May 21-22, 1886

May Friday 21 1886

Left the Ashcroft station at 5.30
Heavy train – Cattle Horses and
Passengers 15 cars in all.
Breakfast at Spence Bridge.
Left Green at Lytton to survey one
reserve – previously omitted.
Great difficulty in getting along.
Engine stopped frequently. Lunch
at McLeods. H.B.C. Charley in force.
Hammond at 10. P.M. N.W. at 4. AM
per Rithet.

Saturday 22

Left N.W. pr Rithet at 7.AM.
Heavy freight, & large passenger list.
Isaac Fisher, [illegible words]
Johnston &c &c. Smooth
passage. Arrived at Outer
Wharf at 3.P.M. Found all
well at home.

Back to Peter O’Reilly’s 1886 Diary

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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