Jervis McEntee Diaries

Monday May 13, 1889

Jervis McEntee Diary Entry, May 13, 1889, from the Jervis McEntee papers, 1850-1905, in the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

Monday, May 13, 1889 John McEntee and I went out to Big Indian by the dam and stopped [at?] the little hotel [?] dressed ourselves for fishing [?] drive us up the Big Indian to the School house about [?] we fished down. The wind was East but on the whole it was a pleasant day. I fished with a fly but John had bait. He caught about [?] and I only two. We saw numbers of fishermen in the stream. It began to rain about 4 o'clock and we sought shelter in a farmhouse where we got some buttermilk and found we had been all [?] less than half a mile. We walked back to the hotel [?].

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