Jervis McEntee Diaries

Saturday July 3, 1886

Jervis McEntee Diary Entry, July 3, 1886, from the Jervis McEntee papers, 1850-1905, in the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

Saturday, July 3, 1886 We have had our first hot day, with all the premonitory hubbub of the approaching 4th of July which I always dread and would like to flee from. Downing and his friend Jones came up on the City of Kingston. Sara and I drove down and brought them up. I feel idle and aimless dreading the long summer and full of apprehensions.

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