The Jervis McEntee Diaries - March 24, 1885

Diary Entry:

Tuesday, Mar 24, 1885 7 above zero this morning but growing milder with a wind from the S. E. We sat with my father who loves to have him about him after he is dressed and seated in his chair. He regrets to have us leave but we came away at noon reluctantly assuring him that Mary would come soon again and that I could come home on Saturday. Tom drove us up to the station and little Girard and Charlie rode up with us. It seemed to grow warmer as we came south and there was a soft half Indian Summer atmosphere which seemed to give some hope of milder weather although it is still cold. The river is closed as far down as Haverstraw and ice boats were sailing over the ice as far down as Cornwall. My room seems lonely always when I return and the dear memories of our saddened home are always fresh in my thought. I spent most of the evening at Marys. Downing was at dinner and Nannie who is in town came down. Afterwards I went to the club and wrote to Charlie Osman giving them [remainder of entry missing]

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