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Journal of Light-house Station at Cape Foulweather Oregon

1895

January 1: Light East to S. East wind these 24 hours with fair and cool weather during 24 hours - Sea very smooth - General duties for the day - 2nd Asst James B. Hermann putting dressing on his part of garden - the barometer down to 29.90 at 3 P.M.

2: Fresh and strong breeze East first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours Gale S.E. To S. West with hard rain during 24 hours - Sea rough - General duties for the day - The barometer went down to 29.20 today.

3: Gale to fresh breeze South to S. East first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours hard Gale S.E. to South with rain during 24 hours - Sea rough - Keepers cleaning out the cistern today. The barometer down to 29. today - Mr. Herman 2nd asst is very stupid cant seem to learn or remember anything that is told him. 2nd asst James B. Hermann went to Newport after mail to to mail letters. Also after supplies left station at 2300?

4: Gale to fresh and moderate breeze S. to S.W. these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours rain showers - Last part of 24 hours light rain showers - Sea rough - Keeper takeing covers off of coal oil boxes ready to empty - Also fixing pump in kitchen - 2nd asst returned to Station at 1.30 P.M.

5: Fresh to strong breeze S.W. to West these 24 hours with frequent rain snow & hail squalls - Sea rough [continued for preceding page]

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Eileen

January 3 1895: Mr. Herman 2nd asst is Stupid cant seem to learn or remember anything that is told him