Diary of Rev Edward Stevens

Wednesday, 18th December, 1872

Called on Mr J Arwall new neighbour, next door, who is new postmaster of Oxford. Called on Morgan of Worcester, no. 3 St Giles.

Wednesday, 8th January, 1873

Miss Dunsterville returned to Ryde.

Mr De Trafford called again with his son and promised to send him to me on the 18th inst. Terms 50 guineas per annum, French and German extra.

Drove to Sandford and Baldon.

Sunday, 12th January, 1873

To London. Met J Brown at Vauxhall. He and I went to Service at Westminster Abbey in morning and to Stockwell Church in evening. Put up at Brown’s for the night.

Sunday, 19th January, 1873

Encountered heavy storm of rain driving to Sandford this morning. Very unwell in evening, having apparently taken a violent cold.

Monday, 20th January, 1873

Cold somewhat better, but still very unwell with pains in loins and back of head with slight cough. Took Turkish bath.

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