September 28-29, 1886

Sept. Tuesday 28 1886

A delightful day. Left
Kingcome Inlet at 6- AM &
anchored in Wakeman’s Sound
at 8.30 – Went up the river, laid
out reserve extending about ¾
mile above Village – very poor
soil, sand & gravel subsoil
also a grave yard on Coast.
Arrived at Viners Sound at [left blank]
Laid out reserve got aground in river Indians worked hard to bring us back
in a canoe.

Wednesday 29

Foggy. Left Viners Sound at 9-30
Bond Sound at 11-45. Laid off small reserve at Mouth of Ah-ta River
Thompson Sound at 3. P.M. Laid
off a reserve at Mouth of [rivers]
Green shot 8 ducks & 1 goose.

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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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