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Vol 1063 1894 repairs

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THE WESTERN UNION TELEGRAPH COMPANY INCORPORATED 21,000 OFFICES IN AMERICA. CABLE SERVICE TO ALL THE WORLD.

This Company TRANSMITS and DELIVERS messages only on conditions limiting its liability, which have been assented to by the sender of the following messages. Errors can be guarded against only by repeating a message back to sending station for comparison and the company will not hold itself liable for errors of delay in transmission or delivery of Unrepeated Messages, beyond the amount of tolls paid thereon, nor in any case there the claim is not represented in writing within sixty days. This is an UNREPEATED MESSAGE, and is delivered by request of the sender under the conditions amended above. THOS. T. ECKERT, President and General Manager Number Sent By Rec d By Check 46 Ch Fc DN 18 Paid gR RECEIVED at Corcoran Bldg., S.E. Cor. 15th & F Sts., Washington, D.C. Oct 29 1894 Dated Portland Ogn 2q To Lighthouse Board Washn DC Return bids forwarded with letter October eighteen for material for Cape Foulweather

Post, Engineer

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YH LH location and building Vol. 311

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The Western Union Telegraph Company

The rules of this Company require that all messages received for transmission shall be written on the message blank of the Company, under and subject tot he conditions printed thereon, which conditions have been agreed to by the sender of the following message. Thos. T. Eckert, Gen'l Sup't William Orton, Pres't O.H. Palmer, Sec'y New York New York.

Dated: Portland Oreg Aug 25 1871 Received at: 1012 P To: Major G.B. Elliott

Secy Light House Board Washington DC

The point selected by Colonel Williamson & myself is only seventy feet high according to the Cost (sic - "coast") survey. Seven hundred feet east the ground is one hundred twenty feet high. Particulars by mail.

HM Robert 48 Cnt Genl Rate

This message just received at the Office of the Western Union Telegraph Company, Cor. 14th St. and Pennsylvania Ave., Where any reply should be sent. Direct wires.

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1871-1872 keeper selection and LH building Vol. 336

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Blank No. 1 THE WESTERN UNION TELEGRAPH COMPANY The rules of this Company require that all messages received for transmission, shall be written on the message blanks of the Company, under and subject to the conditions printed thereon, which conditions have been agreed to by the sender of the following message.

THOS. T. ECKERT, Gen’l Sup’t, WILLIAM ORTON, Pres’t, NEW YORK NEW YORK GEO. H. MUMFORD, Sec’y,

Dated Portland Oregon Oct 12 1872

Received at N.E. cor. 14th St. and Penna. Ave. 7??? c/o Chairman Light House Board

Naihn???

Forty cases containing lens etc invoiced April seventeenth reached San Fran—from Col-Woodruff if Lantern is not included in that invoice it has not been received

Robert

32 paid Gnl rate write Woodruff and ask if the Lantern was included??? in the invoice Eng’r 3rd Dist written to Oct 15/72.

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Blank No. 1. THE WESTERN UNION TELEGRAPH COMPANY The rules of this Company require that all messages received for transmission, shall be written on the message blanks of the Company, under and subject to the conditions printed thereon, which conditions have been agreed to by the sender of the following message.

THOS. T. ECKERT, Gen'l Sup't, New York.

WILLIAM ORTON, Pres't, O.H. PALMER, Sec'y New York.

Dated Portland, Oregon Nov 5 1872

Received at N.E. cor 14th St. & Penna. Ave., Washington, D.C.

To Maj. Elliott

Secy Light House board

Narhn???

Do not want rooms at Astoria Foulweather lens received Lantern not heard from.

Robert

21 paid Govt rate

Arrived by letter November 8/72

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Blank No. 1 THE WESTERN UNION TELEGRAPH COMPANY The rules of this Company require that all messages received for transmission, shall be written on the message (???) of the Company, under and subject to the conditions printed thereon , which conditions have been agreed to be the sender of the following message.

THOS. T. ECKERT, Gen't Sup't WILLIAM ORTON, Pres't, NEW YORK GEO. H. MUMFORD, Sec'y, } NEW YORK

Dated Portland Oregon Jan 22 1873 Received at N. E. cor. 14th St. and Penna. Ave. To Chairman Light House (???)

Lantern list just read includes missing pieces except floor lights location of foul weather correct according to coast pilot of Oregon corrected bearing sent by mail suspend publication of notice to hearing till telegraphed on my return from Foulweather Roft 44 Paid G Role Q CV (???)

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