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Journal of Light-house Station at Cape Foulweather Oregon

1895

January 5: General duties for the day - The barometer down to 29.40 - Keeper went to Newport to mail letters & get supplies.

6: Moderate breeze West with frequent rain and hail squalls first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light variable winds fair weather - Sea quite smooth - General duties for day - The barometer down to 29.84 today.

7: Light wind S. West wind to moderate breeze East first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze S. East - dry and fair weather during 24 hours - Sea smooth - Keepers putting 200 gallons of mineral oil in office - The barometer 29.98 today - There is a steamer S. West of this light at 9 A.M. about 12 miles off flying signal of distress looks like the steamer Bandorville under sail - At 2 P.M. she is about 3 miles West of the Whistling buoy off the entrance of Yaquina bar. Steamer Volanta of Yaquina went out over the bar to assist the steamer Bandorville over the bar to Newport - crossed the bar 4:30 P.M.

8: Fresh breeze East to S. East to gale South these 24 hours with rain during 24 hours - Sea rough - General duties for the day - The barometer down to 29.42 today - Keeper cleaning out the barn today.

x 9: Moderate breeze to light wind South these 24 hours with frequent rain & fog showers - Sea quite smooth - General duties for the day. 1st assistant went fishing. The barometer 30.00 today. Keeper repairing lock on watch-room door. Mr. James B. Hermann 2nd asst. went to Newport after mail and get supplies. Left the station at 10 A.M.

10: Fresh breeze South with frequent rain showers during 24 hours - Sea moderately smooth - General duties for the day - The barometer down to 29.76 today - Mr. Hermann 2nd asst. returned to the station at 2:45 P.M. The steamer that went in over the Yaquina bar the 7th at 4:30 P.M. flying signal of distress was the Bandorvill, Capt. Wenant. She left the Coquille the 1st of January for San Francisco - The 2nd lost a part of her rudder in a gale and had to make a false rudder out of the boom. She drifted north until off of Yaquina and entered safely the 7th.

x 11. Fresh to strong breeze South first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light South wind with rain during 24 hours - Sea rough - General duties for the day. The barometer down to 29.50 - Keeper went to Newport after supplies. Left the station at 9:00 A.M.

12: Gale to fresh breeze South these 24 hours with hard rain during 24 hours - Sea rought - General duties for the day - The barometer down to 29.30 - Keeper returned to the station at 3:45 P.M.

13: Gale to fresh and moderate breeze S to S.W. and West with rain first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours fair weather - Sea rough - General duties for the day - The barometer 29.95 today.

14: Light East wind these 24 hours with fair and cool weather - Sea moderately smooth - General duties for the day -Steamers Homer and Alcatraz sailed from Yaquina for San Francisco - 1st and 2nd assts went to Newport after supplies.

15: Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze East these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours rain - Last part of 24 hours fair weather & cool - Sea smooth - Keeper and 1st asst putting stove in Office - The barometer 29.15 - 2nd asst went to Newport to send off for his uniform.

16. Fresh breeze East to light S. East wind these 24 hours first part of 24 hours little damp - Last part of 24 hours light rain showers - Sea quite rough - General duties for the day - The barometer went down to 28.80 today.

17. Moderate to fresh breeze East with rain, hail, and snow first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light S. East wind damp - Sea moderately smooth - General duties for day - The barometer went down to 28.95 today.

18. Light East to S.E. and South wind these 24 hours first part of 24 hours little damp - Last part of 24 hours light rain showers - Sea rough - General duties for the day - Keeper & 2nd asst went to Newport after supplies.

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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Cape Foulweather Oregon

1895

January 19: Moderate to fresh breeze N.W. to North with rain first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light North wind fair and cool weather - Sea quite rough - general duties for day - 1st asst went fishing and to Newport after mail & supplies.

20: Moderate to fresh breeze East these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours fair and cool weather - last part of 24 hours rain and snow - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - The barometer down to 29.35 during 24 hours - Steamer Bandorville Capt Winant sailed for San Francisco at 7 A.M. - 1st asst went fishing - 2nd asst went to Newport to take mail and get supplies.

21: Light wind to moderate breeze East with snow and rain showers during 24 hours - Sea quite rough. Keeper and 1st asst cleaning dressing out of the barn - The barometer down to 29.50 today.

22: Light East to S. East wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours light rain showers - Last part of 24 hours fair weather and warmer - Sea moderately smooth - Steamer Homer arrived from San Francisco and crossed Yaquina bar to Yaquina City - 1st asst putting dressing on his garden - Keeper and 1st asst went fishing - 2nd asst went to Newport to take & get mail.

23: Light variable winds these 24 hours with light rain showers - Sea smooth - The barometer 30.00 today - Had two visitors - Keeper 1st and 2nd assts sweeping and cleaning rooms in their Quarters.

24. Light variable winds these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours light rain showers - Last part of 24 hours fair weather - Sea smooth - Keeper and 1st and 2nd assts scrubbing and cleaning out their respective Quarters - The barometer is 30.20 today - 2nd asst went to Newport to take & get the mail - Steamer Alcatraz arrived from Frisco - Steamer Homer sailed for Sanfrancisco from Yaquina.

25: Light East wind these 24 hours with clear fine and cool weather. Sea very smooth - 2nd asst scrubbing and cleaning his quarters - Steamer Alcatraz came out of Yaquina and framed the cape going North - Keeper cleaning out chicken house - 1st asst went fishing and to Newport - Had two visitors today - Mr. Whitten haueled a load of household goods for 2nd asst from Newport today.

26: Light variable winds and calm first part of 24 hours- Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze North with fair and cool weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Keeper went to Newport after supplies - 2nd asst scrubbing and cleaning his quarters - A steamer crossed in over the Yaquina bar coming from the South looked like L.H. Tender Manzanita.

27: Light variable winds and calm first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze N. West clear fine and cool weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Had two visitors - 1st asst went fishing today.

28 - Light variable winds and calm first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze N. West with clear fine and cool weather - Sea smooth - general duties for the day - 1st asst went fishing today. The barometer 30.10 today - U.S. Steamer Manzanita crossed out of Yaquina repaired the Whistler and sailed South - 2nd asst returned to station at 2:15 A.M.

29: Light North wind and calm first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze North clear fine and cool weather during 24 hours - Sea smooth - general duties for day - 1st asst went fishing - 2nd asst went to Newport after mail - Had 3 visitors.

30: Light North wind dry and cool first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light variable winds little damp - sea rough - 1st and 2nd assts painting floors and staircases lead collor in 2nd assts quarters - Keeper & 1st asst taking covers off of coal oil cases preparing to empty them.

31: Light North wind with light rain showers first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light variable winds fair and warmer weather - Sea quite smooth - Steamer Homer arrived and crossed in over Yaquina Bar from Sanfrancisco at 11 A.M. - Keeper and 1st asst putting 200 Gals of Mineral Oil in office - 2nd asst went to Newport after mail & supplies.

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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Cape Foulweather Oregon

1895

February 1: Light S. East to N. West wind these 24 hours with light fog showers most of 24 hours - Sea is smooth - General duties for the day - 2nd asst went to Newport after the mail to see if he could get a letter from his wife - 2nd asst also painted his kitchen floor - Keeper went to Newport on important business and after supplies - Left the station at 9:45 A.M.

2: Light variable winds with fair dry and cool weather these 24 hours - Sea smooth - 1st asst went fishing today. Keeper returned to the station at 11:45 - 2nd asst went to Newport to see if he could hear from his family - Left the station at 11:45 P.M. [illegible text on left margin]

3: Light North to N.W. wind clear fine and cool weather these 24 hours - Sea very smooth - General duties for the day - U.S. Light-House Tender Manzanita crossed in over Yaquina bar at 7:15 A.M. today having come from the South - The barometer 30.20 today - 2nd asst James B. Herman returned to the station at 10:45 A.M.

4: Light North wind fair and cool weather these 24 hours - Sea very smooth - General duties for the day - 2nd asst. painted a small spot in hall in his quarters - 1st asst. went fishing - Lieut Blish and Insqpector inspection station at 2:30 P.M. and left for Newport at 3:15 P.M.

5: Light S.E. to North wind these 24 hours cloudy but dry and warmer weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day. Keeper and 1st asst went fishing - 2nd asst James B. Hermann went to Newport after mail. U.S. Light-House Tender Manzanita crossed??? out of Yaquina bar at 5:30 P.M. and steamed north.

6: Light North wind dry clear and cool weather these 24 hours - Sea quite smooth - General duties for the day - Keeper and 1st asst went fishing - 1st asst also went to Newport on business.

7: Light S. East wind first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light variable winds fair and warmer weather during 24 hours - Sea smooth - General duties for the day. 2nd asst cleaning up his Quarters a little - 1st asst went fishing - Keeper digging clams today. Barometer 30.04 today.

8: Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze to N. to N. West these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours little damp - Last part of 24 hours - clear fine and cool weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 1st asst went fishing. Had three visitors - Steamer Alcatraz sailed for Sanfrancisco from Yaquina - 2nd asst went to Newport expecting his son from Umpqua - Left the station at 4:30 A.M.

9: Light North to East wind first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light North wind with clear fine ??? weather - Sea quite smooth - General duties for the day - Steamer Bandorville arrived and crossed in over Yaquina bar at 1 P.M. - The barometer down to 29.72 - 1st asst went fishing - 2nd asst returned from Newport at 11:45 A.M. where he has been to meet his son.

10: Fresh to strong breeze East dry and cool these 24 hours. Sea quite smooth - General duties for the day. The barometer down to 29.80 today - Keeper went to Newport to take the mail and get some supplies.

11: Fresh and strong breeze to a gale East these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours sleet - Last part of 24 hours damp. Sea very smooth - General duties for the day. The barometer down to 29.50. Keeper repairing door on Chicken-House.

12: Strong breeze to a gale East first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours moderate to fresh breeze S. East with some showers during 24 hours - Sea moderately smooth - General duties for the day - steam Bandorville sailed for Portland - Homer for Sanfrancisco - 1st asst went to Newport after mail.

13: Moderate breeze to ligth East wind these 24 hours little damp and warmer - Sea quite rough - General duties for the day - 1st asst went over in the woods east of station after fish poles - Also putting sod around Keeper Dwelling.

14: Light wind to moderate breeze East these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours light rain showers - Last part of 24 hours fair weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Keeper and 1st asst went fishing - 2nd asst went over to Newport after his Uniform - The barometer 29.95 at 4 P.M. and going down.

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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Cape Foulweather Oregon

1895

February 15: Moderate breeze East to S. East these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours fair weather - Last part of 24 hours light rain showers - Sea moderately smooth - General duties for the day - Keeper and 1st asst went fishing - Barometer down to 29.88

16: Gale to moderate breeze S. To N. West first part of 24 hours with rain showers - Last part of 24 hours light N. West wind fair and warm weather - Sea quite smooth - General duties for the day - Keeper and 2nd asst went to Newport after supplies - 1st asst went fishing. The barometer 30.22 today.

17: Moderate to fresh breeze South these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours rain - Last part of 24 hours damp - Sea quite smooth - General duties for the day - The barometer 30.20 today. Steamer Alcatraz arrived and crossed in over Yaquina bar at 4 P.M.

18: Light South wind light rain showers first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours fair and warm weather with light variable winds - Sea very rough - Gneral duties for the day - 1st asst went Newport after the mail - The barometer 30.20 today.

19: Light N. West wind first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light variable winds fair and warmer during 24 hours - Sea rough - General duties for the day - Keeper went to Newport. 1st asst went fishing - Steamer Homer arrived from Sanfrancisco - The barometer 29.95 today.

20: Moderate breeze East to S.E. and South these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours fair weather - Last part of 24 hours light rain showers - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Steamer Bandorville went into Yaquina at 1:30??? A.M. - Steamer Alcatraz sailed for Sanfrancisco from Yaquina - Mr. Hermann had a load of Household goods from Newport - Keeper and 1st asst went fishing.

21: Moderate breeze South with frequent rain showers during 24 hours - Sea smooth - The barometer down to 29.80 today - 2nd asst painting floors in his Quarters and putting matting and carpets down - Keeper and 1st helping him.

22: Light South to S. East wind first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours fresh breeze East to S. East with frequent rain showers during 24 hours - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 1st asst went fishing - 2nd asst cleaning and fixing up his Quarters.

23: Light variable winds with frequent rain showers first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours moderate to fresh breeze S. to S. West with frequent light rain showers - Sea rough - General duties for the day - 2nd asst went to Newport to meet his Wife and family this evening. Left the station at 9:30 A.M.

24: Light variable winds these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours little damp - Last part of 24 hours fair weather - Sea moderately smooth - General duties for the day - Received the following order from Commander O.W. Farenholt Inspector 13th Light House District - With the exception of Light-House Keepers no person will be permitted inside the Light House or Watchroom between the hours of sunset and sunrise - The Keeper on watch will give his undivided attention to his duties - Night reliefs of Watches will be made in the watchroom and not outside the tower or at the dwellings of the Keepers - At stations where there are other government or outside employees Keepers while on duty are forbidden to stand watches, reliefs or do any work for remuneration or otherwise for the aforementioned persons - This does not apply to Light House employees sent to the station to effect repairs or alterations. In such cases every Keeper will assist to the best of his ability - During the salmon-fishing season, Light-House Keepers outside their own wants are forbidden to employ themselves in seine trap or net fishing either for favor, gain or traffic??? These orders are signed by all the Keepers, posted in the Watch room and the Keeper has informed the Inspector that they are thoroughly understood and will be obeyed. 2nd asst returned to the station at 4 P.M. with his Wife and Family.

25: Light S. east wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours little damp - Last part of 24 hours fair and cooler weather - Sea quite rough - General duties for the day. 2nd asst helping Mrs. Hermann put down carpets and put his Quarters in order. The barometer 30.10 today.

26: Light East wind first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light variable winds with fair and warmer weather. Sea very rough - General duties for day - 1st asst went to Newport - 2nd asst putting down carpet and fixing up his Quarters.

