e a deal of honey.
The first winter after they came my mother had a door and shelves arranged so that from the attic chamber where I and my brothers slept, the door could be opened and honey taken out. These bees were finally destroyed by an excessively cold winter. James G. Swan Boston, Aug. 5, 1888.
He also illustrated his manuscript by an outline drawing of his mother's house.
This, though a little crude, is readily identified as the house next adjoining the Unitarian Church where Washington was once a guest.
The bees are also shown clustered on the southwest corner, and duly labelled Bees.
This above manuscript is in a clearer and excellent hand and on white paper.
The premises of Roach may be identified today by the old cellar, where was the house which was demolished soon after the death (by accidental burning) of Hannah Roach, in 1886.
Those of Train, as is well known, adjoined the house of Mrs. Swan, which became a beehive.
The residence of Mr. James Swan's uncle J
It must be understood that at the time of President Washington's visit, General (not then Governor) Brooks ng the third meeting-house.
The visit of General Washington to General Brooks in 1789, was in the forenooght out in line in front of the School to see General Washington.
Every scholar held a quill in his hand.
re, the General told him the last time he saw General Washington was on the above visit to him.
Mrs Howe temembers hearing Mrs Ingraham speak of seeing General Washington on this visit.
Mrs Howe also remembers hearis Ingraham say she received a polite bow from General Washington as he passed her house—she was gaily dressed o recollects Governor Brooks telling her that General Washington breakfasted with him.
Mrs Abner Bartlett s have some Indian Corn cakes at breakfast, as General Washington was fond of them.
On page 290, Brooks' Hi, [schoolhouse] now Mr. Train's house.
When Gen'l Washington visited Col. Brooks.