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Vol 348 Engineer Reports 13th Dist. 1873 and 1874 CF Exhibted YB Discontinued

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Somewhere, Oregon JK Spotts USN, Inspector And N. Michler Lighthouse Engineer

??? to joint ??? recommending The discontinuance of the Light at Yaquina Bay, Oregon.

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Board June 10, 1874 referred to Committee on Lighting. Sent Committee June 11/74 Reported on June 17/74

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Box 45 CF missing boxes of lens glass and skylights 1873

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February 13, (187)3.

Major N. Michler, San Francisco.

Sixteen boxes and sixteen pieces Foulweather lantern, and three boxes of glass shipped by Ocean Queen from New York in March last. Bill(??) (loading?) sent to Williamson and received by you. Three boxes containing parts of lantern are missing, and must be in San Francisco. Let Winship hunt(?) them up and inform Robert and Board of result. Suspend all payment for freight.

Elliot

Charge to L. H. Board

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February 13 (187)3

Sir:

The following telegram has been this day sent you:

"Sixteen boxes and sixteen pieces Foulweather lantern and three boxes of glass were shipped by Ocean Queen from New York in March last. Bills la(n)ding sent to Williamson. Three boxes containing parts of lantern missing and must be in San Francisco. Let Winship hunt them up, and inform Robert and Board of result. Suspend all payment for freight."

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

Major N. Michler. Corps of Engineers, U.S.A. L.H. Engineer. San Francisco, California.

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1870-73 Lighthouse Board Annual Reports

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1873.

to the position of Clerk in your office as Engineer of the 13th Light House District, you will please have delivered to him.

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Nov. 20.

From Engineer Secretary Major G. H. Elliot. To Major N. Michler. Corps Engineers.

Sir: The Board at its last meeting directed that the District officers report as to the expediency of discontinuing the light at Yaquina, Oregon. Your views concerning the proposition are requested for the information and action of the Board.

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Nov. 20.

From Engineer Secretary Major G. H. Elliot. To Major N. Michler. Corps Engineers.

Sir: I enclose for your information a copy of a letter from the Honorable the Secretary of War, approving the application of the Board for permission to build a road through Fort Stevens Military reservation to Point Adams, and to state that no action in the premises should be taken until further advice.

Enclosure- see Volume 350, page 100 of Letters Received.

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Nov. 26.

From Engineer Secretary Major G. H. Elliot. To Major N. Michler Corps Engineers.

Sir: Herewith please find extracts from Inspection Reports of Light House Stations in your District. Your attention is called to them, and you are requested to make, without delay, such repairs in each case as may be necessary, and especially

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1873-75 Lighthouse Keepers Logs

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1874 April 1 Joe C Mann and John Jessup left the Station as assistants

1874 April 8 James A Cook assumed the duties as 1st assistant

1874 May 1 James H Blain assumed the duties as 2nd assistant

1874 May 17 Com J. H Spotts U.S.N Gen Light House Inspection, Gen N. Michler Light House Engineer, Mr H. S. Wheeler Superintendant of construction, Inspected this Station

1874 July 24 US Steamer Shubrick arrived here with Com J. H. Spotts Light House Inspector, Capt Davis of the Light House board at Washington, Mr. Winship Lampist and D W Lowell Suply Clerk, inspected the Station and left supplies

1874 December 21 Mr. F. S. Crosby, Keeper Cape Foulweather Light Station. Sir after January 1 1875 you will please send all communications to Lieut-Commander Lewis Kempff U.S.N Inspector 13th Light House District at Astoria Oregon Very Respectfully J H Spotts U.S.N Com U.S.N Inspector A.D. 1875

1875 April 20 U.S. Steamer Shubrick arrived here with Commander Lewis Kempff U.S.N. Light House Inspector, Mr Winship Lampist and Mr H. S. Wheeler Supt of construction, Inspected the Station. Steamer sailed 5 O'c P.M.

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