27: Light S. East wind to moderate breeze N. West these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours fair weather - Last part [continued on next page}

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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Cape Foulweather 1895 February 27: [continued from previous page] of 24 hours light rain with clearing weather - Sea quite rough - Keeper went up North beach trout fishing - 1st asst spadeing in his garden. 28: Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze East these 24 hours clear fine but a little cooler - Sea quite rough - Keepers putting oil in Oil-Butts - 1st ass spadeing and planting garden - 2nd asst also working in his part of the garden - Keeper went to Newport to meet his Wife on her return on the steamer Homer - Left the station at 11 A.M. March 1: Strong to fresh and moderate breeze East first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light wind South with fair weather during 24 hours - Sea smooth - 1st asst went fishing and working in garden - Keeper returned to station at 4 P.M. Steamer Homer arrived today from San Francisco. 2: Light South wind to fresh breeze N. West these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours little damp - Last part of 24 hours light rain showers - Sea quite rough - General duties for the day - Keeper and 2nd asst went to Newport - 1st asst working in garden - Steamer Alcatraz arrived from Sanfrancisco. 3: Light wind North to moderate and fresh breeze N. West with clear fine but a little cool - Sea moderately smooth - General duties for the day - 2nd asst went over on the beach to hunt Water Agates today - The barometer stands 30.20 today. 2nd asst also went to Newport. 4: Moderate breeze to light wind North first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate and fresh breeze N.W. with clear fine weather during 24 hours - Sea a little rough - Keeper and 2nd asst working in garden - 2nd ast son spadeing in his part of garden - 1st asst also went to Newport. A Revenue Cutter passed the light at 10 A.M. going north. Keeper saluted with flag. 5: Light North wind to moderate breeze N. West with clear fine and little cool - Sea moderately smooth - 1st asst went fishing - 2nd asst and his son spadeing garden - Keeper planting garden - The barometer down to 29.86 today. 6: Light wind East to North and N. West with clear fine and warm weather these 24 hours - Sea moderately smooth - General duties for the day - 2nd asst planting potatoes - Steamer Homer sailed for Sanfrancisco at 7 A.M. - The barometer down to 29.94. 1st asst went fishing. 7: Light variable winds these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours thick damp fog - Last part of 24 hours some thick fog and cloudy - Sea quite smooth - Keepers cleaning Reflectors and locks??? on Oil butts and measures??? - 1st asst went fishing. Keeper planting peas today. 8: Light variable winds these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours thick damp fog - Last part of 24 hours heigh dry fog - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 1st asst and Keeper went fishing - 2nd asst planting garden and digging clams. 9: Light N. West wind these 24 hours with heigh dry fog during 24 hours - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Keeper went to Newport after supplies and get and send off mail - 2nd asst went clamming on the beach - 1st asst went fishing - U.S. Steamer Manzanita crossed out of Yaquina at 5.50 A.M. and steamer North passed this light at 6.45 A.M. 10: Light variable winds and calm with light rain showers first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours clear fine weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day. 1st asst went fishing - The barometer down to 29.90 today. 11: Light variable winds with fair weather and rain showers these 24 hours - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 2nd asst planting peas today - 1st asst went fishing and to Newport - The barometer down to 29.77 and still going down. 12: Light wind and moderate breeze West with frequent rain and hail showers first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light variable winds fair weather - Sea moderately smooth - General duties for the day - 1st asst went fishing - Steamer Homer arrived from Sanfrancisco and crossed into Yaquina at 11:30 A.M. - Keeper went over - Keeper went over in the woods and bought??? 24 cords of wood for Keepers at Station. 13: Light wind to moderate breeze East to North these 24 hours with fair and cool weather - Sea smooth - Keeper [continued on next page]

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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Cape Foulweather Oregon 1895 March 13: [continued from previous page] went to Newport after supplies - 1st asst and 2nd asst working the road today - 1st asst also went fishing. 14: Light East wind to moderate breeze North with clear fine and cool weather during these 24 hours - Sea very smooth. Keeper and 2st asst working the road - 1st asst putting curtains up in 2nd asst quarters - Keeper takeing up first room carpet and cleaning it - 2nd asst went to Newport to see about his Household good that Capt Winant brought from Umpqua. Steamer Bandorville crossed into Yaquina at 8 A.M. and came out at 2:30 P.M. came up to the cape and anchored to wait for the wind to go down. 15: Light East to S.E. and South wind to fresh breeze South these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours rain and hail showers. Last part of 24 hours light rain showers - Sea smooth - General duties for the day. Keeper spadeing garden and putting stair carpet down - 1st asst went fishing - 2nd asst went to Newport and had hisHousehold good hauled to cape - Steamer Homer sailed today. 16: Moderate breeze to light wind S. to East with rain showers first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours moderate breeze to light East wind fair weather - Sea rough - General duties for the day - 1st asst planting garden and working on the road - Keeper went to Newport after supplies - The barometer 29.80 - 2nd asst working in his Quarters fixing up the rooms. 17: Light variable winds first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light N. West 2ind with clear fine and warm weather - Sea rough - General duties for the day - 1st asst went fishing - 2nd asst showing two visitors in Tower - The barometer down to 29.62. 18: Light S.E. to South wind to fresh breeze these 24 hours with frequent rain showers - Sea smooth - The barometer down to 29.74 today - Keeper working on the road today - Keeper putting carpet down in hallway in Keepers quarters. 19: Gale to fresh breeze South with light rain showers first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours Gale S. to S.W. with hard rain - Sea rough - General duties for day - 2nd asst went to Newport - The barometer dwon to 29.38. 20: Moderate to fresh breeze South to S. West with frequent rain and hail squalls these 24 hours - Sea rough - General duties for the day - Keeper cleaning Windows in Keepers dwelling - The barometer is 29.62 today. 21: Heavy Gale to fresh breeze S. to S.W. and West these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours hard rain - Last part of 24 hours rain and hail showers - Sea rough - General duties for the day - The barometer down to 29.15 to 29.36 today. 22: Moderate to fresh breeze S. West these 24 hours with frequent rain and hail squalls - Sea very rough - General duties for the day - The barometer down to 29.80 - 1st asst went to Newport after mail and to get supplies. 23: Gale to fresh and moderate breeze South with hard rain first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light variable winds light rain - Sea little rough - General duties for the day - Keeper working on Quarterly return. The barometer down to 29.90 today. 24: Moderate breeze South these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours rain - Last part of 24 hours damp with some fog and clearing weather - Sea quite smooth - General duties for the day - Steam Scotia crossed in over Yaquina from Sanfrancisco. The barometer up to 30.00 25: Light wind to moderate breeze East first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light variable winds clear fine and warm weather during 24 hours - Sea smooth - Keeper cleaning in his Quarters - 1st asst went fishing - Steamer Homer crossed out of Yaquina at 6 A.M. Steamer Bandorviller crossed out of Yaquina at 8 P.M. 26: Light variable winds dry and warmer with fair weather - Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze rain showers - Sea smooth. General duties for the day - 1st asst went fishing - Keeper went to Newport after supplies - Steamer Scotia sailed for Sanfrancisco from Yaquina. 27: Gale to fresh breeze S. to S.W. with rain these 24 hours - Sea quite rough - General duties for the day - The barometer 29.14 today. 28: Fresh breeze West to S. West these 24 hours with rain hail and snowsqualls first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours hail squalls - Sea moderately smooth - General duties for day - 2nd asst went to Newport - The barometer 29.70 today.

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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Cape Foulweather Oregon 1895 March 29: Moderate breeze to light variable winds with rain and hail squalls first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours moderate breeze South with fair weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - The barometer 30.10 today. 30: Light East wind first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light variable winds fair weather during 24 hours - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 1st asst went fishing - Keeper went to Newport after supplies - Keeper making out Quarterly reports. The baromer 29.90 today. 31: Moderate breeze East to S.E. and South these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours fair weather - Last part of 24 hours light rain showers - Sea smooth - General duties for day - Keeper and 1st asst went fishing - Keeper working on Quarterly & monthly returns. April 1: Moderate to fresh and strong breeze S. to S.W. these 24 hours with hard rain most of the time - Sea quite rough - Keeper and 2nd asst cleaning and polishing Burner - 1st asst cleaning ceiling in his sitting room preparing to whitewash it - also went to Newport to take mail. 2: Gale to fresh and moderate breeze S.W. to South with rain and hail squalls first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours Gale to fresh breeze South rain - Sea rough - Keepers cleaning and changing lamp and burner in Lenns (?) - Also cleaning and whitewashing Oil-room and Office preparing to paint the wood work - The barometer down to 29.80 today. 3: Gale to fresh breeze S. to S.West and West these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours hard rain - Last part of 24 hours frequent rain showers - Sea rough - Keepers cleaning and painting Office and Oil-room attached to Tower - The barometer 29.60 today. 4: Fresh breeze to light wind W.N.W. to South these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours frequent rain and hail squalls - Last part of 24 hours fair weather - Sea moderately smooth - Keepers painting in Office and hall and Oil-room - Keeper & 1st asst went fishing - The barometer 30.00 today. 5: Light East wind first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light variable winds with fair weather during 24 hours - Sea smooth - Keepers putting 200 Gallons of Mineral Oil in Oil room - Also putting stores in Lockers painting in Office and scrubbing hall Office and Oil-room floors - 2nd asst painting dining room in his Quarters - Keeper and 1st asst went fishing - Mr. Brownlie arrived at the station to see what is needed for repairs at the station for the year of 1895. 6: Light East wind first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light variable winds with fair and warmer weather during 24 hours - Sea moderately smooth - General duties for the day - Keeper went to Newport - 2nd asst painting in his dineroom (???) - 2st asst planting peas and went fishing. 7: Light variable winds these 24 hours with fair and warmer weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Had five visitors - 2nd asst showing visitors in Tower - 1st asst went fishing - The barometer 30.02 today. 8: Light variable winds first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours moderate to fresh breeze N. West with fair weather during 24 horus - Sea smooth - Keeper painting floor (???) in Office bad collor - 1st asst and 2nd asst working on the road - Keeper went fishing 9: Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze with rain showers first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours fresh breeze to a gale S. West rain showers - Sea moderately smooth - General duties for the day - Steamer crossed in over Yaquina bar at 11:30 A.M. - The barometer 29.60 today. 10: Fresh and strong breeze S. W. rain hail thunder and lightening these 24 hours - Sea quite rough - General duties for the day - Keeper went over to Newport to take Mrs. Plummer to take the steamer for Sanfrancisco for her health - 1st asst went to Newport after supplies. 11: Light South to East wind first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light South wind fair and warmer weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 1st asst went fishing - The barometer 30.06 today - Keeper went to Newport to see Mrs. Plummer off for Sanfranciscoon the steamer schooner Nakise??? - 1st asst painting window sashes in Oil room attached to Tower. 12: Light South wind these 24 hours with fair and warm weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 1st asst went fishing and to Newport after mail - Steamer Bandorville crossed out over Yaquina bar for Portland - The barometer 29.95 today.

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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Cape Foulweather, Oregon 1895 April 13: Fresh and strong breeze South to S. West with rain showers first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours moderate breeze S. West fair weather - Sea moderately smooth - General duties for day - 1st asst painting ceiling in his Quarters - Keeper went to Newport. 14: Light East to S. East wind damp first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours fresh breeze to a gale rain showers - Sea rough - General duties for the day - The barometer 29.50 - Keeper went over to little creek trout fishing today. 15: Fresh to strong breeze South with rain these 24 hours - Sea rough - General duties for the day - 2nd asst painting front room in his quarters - Keeper makeing out requistition for L.H. supplies for 1895 and 1896 - The barometer 29.70. 16: Strong to fresh breeze South to S. W. these 24 hours with frequent rain and hail squalls - Sea rough - Keeper repairing spare damper pipe and putting a pane of glass in 2nd assts Quarters that was broken today - 2nd asst painting in his front room in Keepers dwelling - 1st asst went to Newport after the mail - The barometer 29.95 17: Light S.E. wind to moderate and fresh breeze South these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours fair weather - Last part of 24 hours cloudy and little damp - Sea moderately smooth - Keeper and 2nd asst putting windown pane in Dwelling - 2nd asst painting in his Quarters - Barometer 30.10 today. 18: Light variable winds with light rain first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours moderate breeze N. West fair weather - Sea moderately smooth - Keeper completeing requisition for annual supplies - 1st asst went fishing - 2nd asst painting in his Quarters - Barometer 30.00 today. 19: Light variable winds first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 light wind to moderate breeze North with clear fine weather during 24 hours - Sea smooth - Keeper planting peas - 1st asst went to Newport and also went fishing - 2nd asst painting in his Quarters - The barometer 30.12 today. 20: Light wind North to moderate breeze N. West with clear fine weather during 24 hours - Sea very smooth - 2nd asst painting in his Quarters - 1st asst working in garden and went fishing - Keeper went to Newport after supplies - Steamer Bandorille crossed in over Yaquina bar from Portland - The barometer 30.16 today. 21: Light North wind to moderate and fresh breeze N. West these 24 horus with clear fine and warmer weather seas smooth - General duties for the day - Keeper went over on South beach trout fishing - 1st asst went ocean fishing - The barometer 29.98 today. 22: Moderate breeze to light wind N. West first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours moderate to fresh and strong breeze N.W. clear weather - Sea quite smooth - Keepers painting pickett fence around Tower and Keepers dwelling - The barometer 29.90 today. 23: Fresh and moderate breeze N. West these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours clear fine weather - Last part of 24 hours some thick fog but mostly fair weather - Sea smooth - steam Schooner crossed in over Yaquina bar - Keeper working on the road today. 24: Fresh breeze N. West these 24 hours with clear fine and warm weather - Sea smooth - Keepers painting on the fence around the Tower and Keepers dwelling - The barometer down to 29.82 today - Keeper mailed Requistions for supplies today. 25: Fresh breeze N. West these 24 hours with high dry fog first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours clear fine weather - Sea smooth - Keeper completed painting picket fence around Tower and Keepers dwelling - Keeper mixing white paint to paint Barn 1st asst Quarters and store house - 1st and 2nd assts cleaning barn preparing to paint it - 1st asst also went to Newport. 26: Fresh breeze to light N. Wet to North wind these 24 hours with fair and warm weather during 24 hours - Sea very smooth - Keepers painting Barn 1st asst Quarters - 1st and 2nd asst cleaning outside of store house preparing to paint it - The barometer 29.70 today. 27: Light variable winds with light rain showers during these 24 hours - Sea very smooth - General duties for the day - 1st asst went fishing - Keeper went to Newport after supplies - The barometer down to 29.78 today. 28: Light variable winds with light rain showers first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze N. West with clear fine weather - Sea very smooth - General duties for day - Keeper and 1st asst went fishing - The barometer 30.00 today.

