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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_94.pdf

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Aug 1892

also Amos Strickler & wife Nisly & wife Peter Witmer & wife Jacob Newcomer & wife all from Lancaster Cy Pennsylvania were here to dinner I & Nancy took them to Br N's awhile to Br S's to supper & to JD's awhile & left them at Br C's W. fine

22 boys drew in 8 loads Oats I & Moyer took the four visitors Trolling to F mans bay Caught one then went to Mouth of Rouge caught few small fish had a fine time all day W. fine slight shower this evening

23 I & boys drew 15 loads Oats I Pitched H is threshing every day W. fine rather Cloudy PM every day

24 drew in Oats with 2 teams out of field below house AM B A & Henry finished PM till supper J helped PM other boys helped F after supper W fine Cloudy PM

25 Chored boys ganged a little A began to Cultivate in pasture with spring Tooth I went to Noah Hoover's with NB to look for some Cotswold sheep AM a man in P.A. PS Hershey wrote to me asking me to look for some W. showry heavy rain AM & PM heavy rain last night

26 Chored & Cleaned out woodshed I & Nancy went to Whitevale PM W. showry all day, roads muddy

27 J & Henry brought load Bran from Spink Mills @ $11.00 per ton B & A ganged behind Cider house

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{possibly cattle breeding records}

Brocky NB's July 29 1891
Judy NB's Aug 1
Gentle NB's " 3
Black Maud J Reesor's Aug 15
Brocky NB's Aug 20
Rhody NB's
Rhody NB's Sept 14
Maud JR's Sept 15
Judy NB's Oct 3
Maud JR's Sept 15
Judy NB's Oct 3
Maud JR's Oct 13
Beauty NB's Oct 19
Judy NB's Oct 25
Maud JR's Nov 11
Jennie JD's Nov 20
Judy NB's Nov 26
Black Maud JR's Dec 5
Maud JR's Dec 16
Black Maud JD's Jan 15 1892
Black Maud NB's Feb 3
Black Maud NB's Feb 24
Rosy NB's
Black Maud PBR's April 7
Roan NB's May 11th

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