John Tabor to Mary Catharine

Scope and Content

From York to Birmingham. Glad she is enjoying her visit. Working on his book ,dealing now with section on levelling for agricultural drainage. Mentions preparations for holiday festivities. 'If you venture out you should dress accordingly and I would advise you to leave all your valuables at home. You must expect a Birmingham crowd to be about as rough as the Birmingham streets'. Gives advice about visiting Warwick Castle; not worth the trouble of going inside, but outside and park are worth seeing.