Stevens 1884-09-08

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John Hathaway is kept alive with brandy and milk. They always send to me for the former, and its provision becomes a serious draw on my resources, being as much as the whole weekly income of the Loggin charity for Sibford Ferris. I fear he has been more or less of a tippler all his life and that his wife has helped him waste his earnings, and has been, if anything, worse than he.