September 24-25, 1886

Sept. Friday 24 1886

Arranged to leave in boat for
Actaeon Sound at 7- AM.
Rained heavily all night & morning
Left in boat for the head of the
Sound at 9- Marked of a reserve
including two small streams
& returned to camp by 1- P.M.
Anchor up at 1-30. & reached
Cypress harbour at 4-45.
Raining heavily all day.

Saturday 25

Raining. Left Cypress Harbor
at 7- Went up Wakemans
Sound, but owing to the heavy
rain could not do anything & went
on to Kingcome Inlet where
we anchored – Went up the [river]
in boat & examined the land
above & below the Village.
Green shot a goose & 4 ducks

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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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