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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1900-1902


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Feb 1901

David & boys went to Colon Reesor's sale PM W. Cler Sharp J bought Cider Barrel @ 10cts Davids brought Susanna home she enjoyed her visit with Davids took Anne with them

23 A & Henry Chored & shoveled some snow at Hebron AM A went to a sale at the old Wilkie farm & brought Chop home from Br S's Henry went to R Milroys sawing Bee PM I & Nancy started at 1/2 past 1100 & went to see Mother inlaw & Peter they are both a little on the Mend we Called at Davids a few Minutes got home before 500 W. Sharp & Cler pretty near Zero this morning, nearly Calm

Sunday 24 all went to Meeting except J & Susanna remarks by Br C sermon on St Luke part of 10th C by C Burkholder MN's & Enos Nighswander & then 2 boys were here to dinner W. Cler Sharp air nearly Zero this morning

25 A Adeline & Mary went to Markham AM A chored PM Henry went to Toronto with Levi Burkholder, Levi Came here last evening & staid all night they drove to Norway with his Horse & Cutter & went to Toronto on the Trolley

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Feb 1901 March

AB's were here to supper W. fine Mild thawed a little PM a squaal of snow this evening

26 Boys Chored drew home few loads of limb wood I & Nancy went awhile to Flavius PM Br inlaw John Hoover's were here to dinner W. Cler Sharp a flurries of snow sleighing is still holding out pretty well

27 Boys Chored AM A went to E Craven's sawing Bee PM Henry done Benj'ns Chores Benj'n has our light Bobs to go to Herman's Carpet Rag Bee Mary & Anne went with them W. fine & Cler, very sharp Air

28 Henry helped Flavius cut logs for the addition to his barn AM I & A Cleaned Henhouse & I walked to J Burrows AM A took Butter & Eggs to Lewis I & Nancy went along as far as Br S's they are better but they do not go out yet W. very fine Cler & sharp

March 1 A went to Ratcliffe's SM on Townline between Markham and Whitchurch for Hemlock 2 X 4 Sctg we intend to build a silo he brought 800 ft. the sleighing is thin in places Henry Chored J went to Dr for

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