September 12-13, 1886

Sept. Sunday 12 1886

Very warm sultry day.
Dewdney & I remained at
home. Carry Puss Frank and
[Sir] [Win] went to St. Johns.
Sir M. B. B. dined with us
Drove to Fairfield JWT & J.T.
called to see the Dewdneys.
Col. OBrien & Lang & two
Brealeys called to say good bye.
Col. OBrien stayed to supper
Dewdney left for N Westminster

Monday 13

Transfer Carriage
Left for Ft. Rupert &c, – accompanied
by Green & Freeman at 9 AM in
the Douglas Fine day saw
the Sardonyx [*1] on the Rocks at
Gabriola Reef. – Anchored in
Tribune bay, Hornby Island
at 9 PM.
Left $200- with Carry to pay bills.

Notes:

Sardonyx, the Canadian
Pacific steamer, grounded on
the reef in 1886.


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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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