April 1-2, 1886

April Thursday 1 1886

Rained heavily all night & fore
noon. Drove in Winters Carriage to
lunch with the Admiral, returned in
steam launch, – The J.W.T. & John
called as usual at 6 P.M. –
The Admiral, Garforth, & Alfred Brealey dined in a quiet way. Had music
& spent a pleasant evening.

Friday 2

Fine morning. – Up early intending
to start at 9-30 for Peddar Bay.
Green breakfasted here. Croasdaile
arrived at 10 in buggy, but no boat
till 10.30 – started immediately –
landed at William Head & walked
across point of land afterward &
went up the whole length of Peddar Bay. Judson Young died.

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Peter O’Reilly’s 1886 diary has been transcribed by volunteers and staff at Point Ellice House Museum & Gardens and is for informational purposes only. Researchers interested in this diary are advised to consult the original document housed at the Royal British Columbia Museum & Archives, found in MS-2894, the O’Reilly family fonds.

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