December 9-10, 1886

Dec. Thursday 9 1886

Pony Carriage.
Very fine day – In Office – Col.
Baker called to ask us to allow
Puss to join a pic nic tomorrow
to Nanaimo given by him & Vowell
– declined. We drove to Fairfield
but as they were preparing to entertain
we did not go in – Forbes Vernon
dined with us. Vowell telephoned
to say he could not come

Friday 10

A lovely day – remained
at home gardening.
Dr. & Mrs. Hannington called
Mrs. Blakelock. & Archd. & Mrs.
Scriven called.
Sent yesterday to be cured by
Goodacre – 2- hams – 2 hands.
3 pieces of bacon, & 2 cheeks – about
[left blank] lbs.

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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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