Jervis McEntee Diaries

Wednesday November 15, 1882

Jervis McEntee Diary Entry, November 15, 1882, from the Jervis McEntee papers, 1850-1905, in the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

Wednesday, Nov 15, 1882 [continued from Tuesday, Nov 14, 1882 entry] ...he proposed to me to spend the day as it was very fine. We had a walk and a ride to a funny tumble down house where a man by the name of Sayre lived who had a mania of buying all sorts of useless lumber like old carriages and old machinery and in fact anything that no one else wanted. That evening his clergyman and his wife (Rev. Mr. McIlvain) spent the evening at his house. Mrs. Whittredges two sisters were there and we had a pleasant evening.

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