May 17-18, 1886

May Monday 17 1886

Left pr Str Rithet [*1] for Ashcroft [illegible]
accompanied by Frank, Green, & Neild
Smooth passage – Westminster at
3.30 – Edmonds, McTiernan
& Armstrong called. Port Hammond
at 6 PM. Went on board the “Eva”
where Gus Wright planted young Ainsworth & himself, much to our discomfort.

Tuesday 18

Left Hammond at 5. OC. Yale
at 11- Lunched at John McLenans
C Rhodes & Mr Simons joined
the party & paid the workmen on the line – reached Ashcroft at
8.30. – put up at Barnes &
Evans hotel.
Mr McLeod joined my party
at Yale.


[*1] R. P. Rithet sternwheeler steamer operated 1882-1917

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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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