Diary of Rev Edward Stevens

Monday, 6th February, 1871

Called on Professor Ogilvie at Christ Church, about Pastoral Theology Lectures, but he was not at home, being ill at Ross, his country Rectory.

Wednesday, 8th February, 1871

Commenced attendance on Prof. Payne Smith’s Public Divinity Lectures, by calling on him. The first lecture will be tomorrow.

Monday, 13th February, 1871

Called at Mr Pike’s office again. The deed was not what I expected to find it, and therefore declined for the present to sign it, but wrote for information to Mr Pinkney, Secretary of the “Protector” Society.

Thursday, 2nd March, 1871

Wrote to Bishop of Oxford (Mackarness) asking permission to offer myself as a candidate for Deacon’s Orders after taking my degree which I hope to do in June next.

Thursday, 25th May, 1871

Went to London and stayed with Mr Thomas Brown, Bushey Villa, Burton Road, Stockwell. Called on Mr Estall this evening.

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