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came and I got on it, and set off for that place. It rained the whole of the way from Chatham to Canterbury which is about 26 miles I I think I had my share of it besides some from another Umbrella. As we approached Canterbury it began to clear up & by the time the Coach set off from Canterbury it was very fine, and I continued so the remainder of the day. I arrived at Margate about 6 O’Clock in the afternoon. When I arose next morning it rained very fast and seemed set in for wet, as it certainly proved. I left Margate at 8 O’Clock for London on board the Steam Boat & we had a very rough Passage, most of the Passengers were ill which was rather unpleasant. We did not arrive in London till 8 O’Clock in the Evening, consequently quite dark. There were about 200 Passengers. I arrived safe in Bow Lane about ½ past 8 O’Clock and quite well.
The Ordination, of which I was telling you of, was on the Wednesday that I came home. My Father expected me home on the Monday.
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