August 21-22, 1886

August Saturday 21 1886

Hazy dull morning. Remained
at home. Carry & Puss went
for an early drive, & called to
inquire for Young Higgins, the
Wards & at Fairfield. J.W.T. & John
paid us a visit, Frank & Puss
went to Mrs. Drakes picnic. Carry
& I were to have gone with the Admiral
to fish, but it came on to rain

Sunday 22

Transfer Carriage
We all went to St. Johns
Revd. Jenns Officiated & Preached
Sir M B. dined with us – Capt Lewis
called to say the Minister of Marine
Mr Foster wished to see me tomorrow.
Brian Drake the Brealeys & Tilter
called. Also the Admiral who went to Cathedral with Puss & Carry & returned
to have some supper.

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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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