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May 1: Light S. East wind to moderate and fresh breeze South these 24 hours. First past of 24 hours frequent rain showers. Last part of 24 hours rain. Sea moderately smooth. Barometer 29.80 to 29.90. General duties for day- 1st Asst. went fishing.

May 2: Light S. East to variable winds these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours light rain showers. Last part of 24 hours cloudy and clearing weather. Sea smooth. Barometer 30 to 30.18. Keeper and Assts. painting picket fence. 1st Asst. went ocean fishing. 2nd Asst. went trout fishing at North beach

May 3: Light west to N. west wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours light rain showers - Last part of 24 hours fair weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.10 to 30.00 - Keeper went to Newport after mail & supplies - 1st and 2nd assts painting on picket fence around dwelling.

May 4: Light variable winds to moderate and fresh breeze North these 24 hours with clear fine weather. Sea smooth. General duties for the day-Barometer 29.96 to 29.85. 1st Asst. showing visitors in Tower. Had seven visitors. 2nd Asst. went to Newport after mail and supplies.

May 5: Light variable winds and calm to light North wind North these 24 hours with fair and warme weather. Sea smooth. Barometer 29.76. Mr. Whitter hauled 9 sacks of coal. Keeper and Assts. painted the Barn today. 1st Asst. working in garden & went fishing.

May 6: Fresh breeze East to light South wind these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours damp. Last part of 24 hours light rain. Sea smooth. Barometer 29.76 to 29.86. Keeper and Assts. painting on Keepers dwelling. Mr. Whitter hauling coal from Newport to the station.

May 7: Light South wind these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours thick damp fog. Last part of 24 hours fair and thick fog. Sea s,pptj. Barometer 29.85 to 30.00. Keeper and Assts. painting trimming on Keepers dwelling. 1st Asst. went fishing. Keeper & 1st Asst. putting stage on back of dwelling to paint same. 2nd Asst. went to Newport for sequestration. Left sta. at 1 P.M.

May 8: Light North to South wind and calm these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours thick damp fog. Last part of 24 hours heigh day fog. Sea smooth. Barometer 30.00. Keeper painting on Keepers dwelling. Mr. Whitter, hauling coal. 2nd Asst. returned to sta. at 7:30 A.M.

May 9: Light variable winds these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours thick damp fog. Last part of 24 hours heigh day fog & cloudy. Sea smooth. Barometer 30.00 to 29.84. Keeper went over on south beach after razor clams. 1st Asst. went fishing. Keeper and 1st Asst. mixing paint to paint light Tower. Keeper and Assts. painted on Keepers dwelling and water tank.

May 10: Light wind to moderate & fresh breeze South these 24 hours- with rain showers. Sea smooth. Barometer 29.76 to 29.84. 2nd Asst. went on beach after clams. 1st Asst. went fishing. Keeper went to Newport after supplies. Mr. Whitter completed hauling coal.

May 11: Fresh breeze to light South wind these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours rain showers. Last part of 24 hours fair weather. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. Barometer 29.85. 1st Asst. went fishing. 2nd Asst. went to Newport after mail and supplies.

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