Stevens 1884-02-06

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I have heard of Mrs. Barton’s “infidelities” and of her indifferent character before marriage ever since I have been in Sibford. I feel anxious about the matter as both Barton and his wife are communicants though not very regular ones, and it is said that the man connives at his wife’s conduct, because the other “stands treat”. I know nothing whatever as to the truth or falsehood of the reports that have reached me.