Box 43 CF missing boxes of lens and glass and skylights 1873
January 16 (187)3
Sixteen cases and sixteen pieces have been received, but there are missing of Cape Foulweather lantern, eight lantern posts, sixteen floor lights, sixteen rafters, sixteen tie rods, and Station ready for lighting. Where are they?
Charge to L. H. Board
p-3 letters HM Roberts 1872-1875
March 5 2
Please to have the lantern for Cape Foulweather (reported by Ames & Co. of Chicopee, Mass. to be ready) inspected, and if up to the requirements of the contract, see that it is shipped at the expense of Ames & Co. on board steamer for California. The boxes should b e marked "Major H.M. Robert, Care of Col. R.S. Williamson, Light House Engineer, San Francisco, California", and the bill of lading sent to the latter.
George H. Elliot Major of Engineers, U.S.A. Engineer Secretary
March 5 2
In reply to your letter of the 2nd instant, I have to inform you that Col Woodruff, the Engineer of the 3rd Light House District, has been requested to have the lantern for Cape Foulweather Light House duly inspected, and if up to the requirements of the contract, to see that it is shipped on board steamer for California. The boxes will be marked "Major H.M. Robert, care of Major R.S. Williamson, Light House Engineer, San Francisco, California".
George Elliot Major of Engineers, U.S.A. Engineer Secretary
1870-73 Lighthouse Board Annual Reports
The Ames Manufacturing Company will make the missing parts at once, and they will be done in four weeks.
Feb. 26 From Engineer Secretary Major G.H. Elliot To Major H.M. Robert Corps Engineers Tools to drill holes in lantern rafters. Foulweather, can be sent you, if not on hand. See drawings. Answer Parts will be bored here.
Feb. 27 From Engineer Secretary Major G.H. Elliot To Major H.M. Robert Corps Engineers Sir: I have to inform you that I have this day directed George H Rhodes agent, Keystone Portable Forge Co., 40 Cortlandt Street, New York to send you at Portland, Oregon via Pacific Mail Steamship Company, a portable forge No. Two +2, with hood, and have also directed that the bill of lading and invoice of contents of the box or boxers be sent to you as above.