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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Cape Foulweather, Oregon 1895 April 29: Light North wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours cloudy but dry weather - Last part of 24 hours clear fine and warm weather - Sea very smooth - Keepers painting on Keepers Dwelling - 1st asst also went fishing - Barometer 29.93 today. 30: Light wind S. East to moderate breeze S. to S. West these 24 hours with fair weather - Sea smooth - Keepers painting on Keepers Dwelling today - 2nd asst went to Newport to take Monthly reports - The barometer down to 29.76. May 1: Light South wind these 24 hours with rain first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours some damp fogy weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 1st asst went fishing - The barometer 29.74 today. 2: Light variable winds first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze S. West with frequent rain and fog showers - Sea quite smooth - General duties for the day - 1st asst went fishing - Barometer 29.74 today. 3: Fresh to strong breeze with rain these 24 hours - Sea quite rough - General duties today - 1st asst went fishing - Barometer 29.62 today. 4: Gale to fresh breeze South to S. WEst with rain first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze N. West fair weather - Sea moderately smooth - 1st asst takeing covers off of Coal oil cases - The barometer 29.88 - Keeper went to Newport after supplies. 5: Light wind East to moderate fresh and strong breeze St. S. West these 24 hours with hard rain most of the 24 hours - Sea moderately smooth - General duties for the day - The barometer down to 29.62 today. 6: Moderate to fresh breeze S. to S. West these 24 hours first part of 24 hours rain showers - Last part of 24 hours some rain showers but mostly fair weather - Sea quite rough - The barometer 29.88. Keepers cleaning and polishing chimneys Oil carriers and measures & cock on Oil butts. 7: Gale to fresh and moderate breeze S. W. these 24 hours first part of 24 hours rain showers - Last part of 24 hours fair weather - Sea quite rough - Keepers cleaning Lenes Lamp Reflectocs etc - Also putting 200 Gall oil in Oil-room and office - 1st asst went to Newport - Barometer up to 30.05. 8: Light S. W. to West wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours fair weather - Last part of 24 hours light rain showers - Keepers painting on Keeper dwelling and mixing pain - 1st asst working on his Quarters - The barometer up to 30.26 today. 9: Light N. East wind first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate and fresh breeze N. West with fair weather during 24 hours - Sea a little rough - Keeper painting on Keepers Dwelling and mixing paint - The barometer 30.32 today. 10: Moderate breeze to light N.W. wind first part of 24 hours - last part of 24 hours moderate to fresh breeze N.W. with clear fine weather - Sea smooth - Keepers painting lattice of portch of Keepers Dwelling - 1st asst went fishing - Barometer 30.06. 11: Moderate breeze to light North wind first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours moderate to fresh breeze N. West with clear fine and warm weather - Sea smooth - Keeper went to Newport on important business - Left the station at 9 A.M. - 1st and 2nd asst whitewashing fences and showing visitors in the Tower - Major Post Light House Engineer for the 13th District with Col. Slickney??? and Major Sears arrived at the station at 4 P.M. Inspected station at left for Newport at 5 P.M. 12: Moderate breeze to light N. West and S. East wind first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light South to N.W. wind with clear fine and warm weather - Sea smooth - General duties for day - Had two visitors - Keeper returned to station at 10:30 A.M. Barometer 30.00 today. 13: Moderate to fresh and strong breeze N. West with fair weather these 24 hours - Sea smooth - keepers whitewashing the garden fence - The schooner Kate and Anne is hunting Sea Otter along the coast - The barometer 30.10 today. 14: Fresh to moderate breeze North these 24 hours with clear fine and warm weather - Sea quite smooth - The barometer down to 29.80 today 15: Light variable winds first part of 24 hours with fair weather - Last part of 24 hours light South wind with thick fog - Sea smooth (continued on next page)

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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Cape Foulweather, Oregon 1895 May 15: (continued from previous page) Keepers painting steps and celler door around Keeper dwelling pump frame and water tank today - Also mixing Black and white paint to paint tower - 1st asst went fishing - Keeper weeding out garden - Barometer 29.78 today. 16: Light wind to moderate breeze South these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours little damp - Last part of 24 hours fair weather and some cloudy - Sea quite smooth - The barometer down to 29.88 today - Keepers cleaning and painting lantern - Keeper mixing paint for painting the lantern inside white - 1st asst went to Newport after mail and supplies. 17: Light South wind these 24 hours with high dry fog - Sea smooth - The barometer down to 29.98 today - Keepers whitewashing the inside of Tower - Also painting stairs and landings black - 1st asst went fishing - Keeper sold his Hack to an Indian. 18: Light S.E. to S. and S. West wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours fair weather - Last part of 24 hours light rain showers - Sea smooth - Keepers whitewashing in watch room and painting lantern floor and service table black - 1st asst went fishing - 2nd asst painting back of Dwelling. 19: Light S. East wind with light rain showers first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light variable winds fair weather - Sea quite smooth - General duties for the day - 1st asst went fishing today - The barometer down to 29.94 today. 20: Light S. East wind to moderate breeze S. to S. West these 24 hours with frequent rain showers - Sea moderately smooth. Keepers painting dome parapet and drumm of Light and stairs and landings - Barometer down to 29.90 today. 21: Light wind to moderate breeze S.W. to West these 24 hours with frequent rain showers during 24 hours - Sea smooth - Keepers cleaning Lennses plate glass in lantern and reflectors - Also painting parapet black and putting up stageing to paint bracketts black. 22: Light variable winds damp first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light N. West wind clear fine weather - Sea smooth. Keepers painting Bracketts black and getting stage ready to paint Tower white - The barometer 30.00 today. 23: Moderate breeze to light N. West wind these 24 hours with clear fine and warm weather - Sea smooth - Keepers painting the main part of Tower white took stage down and mixed black paint to paint iron railing parapet and base of tower - The barometer 29.84 today. 24: Light wind to moderate breeze South these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours damp and light rain showers - Last part of 24 hours light S. West wind clearing weather - Sea moderately smooth - General duties for day - Keepers painting window stools in tower - 1st asst went fishing. 25: Fresh to strong breeze South with hard rain these 24 hours - Sea moderately smooth - General duties for day - Barometer 29.48 today. 26: Gale to fresh breeze South to S.W. these 24 hours with rain first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours rain showers - Sea quite rough - General duties for the day - 1st asst went to Newport after mail and supplies - The barometer down to 29.20 today. 27: Fresh breeze S.W. to light S. East wind with thunder and lightening first part 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours moderate breeze S.W. with rain and hail squalls during 24 hours - Sea rough - Keepers painting on lennes and painted chimney box and lantern ladder - The barometer down to 29.50 today. 28: Light variable winds first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light N. West wind with frequent light rain showers during 24 hours - Sea quite rough - General duties for day - Keeper went to Newport after supplies - Keeper and 2nd asst cleaning paint off of lantern outside - Barometer 30.10 today. 29: Light wind S.W. to moderate and fresh breeze South first part of 24 hours with rain showers - Last part of 24 hours light N. West wind and damp - Sea quite smooth - Keepers painting base of tower black and Oil-House white - Had 9 visitors. 30: Light West wind first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light variable winds with frequent rain and hail squalls during 24 hours - Sea rough - Keepers painting chimneys on Oil-House cleaning windows in tower - 1st asst working road - Keeper repairing gates of fence around dwelling. 31: Light N. West wind these 24 hours with rain showers first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours fair weather - Sea quite rough - Keeper went to Newport to mail monthly reports - 1st asst whitewashing fences today. Barometer 30.00 today.

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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Cape Foulweather, Oregon 1895 June 1: Light S.E. to S. and S. West wind these 24 hours with fair weather during 24 hours - Sea smooth - Keeper painting base of tower black and white also painted door stools in office and Oil-room and service table green - 1st asst went fishing - Barometer 29.88 today. 2: Light South wind damp weather first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light variable winds fair and warm weather - Sea smooth - General duties for day - Keeper went trout fishing - 1st asst went ocean fishing - 2nd asst showing visitors in tower - Had 5 visitors. The barometer 30.80 today. 3: Light N. East wind to moderate breeze N. West with fair and warm weather these 24 hours - Sea smooth - Keepers painting iron railings and floor of tower black and cleaning out the paint shop - 1st asst went fishing and to Newport after supplies - Barometer 30.00 today. 4: Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze North thes 24 hours - first part of 24 hours thick damp fog - Last part of 24 hours heigh dry fog and cloudy - Sea smooth - Keeper and 2nd asst went to Newport after supplies - 1st asst whitewashing and painting his quarters. Barometer 30.10 today. 5: Fresh breeze N. West these 24 hours with heigh dry fog first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours clear fine weather - Sea smooth - 2nd asst went to Newport - 1st asst painting in his quarters today. The barometer 30.24 today. 6: Fresh breeze N. West with fair weather these 24 hours - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Keeper and 1st asst working on the garden - 1st asst also painting in his quarters and went fishing - The barometer stands 30.30 today. 7: Moderate breeze to light North wind first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours fresh breeze North with clear fine weather during 24 hours - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 1st asst painting in his quarters and went fishing - Keeper went clam digging today. 8: Fresh and moderate breeze to light wind N. West first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours moderate to fresh breeze N. West with clear fine and warm weather - Sea smooth - Keeper went to Newport after supplies and get the mail - 1st asst went fishing and cleaning windows in his quarters - Had two visitors - Steamer Farallone arrived from San Francisco - The barometer 29.98 today. 9: Fresh and moderate breeze N. West these 24 hours first part of 24 hours fair weather with some thick damp fog - Last part of 24 hours fair weather with a little fog - Sea smooth - General duties for day - 1st asst and 2nd asst showing visitors in tower - Had 22 visitors today. Barometer 29.96 today. 10: Moderate and fresh breeze these 24 horus - First part of 24 hours damp fog - Last part of 24 hours fair weather - Sea smooth - 1st asst went fishing - Keeper painting black portch and 13 ft ladder - 2nd asst showing 4 visitors in tower - Barometer 30.00 today. 11: Fresh and moderate breeze North first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours fresh breeze to a gale N. West with clear fine weather during 24 hours - Sea smooth - General duties for day - 1st asst cutting grass - 2nd asst showing 8 visitors in tower - 1st asst also went to Newport - Keeper painting shutter on tower green. 12: Strong to fresh and moderate breeze N. West these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours clear fine and cool weather - Last part of 24 hours little cloudy but dry - Sea smooth - Keeper showing 4 visitors in the tower - 1st asst cutting grass around the cape. 13: Light West N. West wind with light rain showers first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light N. W. to North wind fair and warm weather - Sea smooth - General duties for day - Keeper working on Quarterly returns - 1st asst cutting grass and went fishing today - The barometer 30.08 today. 14: Light variable winds these 24 hours with light rain showers first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours fair weather - Sea smooth - Keeper weeding garden - 1st asst went fishing - 2nd asst showing 7 visitors in tower - Barometer 30.00 today. 15: Light variable winds with light rain showers first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours clear fine weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Keeper went to Newport to take the mail and get supplies - 1st asst setting out cabbage plants and went fishing - 2nd asst working in garden - Steamer Farralone arrived from San Francisco. 16: Light variable winds with light rain showers first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours clear fine weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 2nd asst showing five visitors in the tower - 1st asst went fishing - The barometer 30.80 today. 17: Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze North with clear fine weather these 24 hours - Sea smooth - 2nd asst went [continued on next page]

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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Cape Foulweather, Oregon 1895 June 17: [continued from previous page] ...1st asst and Keeper rakeing up and throwing hay over the bluff - 1st asst also went fishing - Keeper weeding out his garden - also taking off covers of Mineral Oil cases preparing to erupt??? them tomorrow - The barometer 30.30 today. U.S. Light House Tender passed the light from the North and entered Yaquina bar at 3:30 P.M. 18: Moderate breeze to light North wind first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours moderate to fresh breeze North with fair weather during 24 hours - Sea smooth - 1st and 2nd asst putting 200 Gallons of Mineral Oil in Oil butts and cleaning Illuminating apparatus and lamp and Oil measures - Had seven visitors today - Keeper went to Newport to have the freight hauled from Newport to the light that the Light House Engineer sent - Mr. Stimpson haulled two loads today he having took the job for $20.00. 19: Moderate breeze to light North wind fair weather first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate and fresh breeze N. West with heigh dry fog - Sea smooth - Keeper putting furnace in the boiler??? and plastering in store house - Mr. Stimpson hauling freight from Newport to Light Station - U.S. Tender Manzanita crossed out of Yaquina and went South - Barometer 30.10 today - 1st asst working in garden and went fishing. 20: Fresh and moderate breeze N. West these 24 hours with clear fine weather first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours some thick fog - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Mr. Stimpson hauling lumber today - Keeper stacking lumber for seasoning - The barometer 29.90 today. 21: Moderate breeze N.W. to light South wind and calm these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours thick damp fog - Last part of 24 hours fair weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 1st asst and 2nd asst stacking lumber - 1st asst went to Newport and fishing - Mr. Stimpson hauling lumber. The barometer 30.00 today. 22: Light South wind and calm thick damp fog first part of 24 horus - Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate and fresh breeze N. West and clear fine weather - Sea quite smooth - General duties for day - 1st and 2nd asst stacking up lumber - Keeper went to Newport - Mr. Stimpson completed hauling the lumber today. 23: Moderate breeze to light N. West wind with fair weather first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze N. West with thick damp fog - Sea smooth - 1st asst went to Newport - 2nd asst showing five visitors in Tower - The barometer 30.28 today. 24: Strong and fresh breeze to a gale N. to West these 24 with clear weather first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours some fog but mostely fair weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 1st asst went up on North beach after Salmon berries - 2nd asst showing eight visitors in Tower - Keeper working on annual, quarterly and monthly reports - Steamer Farralone and Arcata crossed Yaquina bar for Sanfrancisco. Barometer 30.00. 25: Gale to fresh and moderate breeze N. West first part of 24 hours with a little fog - Last part of 24 hours moderate to fresh and strong breeze N. to N. West fair weather - Sea smooth - General duties for day - Keeper working on annual reports - Schooner Kate & Anne is anchored south East of this light. 26: Moderate breeze N. West to light South wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours fair weather - last part of 24 hours thick damp fog - Sea a little rough - General duties for day - 1st asst went fishing - Keeper went to Newport - Assts showing five visitors in Tower. The barometer 29.80 today. 27: Light South wind with thick damp fog these 24 hours - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Keeper working on the annual returns Quarterly and monthly reports - 1st asst went fishing - 2nd asst went to Newport - The barometer is 29.76 today. Had seven visitors. 28: Light South wind with thick damp fog first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours some fog but mostely fair weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Keeper went to Newport - 1st asst went fishing - The barometer down to 29.84 today. 29: Moderate to fresh breeze South these 24 hours with fair weather - Sea moderately smooth - General duties for day - Keeper makeing out quarterly and monthly and annual returns - 2nd and 1st asst showing 14 visitors in Tower - 1st asst also went fishing - Barometer down to 29.90 today. 30: Moderate breeze to light South wind with light rain showers first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light variable winds with fair weather - Sea smooth - General duties for day - Keeper went to Newport to mail reports - 1st asst went fishing - Barometer 29.98.

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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Cape Foulweather, Oregon 1895 July 1: Light variable winds and calm first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light wind North with fair and warm weather during 23 hours - Sea smooth - Schooner Kate and Anne arrived and anchored south side of the cape at 11 A.M. Keepers cleaning and rakeing up around the buildings - Keeper cleaning and polishing table lamp and oil filler - 1st asst polishing storm pane clamps burner filler etc. today - 2nd asst showing eight visitors in the tower. 2: Light North wind these 23 hours with clear fine and warm weather - Sea smooth - Keeper cleaning and polishing lamp oil cans etc. today - 2nd asst showing vitiors in tower - 1st asst went fishing and to Newport - Had 11 visitors - Steamer Farallone sailed for Sanfrancisco from Yaquina - Barometer 29.82. 3: Light variable winds and calm with fair and warm weather these 24 hours - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 1st asst went fishing - Keeper went to Newport - 2nd asst showing visitors in Tower - Had eighteen visitors - Barometer 29.70 today. 4: Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze South to S. E. to S. West these 24 hours with rain showers - Sea moderately smooth - General duties for the day - Keeper went to Newport to spend the fourth - Hoisted american ensign today - The barometer down to 29.68 today - Schooner Kate and Anne crossed in over Yaquina bar at 8 A.M. 5: Moderate breeze S. West with frequent rain showers these 24 hours - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Keeper went to Newport on important business - 1st and 2nd assts showed visitors in tower - Had 27 visitors - Barometer 30.00 today. 6: Light variable wind light rain showers first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light North wind to moderate breeze N.W. clear fine weather - Sea smooth - General duties for day - Keepers scrubbing hall office and oil-room floors - 1st asst went fishing and to Newport. Had 7 visitors today. 7: Moderate breeze to light North wind first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours moderate to fresh and strong breeze North with clear fine weather during 24 hours - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 1st asst went fishing - 1st asst and 2nd showing vitiors in the Tower. 8: Fresh to moderate breeze North to light variable winds first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours moderate to fresh breeze North with clear fine and warm weather - Sea smooth - 1st asst went fishing - 2nd ass't showing visitors in Tower - Keeper went to Newport. 9: Moderate breeze and light East to N. East wind with clear fine and warm weather these 24 hours - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Steamer Farallone arrived from Sanfrancisco today - Keeper showing seven visitors in the Tower - Barometer 29.82. 10: light S. East wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours thick damp fog - Last part of 24 hours heigh fog - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 1st and 2nd ass'ts showing visitors in Tower - Had thirteen visitors - Keeper went to Newport to post mail - Barometer 29.86. 11: Light South wind these 24 hours thick fog showers first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours heigh dry fog - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 1st ass't went fishing - 2nd ass't showing visitors in the Tower - Had 3 visitors - 2nd ass't went to Newport - Steamer Farallone sailed for San Francisco at 2:30 P.M. 12: Light South wind thick fog showers first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light variable winds and calm fair weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 1st asst went fishing - Had three visitors - Keeper showing visitors in Tower - Barometer 29.90. 13: Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze these 24 hours first part of 24 hours heigh dry fog - Last part of 24 hours little hazey and fair weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Keeper went to Newport on important business - Had six visitors - U.S. Light-House tender Columbine arrived off the bar at about 11:30 A.M. from the South and corssed in to Newport at 3:30 P.M. 14: ??? Light wind to modeate breeze North these 24 hours with clear fine weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Keepers showing visitors in the Tower - Had visitors today - Commander O. W. Farenholt Inspector arrived and inspected station at 10 A.M. and left for Newport at 11 A.M. 15: Moderate to fresh and strong breeze N. West with clear fine weather during these 24 hours - Sea smooth - Had seven visitors today - 1st and 2nd ass't showing visitors in the Tower - Keeper went to Newport to mail 1/2 dozen??? No. 5 wicks to Keeper of Hecata Head-light - 1st and 2nd asst picking out the rusty coal Oil cans and strewing them over the bluff - Those not rusty saveing them and storeing them away.

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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Cape Foulweather, Oregon 1895 July 16: Fresh breeze N. West these 24 hours with clear fine weather - Sea smooth - Keeper examining and picking out out the good empty coal Oil cases and cans - And threwing the bad cans over the bluff - Had 4 visitors - 2nd ass't showing visitors in the Tower - The barometer 30.05 today - 1st ass't went to Newport after supplies - U.S. Steamer Columbine crossed out of Yaquina at 6 P.M. and sailed away north. Hoisted the Ensign. 17: Moderate breeze to light wind N. West with heigh dry fog first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours moderate breeze N. West clear fine weather - Sea smooth - Keepers putting good coal Oil cases from the celler in the barn - Keeper pollishing plate on Pedestell cleaning dust on clock and draw in watchroom. 18: Moderate breeze to light wind N.W. first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light variable winds and calm with fair and warm weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Keepers cleaning spare lamp and painting connecting tube of lamp - 1st ass't went fishing and to Newport to post mail - Keepers showing visitors in Tower - Had sixteen visitors - Barometer 30.02 today. 19: Moderate to fresh and strong breeze N. West thse 24 hours with fair weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 1st and 2nd asst showing visitors in the Tower - Had twelve visitors - Steamer Farallone arrived from Sanfrancisco at 3 P.M. - Barometer 30.00. 20: Strong and fresh breeze N. West these 24 hours with fair weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 1st and 2nd ass'ts showing visitors in the Tower - Keeper went to Newport after supplies - 2nd ass't went to Newport after Mrs.??? Hermann's mother - Had 32 visitors - Barometer down to 29.85 today. 21: Strong to fresh and moderate breeze N. West these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours fair weather - Last part of 24 hours thick damp fog - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Had 16 visitors - 1st and 2nd ass'ts showing visitors in Tower - Keeper went to Newport - Barometer 29.96 today. 22: Moderate to fresh breeze N. West these 24 hours - 2ith fair weather first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours thick damp fog - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Keeper showing visitors in the Tower - Had 30 visitors - Barometer down to 29.90. 23: Fresh to moderate breeze N. West first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light N. West wind with thick fog during 24 hours - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 1st and 2nd showing visitors in the Tower - Had 38 visitors - 1st ass't went fishing - Keeper went to Newport - Steamer Farallone sailed for Sanfrancisco today. Barometer 29.92. 24: Light South wind first part of 24 hours with thick fog and light rain showers - Last part of 24 hours light variable winds fair and foggy weather - Sea very smooth - General duties for the day - Had five visitors - 2nd ass't showing visitors in the Tower - 1st asst went fishing - Barometer 30.10 - U.S. Light-House Tender Manzanita passed by the light going South at 3 P.M. and went in over Yaquina bar and landed annual supplies at Newport for this light. 25: Light variable winds and calm first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze N. West clear fine and warm weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 1st and 2nd ass't showing visitors in the Tower and putting Oil and supplies in Oil House and store room - 1st ass't also went fishing - Had twenty two visitors today - Mr. Jack McCullen hauling Oil and other supplies from Newport to the station today for 2.50 per ton - Steamer Manzanita landed annual supplies today at Newport - Keeper went to Newport to receive annual supplies. 26: Light variable and North winds these 24 hours with fair and warm weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Keeper finding out the amount of supplies on hand at date of making delivery of supplies - 2nd and 1st ass't showing visitors in the Tower - Had 20 visitors today - Keeper stoying away Oil in Oil-House - 1st ass't went fishing - Mr. McCullen hauling Oil today - Barometer 29.88 today. 27: Light variable winds first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze N. 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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Cape Foulweather, Oregon 1895 July 29: [continued from previous page] fair and warm weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Mr. McCullen hauling Mineral oil today - Keeper stowing away Oil in Oil-house and other supplies - Mr. Hermann haveing wood hauled to the station - Barometer 30.06 today. 30: Light N. West wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours thick damp fog - Last part of 24 hours fair and warm weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 1st and 2nd ass't putting Mineral Oil in Oil-house and showing visitors in Tower - Had 27 visitors - Mr. McCullum completed hauling animal supplies today - Keeper went to Newport to post mail - Barometer 29.98 today. 31: Light variable winds and calm first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze N. West with fair weather during 24 hours - Sea smooth - General duties for day - 1st ass't went fishing and to Newport after supplies - Had 20 visitors - 2nd asst't showing visitors in Tower - Steamer Farallon arrived from Sanfrancisco. August 1: Light N. West wind and calm first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze N.W. with fair weather weather and ??? smooky - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 1st ass't showing visitors in Tower - Had 8 visitors - 2nd ass't went to Newport - Barometer 29.98 today. 2: Light North wind and calm these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours fair weather and smooky - Last part of 24 hours heigh fog and smook - Sea smooth - 1st and 2nd ass't putting 200 gallons of mineral oil in office - 1st and 2nd ass't showing 19 visitors in Tower - 1st ass't went to Newport to post and get the mail. 3: Moderate breeze to light N. West wind thick damp fog first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours moderate fresh and strong breeze N. West fair weather - Sea smooth - General duties the day - 1st and 2nd ass't showing visitors in the Tower - Had fifteen visitors - Mr. Elsworth hauling wood for Mr. Hermann - Keeper went to Newport - Steamer Farallon sailed for San Francisco today. 4: Fresh and moderate breeze to light N. West wind first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours moderate fresh and strong breeze N. West with fair and smooky weather - sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer down to 29.94 today - Had 9 visitors today. 5: Fresh breeze to light N. West wind first part of 24 hours - last part of 24 hours moderate to fresh and strong breeze N. West with fair and smooky weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Had 27 visitors - 1st and 2nd ass't showing visitors in Tower - Keeper went to Newport today. Barometer 29.70 today. 6: Strong to fresh breeze N. West these 24 hours with thick damp fog - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Keeper showing visitors in the tower - Had thirty seven visitors today - The barometer down to 29.98 today. 7: Fresh to moderate breeze N. West with thick damp fog first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours moderate to fresh breeze N.W. clear fine weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Had 39 visitors - Keeper and 1st ass't showing visitors in the Tower - 2nd ass't went to Newport - Barometer down to 29.93 today. 8: Moderate breeze to light North wind first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours moderate to fresh breeze N. West with fair and smooky weather - Sea smooth - General duties for day - Mr. Elsworth hauling wood for 2nd ass't - Keeper showing 31 visitors in Tower - 1st ass't went to Newport. 9: Fresh to moderate breeze N. West first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours moderate to fresh breeze N.W. with thick damp fog during 24 hours - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Keepers showing 15 visitors in the Tower - Mr. Elsworth hauling wood for Keeper - Barometer 29.74 today. 10: Fresh breeze N. West these 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours thick damp fog - Last part of 24 hours some fog and smooky weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 1st and 2nd ass'ts showing visitors in Tower - Had 19 visitors - Keeper went to Newport - Keeper haveing wood hauled to the light - Barometer 29.78. 11: Fresh breeze N. West these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours thick damp fog - Last part of 24 hours clear fine weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 1st and 2nd ass't showing 23 visitors in the Tower - Keeper went to Newport after the mail - Barometer 29.80 today. 12: [handwriting change] Fresh N. West breeze these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours and dry. Last part of 24 hours fresh N. West breeze dry - General duties for the day. 1st and 2nd ass't showing visitors through tower. Keeper, F.M. Plummer left station at 9 A.M. for San Francisco for a vacation. Sea smooth had forty six visitors today. Barometer twenty nine 89. 13: Light to Fresh N.W. breeze with thick smoke for these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours light N.W. breeze with thick [continued on next page]

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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Cape Foulweather, Oregon 1895 August 13: [continued from previous page] smoke last part of 24 hours fresh N.W. breeze with thick smoke. General duties for the day. 1st and 2nd ass't showing visitors tower. Barometer 29.84. 14: Fresh N.W. breeze with thick smoke for these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours fresh N.W. breeze with thick smoke - Last part of 24 hours fresh N.W. breeze with thick smoke - General duties for the day - 1st and 2nd ass't showing visitors tower. 15: Fresh to moderate N.W. breeze with thick damp fog for these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours fresh N.W. breeze with thick damp fog - Last part of 24 hours moderate N.W. breeze dry - General duties for the day - 1st ass't stacking lime??? 2nd ass't showing visitors through tower. Barometer 29.94. 16: Moderate N.W. breeze with light fog for these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours moderate N.W. breeze with light fog. Last part of 24 hours moderate N.W. breeze with light fog - General duties for the day - 1st and 2nd ass't showing visitors tower - Mr. Leaman arrived 7 P.M. Baromter 29.99. 17: Moderate N.W. breeze with light fog for these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours moderate n.W. breeze light fog - last part of 24 hours moderate N.W. breeze with light fog - General duties for the day - 1st and 2nd ass't showing visitors through tower - Mr. Leaman tearing down plaster in Keeper's fron trooms. Barometer 29.88. 18: Moderate N.W. breeze with thick fog to dry for these 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours moderate N.W. breeze with thick fog - Last part of 24 hours moderate N.W. breeze dry - General duties for the day - 1st and 2nd ass't showing visitors through tower - Barometer 29.89. 19: Moderate to light N.W. breeze light fog for these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours moderate N.W. breeze light fog. Last part of 24 hours light N.W. breeze with light fog - General duties for the day - 1st and 2nd ass't showing visitors through tower - Mr. Leaman commenced to build wagon shed - Barometer 29.90. 20: Moderate N.W. breeze to calm light to thick fog for these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours moderate N.W. breeze light fog. Last part of 24 hours moderate N.W. breeze to calm light to thick fog. General duties for the day. 1st ass't went for mail 12 M. returned 4 P.M. 2nd ass't showing visitors through tower (Barometer 29.85). 21: Light S.E. wind with thick damp fog for these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours light S.E. wind, thick damp fog. Last part of 24 hours light S.E. wind with thick damp fog. General duties for the day. First and 2nd ass't showing visitors through tower. Barometer 29.92. 22: Light S.E. to N.W. wind with damp fog to dry for these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours light S.E. to N.W. wind with damp fog. Last part of 24 hours light N.W. wind with damp fog to dry. General duties for day. 1st and 2nd ass't showing visitors tower. Mr. Leaman working on tower (Barometer 30.2). 23: Light N.W. wind to fresh N.W. breeze dry for these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours light N.W. wind. Last part of 24 hours light N.W. wind to fresh N.W. breeze dry. General duties for the day. 1st ass't went for mail 12 M. and returened at 4 P.M. 2nd ass't showing visitors through tower. Barometer 29.96. 24: Fresh N.W. to N. breeze with thick damp fog to dry for these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours fresh N.W. breeze and thick damp fog. Last part of 24 hours fresh N.W. to N. breeze with thick damp fog to dry. General duties for the day. 1st ass't cleaning burner. 2nd ass't showing visitors through tower. Barometer 29.98. 25: Fresh N. to moderate N.W. breeze and dry for these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours fresh N. to moderate N.W. breeze dry. Last part of 24 hours moderate N.W. breeze dry. General duties for the day. 1st and 2nd ass't showing visitors through tower. Baromter 30.2. 26: Moderate to fresh N.W. breeze dry to light fog for these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours moderate N.W. breeze dry. Last part of 24 hours moderate to fresh N.W. breeze with light fog. General duties for the day. 1st ass't cleaning reservoir. 2nd ass't showing visitors through tower. Mr. Leaman working on dwelling. Barometer 29.94. 27: Fresh to light N.W. breeze thick smoky fog for these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours fresh to light N.W. breeze with thick smoky fog. Last part of 24 hours light N.W. breeze with thick smoky fog. General duties. 1st and 2nd ass't showing visitors through tower. Barometer 29.80. 28: [Handwriting changes back] Light N. West to North wind these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours thick smook and fog - Last part of 24 hours thick smook and warmer weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 1st and 2nd ass't showing visitors through the tower - Had twenty seven visitors today - Mr. Leamann working on Dwelling - Keeper F.M. 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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Cape Foulweather, Oregon 1895 August 30: Light variable winds with rain showers thick fog and smoke first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light N. West wind fair weather and smooky - Sea smooth - 1st ass't went fishing - Keeper and 2nd ass't assisting Mr. Leaman - Mr. Leaman working on furnace in 2nd ass't's quarter and on front of Keepers dwelling. 31: Light variable winds thick damp fog and smook these 24 hours - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 1st ass't went fishing - Keeper went to Newport after supplies - 1st and 2nd ass't showing eleven visitors in tower - Mr. Leaman working on front of Keepers dwelling. Barometer 29.85. September 1: Light variable winds and calm these 24 hours with light rain showers thick fog and smook - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 1st ass't went fishing - 1st and 2nd ass'ts showing visitors in tower - Had nine visitors - Barometer 29.92. 2: Light S. East wind and calm these 24 hours with light rain showers and thick damp fog - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Mr. Leaman repairing front of Keeper Dwelling - Keeper and 1st ass't putting there wood in under cover - Also showing visitors in the tower - 1st ass't went fishing - Had twelve visitors - 2nd ass't went to Newport on business - Barometer 29.90 today. 3: Light S. East to North wind light rain showers first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light variable winds cloudy weather - Sea smooth - Mr. Leaman repairing front of Keeper's dwelling - Barometer down to 29.86 today - Had seven visitors today. 2nd ass't showing visitors in Tower - 1st ass't putting wood in wood shed went fishing - Keeper putting wood in his cellar - 1st and 2nd ass't cleaning and picking up pieces of boards laths etc. today. 4: Light S. East wind and calm fair weather these 24 hours - Sea smooth - General duties for day - 1st and 2nd ass't cleaning up the dirt that Mr. Leaman made in repairing the front of Dwelling - 1st ass't went fishing - 1st and 2nd ass't showing visitors in the Tower - Keeper went to Newport on business. 5: Light variable winds and calm first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light North wind - Clear fine and warm weather during 24 hours - Sea smooth - Keeper putting wood in celler - 1st ass't went to Newport after supplies and went fishing - 2nd ass't cleaning up his celler also putting wood in celler - Mr. Leaman working on front of Keepers Dwelling - Steam Farallon arrived from Sanfrancisco - Had three visitors. Barometer 30.15 today. 6: Light variable winds and calm first part of 24 hours - last part of 24 hours moderate to fresh breeze N. West clear fine weather during 24 horus - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Keeper digging potatoes - 1st ass't taking covers off of Coal Oil cases prpeparing to empty them - Had no visitors today - Steamer Farallon sailed for San Francisco at 1 P.M. today - Mr. Leaman completed the Wagon House today - Barometer 29.98 today. 2nd ass't cleaning and putting wood in his celler. 7: Moderate breeze to light N. West wind with clear fine and warm weather these 24 horus - Sea smooth - Keepers putting 200 Gallons of Mineral Oil in Office - 2nd ass't showing visitors in the Tower - Had eight visitors - 1st ass't digging his potatoes and taking them to his quarters - 1st ass't also went fishing - Mr. Leaman completed the Wagon shed - Ang??? lathing in Keeper Quarters - Had 8 visitors. Barometer 29.89 today. 8: Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze S. to N. West these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours rain showers - Last part of 24 hours clear fine weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 1st ass't went fishing - Keeper went to Newport after fruit - Barometer 29.88 today. 9: Light N. West wind first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light variable winds - Clear fine weather during 24 hours - Sea smooth - 2nd ass't showing visitors in Tower - Had ten visitors today - 1st ass't working in his garden and went fishing - Barometer 29.83. Keeper went to Newport after fruit - Mr. Leaman ??? and lathing in front part of Keepers Dwelling today. 10: Light variable winds first part of 24 hours with fair weather - last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze South with light rain showers - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 2nd ass't putting wood in his celler and showing visitors in Tower - Had six visitors - 1st ass't went fishing - Also went to Portland to be gone a few days - Left the Station at 1 P.M. - Mr. Leaman working on front of Keepers Dwelling - Barometer down to 29.78. 11: Moderate to fresh breeze East these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours fair weather - Last part of 24 hours hard rain - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Keeper and 2nd helping Mr. Leaman prepare flashing for windows in front of dwelling - Mr. Leaman putting caseing and flashings on front of Keeper Dwelling - Barometer 29.41 today. 12: Moderate breeze to light wind S. 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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Cape Foulweather, Oregon 1895 September 12: General duties for the day - Keeper went to Newport to mail letters and get supplies - 2nd ass't showing visitors in the Tower - Had [s]even visitors - Barometer 29.80 today - Mr. Leaman working on front of Keepers Dwelling - 2nd ass't opening gutters allong the road. 13: Moderate to fresh breeze S.E. to South these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours fair weather - Last part of 24 hours frequent rain showers - Sea quite smooth - 2nd ass't showing 5 visitors in the Tower - General duties for day - Mr. Leaman working on front of Keepers dwelling - The barometer down to 29.82 today. 14: Light S. East wind with light rain showers first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light variable wind and calm - Sea quite smooth - General duites for the day - Keeper went to Newport to post the mail - The barometer 20.00 today - Mr. Leaman working on the front of Keepers Dwelling. 15: Light East wind to moderate breeze South these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours fair weather - Last part of 24 hours rain showers - Sea smooth - Edward Rice 1st ass't returned to the station at 8 P.M. - General duties for the day - Keeper went to Newport - Barometer 29.75 - Steamer Bandorille sailed from Yaquina for Portland at 1 P.M. 16: Moderate breeze to light South wind with rain first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours moderate to fresh breeze South fair weather - Sea quite rough - General duites for the day - 2nd ass't showing four visitors in Tower - Mr. Leaman working on fron of Keeper Dwelling - Barometer 29.99. 17: Light variable winds first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze N. West fair weather during 24 hours - Sea moderately smooth - 2nd ass't showing three visitors in the Tower - Keeper and 2nd ass't Mr. Leaman to replace the front portch of Keepers Dwelling - 1st ass't went to Newport after supplies and went fishing - Mr. Leaman repairing front portch - Barometer 29.90 today. 18: Fresh breeze N. West these 24 hours with fair weather and heigh dry fog - Sea moderately smooth - General duties for the day - Keepers weeding and working in garden - 2nd ass't showing visitors in Tower - Had seven visitors - Mr. Leaman working on front portch - Barometer down to 29.98 today. 19: Fresh variable and light winds these 24 hours with frequent rain showers - Sea quite rough - General duties for the day - 1st ass't went fishing - Mr. Leaman putting in drain pipe from ??? to Water-closets in Keeper and 2nd ass't quarters - Keeper went to Newport - Barometer 29.90 today. 20: Fresh variable winds with rain hail and lightening first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours moderate breeze to light N. West wind with frequent rain showers - Sea rough - General duties for the day - 1st ass't went hunting upon the North beach and also went fishing. Steamer Farallon arrived and crossed in Yaquina at 11:30 A.M. Barometer 20.00 today. Mr. Leaman makeing new slop hopper??? for 2nd ass't and working on part of Keepers Dwelling. 21: Light East wind first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light N. to N. West wind clear fine weather with light frost this morning - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 1st ass't went fishing and putting dressing on his garden - Steamer crossed into Yaquina from the North at 3 P.M. - Steamer Portland arrived and crossed into Yaquina at 1 P.M. from San Francisco - Mr. Leaman working on front of Keepers Dwelling - Barometer 30.28 today. 22: Light variable winds and calm first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light N. West wind with clear fine weather during 24 hours - Sea smooth - General duties for day - Steamer Farallon sailed for San Francisco at 1 P.M. - 1st ass't went fishing - Keeper went to Newport - Barometer 30.08 today. 23: Light S. East to South wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours fair weather - Last part of 24 hours light rain and mist showers - Sea quite smooth - Keepers reputtying and drawing window sash in front of Keepers dwelling - 1st ass't went fishing today - Steamer Portland sailed for Sanfrancisco at 3 P.M. - Mr. Leaman working on front of Keepers Dwelling today. 24: Moderate breeze South rain first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light variable winds and calm clear fine and warm weather - Sea smooth - Keeper putting glass and reputtying strom panes windows in front of Keepers Dwelling - 2nd ass't cleaning and rakeing up the yard in front of Dwelling - 1st ass't went fishing and to Newport - Mr. Leaman prepairing to plaster front of Dwelling and went after sand. 25: Light variable winds and calm first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate and fresh breeze North with clear fine weather during 24 hours - Sea smooth - Keeper Drawing sash in storm windows - 1st ass't went fishing - Keepers putting hay in Barn for Keeper - Mr. Leaman lathing and plastering front of Keepers dwelling - Mr. Jonston and Mr. Briggs hauling sand - Barometer 30.12 today.

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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Cape Foulweather, Oregon 1985 September 26: Light wind to moderate breeze North these 24 hours with clear fine and warm weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Keeper went to Newport after supplies - 1st asst went fishing - 2nd asst helping Mr Leaman - Mr Leaman plastering front of dwelling - Barometer 29.92 today 27: Light wind to moderate breeze North with clear fine and warm weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 1st asst putting dressing on his garden & went fishing - Mr. Leaman has stoped on the repairs at the station for want of money today - Barometer 29.88 28: Light North wind and calm with clear fine and warm weather these 24 hours - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 1st asst putting dressing on his garden and went fishing Keeper and 2nd asst cleaning the glass in storm windows - Keeper also working on his Monthly & Quarterly returns - Steamer Farallon arrived & ??? in to Yaquina at 10 A.M. Mr Leaman painting the front of Dwelling on the outside - Barometer 29.84 today 29: Ligh wind to moderate and fresh breeze North with fair and warm weather these 24 hours - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 1st asst showing visitors in the tower - Had five visitors today - Steamer Farallon sailed for San Francisco at 10 A.M. from Yaquina - Barometer 29.78 today 30: Moderate breeze to light wind N.West first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate and fresh breeze N.West with thick damp fog during 24 hours - Sea little rough - General duties for the day - Keeper went to Newport to mail Quarterly & monthly returns - 29.78 Barometer today October 1: Light South wind thick fog showers during 24 hours - Sea very smooth - General duties for the day - 1st and 2nd assts went to Newport - 1st asst also went fishing - Keeper cleaning chickenhouse and Barn - Keeper showing two visitors in Tower - Barometer 29.93 today 2: Light South wind thick damp fog first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours some fog and fair weather - Sea very rough - General duties for the day - Mr Brownlie Superintendent of Construction arrived at the station to see about completing the repairs and left the station for Newport at 4:30 P.M. Barometer 30.12 today 3: Light N. West to variable winds first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate & fresh breeze N.W. clear fine weather during 24 hours - Sea quite smooth - General duties for the day Mr Leaman working on the walks and plastering in Keepers dwelling - Mr Brownlie sent 300 brick - 100 lbs of White lead to the station today - Keeper went to Newport after supplies - 1st asst putting dressing on his garden. 4: Light wind to moderate breeze North with clean fine weather these 24 hours - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Mr Leaman plastering rooms in Keepers Quarters - Also cleaning brick and painting the outside of Dwelling - 1st asst putting dressing on his garden and went fishing - Barometer 29.82 today 5: Light variable winds these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours fair weather - Last part of 24 hours thick damp fog - Sea quite rough - 1st and 2nd asst assisting Mr Leaman - Mr Leaman taking out the window in hallway leading to Tower and Bricking the space up with brick - Also painting the front of the Keepers Dwelling. Keeper went to Newport after supplies - Barometer 29.88 - Steamer Farallon laying off Yaquina bar in fog 6: Light variable winds damp first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours high??? dry fog - Sea moderately smooth - General duties fo the day - 1st asst went fishing - Had two visitors Steamers Farallon & Yaquina arrived from San Francisco & crossed into Yaquina - Barometer 29.78 7: Light N. West wind thick damp fog these 24 hours - Sea smooth. Keepers cleaningup the grounds shop and hall leading to Tower - 1st asst went to Newport after mail - Mr Leaman working on window joining on to Tower - Working on fence North of Barn - cementing on the walks putting window and door casings and hanging sash in Keepers Dwelling - Barometer 29.78 - Steamer Farallon sailed for San Francisco today. 8: Light N.W to South wind with thick damp fog first part of 24 hours Last part of 24 hours light fog showers - Sea quite smooth - Mr Leaman - working on Furnaces??? fence north of Barn and putting hard finish in front room of Keepers Dwelling - Barmoeter 29.90 today 9: Light variable winds light rain showers first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze N.W with clear fine weather. Sea moderately smooth - Keepers putting 200 gallons of mineral oil in oil butts - 2nd asst showing visitors in the Tower. Barometer 30.15 today - Had five visitors - Mr Leaman working on the walks today cementing them - Also putting on storm windows on front of Dwelling 10: Moderate breeze to light wind N. West first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours moderate to fresh freeze N.W. clear fine weather

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JOURNAL of Light-House Station at Cape Foulweather, Oregon 1895 October 10: During 24 hours - Sea quite rough - General duties for the day - Keeper went to Newport after supplies and get the mail - Barometer 30.02 today - Mr Leaman cementing walks putting storm windows on front of Dwelling also corner boards on Keepers Dwelling 11: Moderate breeze to light wind N. West with clear fine and warn weather - Sea moderately smooth. Keepers changing and cleaning lamp and burner and all brass work - Also cleaning shavings??? and lumber from arround the Dwelling etc - Barometer 29.90 today 12: Light variable winds and calm first part of 24 hours - Last part of 2 hours moderate and fresh breeze N.West with thick damp fog during 24 hours - Sea moderately smooth - General duties for the day - Mr. Stimpson??? hauled two copper sinks & two traps and some lumber from Newport to the station - Barometer 29.82 today - Mr Leamon working on furnaces from Dwelling put a gate post in and other small repairs. 13: Moderate breeze N.W. to light South wind first part of 24 hours Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate and fresh breeze N. West with thick damp fog during 24 hours. Sea smooth - General duties for day - Barometer 29.88 - Keeper went to Newport after supplies - Had no visitors today. 14: Moderate breeze to light N.West wind first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours moderate to fresh breeze East with clear fine and very warm weather - Sea smooth - Keeper putting wood in his celler??? - 1st asst putting dresssing on his garden and went to Newport after after the mail - 2nd asst paingint clothes line post - Mr Leaman working on furnaces sinks slop hopper etc - Barometer down to 29.84 today 15: Fresh breeze East to light South wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours clear fine and very warm weather - Last part of 24 hours thick fog & cooler - Sea smooth - Keeper and 2nd asst painting cold air??? box and furnaces doors - 2nd asst also cleaning up his cellar doors & putting window cords on windows dressing on his garden & went fishing - Mr Leaman working on sinks in Keepers & 2nd asst quaarters putting hinges on cellar doors and fitting window cords on windows

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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Cape Foulweather, Oregon 1895 October 24: Light North wind these 24 hours fair weather some smok and fog during 24 hours - Sea smooth - Had three visitors today - Keeper and 2nd ass't showing visitors in Tower - 1st ass't went fishing and cleaning up the yard - Keeper and 2nd ass't Kalsomining and painting Dwelling inside. 25: Ligth North wind these 24 hours thick damp fog first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours fair weather some smoke and fog - Sea quite smooth - General duties for the day - Keeper went to Newport after Mrs. Plummer to to meet her on her arrival fron San Francisco on Steamer Farallon - 2nd ass't painting in his Quarters today - Mr. Rice 1st ass't cleaning out the sprint on the hill - Barometer 30.20 today. 26: Light North wind to moderate breeze these 24 horus with clear fine and warm weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Keeper went to Newport after supplies - Steamer Farallon sailed San Francisco today - Barometer 29.84 today. 27: Light wind to moderate breeze East dry warm and fair weather first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours thick fog with light South wind - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.88 today - 1st ass't went fishing today. 28: Light South wind to variable winds and calm these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours thick damp fog - Last part of 24 hours clear fine and warm weather - Sea smooth - 1st ass't went fishing and cleaning out gutters in the road - Barometer 29.96 today. Keeper putting down carpets painting and cleaning in his Quarters - 2nd ass't doing the same today. 29: Light variable winds with fair warm weather and some smok - Sea quite smooth - 1st ass't went fishing and painted and whitewashed the space Mr. Leaman took the window out at junction of work room and Tower - Keeper and 2nd ass't painting and cleaning and putting carpet down in their Quarters. 30: Light S. East wind these 24 hours - Thick damp fog first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours some fog and smoke - Sea quite rough - Keeper and 2nd cleaning and painting there Quarters - 1st ass't went fishing and painted and whitewashed the space where Mr. Leaman took the window out junction of Oil room and tower. 31: Light S. wind these 24 hours with heigh dry fog and fair weather - Sea quite rough - General duties for the day - 1st ass't went fishing - 2nd ass't painting in his Quarters - Keeper went to Newport after supplies and to mail letters - Barometer 30.10. November: 1: Light wind to moderate breeze these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours thick fog showers - Last part of 24 hours rain and thick fog - Sea rough - Keeper cleaning bedroom and Kalomining it - 2nd ass't painting the stairs in his Quarters - 1st ass't repairing an old hoe. 2: Light to moderate and fresh variable wind with rain showers first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 horus light variable winds and calm fair weather - Sea quite rough - 1st ass't went to Newport and fishing - 2nd ass't cleaning out the work shop and painting in his Quarters - Keeper cleaning and Kalsomining his bedroom - Barometer down to 29.82 today. 3: Light variable winds first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze North with clear fine and cool weather - Sea quite smooth - General duties for the day - Steamer Farallon sailed for Sanfrancisco at 11 A.M. - Keeper went to Newport - Barometer 29.65 today. 4: Light E. to South wind these 24 horus - First part of 24 hours clear fine and cool weather - Last part of 24 hours cloudy weather - Sea moderately smooth - 1st ass't painted and whitewashed the space where Mr. Leaman took the out at junction of Oil-room and Tower - Keeper and 2nd ass't painting and Kalsomining in there Quarters - 1st ass't went to Newport after mail - Baromer 29.15. 5: Fresh breeze East first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze N. West with clear fine and cool weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Keeper and 2nd painting in their Quarters - 1st ass't takeing col oil covers off of coal oil cases preparing to empty them - He also went fishing. 6: Light East to North wind with clear fine and cool weather these 24 hours - Sea moderately smooth - General duties for the day - 1st ass't went fishing - Keeper putting carpet down in his bedroom - Keeper putting carpet down in his bedroom - Keeper putting 200 Gallons of Oil in Oil-room - Barometer 30.10 today. 7: Light wind to moderate breeze North with clear fine and cool weather during these 24 hours - Sea quite smooth - General duties for the day - Keeper went to Newport to post mail and get supplies - Barometer 30.16 today.

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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Cape Foulweather, Oregon 1895 November Day 8 Light North to East wind first part of 24 hours Last part of 24 hours light N.West wind with clear fine and warmer weather - Sea quite smooth - General duties for the day 2nd asst painting in his Quarters - Barometer 30.10 today

Day 9 Light South wind these 24 hours First part of 24 hours fair weather - Last part of 24 hours cloudy and light rain showers - Sea quite smooth - General duties for the day Barometer 29.86 Keeper went toNewport after supplies - Str Farallon arrived from Frisco today

Day 10 Light S to N.West wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours rain showers - Last part of 24 hours fair weather - Sea - very rough - General duties for the day - Steamer Bandoulle crossed in over Yaquina bar at 7 A.M. Barometer 30.10 today

Day 11 Light North wind dry + cool these 24 hours - Sea rough - 1st asst went to Newport - Keeper repairing trap under sink - Barometer 29.98 today

Day 12 Light variable winds to fresh breeze W.N.West these 24 hours with frequent rain showers these 24 hours - Sea very rough General duties for the day - Mr Hermann 2nd asst went to Yaquina City and Newport - Left the station at 10A.M. Barometer 29.80 today

Day 13 Light East to S.East wind with light rain showers first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours fresh breeze to a gale South with rain - Sea rough - General duties for the day Barometer 30.02 today 2nd asst returned to the station at 11:30 AM.

Day 14 Fresh to moderate breeze South these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours rain - Last part of 24 hours thick fog and damp weather - Sea very rough - General duties for the day - Keeper went after Mushrooms a mile east of Cape - Barometer 30.40

Day 15 Light South wind rain showers first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light North wind some thick fog and clear fine weather Sea - Sea rough General duties for the day - Keeper sawing wood to burn in furnace - 1st asst went to Newport after mail Had three visitors Barometer 30.50 today

Day 16 Light East wind these 24 hours with clear fine and warm weather - Sea rough - General duties for the day Barometer 30.22 today - Keeper G. M. Plummer went to Newport after supplies and on important business

Day 17 Light N.W. to S.East wint first part of 24 hours with clear fine weather _ Last part of 24 hours moderate breeze to light N. West wind thick fog + cloudy weather - Sea quite smooth - General duties for the day - 1st asst went fishing - Barometer 30.10 today.

Day 18 Light variable winds thick damp fog first part of 24 hours Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze N.W. clear fine weather - Sea moderately smooth - General duties for the day - 1st asst went fishing - Steamer Farallon sailed for San Francisco today - Barometer 30.20 today

Day 19 Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze North these 24 hours with clear fine and cool weather - Sea quite rough - Keepers whitewashing and painting wagon house today - 1st asst went fishing - Barometer 30.04 today

Day 20 Moderate breeze to light wind North with thick damp fog first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours - Light wind South to moderate breeze N. West with fair weather and light rain showers - Sea quite rough - General duties for day - Had two visitors - Keeper went to Newport.

Day 21 Fresh and strong breeze N.West with frequent rain showers first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours moderate breeze N.West with clear fine + cool weather - Sea rough - Keeper mixing lead collor paint for 2nd asst to paint his kitchen - 2nd asst whitewashing walls and painting his kitchen

Day 22 Light North wind these 24 hours with clear fine and cool weather these 24 ours - Sea smooth - General duties for the day Keeper sawing wood for the furnace - 1st asst went to Newport 2nd asst painting wood work lead collor in his kitchen - Barometer 30.06

Day 23 Light N.East wind clear fine and cool weather these 24 hours - Sea very smooth - Keeper went to Newport after supplies. 1st asst cleaning his quarters - 2nd asst painting kitchen floor ??? US Light House tender laying off Yaquina bar at daylight this morning exchanged Whistling Buoy and crossed in over bar to Newport at 1 P.M. - Barometer 29.98 today Steamer Manzanita crossed out over Yaquina bar at 4 P.M. and steamed away North - Hoisted flag for Manzanita off bar and passing

Day 24 Light North wind these 24 hours with clear fine + cool weather. Sea smooth - General Duties for day - Steamer Farallon arrived from San Francisco today - 1st asst went fishing - Barometer 29.99 today

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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Cape Foulweather, Oregon 1895 November 25: Light E. to S. East wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours clear fine weather - Last part of 24 hours cloudy weather - Sea smooth - 1st ass't went to Newport after mail and went fishing - 2nd ass't painting in his Quarters - Steamer Farallon sailed to San Francisco - Barometer 29.96.

26: Fresh to strong breeze S.E. to South these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours little damp - Last part of 24 hours had rain showers - Sea rough - General duties for the day - Keeper and 2nd ass't repairing in there Quarters - Barometer 29.60 today.

27: Fresh breeze S. to S. West these 24 hours - Rain showers first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours fair weather - Sea quite rough - General duties for the day - Keeper went to Newport after supplies - 1st ass't went fishing - Barometer 29.80 today.

28: Gale S.E. to South with rain showers first part of 24 hours - last part of 24 hours Fresh breeze S.W. rain showers - Sea very rough - Keeper fileing saw and sawing wood for Furnaces - 2nd ass't makeing book sack - 1st ass't went to Newport after mail and supplies - Hoisted american ensign - Barometer 29.40 today.

