at 3 o'Clock in the morning Sett of in the Coach for Nottingham
Paid Coach Hire to Nottingham £1.8:0d
19th March 1763
Got to Nottingham abt. 7 o'Clock at Night and Cost me Expences in Coming Down to Nottingham 10/6
and Came to be at Mr Saml. Newtons
39 hours! In a coach! Suddenly our trains seem fast! (London to Nottingham is a little under two and a half hours today).
Samuel Newton is the father of Thomas's fianceé - are they finally going to get married?