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YH LH location and building Vol. 311

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Office of the Light House Engineer Thirteenth District Portland, Oregon August 5, 1871???

Dear Admiral W.B. Shubick Chairman Light House Board, Washington, D.C.

Sir:

I have the honor to inclose for approval - Duplicate Contracts - made for full and final completion of Light House at Yaquina Bay, Oregon.

Contracts dated June 9, 1871 - made with Ben Simpson - to furnish all labor and work, and transportation of Lens, Lantern, etc. from San Francisco to Yaquina Bay.

Contracts dated June 16, 1871, made with Joseph Bien - to fit together Lantern, Iron work, lens, etc. and deliver same to vessel bound for Yaquina Bay, Oregon, for the sum of $100 U.S. Gold Coin.

These contracts for Light House at Yaquina were made in duplicate - one copy given to

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Office of the Light House Engineer Thirteenth District, Portland, Oregon August 5, 1871 (partially obscured)

Rear Admiral W.B. Shubrick Chairman Light House Board, Washington, D.C.

Sir:

I have the honor to inclose for approval duplicate contracts made for full and final completion of Light House at Yaquina Bay, Oregon.

Contracts dated June 19, 1871 made with Ben Simpson to furnish all labor and work and transportation of Lens, Lantern, etc. from San Francisco to Yaquina Bay. Contracts dated June 16, 1871 made with Joseph Bien to fit together the lantern, Iron work lens etc. and deliver same to vessel bound for Yaquina Bay, Oregon for the sum of $100 U.S. Gold Coin.

These contracts for Light House at Yaquina were made in triplicate, one copy given to contractor and being made long before I received the

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