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November

18 warm - Sea very smooth - Barometer 30.06 to 29.90 - 1st asst throwing condemed stoves over bluff - 2nd asst cooking - Keeper putting asbestos on heating pipe for furnace.

19 Light S.E. and east wind to moderate breeze S. to S.W. these 24 hours with frequent rain showers - Sea quite rough - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.90 to 29.70 - Keeper went to Newport after mail & supplies.

20 Gale to fresh breeze south to S. west these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours rain Last part of 24 hours cloudy and fair - Sea quite rough - Barometer 29.70 to 30.00 - 1st & 2nd assts putting asbestos on heating pipe for furnace - Keeper spadeing garden.

21 Light S. east wind dry & fair first part of 24 hours Last part of 24 hours light east wind to moderate and fresh breeze south rain - Sea quite rough - Keeper & assts throwing condemmed property over bluff - Barometer 30.00 to 29.70 - 1st asst went fishing.

22 Gale to fresh breeze S. to S. west these 24 hours with hard rain - Sea rough - Barometer 29.60 to 29.75 - General duties for the day.

23 Light wind to moderate breeze S. west these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours rain showers - Last part of 24 hours fair - Sea very rough - Barometer 29.60 to 29.96 - Keeper & assts putting 200 gallons of mineral oil in oil butts - 1st asst went to Newport after mail & supplies & went fishing & showing visitors in the tower.

24 Light S. west to variable winds these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours light rain showers - Last part of 24 hours fair weather - Sea rough - Barometer 29.90 to 30.02 - 1st asst went fishing - 2nd asst went to Newport after mail and supplies.

25 Light S. east wind these 24 hours with clear fine weather - Sea quite smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 30.00 to 29.63 - 1st and 2nd assts putting coal oil cans in cases - Keeper went to Newport after supplies.

26 Light wind to moderate & fresh breeze south these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours fair & light rain showers - Last part of 24 hours thick and light rain - Sea moderately smooth - Barometer 29.72 - General duties for the day - Keeper spadeing in his part of garden - 1st asst went to Newport after mail & supplies - Mr. Withers arrived at the station at 10 A.M. to make repairs and etc.

27 Fresh breeze to light south wind these 24 hours with fair weather - Sea little rough - Barometer 29.72 - 1st asst went fishing - 2nd asst went geese hunting about one mile from station - Keeper went to Newport to get Mr. Withers baggage and post mail .

28 Fresh breeze east and south to light wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours fair weather - Last part of 24 hours rain - Sea rough - Barometer 29.50 to 29.70 - General duties for day - Keeper spadeing in his garden.

29 Fresh breeze south to S. west these 24 hours with rain showers - Sea rough - Barometer 29.70 to 29.90 - General duties for the day - Mr. Withers working on repairs etc - Keeper and assts cleaning up the yard picking up old boards for wood.

30 Moderate to fresh breeze S. east to south these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours light rain showers - First part of 24 hours light rain showers - Last part of 24 hours hard rain - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 1st asst went fishing - 2nd asst went to Newport after mail & supplies - Mr. Withers working on repairs.

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November 18, 1901: "1st asst throwing condemed stoves over bluff"