Jervis McEntee Diaries

Tuesday July 4, 1882

Jervis McEntee Diary Entry, July 4, 1882, from the Jervis McEntee papers, 1850-1905, in the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

Tuesday, July 4, 1882 Early start. Rode to the Blackfoot Agency on the Badger river. Dined with Major Young at the Agent and his daughter. Celebration by nearly a thousand Indians [?] full fig. war dances etc. A target contest [?] by bad feeling. Very interesting to see the Indians.

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