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1Author:  Benbow, John, Jr.Requires cookie*
 Title:  The Bee Book     
 Dates:  1846-1854 
 Abstract:  The "Bee Book" is a small, pocket-sized notebook kept by John Benbow, an amateur beekeeper. The journal is handwritten and has extensive and detailed sketches of beehives and beekeeping. The 250 page volume details beekeeping practices, customs, and stories. It contains a log of Benbow's practice from 1846-1854. The book is intended to be not only a guide to beekeeping, but also a source of entertainment and is filled with amusing anecdotes and sketches.

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 Call #:  Mss.630.4.B43 
 Extent:  1 volume(s) 
 Topics:  Beyond Early America 
 Genre:  Art | Diaries | Manuscript Essays | Sketchbooks 
 Subjects:  Bee culture -- Great Britain 
2Author:  Carré, John Thomas, ca.1744-ca.1825Requires cookie*
 Title:  John Thomas Carré diary     
 Dates:  1807-1809 
 Abstract:  This recently acquired diary contains information on the founding and operation of Clermont Seminary, a private school Carre founded in Philadelphia after being exiled from Haiti.

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 Call #:  Mss.B.C232 
 Extent:  1 volume(s) 
 Topics:  Beyond Early America | Education | Philadelphia History 
 Genre:  Diaries | Educational Material 
 Subjects:  Refugees -- Saint Domingue | Teachers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia