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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Cape Foulweather, Oregon
1895
October
24: Light North wind these 24 hours fair weather some smok and fog during 24 hours - Sea smooth - Had three visitors today - Keeper and 2nd ass't showing visitors in Tower - 1st ass't went fishing and cleaning up the yard - Keeper and 2nd ass't Kalsomining and painting Dwelling inside.
25: Ligth North wind these 24 hours thick damp fog first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours fair weather some smoke and fog - Sea quite smooth - General duties for the day - Keeper went to Newport after Mrs. Plummer to to meet her on her arrival fron San Francisco on Steamer Farallon - 2nd ass't painting in his Quarters today - Mr. Rice 1st ass't cleaning out the sprint on the hill - Barometer 30.20 today.
26: Light North wind to moderate breeze these 24 horus with clear fine and warm weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Keeper went to Newport after supplies - Steamer Farallon sailed San Francisco today - Barometer 29.84 today.
27: Light wind to moderate breeze East dry warm and fair weather first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours thick fog with light South wind - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.88 today - 1st ass't went fishing today.
28: Light South wind to variable winds and calm these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours thick damp fog - Last part of 24 hours clear fine and warm weather - Sea smooth - 1st ass't went fishing and cleaning out gutters in the road - Barometer 29.96 today. Keeper putting down carpets painting and cleaning in his Quarters - 2nd ass't doing the same today.
29: Light variable winds with fair warm weather and some smok - Sea quite smooth - 1st ass't went fishing and painted and whitewashed the space Mr. Leaman took the window out at junction of work room and Tower - Keeper and 2nd ass't painting and cleaning and putting carpet down in their Quarters.
30: Light S. East wind these 24 hours - Thick damp fog first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours some fog and smoke - Sea quite rough - Keeper and 2nd cleaning and painting there Quarters - 1st ass't went fishing and painted and whitewashed the space where Mr. Leaman took the window out junction of Oil room and tower.
31: Light S. wind these 24 hours with heigh dry fog and fair weather - Sea quite rough - General duties for the day - 1st ass't went fishing - 2nd ass't painting in his Quarters - Keeper went to Newport after supplies and to mail letters - Barometer 30.10.
November:
1: Light wind to moderate breeze these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours thick fog showers - Last part of 24 hours rain and thick fog - Sea rough - Keeper cleaning bedroom and Kalomining it - 2nd ass't painting the stairs in his Quarters - 1st ass't repairing an old hoe.
2: Light to moderate and fresh variable wind with rain showers first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 horus light variable winds and calm fair weather - Sea quite rough - 1st ass't went to Newport and fishing - 2nd ass't cleaning out the work shop and painting in his Quarters - Keeper cleaning and Kalsomining his bedroom - Barometer down to 29.82 today.
3: Light variable winds first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze North with clear fine and cool weather - Sea quite smooth - General duties for the day - Steamer Farallon sailed for Sanfrancisco at 11 A.M. - Keeper went to Newport - Barometer 29.65 today.
4: Light E. to South wind these 24 horus - First part of 24 hours clear fine and cool weather - Last part of 24 hours cloudy weather - Sea moderately smooth - 1st ass't painted and whitewashed the space where Mr. Leaman took the out at junction of Oil-room and Tower - Keeper and 2nd ass't painting and Kalsomining in there Quarters - 1st ass't went to Newport after mail - Baromer 29.15.
5: Fresh breeze East first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze N. West with clear fine and cool weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Keeper and 2nd painting in their Quarters - 1st ass't takeing col oil covers off of coal oil cases preparing to empty them - He also went fishing.
6: Light East to North wind with clear fine and cool weather these 24 hours - Sea moderately smooth - General duties for the day - 1st ass't went fishing - Keeper putting carpet down in his bedroom - Keeper putting carpet down in his bedroom - Keeper putting 200 Gallons of Oil in Oil-room - Barometer 30.10 today.
7: Light wind to moderate breeze North with clear fine and cool weather during these 24 hours - Sea quite smooth - General duties for the day - Keeper went to Newport to post mail and get supplies - Barometer 30.16 today.

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Eileen

October 24: "...Keeper and 2nd ass't Kalsomining and painting Dwelling inside." (Kalsomine = whitewash)

Eileen

October 25: "...Keeper went to Newport after Mrs. Plummer to to meet her on her arrival fron San Francisco on Steamer Farallon...."