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Hutson provides the details of a Sunday excursion for a number of delegates. Alongside Washington's diary, he includes the account below from Peter Legaux, diary, (American Philosophical Society).

'This day Gen. Washington, Gen. Mifflin and four others of the Convention did us the honor of paying us a visit in order to see our vineyard and bee houses. In this they found great delight, asked a number of questions, testified their highest approbation with my manner of managing bees'

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Hutson provides the details of a Sunday excursion for a number of delegates. Alongside Washington's diary, he includes the account below from Peter Legaux, diary, (American Philosophical Society).

'This day Gen. Washington, Gen. Mifflin and four others of the Convention did us the honor of paying us a visit in order to see our vineyard and bee houses. In this they found great delight, asked a number of questions, testified their highest approbation with my manner of managing bees'

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George Washington: Dairy

Sunday 22d. Left Town by 5 oclock A.M. Breakfasted at Genl. Mifflins. Rode up with him & others to the Spring Mills and returned to Genl. Mifflins by Dinner after which proceeded to the City.

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Supplement to the Records of the Federal Convention (James Hutson, 1987)