May Wednesday 5 1886
Lovely day – Puss drove to town
with me – In Office all day.
Grace lunched & dined with us.
Frank walked home with her.
Carry a good deal better
Paid Goodacre in full to 30 April
$110.16 – after deducting price
of cow $65 – & Dogs meat $1.00
In Office – Cameron drove
me home to try the chestnut
horse “Mac”. —- Mrs. Charles Katie
& Mabel lunched & spent the
day. —- Austin called [with]
Gillies Morgt for $2,500. on the
land at Nicola. Viz. $320 [illegible]
640 acres. – Gave him cheque for
$1500- & $1,000- the latter sum to be
payable 6. Nov. – Terms 5 yrs at 9 per cent
Interest payable quarterly.
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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.