Torrents of rain all day.
I fully intended to go to V.’s funeral, but it was impossible.
Drew ― off & on ― pretty hard ― all day: at some more of the “30 drawings[.]”
Bolland & Miss Bolland came at 4.45. & Baring A.D.C. Poor Vernon died quite mad ― the details of his suicide too shocking to put down.
Dined at 5.30[.]
At 6.30. Stephanizzi.
Wrote till 9. ― Wrote to C. Fortescue. ―
Not so ill as yesterday.
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3. Image.]