1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books

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1871-1872 keeper selection and LH building Vol. 336

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Blank No. 1 THE WESTERN UNION TELEGRAPH COMPANY The rules of this Company require that all messages received for transmission, shall be written on the message blanks of the Company, under and subject to the conditions printed thereon, which conditions have been agreed to by the sender of the following message.

THOS. T. ECKERT, Gen’l Sup’t, WILLIAM ORTON, Pres’t, NEW YORK NEW YORK GEO. H. MUMFORD, Sec’y,

Dated Portland Oregon Oct 12 1872

Received at N.E. cor. 14th St. and Penna. Ave. 7??? c/o Chairman Light House Board

Naihn???

Forty cases containing lens etc invoiced April seventeenth reached San Fran—from Col-Woodruff if Lantern is not included in that invoice it has not been received-

Robert-

32 paid Gnl rate write Woodruff and ask if the Lantern was included??? in the invoice Eng’r 3rd Dist written to Oct 15/72.

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Box 43 CF missing boxes of lens and glass and skylights 1873

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January 16 3

Major H.M. Robert, Portland, Oregon.

Foulweather telegram received. Enquiries will be made at once. It appears from your telegram that the whole number of cases and pieces for Foulweather Lantern shipped by General Woodruff were received by you.

Charge to Light House Board.

Elliot.

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January 16 (187)3

Colonel I. C. Woodruff, Tompkinsville, New York.

See your letter to Williamson of April first last. Sixteen cased and sixteen pieced have been received, but there are missing of Cape Foulweather lantern, eight lantern posts, sixteen floor lights, sixteen rafters, sixteen tie rods, and Lights Station ready for lighting. Where are they?

Elliot.

Charge to L. H. Board

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January 16

Sir:

The following telegram has been this day sent you:

"See your letter to Williamson of April first last. Sixteen cases and sixteen pieces have been received, but there are missing of Cape Foulweather lantern eight lantern posts, sixteen floor lights, sixteen rafters, sixteen tie rods, and "Station ready for lighting. Where are they?"

Col. I. C. Woodruff. Corps of Engineers, U.S.A. L.H. Engineer. New York City.

Very respectfully, George H. Elliot Major of Engineers, U.S.A. Engineer Secretary.

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January 16 (187)3

Sir: Your telegram of the 15th instant has been received, and the following answer has been this day sent you by telegraph:

"Foulweather telegram received. Enquiries will be made at once. It appears from your telegram that the whole number of cases and pieces for Foulweather lantern, shipped by General Woodruff has been received by you."

Very respectfully, Major H. M. Robert. Corps of Engineers, U.S.A. L.H. Engineer. Portland, Oregon.

George H. Elliot Major of Engineers, U.S.A. Engineer Secretary.

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