Friday June 25, 1880
Jervis McEntee Diary Entry, June 25, 1880, from the Jervis McEntee papers, 1850-1905, in the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
Friday, June 25, 1880 Painted my binders boards again this morning and afterwards went over to my studio and painted on a head of Gertrude using my first picture as a help. Sara and Tula went to N. Y. this morning and returned this evening. The Democracy in the form of a lot of boys are out on the Common just astride our grounds firing a cannon over the nomination of Genl. Hancock for president and making night hideous. I wonder if people are always to continue to be fools. I dread this political campaign and wish some common sense could enter into their affairs. The chief requisite seems to be noise.
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