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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:  Hutchinson, James, 1752-1793Requires cookie*
 Title:  James Hutchinson diary, February 26, 1777 - March 16, 1777     
 Dates:  February 26-March 16 
 Abstract:  This diary contains the journal James Hutchinson kept during his trans-Atlantic passage from England to America in 1777. The back of the journal includes an essay defending the attacks on Quakers by revolutionaries. The essay, signed "A Friend to the Liberty of Conscience," appears to have been intended for publication, although it is not clear if it ever was published.

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 Call #:  Mss.B.H97d.1 
 Extent:  1 volume(s) 
 Topics:  American Revolution | Americans Abroad | International Travel | Religion 
 Genre:  Diaries | Manuscript Essays | Travel Narratives and Journals 
 Subjects:  Voyages and travels.