Stevens 1877-04-27

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Gave Harry Manning prize book sent by Rev A Short, ruridecanal  Inspector. It was 1st prize. I gave books to the following whom he commended: Marion Harris 2nd prize, Marianne Lines 3rd prize, John ?Tay? 4th prize.

Attended rehearsal for Choral festival at Swalcliffe this evening. About 80 singers were present. Took tea with Mr Payne afterwards. He knows nothing of the whereabouts of the last deed of feoffment.

Consulting him about the mason who he employed on the work at the farm he agrees with me that Horsman should have it.