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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_90.pdf

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July 1892

15 Boys Cleaned away dung behind Pigpen AM H mowed fence Corners & A shovel plowed Potatoes PM they all went to F's after supper to help Cock hay very ver strong wind & heavy rain & thunder stopped them about 6 oclock rained very heavy, it was very warm today, Cooler now

16 I & H drew away 2 loads Hemlock & A split oven wood J went to Crawfords to look at Colts some of them have distemper Boys thinned turnips PM they helped F's Man Cock hay after supper & H helped Thomas's man draw in hay after supper W. very fine & Cool & Cler

17 Sunday H Esther & Mary went to Funk Meeting at Widemans they wanted to go to see Grandmother so they went there for dinner we were at home all day Henry Adeline & Susanna took a drive through Dixie & old Mill Hollow PM. W. very very fine & Cler

18 B went to work at Br S's he was there Friday & Saturday H was at JD's AM & at Pilkeys PM J & A hoed turnip I & J brought away last load lumber this Morning then we hung barn door at Shanks place before dinner I & J went to look

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July 1892

at Colts after dinner they are doing well J & A brought in fence Corner hay after supper. W. very fine & Cler Nancy Esther & Anne went to Whitevale PM

19 Hoed turnips Boys finished them PM W. very fine & Cler

20 Put Paris green on potatoes AM Boys hoed Potatoes PM. W. fine & Cler Nancy & Susanna went to John Stovers for Raspberries today

21 J went to Markham for Binding Twine AM we Cut F Wheat south of bush PM. W. very warm & Cler J McGaw & his little girls were here at supper

22 A scuffled Mangels J took Binder to F's this morning then he went to Unionville to see Gohn the Knotter does not work very well Chored PM W. fine AM Thunder shower PM rained nearly all PM F cut nearly all his Wheat AM

23 Cut Wheat behind Cider house did not get done Gohn & Dixon came & fixed Binder it goes better W. very very warm

Sunday 24 all went to Meeting at Hebron except J Susanna & Anne remarks by C Burkholder sermon on St Luke part of 12 C by Br C AB's S Lehman's

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