September 26-27, 1886

Sept. Sunday 26 1886

Fine bright day, but cold.
Green, Grant, &c went up the
river in small boat accompanied
by 2 Indians in a canoe.
Read & wrote some letters.
The party returned in the boat
at 6-PM. with 17 Ducks & 1

Monday 27

Fine day went up the river
& defined the reserve including
Village & burial ground.
Generally light sandy soil
but good for garden purposes.
Indian Peter went after 3
goats which we saw on the
mountain but did not fall in
with them.

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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