29: Gale to fresh breeze S. to S.W. with rain hail thunder and lightening first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours Gale with rain showers - Sea very rough - General duties for the ay - Keeper went to Newport - 1st ass't takeing covers off of Coal Oil cases - Barometer 29.70.

30: Fresh and moderate breeze S. West these 24 hours with frequent rain showers - Sea quite rough - General duties for the day - Keeper putting dressing on his garden - 1st ass't went to Newport after mail - 2nd ass't blacking stove in his Kitchen - Barometer 29.96 today.

December 1: Fresh breeze S.W. to light South wind with frequent rain showers first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light variable winds fair weather - Sea moderately smooth - General duties for the day - 1st asst went fishing - Keeper went to Newport - Steamer Farallon arrived from San Francisco - Barometer 30.46 today.

2: Fresh breeze to a gale East first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours fresh breeze S. East with hard rain during 24 hours - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Steamer Farallon sailed for San Francisco - Barometer 29.92 today.

3: Fresh breeze East these 243 hours - First part of 24 hours little damp - Last part of 24 hours fair weather - Sea smooth - Keepers putting 200 Gallons of Oil in Oil-room - Keeper repairing big gate and Wagon house door - 1st ass't went fishing - Barometer down to 29.60 today.

4: Fresh breeze East these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours fiar weather - Last part of 24 hours rain showers - Sea rough - General duties for the day - Keeper went to Newport after supplies - 1st ass't went fishing - Barometer down to 29.60 today.

5: Moderate breeze S. to S. East these 24 hours with rain - Sea quite rough - General duties for the day - 1st ass't went fishing - 2nd ass't painting in his Quarters - Keeper putting a shelf in his celler - Barometer 29.57 today.

6: Moderate breeze S. to S. West these 24 hours with frequent rain showers - Sea rough - General duties for the day - 1st ass't went to Newport after mail and supplies - Keeper and 2nd ass't sawing wood for Keeper - Barometer down to 29.88 today.

7: Light South wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours light rain showers - Last part of 24 hours clear fine and warmer weather - Sea quite rough - 1st ass't went fishing - Keeper and 2nd ass't cutting and putting wood for Keeper - Barometer 30.06 today.

8: Fresh breeze East to light S.E. to South wind these 24 hours - first part of 24 hours clear fine weather - Last part of 24 hours cloudy and fair weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Keeper went to Newport - Steamer Farallon arrived from San Francisco. Barometer 29.90 today.

9: Gale to fresh breeze S.E. to South these 24 hours with hard rain - Sea rough - General duties for the day - Barometer down to 29.70 today.

10: Fresh breeze to light SOuth wind these 24 hours with rain and thick first first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours thick fog and light rain showers - Sea quite rough - General duties for the day - 1st ass't went to Newport after mail and supplies - Barometer 30.03 today.

11: Light S. East wind first part of 24 hours with fair weather - Last part of 24 hours fresh breeze S.E. to South rain showers - Sea moderately smooth - 1st ass't went fishing - Keeper preparing to clean out water closets - Steamer Farallon sailed for San Francisco at 7 A.M. - Barometer 29.95 today.

12: Fresh breeze S. to S. West rain showers and thick fog first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light rain showers - Moderate [continued on next page]

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JOURNAL of Light-House Station at Cape Foulweather, Oregon 1895 December 12: Breeze S. West Sea quite rough. 1st asst went fishing. Keeper & 2nd asst cleaning out Water closets today - Barometer 29.99 today

13: Fresh moderate and strong breeze West S. West these 24 hours with frequent rain & hail squalls - Sea rough - General duties for the day - 1st asst working on road. Barometer 30.04 today

14: Fresh & strong breeae to a gale S. West these 24 hours with hard rain first part of 24 hours rain showers - Sea rough. General duties for day - 1st asst went to Newport after mail Keeper cleaning out his water closet - Barometer down to 29.28 today.

15: Light variable winds with rain and hail showers first part of 24 hours Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate & fresh breeze S.W. with frequent rain and hail squalls - Sea rough - General duties for the day - Barometer down to 29.38 - 1st asst went fishing today

16: Light and freash variable winds these 24 hours rain and hail squalls during 24 hours - Sea very rough - General duties for teh day - 1st asst went to Newport after the mail - Keeper putting dressing on his garden - Barometer 29.60 today

17: Light East wind dry & cool & fair weather these 24 hours Sea quite smooth General duties for day - Keeper went to Newport after supplies and mail leters - Steamer Farallon arrived from San Francisco and crossed into Yaquina - Barometer 29.93 today.

18: Light wind S. East with little damp first part of 24 hours Last part of 24 hours fresh breeze S. to S. West with rain - Sea moderately smooth - Barometer 29.90 today - Keepers cleaning and polishing Lamp Oil ??? measure etc - Keeper writing on his Quarterly return today- At daylight this morning a steamer was laying off Yaquina bar looked like the Manzanita coule not tell weather it was her or not - She sailed S. to 8:30 A.M.

19: Fresh breeze to a Gale S.E. to S. first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours Fresh??? and moderate breeze S. West to West with rain during 24 hours - Sea rough - General duties for day - Keeper writing on Quarterly returns - Barometer down to 29.30 to 29.40 today

20: Fresh variable winds with frequent rain & hail squalls these 24 hours - Sea rough - General duties for teh day 1st asst went to Newport after mail and supplies - Keeper putting dressing on his garden - Barometer 29.46 today.

21: Light variable winds with rain & hail showers first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light S. East wind with light rain showers - Sean moderately smooth - -General duties for the day - Barometer down to 29.90 today

22: Light S. East wind to moderate breeze S. East to South these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours clear fine and cool weather - Last part of 24 hours cloudy and little damp - Sea moderately smooth - General duties for day - Had two visitors - Barometer 29.90 today

23: Gale to fresh breeze S. to S.W. and West these 24 hours First part of 24 hours rain - Last part of 24 hours frequent rain and hail squalls - Sea very rough - General duties for the day - Keeper went to Newport - Had two visitors - Barometer 29.60 to 29.99 today

24: Fresh breeze N. West to light S. East wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours hail and rain squalls - Last part of 24 hours light rain showers - Sea very rough General duties for the day - Barometer 30.30 today - 1st asst went to Newport after supplies and mail.

25: Fresh breeze South with rain first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze N. West clearing weather - Sea moderately smooth- General duties for the day - 1st asst went fishing - Barometer 29.90 to 30.02

26: Moderate breeze N. West to light moderate and fresh breeze S. East and South fair weather first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours rain & thick weather - Sea quite rough - General duties fo rthe day - 1st asst went fishing and taking covers off Coal Oil cases - Barometer 30.04 - Keeper writing on Quarterly return.

27: Gale to fresh breeze S. to S. West and W.N. West these 24 hours First part of 24 hours hard rain - Last part of 24 hours rain & hail squalls - Sea very rough - Keeper putting 200 Gallons Mineral oil in Oil room - Barometer 29.90 to 30.18 today - 1st asst went to Newport after mail and supplies

28: Strong and fresh breeze West to light S.East wind with rain and hail squalls first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours fair weather - Sea very rough - General duties for the day - Keeper putting dressing on his garden - 1st asst went fishing - Barometer 30.53 today.

29: Moderate breeze E. to S.E. dry first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours fresh breeze to gale Ssouth with rain - sea quite rough - General duties for the day - Barometer 30.04 today.

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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Cape Foulweather, Oregon 1895 December 30: Light South wind these 24 hours with fair during 24 hours - Sea rough - General duties for the day - Barometer 30.24 today. Keeper making out Quarterly Monthly and absence returns today - 1st asst went fishing

31: Gale to fresh breeze South to S.W. and West these 24 hours - Fist part of 24 hours hard rain - Last part of 24 hours rain showers - General duties for the day - Keeper working on Quarterly and Monthly returns

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Journal of Light-house Station at Cape Foulweather Oregon 1896

January

1: Fresh breeze W. to W.N.West these 24 hours with frequent rain & hail squalls. Sea quite rough. General duties for the day. Barometer 29.99 today. Keeper went to Newport after supplies. 1st asst went fishing today.

2: Moderate breeze N.West to light variable winds first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light East wind with fair and dry wether during 24 hours. Sea moderately smooth. Keeper fastening lightening rod that came loose from the tower. 1st asst went fishing. Barometer 30.38 today.

3: Fresh breeze S.E. to South these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours fair weather. Last part of 24 hours rain. Sea very smooth. General duties for the day. Keeper went to Newport after supplies. 1st asst went fishing. Barometer 30.10 today. U.S. Kight-House Tender Manzanita laying off of Yaquina bar crossed into and out of Yaquina and passed the station going N. at 11 A.M. Hoisted American ensign.

4: Moderate breeze South these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours light rain showers. Last part of 24 hours fair weather. Sea smooth. Keeper and 2nd asst repairing hen house. Keeper also putting dressing on his garden. 1st asst went fishing. Barometer 29.95

5: Gale to fresh breeze S. to S.W. First part of 24 hours light rain showers. Last part rain. Sea rough. General duties for day. Barometer 29.70 today.

6: Moderate breeze to light South wind these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours rain. Last part of 24 hours little damp. Sea quite rough. General duties for the day. Keeper went to Newport after supplies. 1st asst went fishing. Barometer down to 29.74 today

7: Gale to fresh breeze South these 24 hours with hard rain. Sea rough. General duties for the day. Barometer 29.90 1st asst to Newport.

8: Fresh breeze to Gale S. with hard rain thee 24 hours. Sea rough. General duties for the day. Barometer 29.80 today.

9: Fresh breeze South to light N.West wind first part of 24 hours with light rain showers. Last part of 24 hours light variable winds, little damp. Sea moderately smooth. General duties for day. 1st asst went fishing. Barometer 30.14 today. 1st asst went to Newport after mail.

10: Moderate breeze to light North wind these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours cloudy and little damp. Last part of 24 hours fair weather. Sea rought. General duties for day. Keeper putting dressing on garden & went fishing. 1st asst went fishing. Barometer 30.20 today.

11: Light variable winds with clear fine weather these 24 hours. Sea smooth. Steamer Farallon sailed for San Francisco at 8 A.M. from Yaquina city. Keeper and 1st asst went fishing. 2nd went to Newport after mail and supplies. Barometer 29.92 today.

12: Light East wind, dry, clear and cool these 24 hours. Sea very smooth. General duties for the day. 1st asst went fishing. Keeper went to Newport after supplies and mail. Barometer 29.90 today.

13: Light East wind to moderate breeze North these 24 hours with clear, fine (and cool) weather. Sea smooth. General duties for day. 1st asst went fishing. Barometer 29.86 today.

14: Light North wind these 24 hours with fair weather and cool these 24 hours. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. Keeper went over in the woods one mile from the station to see about buying wood. 1st asst went fishing. Barometer down to 29.76 today.

15: Strong to fresh breeze East to N. East these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours cloudy and little damp. Last part of 24 hours cold rain. Sea very smooth. General duties for day. Keeper & 2nd asst cleaning Marble floor in hallway & Oil room. 1st asst went to Newport, left station 1 P.M. Barometer 29.10

16: Moderate fresh and strong breeze East these 24 hours. Firt part of 24 hours cloudy. Last part of 24 hours rain. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. 1st asst working in the shop. Keeper sawing wood for the Furnace. Barometer down to 28.94 today.

17: Gale to fresh breeze S.E. to S.& S.W. these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours rain. Last part of 24 hours showery weather. Sea rough. General duties [continued on following page]

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January

17 [continued from preceding page] for the day. 1st asst working in shop. Keeper boiling out burner. Seamer Farallon arrived from San Francisco. 2nd asst went to Newport after supplies. Barometer 29.45.

18: Gale South to fresh breeze S.W. to West these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours rain. Last part of 24 hours frequent rain showers. Sea rough. General duties for day. 1st asst taking covers off of coal oil cases. Also went to Newport after supplies. Left station at 3.30 P.M. Barometer 29.10 to 29.50

19: Moderate to fresh breeze S. West to S.E. and East these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours rain showers. Last part of 24 hours rain. Sea quite smooth. General duties for the day. Steamer Farallon sailed for San Francisco from Yaquina at 2.30 P.M. Barometer 29.34 to 29.10

20: Gale to fresh breeze S. to S.W. these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours rain. Last part of 24 hours rain showers. Sea rough. Keepers putting 200 Gallons of Mineral Oil in Oil room. Barometer 29.85

21: Light S. East wind to moderate breeze N.West to West these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours rain. Last part of 24 hours light rain showers. Sea little rough. General duties for day. Keeper & 2nd asst went to Newport after supplies. 1st asst repairing the rounds around his house. Barometer 29.80 today.

22: Light West to S.E. and East wind these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours little damp. Last part of 24 hours cloudy but mostly fair weather. Sea moderately smooth. General duties for day. 1st asst picke dup a piece of board with the name of AAlace Blanchard on the beach at this station. Barometer 29.95 to 29.70

23: Strong breeze East to N.West these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours rain. Last part of 24 hours rain showers. Sea quite rough. General duties for the day. Keeper cleaning out Chicken house. 1st asst went to Newport after supplies & mail. Barometer 29.84

24: Light W. to S.E. and East wind with light rain showers first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours fresh to strong breeze East, fair and cool weather. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. Had one visitor today. Barometer down to 29.34 today.

25: Gale to fresh breeze E. to S.E. and South these 24 hours with frequent rain showers. Sea rough. General duties for the day. Barometer down to 29.30 to 29.40 today. Keeper and 2nd asst went to Newport after mail & supplies.

26: Gale to fresh breeze S. & S. West these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours rain showers. Last part of 24 hours rain. General duties for day. Sea rough. Barometer down to 29.25

27: Fresh breeze to light South wind these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours rain. Last part of 24 hours light rain showers. Sea quite rough. General duties for the day. Keeper cleaning up yard around chicken house. 1st asst went to Newport after mail & supplies. Barometer 29.60 today.

28: Light S.E. to N. East wind these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours thick, damp weather. Last part of 24 hours rain. Sea quite rough. General duties for the day. Keeper cleaning and polishing Burner. Barometer 29.60 Keeper went on the rocks after Mushells??? [mussels?]

