M.M.B. (All communications should be addressed to "THE LIGHT-HOUSE BOARD.")
Inclosures, One Office of the Light-House Board,
Major T. H. Handbury, U. S. A.,
Engineer 13th L. H. District,
The Board requests you to confer with the Inspector of the District, and with him make a joint report and recommendation as to the necessity for the lights in question. You are also requested to make an estimate of the cost of these lights, if any are recommended, which should be embodied in the joint report.
Captain of Engineers, U.S.A., Engineer Secretary.
M.M.B. 24 Oct., '94
Major J.C. Post, U.S.A.,
Sir: Referring to your letter of 18 Oct., '94, the Board has to say that your recommendations are approved, and that you are authorized to repair the Keeper's dwelling and to improve the grounds the Cape Foulweather light station, Oreg., the work to be done by hired labor and the purchase of the necessary materials, in accordance with Article 2, of the Board's circular letter of 22 June, 1894.
The total cost of the work is not to exceed $595., to be paid for from the appropriation Repairs of Light-Houses, 1895.
Respectfully, George F. F. Wilde Commander, U.S. A., Naval Secretary.
McD. Telegram. Official Business. 30 Oct., '94.
Cape Foulweather bids were returned in Board's letter of October twenty-five.
George F. F. Wilde Naval Secretary.
Charge Light-House Board. Gov't rates.
M.M.B. 8 Nov., '94
Sir: The Board, at its session on 5 Nov., '94, decided to establish beacon lights at Yaquina Bay, Oreg.
The Board requests you to take the proper measures for the establishment of inexpensive beacon Lights at Yaquina Bay, at a cost not to exceed $300., to be paid for from the appropriation, Repairs of Light-Houses.