Jervis McEntee Diaries

Thursday June 23, 1881

Jervis McEntee Diary Entry, June 23, 1881, from the Jervis McEntee papers, 1850-1905, in the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

Thursday, June 23, 1881 Our passes do not come and I am growing very impatient as I am idle and do not feel like engaging in anything. Emma Brace left for home by the noon train. A nice unaffected girl. I hope when she marries it will be to some one worthy of her. I had a disagreeable job cleaning out the gutters of the house under the hill. My letter to the Tribune was returned this evening saying they had before the receipt of mine accepted a letter on the same topic. I saw it but it seemed no reason for not using mine.

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