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[Page 88]

Joseph Pease then advised me to lay before him a report of our proceedings, & went away, first however promising to give me in writing his conclusions on the state of the engine.

Henry Pease then expressed himself satisfied that the smoke seen from the chimney now, could form no ground of complaint.

With regard to the fuel he had before stated that if we came below the figure 4 he should be satisfied. We were .1 above it, so I concluded that would not be complained of.

I then explained the book of diagrams to young Edward & Henry P [struck through] Fell & then left the mill.

[Page 89]

Rob[er]t Clapham dined with me, & afterwards we walked with Hanson, to Croft. It is a beautiful place, & we had a fine day for it. We went althro’ Winteringham’s training stables, & saw 28 race horses, among which were Lord of the Isles, & Chanticleer: they were beautiful animals.
After a deal of amusement from Robert chaffing a girl in the inn, we returned, the lot drinking tea in my room. Then we went to Dawson[’]s lecture on “Luther”. I was marvellously pleased. It was all extempore.

Friday Oct 23. I hear from Robert that one of Fearnley[’]s sons dining at the “Hat & feather”

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