January 23-24, 1886

January Saturday 23 1886

Snowing, raining all
Frank went to town
found the streets almost

Sunday 24

Thawing, slight rain
strong S. W. wind (a chinook)
Carry Puss & Frank went to
St Johns. Sir M. B. B. returned
with them & remained to early
dinner. The Admiral, Alfred
& Hy.[*1] Brealey called.
Frank went to F.field & to the Cathedral.


[*1] There were four Brealey
brothers: Arthur, Alfred,
William, and Henry. They
relocated to Alberta from
Victoria. “Hy” likely refers to

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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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