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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Cape Foulweather, Oregon
1895
August
13: [continued from previous page] smoke last part of 24 hours fresh N.W. breeze with thick smoke. General duties for the day. 1st and 2nd ass't showing visitors tower. Barometer 29.84.
14: Fresh N.W. breeze with thick smoke for these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours fresh N.W. breeze with thick smoke - Last part of 24 hours fresh N.W. breeze with thick smoke - General duties for the day - 1st and 2nd ass't showing visitors tower.
15: Fresh to moderate N.W. breeze with thick damp fog for these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours fresh N.W. breeze with thick damp fog - Last part of 24 hours moderate N.W. breeze dry - General duties for the day - 1st ass't stacking lime??? 2nd ass't showing visitors through tower. Barometer 29.94.
16: Moderate N.W. breeze with light fog for these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours moderate N.W. breeze with light fog. Last part of 24 hours moderate N.W. breeze with light fog - General duties for the day - 1st and 2nd ass't showing visitors tower - Mr. Leaman arrived 7 P.M. Baromter 29.99.
17: Moderate N.W. breeze with light fog for these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours moderate n.W. breeze light fog - last part of 24 hours moderate N.W. breeze with light fog - General duties for the day - 1st and 2nd ass't showing visitors through tower - Mr. Leaman tearing down plaster in Keeper's fron trooms. Barometer 29.88.
18: Moderate N.W. breeze with thick fog to dry for these 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours moderate N.W. breeze with thick fog - Last part of 24 hours moderate N.W. breeze dry - General duties for the day - 1st and 2nd ass't showing visitors through tower - Barometer 29.89.
19: Moderate to light N.W. breeze light fog for these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours moderate N.W. breeze light fog. Last part of 24 hours light N.W. breeze with light fog - General duties for the day - 1st and 2nd ass't showing visitors through tower - Mr. Leaman commenced to build wagon shed - Barometer 29.90.
20: Moderate N.W. breeze to calm light to thick fog for these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours moderate N.W. breeze light fog. Last part of 24 hours moderate N.W. breeze to calm light to thick fog. General duties for the day. 1st ass't went for mail 12 M. returned 4 P.M. 2nd ass't showing visitors through tower (Barometer 29.85).
21: Light S.E. wind with thick damp fog for these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours light S.E. wind, thick damp fog. Last part of 24 hours light S.E. wind with thick damp fog. General duties for the day. First and 2nd ass't showing visitors through tower. Barometer 29.92.
22: Light S.E. to N.W. wind with damp fog to dry for these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours light S.E. to N.W. wind with damp fog. Last part of 24 hours light N.W. wind with damp fog to dry. General duties for day. 1st and 2nd ass't showing visitors tower. Mr. Leaman working on tower (Barometer 30.2).
23: Light N.W. wind to fresh N.W. breeze dry for these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours light N.W. wind. Last part of 24 hours light N.W. wind to fresh N.W. breeze dry. General duties for the day. 1st ass't went for mail 12 M. and returened at 4 P.M. 2nd ass't showing visitors through tower. Barometer 29.96.
24: Fresh N.W. to N. breeze with thick damp fog to dry for these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours fresh N.W. breeze and thick damp fog. Last part of 24 hours fresh N.W. to N. breeze with thick damp fog to dry. General duties for the day. 1st ass't cleaning burner. 2nd ass't showing visitors through tower. Barometer 29.98.
25: Fresh N. to moderate N.W. breeze and dry for these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours fresh N. to moderate N.W. breeze dry. Last part of 24 hours moderate N.W. breeze dry. General duties for the day. 1st and 2nd ass't showing visitors through tower. Baromter 30.2.
26: Moderate to fresh N.W. breeze dry to light fog for these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours moderate N.W. breeze dry. Last part of 24 hours moderate to fresh N.W. breeze with light fog. General duties for the day. 1st ass't cleaning reservoir. 2nd ass't showing visitors through tower. Mr. Leaman working on dwelling. Barometer 29.94.
27: Fresh to light N.W. breeze thick smoky fog for these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours fresh to light N.W. breeze with thick smoky fog. Last part of 24 hours light N.W. breeze with thick smoky fog. General duties. 1st and 2nd ass't showing visitors through tower. Barometer 29.80.
28: [Handwriting changes back] Light N. West to North wind these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours thick smook and fog - Last part of 24 hours thick smook and warmer weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 1st and 2nd ass't showing visitors through the tower - Had twenty seven visitors today - Mr. Leamann working on Dwelling - Keeper F.M. Plummer returned from San Francisco at 10 A.M. where he had been to see Mrs. Plummer she being sick there.
29: Moderate breeze to light S. East wind thse 24 hours with tick smook and fog - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 1st and 2nd ass't showing visitors in the tower - Had eight visitors today - Keeper went to Newport to post mail and get some supplies - Mr. Leaman working on dwelling.

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Eileen

August 19: "...Mr. Leaman commenced to build wagon shed ...."

Eileen

August 28: "...Keeper F.M. Plummer returned from San Francisco at 10 A.M. where he had been to see Mrs. Plummer she being sick there."

Eileen

August 28: "...Keeper F.M. Plummer returned from San Francisco at 10 A.M. where he had been to see Mrs. Plummer she being sick there."