1870-73 Lighthouse Board Annual Reports
1871. Aug. 30 (SIDE BAR) Yaquina rel payment of bills for survey of
The bill for survey of Yaquina reservation reffered to by your letter of the 18th instant can be paid if you con state on the face of the voucher, "ordered prior to July 1st, 1870"
Mileage cannot be paid to a civilian employe. In such cases actual necessary expenses, certified to by the employe are allowed.
From Engineer Secretary Major G. H. Elliot. To Major H. M. Robert Corps Engineers.
Referring to your letter of the 19th instant, I have to inform you that Mr. J. A. Sesowrd has been entered on our books as Superintendent of Construction instead of draughtsman, and you may so rate him in your future returns.
Sept. 2 (SIDE BAR) Cape Foulweather L.H. - rel. completion
From Engineer Secretary Major G. H. Elliot To Major H. M. Robert Corps Engineers
I have to inform you that J. T. Ames of Chicopee, Massachusetts, has a contract for making a first order lantern for the Cape Foulweather Light House and has agreed to have it finished ready to be sent to you, Care of Col. Williamson, San Francisco, by the 1st of January 1872.