1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books

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Box 45 CF missing boxes of lens glass and skylights 1873

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January 29 (187)3

Sir:

Referring to the matter of Cape Foulweather Light. you are requested to telegraph the new date for lighting as soon as possible: but do not light the station until you receive orders from the Board to do so.

The Places for floor lights must be temporarily covered. ((illegible)) death ??.

Very respectfully George H. Elliot Major of Engineers, U.S.A. Engineer Secretary.

Major H. M. Robert. U.S.A. L. H. Engineer Portland, Oregon.

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Portland, Oregon. Feb 3, 1873

To

Chairman Light House Board Wash, DC.

Three of the sixteen boxes of lantern are at Foulweather contain glass, the missing boxes are now six of the following numbers ten eleven twelve thirteen. Gen Michler says they are not in San Francisco the glass floor lights are also missing three weeks after these boxes reach Portland the light can be exhibited.

(??) Robert

(illegible) good J.D.

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Portland, Oregon Feb 5, 1873

Chairman Light House Board Worker (??)

A mistake was made in shipping from New York three boxes of glass instead of lantern details mentioned in my ((illegible) ... ...) sixteen boxes was received but I found when I went (illegible) Foul Weather that there on the list were missing the mistake (illegible) the boxes should be sent immediately.

(illegible) Robert

(illegible)

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Box 258 Ewad 1902, Booth 1903

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June 10, 1901

M.M.B.

4 June, 1901

1053.

1 Inclosure.

Commander W. P. Day, U. S. N.,

Inspector 13th L. H. District,

Portland, Oreg.

Sir:

Inclosed the Board sends you a copy of a letter from Mr. John Anderson of Toledo, Oregon, asking permission to land his fish boat at a convenient place inside of the light-house reservation at Yaquina Head, Oreg.

The Board requests you to confer with the Engineer of the 13th Light-House District, and with him make a joint report and recommendation in the matter.

Respectfully, (illegible) Captain, U. S. N.,

Naval Secretary.

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M.M.B.

June 27, 1901

TREASURY DEPARTMENT

OFFICE OF THE LIGHT-HOUSE BOARD

Washington, 21 June, 1901.

1053.

Commander W. P. Day, U. S. N.,

Inspector 13th L. H. District,

Portland, Oreg.,

Sir:

Referring to your joint report of 11 June, 1901, and previous correspondence, the Board states that it find itself unable to permit Mr. John Anderson to land his fish boat on the light-house reservation at Yaquina Head, Oreg.

Respectfully, (illegible) Captain, U. S. N.,

Naval Secretary.

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