Mr Hole returned to North Cheam. Herbert Jackson and Charles Gibson came this evening.
Diary of Rev Edward Stevens
Drove to Horspath after service at Sandford this afternoon and home to dinner. Cull and Hewitt called.
Went to Mr Hole’s at North Cheam. Bell is at Cheltenham. I left Rosa in charge of house.
Called on Mr W Longman about the proposed magazine “The Librarian”. Mr Longman gave me a note to Mr Sampson Low on the matter. He publishes the “Publishers’ Circular”. Both seemed to have an idea that my scheme was a plagiarism of that work, but is not by any means.
Called on Mountain.
Went to London with Hole. Called on Thomas Brown.
Hole and I spent the evening at the Mountain’s.
Rain. In-doors all day, also Jan 9 Friday.
Went up to Mountain’s to stay a few days.
Attended St John’s, East Dulwich, church with my cousins.
Went to town in morning with Mountain. We called on our cousin W. Green, but he was not at home.
Drove out to Dulwich College in afternoon with Louie, Lottie and Mrs Shrapnell senior. Attended parochial “Penny Readings” at night. Mr Morse, Vicar of St John’s, came to supper.
Left Mountain’s to stay a day or two with Thomas Brown’s, at Brixton (Burton Road). Mr Slaff came to dinner this evening. Mr and Mrs Estall called with one of their daughters.
J Brown and I went to Bushey to see his children who are staying with their grandparents, Mr and Mrs Hill at Caldecot Farm.
Went to Leytonstone. Called on Misses Norris and Medlicott who have a ladies’ school there.
de Trafford returned to Oxford this evening.
Returned to Oxford. Cull called to say farewell, as he goes to Colombo in the spring.
Bell and I called on Rev Carteret Fletcher, Rector of Carfax, and on Mrs Gibson, Park Terrace.
Took duty at New College this evening for Leonard.
Drove Rosa to Sandford and Horspath.
Evening party at my house. Present two Misses Hooper, two Misses Mardon, Mr and Mrs Wingate, Miss Harbage, Mr de Trafford. Mr and Mrs Wingate remained for the night.
Walked with Mrs Wingate to Horspath, having missed Mr Wingate. I walked back in the evening.
At Sandford. Hewitt called in evening.
Miss Harbage and Miss Wilson called.
Harry returned to Rossall. Rosa left on visit to Rev Julius Henderson, St Luke’s Rectory, Heywood, near Manchester.
Drove Bell to Sandford and Horspath.
Mr and Mrs Wingate called to take farewell as they are going to Walford, near Ross, tomorrow, where he is to be curate.
I attended the Ruri-decanal Chapter at Cuddesdon when a debate took place on the Temperance movement.
Took service at New College this evening for Leonard.
Commenced my own week at New College.
Paid Rev F A Wilson £1.1. for examining Johns.
Rev Mr Stevens, Vicar of Adderbury, died.
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