February 2-3, 1886

February Tuesday 2 1886

Rained all the forenoon.
Very mild.
Carry went to see Fanny 
Bickford – no better.
Chin left at 5 P.M. to keep 
the Chinese New Year which 
commenced today.
Mrs & the Misses Cornwall – & Jemmett [*1] called.

Wednesday 3

Heavy rain during the 
night.  A perfect Spring 
day mild & warm – 
went out in my chair for 
about two hours.
The Bishop & Mara called.
Carry went to see Fanny Bickford 
she is no better.
Mrs C Ward cooked.


[*1] Captain William Sugden
Jemmett (1835–1922)
Surveyor for Indian Reserve

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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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