1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books


Box 254 YB 1890, YH 1893, Isaac L. Smith & Edward Rice 1891



5 March, 1890

Lieut. Comdr. W. W. Rhoades, U.S.N., Inspector 13th L.H. District, Portland, Oreg.


Referring to your letter of 2 Jan'y '90, relating to Senate bill No. 459, making an appropriation for the purchase of a site and the construction of a light-house on the headlands near Newport in Yaquina Bay, Oregon, you are informed that the Board considered the matter at its session of 3 March, and finds itself unable to recommend the passage of the bill in question.


James F. Gregory

Major of Engineers, U.S.A. ,

Engineer Secretary.

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