1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books

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Box 43 CF missing boxes of lens and glass and skylights 1873

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January 16 (187)3

Sir: Your telegram of the 15th instant has been received, and the following answer has been this day sent you by telegraph:

"Foulweather telegram received. Enquiries will be made at once. It appears from your telegram that the whole number of cases and pieces for Foulweather lantern, shipped by General Woodruff has been received by you."

Very respectfully, Major H. M. Robert. Corps of Engineers, U.S.A. L.H. Engineer. Portland, Oregon.

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

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January 17 (187)3

Major H. M. Robert, Portland, Oregon.

With Woodruff's letter to Williamson of April first last, was sent a list of contents of sixteen boxes and sixteen pieces. All the parts you report as missing were included. Telegraph to Michler for the list. You must have made some mistake. If this will delay lighting beyond first of March inform The Board.

Elliot.

Charge to Light House Board

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January 18 (187)3

Sir: The following telegram was yesterday sent you:

"With Woodruff's letter to Williamson, of April first last, was sent a list of contents of sixteen boxes and sixteen pieces. All the parts you report as missing were included. Telegraph to Michler for the list. You must have made some mistake. If this will delay lighting beyond first of March, inform the Board."

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

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

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In regard to the floor lights, they do not appear in the list of contents of the boxes, but they are not essential to the lighting of the lens, and it can be done without them, temporarily covering the holes.

Enquiries will be made at once in regard to them, and if not found, they will be supplied. You are requested to inform the Board at once in regard to them.

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

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

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p-3 letters HM Roberts 1872-1875

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February 28 2

Sir:

Upon further consideration of your recommendation of the 30th September last, that the contractor for construction of the Keeper's dwelling at the Cape Foulweather Light Station be allowed an extension of sixty days time from the first day of July next, the Board has decided to allow the contractor the extension asked - that is, until the 28th day of August next.

Very respectfully,

Major H. M. Robert Corps of Engineers USA L.H. Engineer Portland, Oregon

??? H. Elliot Major of Engineers, U.S.A. Engineer Secretary

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