March 4-5, 1886

March Thursday 4 1886

Very hard frost. Clear bright
warm day. Wrote to T. Ellis
& to Cornwall & Haynes.
The Bishop called
Green came out with Clark
arranged with him to drive
11 piles at break water, & 5. or 6.
under boat house the piles & Caps to be taken from lumber at boat house
agreed to pay him $
Dance at the Drakes.

[overwritten text]

Got draft $800-00
[£163//12//0] in
favour of Capt E C

Friday 5

Slight frost fine day, looking
rather like rain
The Thomsons & Wards
returned from Frisco, per
Queen of Pacific.

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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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