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Office of the Light House Engineer
Thirteenth District
Portland, Oregon July 20 (1872)
Chairman Light House Board,
Washington, D.C.

Sir:
I have the honor to submit the following Report of Operations for the year ending June 30th.
Thirteenth District
The Thirteenth District embraces all aids to navigation on the Pacific Coast of the U.S. north of the southern boundary of Oregon and embraces the coast of Oregon and the Washington** Territory. (of Washington)
Engineer Major H. M. Robert Corps of Engineers, U.S.A.
There are in this district
Light-houses 11

(insert from left side of page ) Buoys actually in position show? buoys for relief? and to supply tower. ??? ??? ??? ??? to 12th 13th Districts.

The number preceding the name and the station corresponds with those of [the Lt. Ho. List - crossed out] (Same as last year)** for 1871 (2).

[407 - crossed out] (422)** Yaquina Bay, Oregon. The Lt. Ho. at this point was commenced May 1, 1871 and completed the following October; ??? [owing to the fact that chimneys were not included in the supplies first shipped. The light was not exhibited till - crossed out] (and lighted)** November 23 1871. ["ber 23 1871." crossed out and rewritten]

408 Cape Foulweather, Sea Coast of Oregon
Work on this station has been seriously hindered by the difficulties

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**Items in parentheses were written above or on top of original writing.

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Obviously a draft letter with much re-writing. The attempt has been made to capture the entire page, including rewritten lines, which hinders comprehension somewhat.