A manuscript account of a journey undertaken from Tottenham, Middlesex, starting on 13 June 1829 and terminating in London 31 August 1829.
The itinerary comprised: Aspenden Hall [Hertfordshire], Peterborough [Huntingdon], Grantham [Lincolnshire], Doncaster [Yorkshire WR], Tadcaster [Yorkshire WR], York, Castle Howard [Yorkshire NR], Malton [Yorkshire NR], Scarborough [Yorkshire NR], Whitby [Yorkshire NR], Guisborough [Yorkshire NR], Sunderland [Co Durham], Newcastle [Northumberland], Morpeth [Northumberland], Alnwick [Northumberland]. Berwick, Dunbar [E Lothian], Edinburgh, Linlithgow, Stirling, Rumbling Bridge [Perthshire], Kinross, Perth, Scone [Perthshire], Dunkeld [Perthshire], Killiecrankie [Perthshire], Glen Tilt [Perthshire], the Falls of Bruar [Perthshire], Aberfeldy [Perthshire], Kenmore [Perthshire], Killin [Perthshire], Callander [Perthshire], Lochearnhead [Perthshire], Dalmally [Argyllshire], Inverary, Ben Lomond [Stirlingshire], Tarbet [Dunbartonshire], Glasgow, Biggar [Lanarkshire], Selkirk, Kelso [Roxburghshire]. Jedburgh [Roxburghshire], Langholm [Dumfriesshire], Carlisle, Penrith [Cumberland], Ullswater [Westmorland], Keswick [Cumberland], Ambleside [Westmorland], Bowness [Westmorland], Kendal [Westmorland], Lancaster, Preston [Lancashire], Manchester, Macclesfield [Cheshire], Buxton [Derbyshire], and Derby. Although much of the material reflects the influence of the guide book there are observations on people, buildings and customs, of some originality and insight.
Pasted to the front free endpaper is an autograph letter, signed Arthur Mitchell (1826-1909), to James Sinton of Musselburgh [Midlothian] concerning the contents of the volume.Headed notepaper, 34 Drummond Place, Edinburgh, 23 June 1903.