in the evening went with Mr. Henry Ashworth to his house at Bolton, where I dined and passed the night.
September 28. Again in Manchester, and all day at the Exhibition.
In the evening dined with Mr. Thomas Bazeley, President of Chamber of Commerce, and passed the night at his house.
September 29. Again all day at the Exhibition.
In the evening went to Ellenbeck, the seat of Mr. Cardwell, where I dined and passed the night.
September 30. Stopped an hour at Preston; also an hour at Kendal; saw these towns; went on to Ambleside to Miss Martineau's, where I passed the night.
October 1. Left Ambleside early; stopped at Brougham Hall for a couple of hours; resisted pressing invitation to stay to dinner and all night; went on to Carlisle.
October 2. Drove out to Scaleby Hall (seven miles） to call on Longfellow's correspondent, Miss Farrar; she was gone; her brothers received me kindly, took me to Scaleby Castle; took the train in the afternoon for Newcastle and South Shields