Office of the Light House Engineer,
PORTLAND, OREGON, Sept 7 1872
I have to submit the following Report of Operations for the month of August 1872:
Cape Foulweather Lt. Station, Ogn.
Brick work completed in Tower 6 ft above lower floor, & in Oil House 4 ft above floor. Received & cleaned Metal Work ere??? “Shubrick”. Placed stone steps &
sills, & Iron Work as far as work (Brick) has progressed.
Shipped 1 Cargo Bricks Cement & Lime from San Francisco. Keepers' Dwelling enclosed, floors laid, 2 coats paint outside, 1 coat plaster on 1st floor, & lathed on 2nd floor.
Probably Operations in September.
Receive cargo, & ship balance of materials, including, lantern, from San Francisco. Continue work with full force of men on Lt. Ho. & Dwelling.
Engaged on Estimates for Repairs & Improvements.
Your obedient servant
Henry M. Robert
Maj. Of Eng’rs & L.H. Eng’r
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