Jervis McEntee Diaries

Monday June 18, 1888

Jervis McEntee Diary Entry, June 18, 1888, from the Jervis McEntee papers, 1850-1905, in the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

Monday, June 18, 1888 Went to N. Y. by the day boat. At Pokeepsie Maj. Wilkinson and his wife, and Mr. Bachelder and his wife, nee Lily Wilkinson came on board. It was the 21st Anniversary of the Major and Julias Wedding day and they were going to West Point for the day to return by the Powell in the evening. They wanted me to go with them. It added greatly to the pleasure of my sail down the river to meet them. When I arrived in N. Y. it was very hot. I got a poor dinner at the Hotel Martin in University Place, a much vaunted restaurant. I did not go to Marys fearing I might stumble upon J. T. but went around to the club instead where I met Perry, Bradford and Maynard. Staid at my room but it was very hot until towards morning when the wind sprang up freshly from the N. W.

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