Moves to Laken, Brussels, for a three-month trial period training to be an evangelist (FR b2433). Lodges with Plugge family, 6 chemin de Halage (148, FR b2446).
About 13 November
Theo returns to the Netherlands from Paris, and visits Vincent in Brussels.
Together they visit the Musée des Beaux-Arts (148).
Vincent’s trial period comes to an end. He is not accepted (FR b2446).
Leaves for Pâturages in the Borinage (Hainaut), a mining area. Lodges until the end of December with the evangelist-colporteur Benjamin Vanderhaegen, 39 rue de l’Eglise (149, FR b2452), and then with the farmer Jean-Baptiste Denis, 81 rue du Petit-Wasmes in Wasmes (151).