Jervis McEntee Diaries

Thursday July 7, 1887

Jervis McEntee Diary Entry, July 7, 1887, from the Jervis McEntee papers, 1850-1905, in the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

Thursday, July 7, 1887 Warm today but clear, rich atmosphere and North wind. A letter came from Gertrude thanking me for mine but intimating she would not come here. I told her we would always be glad to see her, as I had told her before, as long as we remained here. There was a hint of bitterness in all its kind expressions. I am no better and have kept quiet. It is a week this morning since our father died. It seems much longer. I wrote Mary Gifford.

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