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Jervis McEntee Diaries
Saturday November 5, 1881
Jervis McEntee Diary Entry, November 5, 1881, from the Jervis McEntee papers, 1850-1905, in the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
Saturday, Nov 5, 1881 A fine Autumn day and I am feeling very happy. Met Mr. Lindsley promptly at the cemetery at 9 o'clock. Victor was with him. We soon had it all arranged to commence on our lot on Monday morning and it is to be put in complete order. This is an inexpressible satisfaction to me. Went down to Rondout to do some errands. Received a letter from Miss Hallowell containing a draft on N.Y. for one thousand dollars for my picture "Autumn Woods" sold in the Exposition. Spent the day packing away my things used in the woods and in planning for the new born. Received a telegram from Downing asking me to come down as Booth and Edwina were to be there to dinner Sunday and were to go to Philadelphia on Monday. Answered I could not possibly come. Wrote to Miss Hallowell acknowledging receipt of the money for the picture. Dr. Crispell died on Friday evening of Addisons disease.< Previous Entry | Next Entry >
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