Jervis McEntee Diaries

Thursday January 9, 1890

Jervis McEntee Diary Entry, January 9, 1890, from the Jervis McEntee papers, 1850-1905, in the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

Thursday, Jan 9, 1890 Cold. Came to my room and painted on my water color until time to go to Dr. Patchins. Bought a bamboo chair at Van [Tines?] and when it came to my room found it was split and racked and about worthless. When I went over to dinner some young man was calling on Marion who staid and staid. Mary had invited him to dinner the day before and today was not prepared for him. Thinking he would stay Downing and I went out quietly and got our dinner at a restaurant and afterwards went to Koster & Rials. What a performance of beer, tobacco, [?] legs and all things one wants but little [?]

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