1870-73 Lighthouse Board Annual Reports

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1873. July 14.

From Naval Secretary Comdr. J. G. Walker To Major H. M. Robert. Corps Engineers.

Sir: Herewith enclosed please find a copy of a letter from the Honorable the Secretary of the Treasury respecting the basis of currency upon which payments are to be made for services rendered and materials procured withinthe United States for the Government.

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July 22.

From Acting Engineer Secretary Major O. M. Poe. To Major H. M. Robert. Corps Engineers.

Sir: I herewith enclose for payment a bill for advertising in the "Alta California" Boilers for Fog Signals, approved by the Secretary of the Treasury and amounting to $8.75.

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July 25.

From Acting Engineer Secretary Major O. M. Poe. To Major H. M. Robert. Corps Engineers.

Exhibit Foulweather light August 20th, and thereafter.

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July 25.

From Acting Engineer Secretary Major O. M. Poe To Major H. M. Robert. Corps Engineers.

Sir: Herewith enclosed are transmitted three copies of contract duly approved made with James A. Robb for completion of Cape Foulweather Light-House, Oregon. One copy for file in the Engineer's office, one for the Superintendent of Construction, and one for delivery to the contractor.

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

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Nov. 20.

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

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

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Nov. 20.

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

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

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

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Nov. 26.

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

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

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