Jervis McEntee Diaries

Saturday May 18, 1889

Jervis McEntee Diary Entry, May 18, 1889, from the Jervis McEntee papers, 1850-1905, in the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

Saturday, May 18, 1889 Mrs. Lindsley called and staid a long time. It is about a year since she was here last. I was at work fitting the [?] on a couple of the parlor chairs and the sofa in the long hall but I went in and saw her. Girard has sold a lot to Mrs. Gregory and I have [?]. She is to pay $500 and the assessment for grading. The assessment for grading came in today and we have 30 days from May 13 to pay it in. Ours is about $400 about $50 of which we will get back [?] this is [?] of the curbing & [?]. It is less than I feared it would [be?]. I paid Tom his wages yesterday when he asked me for the interest on the note, two years of which are due. I thought he was a little disagreeable when I told him I could not pay him. Such things are most disagreeable to me. Downing came in while we were at tea.

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