Stevens 1894-05-23

Text, letter

Showery. Attended B.C.S. meeting at Mr Gepp’s, Old Manor House Adderbury West. Mr Ramsay accompanied me. Mr Gepp has let his Vicarage for a time. In the dining room of the old manor house there was an old chimney corner etc with a sentence painted in Hebrew characters in the centre and furious nondescripts on either side. The sentence was


I gave Mr Gepp my annual subscription £1 1s. to the Clergy Widow and Orphans fund. Mr Goodwin took my bridle and left me his. My boy Hyde discovered the mistake as soon as I brought the mare in. Visited Misses Dix.