17 Oct 1891

Scope and Content

On his letter being delayed, necessity of having help with the children, answering an 'exceedingly long suffering old lady' [Susie Beever?] to say Gershom is away, the weather including a storm with winds that blew Dorrie across the road, visiting Miss Beever and finding her depressed, spending the evening with [John Ruskin] at Brantwood and how much she loves him, the Hilliards coming to tea, the children, praying for help and believing that Gershom is her greatest help and comfort, and Ruskin being pleased with the poems.