Box 45 CF missing boxes of lens glass and skylights 1873

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RG 26 RECORDS OF THE U.S. COAST GUARD

Lighthouse Service

LETTERS SENT BY THE TREASURY DEPARTMENT AND LIGHTHOUSE BOARD, APRIL 1851- FEB. 1907

July- Oct. 1873

Box 45

Entry 32

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January 29 (187)3

Sir: The Engineer of the 3rd Light House District informs this Office that he has ordered fourteen prismatic light covers to be shipped to you by steamer to Portland, Oregon, for the Cape Foulweather Light Station.

Very respectuflly. George H. Elliot Major of Engineers, U.S.A. Engineer Secretary.

Major H. M. Robert. Corps of Engineers, U.S.A. L. H. Engineer. Portland, Maine.

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January 29 (187)3

Sir: Referring to your telegram of the 22 instant, in which you say- "Location of Foulweather correct according to Coast Pilot of Oregon"- I have to remark that the Coast Pilot gives the latitude of Yaquina Point as 44° 40 N., the same as you have stated in your form of Notice to Mariners, but the Notice to Mariners also states that Foulweather Light House is 3 3/8 miles to the northward of Yaquina Point. Please to explain your telegram.

Very respectfully, George H. Elliot Major of Engineers, U.S.A. Engineer Secretary

Major H. M. Robert. Corps of Engineers, U.S.A. L. H. Engineer. Portland, Oregon.

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January 29 (187)3

Sir:

Referring to the matter of Cape Foulweather Light. you are requested to telegraph the new date for lighting as soon as possible: but do not light the station until you receive orders from the Board to do so.

The Places for floor lights must be temporarily covered. ((illegible)) death ??.

Very respectfully George H. Elliot Major of Engineers, U.S.A. Engineer Secretary.

Major H. M. Robert. U.S.A. L. H. Engineer Portland, Oregon.

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February 21 (187)3

Sir:

Inadvertently the original list of contents of boxes containing Cape Foulweather lantern, sent with your letter of the 17th January, was forwarded to Major Robert. Please to send a copy by return mail, and state whether you sent any lantern glass for that Light House, and if so, when, and in how many boxes.

Very respectfully. George H. Elliot. Major of Engineers, U.S.A. Engineer Secretary

Col. I. C. Woodruff Corps of Engineers, U.S.A. L. H. Engineer. New York City.

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