15 December – Wedding anniversary [married in 1863](*1)
….I have been very dreary…. I knew I should. Our lost darling is constantly before me – I cannot realize that I shall not be greeted on my return with her usual welcome and the sight of her dear sweet face.
[signed Peter O’Reilly]
*1 2020 – These are probably transcriptionist notes on the letter.
This collection of letters has been digitized from an earlier transcription project and is for informational purposes only. This transcription has not been verified against the originals. Researchers interested in these letters should consult the original documents housed at the BC Archives.