went fishing with Hook & line to Br N's flats caught about 50 Chubs, mostly small ones

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