April 19-20, 1886

April Monday 19 1886

In office early. Carry & Puss
drove in with me.
Drew cheque in favour of Northing
P. Snowden [*1] draft to pay for shares
in the Albion Iron Works bought from
Mrs. Dunsmuir.
Drove in the evening to call on
Mrs. Walker, & Mrs. Pooley
Transfer Carriage.

Tuesday 20

Transfer Carriage
In office – Bought Draft at
60 – days – in favour of Mrs. Ellis
£129//8//11 = $633 =.
Carry sent P.O. orders to Carry [Hare]
£20//0//0 = $100- to pay for dress
&c ordered today.
Mrs. Jackson lunched.
J.W.T. & C.F.C. [*2] called.
Wrote to Mrs Ellis Draft £129//8//11


[*1] Northing P. Snowden

[*2] C.F.C. is Clement Francis
Cornwall (1836-1910)
Lieutenant Governor of BC

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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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