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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Cape Foulweather, Oregon
1895
August
30: Light variable winds with rain showers thick fog and smoke first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light N. West wind fair weather and smooky - Sea smooth - 1st ass't went fishing - Keeper and 2nd ass't assisting Mr. Leaman - Mr. Leaman working on furnace in 2nd ass't's quarter and on front of Keepers dwelling.
31: Light variable winds thick damp fog and smook these 24 hours - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 1st ass't went fishing - Keeper went to Newport after supplies - 1st and 2nd ass't showing eleven visitors in tower - Mr. Leaman working on front of Keepers dwelling. Barometer 29.85.
September
1: Light variable winds and calm these 24 hours with light rain showers thick fog and smook - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 1st ass't went fishing - 1st and 2nd ass'ts showing visitors in tower - Had nine visitors - Barometer 29.92.
2: Light S. East wind and calm these 24 hours with light rain showers and thick damp fog - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Mr. Leaman repairing front of Keeper Dwelling - Keeper and 1st ass't putting there wood in under cover - Also showing visitors in the tower - 1st ass't went fishing - Had twelve visitors - 2nd ass't went to Newport on business - Barometer 29.90 today.
3: Light S. East to North wind light rain showers first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light variable winds cloudy weather - Sea smooth - Mr. Leaman repairing front of Keeper's dwelling - Barometer down to 29.86 today - Had seven visitors today. 2nd ass't showing visitors in Tower - 1st ass't putting wood in wood shed went fishing - Keeper putting wood in his cellar - 1st and 2nd ass't cleaning and picking up pieces of boards laths etc. today.
4: Light S. East wind and calm fair weather these 24 hours - Sea smooth - General duties for day - 1st and 2nd ass't cleaning up the dirt that Mr. Leaman made in repairing the front of Dwelling - 1st ass't went fishing - 1st and 2nd ass't showing visitors in the Tower - Keeper went to Newport on business.
5: Light variable winds and calm first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light North wind - Clear fine and warm weather during 24 hours - Sea smooth - Keeper putting wood in celler - 1st ass't went to Newport after supplies and went fishing - 2nd ass't cleaning up his celler also putting wood in celler - Mr. Leaman working on front of Keepers Dwelling - Steam Farallon arrived from Sanfrancisco - Had three visitors. Barometer 30.15 today.
6: Light variable winds and calm first part of 24 hours - last part of 24 hours moderate to fresh breeze N. West clear fine weather during 24 horus - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Keeper digging potatoes - 1st ass't taking covers off of Coal Oil cases prpeparing to empty them - Had no visitors today - Steamer Farallon sailed for San Francisco at 1 P.M. today - Mr. Leaman completed the Wagon House today - Barometer 29.98 today. 2nd ass't cleaning and putting wood in his celler.
7: Moderate breeze to light N. West wind with clear fine and warm weather these 24 horus - Sea smooth - Keepers putting 200 Gallons of Mineral Oil in Office - 2nd ass't showing visitors in the Tower - Had eight visitors - 1st ass't digging his potatoes and taking them to his quarters - 1st ass't also went fishing - Mr. Leaman completed the Wagon shed - Ang??? lathing in Keeper Quarters - Had 8 visitors. Barometer 29.89 today.
8: Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze S. to N. West these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours rain showers - Last part of 24 hours clear fine weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 1st ass't went fishing - Keeper went to Newport after fruit - Barometer 29.88 today.
9: Light N. West wind first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light variable winds - Clear fine weather during 24 hours - Sea smooth - 2nd ass't showing visitors in Tower - Had ten visitors today - 1st ass't working in his garden and went fishing - Barometer 29.83. Keeper went to Newport after fruit - Mr. Leaman ??? and lathing in front part of Keepers Dwelling today.
10: Light variable winds first part of 24 hours with fair weather - last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze South with light rain showers - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 2nd ass't putting wood in his celler and showing visitors in Tower - Had six visitors - 1st ass't went fishing - Also went to Portland to be gone a few days - Left the Station at 1 P.M. - Mr. Leaman working on front of Keepers Dwelling - Barometer down to 29.78.
11: Moderate to fresh breeze East these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours fair weather - Last part of 24 hours hard rain - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Keeper and 2nd helping Mr. Leaman prepare flashing for windows in front of dwelling - Mr. Leaman putting caseing and flashings on front of Keeper Dwelling - Barometer 29.41 today.
12: Moderate breeze to light wind S. East to South these 24 horus - First part of 24 hours - rain - Last part of 24 hours fair weather - Sea quite smooth [continued on following page]

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Eileen

September 10: "...1st ass't went fishing - Also went to Portland to be gone a few days - Left the Station at 1 P.M...."