*Peale, Charles Willson, c. 1825, describing [[Belfield]] (Miller et al. 2000: 5: 380&ndash;83)<ref name="Miller"></ref>
:<p>“The proprietor made [[summerhouse|summer houses]] (so called) roofs to ward off the Sunbeams with [[seat]]s of rest. one made of the [[chinese manner|chinease]] [''sic''] taste, dedicated to medieation [''sic''], with the following sentiments round within it:</p>
:<p>“below the [[greenhouse|Green house]] he made a round [[basin|bason]] to receive the Water from the cave back of it—and from the fish-[[pond]] near the spring-house, to this [[basin|bason]] in the Garden is a fall of 15 feet, and in order to have a [[fountain]] in the [[basin|Bason]] he put log-pipes under ground, and thus had a [[jet]] of 13 feet high but of small diameter, in order that it might constantly [be] rising. but unfortunately he make the bore of his logs only of one inch diameter, the consequence was that Frogs in two instances got into the bore of the logs and not being able to pass through all the joints, stopped the water, of course to free the passage of the logs, gave much labour. had these things been foreseen, trouble might have been prevented, by making the bore of the logs of a greater diameter, with other provisions to keep the passage free.”</p>
Image:0887.jpg|Charles Willson Peale, “Grand Civic Arch,” 1824, in Charles Coleman Sellers, “Charles Willson Peale with Patron and Populace,” ''Transactions of the American Philosophical Society'' 59, no. 3. (1969): 103.
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