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William Law Ogilby Diary

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of a deep inlet: once proposed to be fitted up as a Naval Station for the Pacific Squadron: the town itself only comprises 2 stores 1 church: a livery stable and a few private residences: We visited the Indian settlement; saw the magnificent palaces (viz log huts) of the prospering Stump-ranchers: arriving back at the wharf we were hailed for supper which was supplied by the head store keepers Mr. & Mrs Saunders. Having made a sumptuous repast we smoked our pipes and retired on the steamer to our comfortable bunks.

Wednesday March 30th We proceed after our morning breakfast to store away our bedding: provisions, etc. into a whaling-boat and a canoe. Afterwards getting seats for ourselves any where we can find room to sit down and with four strong men at the oars we glide on the troubled waters leaving the last town we were to see for 6 months in the distance: we arrived

BC Archives, AAAA1452 File 1 / OGILBY, William Law / Diary, 27 Mar to 8 Oct 1892.

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