August 17-18, 1886

August Tuesday 17 1886

Pony Carriage & Transfer
Close sultry day – In Office
Had interview with Munroe
H.B.C. re Ft. Rupert land.

Wednesday 18

Handsom & Transfer Pony Carriage
Recd two Telegrams from
Sir John. Drove to town in Handsom
saw Powell re his instructions
to Tuck to which I took exception.
Carry came for me at 2.30 – &
we went to call on Mrs. Dr. Helmcken
on our return found the Admiral
& Garforth waiting – they all went in
Pony Carriage to Mrs. Wards tennis


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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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