Jervis McEntee Diaries

Monday January 10, 1881

Jervis McEntee Diary Entry, January 10, 1881, from the Jervis McEntee papers, 1850-1905, in the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

Monday, Jan 10, 1881 Went to Pokeepsie by 11 oclock train. It was raining and the streets were in as bad a condition as I have ever seen them. Not feeling happy I took a seat in the drawing room car to be alone. The ride up was very interesting for the variety of wintry effects. Up in the Highland the trees were covered with ice. The ride and the interest in the landscape were a real refreshment. Major Wilkinson met me at the station and we went directly to the house. About 6 Mary Gifford and Weir and his wife arrived, when we had dinner and a delightful evening together with old and tired friends. I went...[continued in Tuesday, Jan 11, 1881 entry]

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