Diary of Rev Edward Stevens

Thursday, 25th May, 1871

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

Friday, 9th June, 1871

Viva Voce for Literae humaniores. Professor Rogers complimented me on my papers all round. All my exams for Degree are now passed 2 years 9 months since matriculation. The only tutor or lecturer I have had in any of the subjects has been Mr Sargent of Magdalene whose class for Latin Prose I attended for 2 or 3 terms at £1.1 per term of about 2 hours a week.

Sunday, 11th June, 1871

Wingate dined and took tea with us. Took Bell, Rosa and Harry to “Show Sunday” in the Broad Walk this evening.

Friday, 16th June, 1871

Called on Rev. Lancelot I. Lee, Bursar of New College and Vicar of Sandford on Thames respecting curacy on recommendation of Rev. G. W. Kitchin, Censor of Christ Church and ??”Nonascripts”??.

Monday, 19th June, 1871

Rosa went on visit to Mrs Harris at Northfleet. Wrote to Canon Gordon of Elsfield respecting curacy of Marston.

Wednesday, 28th June, 1871

Mr and Mrs Featherstone came to tea. Harry had returned from Marlboro in a hurry owing to outbreak of fever at the school.

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