29: Light variable winds these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours cloudy and little damp. Last part of 24 hours clean, fine and little cool weather. Sea rough. General duties for the day. 1st asst went fishing. 2nd asst went to Newport to post and get mail. Barometer 30.03 today.

30: Light East wind with fair weather these 24 hours. Sa moderately smooth. Keeper cleaning up the grounds. Steamer Farallon sailed for San Francisco. Barometer 30. 00 today. Keeper & 1st asst went fishing.

31: Light wind to moderate breeze East with fair weather first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours fresh breeze to a gale South with rain. Sea moderately smooth. General duties for the day. Keeper went to Newport to post monthly reports. Barometer down to 29.70 today. Keepers horses ran away while opening the gate coming home from Newport - And broke his buckboard and ran into the fence.

February

1: Gale to fresh and moderate breeze S. to S.W. and West these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours rain. Last part of 24 hours rain showers. Sea very rough. General duties for the day. Keepers repairing fence that was broken by Keeper's horses that ran into it yesterday. Barometer 29.70 to to 29.74. Mr. Briggs that lives one mile from this light was drowned while crossing big creek on horseback today. 1st asst went to Newport after mail and supplies.

2: Light W.N.W. wind these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours rain and hail showers. Last part of 24 hours cloudy and fair weather. Sea quite rough. General duties for the day. 1st asst went to Newport to post mail. Mr Briggs that was drowned yesterday has not come ashore yet. Barometer 30.10 today.

3: Moderate and fresh breeze N. West first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light W.N.West wind with frequent rain showers during 24 hours. Sea moderately smooth. General duties for the day. Keeper went to Newport to get a team to haul his Buck Board to Blacksmith at Newport for repairs. 1st asst helped teamster with the Buck Board.

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February

4: Moderate to fresh breeze N.W. to South first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light South wind with rain during 24 hours. Sea smooth. Keeper working in shop making a box for Mrs Plummer. Also sawing wood for the furnace. Barometer 30.10 today.

5: Fresh breeze S.West to N.West these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours rain. Last part of 24 hours light rain. Sea rough. General duties for the day. Keeper working in the shop today. Barometer up to 30.25 today.

6: Light N.West to S.East wind these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours little damp. Last part of 24 hours fair weather. Sea moderately smooth. General duteis for the day. Keeper & 2nd asst went to Newport after supplies. Barometer 30.20

7: Light S.East wind these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours damp. Last part of 24 hours fair weather. Sea quite smooth. Keeper putting dressing on his garden. Keeper and 1st asst went fishing. Barometer up to 30.20 today.

8: Light S.East to South wind these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours clear fine weather. Last part of 24 hours cloudy but dry weather. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. Keeper went to Newport after supplies. 1st asst went fishing. Steamer Farallon sailed for San Francisco. Barometer 30.04 today.

9: Fresh breeze S. to N.West these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours rain. Last part of 24 hours fair weather. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. Barometer 30.20 today. 1st asst went fishing. Keeper and 2nd asst digging clams on the beach today.

10: Light E. to N.E. and North wind these 24 hours with fair and cool weather. Sea quite rough. Keeper changing Burner today. 1st asst went fishing. Keeper working in the shop. 2nd asst went to Newport after supplies. Barometer 30.04 today.

11: Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze East to S.E. and S.W. to West these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours rain. Last part of 24 hours rain showers. Sea moderately smooth. Keeper cleaning and polishing lamp and all brass work. 1st asst went to Newport after mail & supplies. Barometer 30.05 today.

12: Light wind to moderate & fresh breeze South with frequent rain showers during these 24 hours. Sea rough. General duties for the day. Barometer 30.04 today.

13: Light South wind with light rain showers first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours moderate to fresh and strong breeze South, cloudy but dry weather. Sea moderately smooth. General duties for the day. 2nd asst went to Newport to post & get mail. Barometer 29.90

14: Gale to fresh and moderate breeze with rain first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light S. wind, fair weather and thick fog showers. Sea quite rough. Keepers putting 200 Gallons of Oil in Oil room. Steamer Farallon arrived from San Francisco for Yaquina today. Barometer 30.10 today.

15: Moderate breeze to light South wind these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours light rain. Last part of 24 hours fair and warmer weather. Sea smooth. General duties for day. Keeper went to Newport after mail. Barometer 30.10

16: Light S. wind these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours rain. Last part of 24 hours fair weather. Sea smooth. General duties for day. Had 4 visitors. Barometer 30.30 today.

17: Light North to East wind these 24 hours with clear, fine and warmer weather. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. Keeper working in the garden. barometer 30.40 to 30.20 today. 1st asst Edward Rice went to Newport after mail and supplies.

18: Fresh breeze to a gale East first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light S.East to South wind with clear, fine and warm weather. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. 2nd asst showing three visitors in the tower. 1st asst went fishing. Barometer 30.02 today.

19: Light wind to moderate breeze East these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours some thick fog. Last part of 24 hours clear, fine and warm weather. Sea moderately smooth. 1st asst planing potatoes. Keeper hauling turnips from garden to the barn. 2nd asst went to Newport after supplies. Barometer 29.85

20: Light East to S.East wind these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours clear fine weather. Last part of 24 hours fresh breeze South, cloudy but dry weather. Sea moderately smooth. Keepers fastening lightning conductor on Tower. Barometer 29.70. 1st asst went to Newport after mail and supplies. Left station at 3 P.M.

21: Fresh breeze to light wind S. to S.West these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours rain showers. Last part of 24 hours fair weather. Sea rough. General duties for the day. Barometer 29.70 to 30.08 today. 1st asst returned to the station at 10 A.M. 1st asst went fishing.

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February

22: Light wind to fresh breeze East first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light variable winds with fair weather during 24 hours. Sea smooth. 2nd asst went to Newport after supplies. Keeper putting dressing on his garden. 1st asst spading garden & went fishing. Hoisted American ensign. Barometer 30.07 today.

23: Light East to S.E. wind with fair weather first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours fresh breeze S., rain. Sea rough. General duties for the day. Barometer 29.98 today.

24: Fresh to moderate breeze South these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours rain. Last part of 24 hours light rain showers & thick weather. Sea quite smooth. General duties for the day. 1st asst went fishing. Barometer 29.98 to 30.10 today.

25: Fresh breeze to a gale South these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours damp, last part of 24 hours hard rain. Sea rough. General duties for the day. 1st asst went to Newport to post and get mail & supplies. Barometer 29.70 today.

26: Fresh breeze to light wind S. to S.West these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours light rain showers. Last part of 24 hours fair weather. Sea quite rough. General duties for the day. Keeper and 1st asst went fishing. Barometer 29.90 to 30.04 today.

27: Fresh breeze to gale S.E. to South to S. West & West these 24 hours these 24 hours with frequent rain showers during 24 hours. Sea rough. General duties for the day. 1st asst went fishing. Barometer 29.60 today. Keeper went to Newport to post letters and get supplies. Left the station at 1.P.M.

28: Fresh to moderate breeze West to S.W. these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours frequent rain & hail squalls. Last part of 24 hours light rain showers. Sea very rough. General duties for the day. Barometer down to 29.90. Keeper returned to the station at 1 P.M.

29: Fresh breeze to fale W.N.West these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours rain squalls. Last part of 24 hours frequent rain, hail, and snow squalls. Sea very rough. General duties for the day. Barometer 29.60. 1st asst went to Newport to post Monthly reports.

March

1: Gale to fresh breeze and light wind N.W. first part of 24 hours with hail & snow squalls. Last part of 24 hours light variable winds with frequent snow squalls. Sea moderately smooth. General duties for the day. Barometer down to 29.40 today.

2: Fresh to strong breeze East these 24 hours with fair & cold weather. Sea smooth. General duties for day. St[eamer] Farallon sailed at 1 P.M. 2nd asst went to Newport. Barometer 29.86

3: Fresh breeze to light East and N. East wind these 24 hours with fair and cold weather. Sea very smooth. General duties for the day. Keeper painting flower pots for Mrs. Plummer. 1st asst went to Newport after mail & supplies. Barometer down to 29.50

4: Light N.East wind, dry & cold first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours lgith variable winds with frequent snow squalls. Sea very smooth. General duties for the day. 2nd asst went to Newport. Barometer down to 29.56 today

5: Moderate breeze to light S.East wind first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours moderate to fresh breeze S. to S.West with frequent rain & hail showers. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. Keeper and 1st asst went fishing. Steamer Yolanta burned at her wharf at Newport at 11.30 P.M.; is a total loss. Barometer down to 29.55

6: Fresh breeze West to S.West these 24 hours with frequent rain and hail squalls. Sea quite rough. General duties for the day. Keeper sawing wood for the furnaces. 1st asst digging Clams and went to Newport after mail. Barometer down to 29.52 to 29.80

7: Gale to fresh breeze S. E. to S.W. and West these 24 hours with rain first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours rain showers. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. Keeper went to Newport after supplies. 1st asst went fishing. Barometer down to 29.80 today.

8: Fresh breeze West to S.W. these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours light rain showers. Last part of 24 hours cloudy and fair weather. Sea rough. General duties for the day. 1st asst went fishing. Barometer 30.00 to 30.10 today.

9: Moderate breeze to light wind S.West with rain first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light N.West wind; clear, fine weather. Sea quite smooth. Keeper putting dressing on his garden. Keeper and 1st asst went fishing. 1st asst went to Newport after mail. Barometer 30.03

10: Light wind to moderate breeze N.West with clear fine weather during thees 24 hours. Sea rough. Mr Frank Arde and Mr Bullus??? landed on the beach at this Light at 11.30 A.M. They have been 15 miles up north of this light hunting for sea Otter. 2nd asst went to Newport after supplies. [continued on next page]

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Journal of Light-house Station at Cape Foulweather Oregon 1896

March

10 [continued from preceding page] Keeper spading and working in garden. 1st asst also spading and planting potatoes and peas. Barometer 30.30 to 30.12 today.

11: Light wind to moderate & fresh breeze N.W. thee 24 hours. First part of 24 hours thick damp fog. Last part of 24 hours clear fine weather. Sea rough. Steamer Farallon arrived and crossed into Yaquina at 10.30 A.M. 2nd asst went to Newport Keeper & 1st asst spading and planting garden. Barometer 30.10 today.

12: Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze N.West these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours little damp. Last part of 24 hours clear, fine weather. Sea moderately smooth. General duties for the day. 1st asst working in garden and went to Newport after mail. Barometer 30.04. Steamer Farallon sailed for San Francisco today.

13: Fresh breeze to light N.West wind first part of 24 hours with high dry fog. Last part of 24 hours light East wind; clear, fine and warm weather. Sea quite smooth. General duties for day. Keeper went to Newport after supplies Had 5 visitors. Barometer 29.90. 1st asst went fishing today.

14: Fresh to strong breeze N.East these 24 hours with clear, fine and warm weather. Sea smooth. Keepers putting 200 gallons of Mineral Oil in Office. Keeper and 1st asst spading and planting garden. Barometer down to 29.90

15: Fresh to strong breeze East these 24 hours with clear, fine and warm weather. Sea smooth. General duties for the day Keepers cleaning lantern glass. Barometer 29.92

16: Light S.East and variable winds thees 24 hours with clear, fine and warm weather. Sea very smooth. Keeper and 1st asst went fishing. Keeper also spading garden and writing on Quarterly returns. 2nd asst went to Newport after mail. Barometer 29.90 to 30.00

17: Light S.East to North wind thee 24 hours with clear, fine and warm weather. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. Mr Drake spading garden for Keeper. 1st asst went fishing. Keeper went to Newport after supplies and post mail. Barometer 30.05 today.

18: Light North to East wind first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light variable winds with fair and warm weather during 24 hours. Sea smooth. Keeper working in garden. Keeper & 2nd asst cleaning and Oiling Keeper's harness. 1st asst went fishing. 2nd asst went to Newport. Barometer 29.92

19: Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze South these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours rain. Last part of 24 hours thick damp fog. Sea moderately smooth. General duties for the day. Keeper oiling Harness.1st asst went fishing. Barometer down 29.86

20: Light South wind first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze N.West with thick fog showers during 24 hours. Sea smooth. Keeper working on his harness. 1st asst went fishing. Barometer down to 29.75 to 29.85

21: Light North wind these 24 hours with fair weather. Sea quite smooth. Keeper working on his Quarterly return to Inspector and Engineer, also planting garden. 1st asst went fishing 2nd asst went to Newport to have some teeth pulled. Barometer down to 29.90

22: Light S.East wind to moderate breeze East these 24 hours with frequent light rain showers. Sea very smooth. General duties for the day. 1st asst went fishing. 2nd asst went over to the big creek Hotell to play the piano. Barometer down to 29.82 today.

23: Moderate breeze and light South wind these 24 hours with thick fog and light rain showers. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. Keeper repairing milk cubbords [cupboards]. 1st asst went to Newport after supplies. Barometer down to 29.88

24: Fresh breeze to light S. Wind, rain & thick [??? fog???] first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light N.West wind, fair weather. Sea moderately smooth. General duties for the day. Keeper went clamming on the beach. 1st asst went fishing. Steamer Farallon arrived from San Francisco. Barometer 29.92 today.

25: Light N.East wind first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate and fresh breeze N.West with clear, fine weather. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. Keeper went trout fishing at Little Creek. 1st asst went Ocean fishing. Steamer Farallon sailed for San Francisco. Barometer down to 29.84 today.

26: Moderate breeze N.W. to light N.East wind first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours moderate to fresh breeze N.West with fair [weather???] during 24 hours. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. 1st asst went fishing. Barometer down to 29.43 today.

27: Moderate to fresh breeze W. to N.W. with light rain showers these 24 hours. Sea rough. General duties for the day. Barometer down to 29.00

28: Moderate breeze N.W. to light S.East wind, dry & cool first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours fresh breeze to gale S.East to S. [continued on next page]

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