I suppose by this time you expect I should give you some account of my adventures
am not yet at the place of my destination I got to
in time to drink tea with the first
Lord of the Admiralty & Mr.
Serle & the Master Henry who
very gallantly appeared soon after me. Wilberforces carriage came for me after breakfast & carried me
Battersea Rise to dinner where were both the
Masters & Lord & Lady Balgonie. Wilberforces
carriage took me after dinner the next stage where to my great surprise Henrys was waiting to carry me to my journeys end Theres
politeness for you! Dont you think that the Masters improve! At
Bitchworth the Prince of
Wales’s fine Mr.
Bouverie who fought the duel the other day, was stopping with his
pretty wife. He says the Prince breakfasted with him the day before & told
him that all was over between him & Mrs.
Fitzherbert. I asked him if he thought they were ever married – he
thinks not but is not sure
Tuesday My Masters Library
After dinner Henry & I go to Lady Waldegraves at
[sic]. We, that is, your masters hope that you have put an end to sitting up, or you
will get laid up. Willar is gone off to
Teeston [unclear] to study, where he lives in pompous