Jervis McEntee Diaries

Saturday June 21, 1890

Jervis McEntee Diary Entry, June 21, 1890, from the Jervis McEntee papers, 1850-1905, in the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

Saturday, June 21, 1890 I awoke early with a most discouraged feeling. My cold makes me ill and our being without a servant adds to my despondency. The carpet we had made in Pokeepsie from the old ones came today and is disappointing. In spite of our repeated injunctions he has made it in stripes instead of mixing the different colors all through.

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