RG 26 Entry 23 (NC-31)

Letters Sent to District Inspectors and Engineers, October 1852 – July 1910

Volumes

Outgoing letters were copied into volumes by a clerk; sometimes with a notation of letter’s subject in the margin  (Boxes of press copies for later years follow volumes)

First Lighthouse District
Volume 5 Dec. 1852 – Dec. 1873
Volume 4 Jan 1874 – April 1889
Volume 2 May 1889 – June 1897
Volume 1 Oct. 1889 – Dec. 1894
Volume 3 Dec. 1894 – July 1897

Second Lighthouse District
Volume 6 Nov. 1852 – May 1864 Engineer No. 1
Volume 7 May 1864 – Dec. 1873 Engineer No. 2
Volume 8 Jan. 1874 – Aug. 1887 Engineer No. 3
Volume 9 1887 – 1892 Engineer No. 4
Volume 10 June 1892 – March 1897 Engineer No. 5
Volume 11 Dec. 1852 – May 1855 Inspector No. 1
Volume 12 May 1855 – Sept. 1857 Insp. No. 2
Volume 23 Sept. 1857 – June 1861 Insp. No. 3
Volume 14 June 1861 – Oct. 1865 Insp. No. 4
Volume 17 Aug. 1872 – Dec. 1873 Insp. No. 7
Volume 18 Jan. 1874 – March 1877 Insp. No. 8
Volume 19 April 1877 – June 1879 Insp. No. 9
Volume 29 June 1883 – Feb. 1885 Insp. No. 12
Volume 28 Dec. 1889 – Jan. 1892 Insp.
Volume 30 Jan. 1892 – April 1894 Insp. ??

Third Lighthouse District (includes General Depot, Staten Island)
Volume 21 Oct. 1852 – May 1856 Eng. No. 1
Volume 22 May 1856 – Feb. 1859 Eng. No. 2
Volume 13 March 1859 – Dec. 1866 Eng. No. 3
Volume 24 Jan. 1867 – Dec. 1870 Eng. No. 4
Volume 25 Dec. 1870 – Dec. 1872 Eng. No. 5
Volume 26 Jan. 1874 – June 1879 Eng. No. 7
Volume 27 1887 – Nov. 1889 Eng.
Volume 31 April 1894 – Dec. 1895 Eng.
Volume 15 Oct. 1865 – March 1870 Insp.
Volume 20 Nov. 1892 – June 1894 Insp.

Fourth Lighthouse District
Volume 32 Dec. 1852 – Aug. 1861 Insp. No. 1
Volume 33 Aug. 1861 – Nov. 1871 Insp. No. 2
Volume 34 Dec. 1871 – Dec. 1873 Insp. No. 3
Volume 35 Jan. 1874 – Dec. 1880 Insp. No. 4
Volume 36 Jan. 1881 – April 1887 Insp. No. 5
Volume 37 April 1887 – April 1893 Insp. No. 6
Volume 38 April 1893 – June 1897 Insp. No. 7
Volume 39 July 1865 – Aug. 1871 Eng.
Volume 40 Oct. 1883 – Nov. 1890 Eng.
Volume 41 Jan. 1897 – Dec. 1897 Eng.

Fifth Lighthouse District
Volume 42 Dec. 1852 – July 1860 Insp. No. 1
Volume 43 Aug. 1860 – Jan. 1871 Insp. No. 2
Volume 44 Feb. 1871 – Dec. 1873 Insp. No. 3
Volume 45 Jan. 1874 – May 1881 Insp. No. 4
Volume 46 May 1881 – Feb. 1885 Insp. No. 5
Volume 47 Feb. 1885 – June 1888 Insp. No. 6
Volume 48 July 1888 – April 1892 Insp.
Volume 49 July 1892 – June 1895 Insp.
Volume 57 Sept 1868 – Dec. 1873 Eng. No. 2
Volume 50 Jan. 1874 – Dec. 1883 Eng. No. 3
Volume 51 Dec. 1883 – Oct. 1888 Eng. No. 4
Volume 52 Oct. 1888 – May 1894 Eng. No. 5
Volume 53 May 1894 – June 1896 Eng. No. 6

Sixth Lighthouse District
Volume 56 Jan. 1853 – Jan. 1860 Insp. No. 1
Volume 54 Feb. 1860 – June 1872 Insp. No. 2
Volume 58 June 1872 – Dec. 1873 Insp. No. 3
Volume 59 Jan. 1874 – Jan. 1884 Insp. No. 4
Volume 60 Feb. 1884 – April 1890 Insp. No. 5
Volume 61 April 1890 – Oct. 1894 Insp. No. 6
Volume 62 Oct. 1894 – Dec. 1896 Insp. No. 7
Volume 63 Nov. 1852 – Aug. 1871 Eng. No. 1 (Note: this volume covers the south Atlantic coast from North Carolina to Florida)
Volume 64 Aug. 1871 – Dec. 1873 Eng. No. 2
Volume 65 Jan. 1874 – Aug. 1884 Eng. No. 3
Volume 66 Aug. 1884 – June 1896 Eng. No.4
Volume 67 June 1896 – Aug. 1897 Eng. No. 5

Seventh Lighthouse District
Volume 71 1852 – July 1873 Insp. No. 1
Volume 72 July 1873 – Dec. 1873 Insp. No. 2
Volume 76 Jan. 1874 – March 1886 Insp. No. 3
Volume 74 March 1887 – April 1892 Insp. No. 4
Volume 77 Jan. 1874 – Oct. 1892 Eng.
Volume 70 1892 – 1896 Eng.
Volume 68

Eighth Lighthouse District
Volume 106 Oct. 1852 – Feb. 1869 Eng. No. 1
Volume 55 Jan. 1867 – Dec. 1873 Insp.??
Volume 73 Jan. 1874 -Nov. 1884 Insp. No. 3
Volume 75 June 1873 – July 1873 Eng. No. 3
Volume 69 Insp.

Ninth Lighthouse District
Volume 78 Dec. 1852 – June 1863 Insp. No. 1
Volume 79 June 1863 – May 1867 Insp. No. 2
Volume 80 March 1887 – Feb. 1896 Eng.
Volume 81 Feb. 1896 – Jan. 1897 Eng.

Tenth Lighthouse District [Eastern Great Lakes]
Volume 82 Jan. 1853 – July 1867 Insp. No. 1
Volume 83 July 1867 – Dec. 1873 Insp. No. 2
Volume 84 Jan. 1874 – April 1887 Insp. No. 3
Volume 85 May 1887 – Dec. 1893 Insp.
Volume 86 Jan. 1894 – Feb. 1897 Insp.
Volume 88 Jan. 1889 – June 1895 Insp.
Volume 87 Oct. 1852 – Oct. 1873 Eng. No. 1

Eleventh Lighthouse District [Western Great Lakes]
Volume 89 Dec. 1852 – June 1866 Insp. No. 1
Volume 90 July 1866 – Dec. 1873 Insp. No. 2
Volume 92 Jan. 1874 – June 1883 Insp. No. 3
Volume 93 July 1883 – April 1890 Insp. No. 4
Volume 94 April 1890 – April 1895 Insp. No. 5
Volume 95 April 1895 – June 1897 Insp. No. 6
Volume 91 Jan. 1870 – Dec. 1873 Eng. No. 2

Twefth Lighthosue District [California]
Volume 96 Dec. 1852 – Nov. 1861 Insp. No. 1
Volume 97 Nov. 1861 – Dec. 1873 Insp. No. 2
Volume 99 July 1894 – Dec. 1896 Insp.
Volume 98 Dec. 1852 – June 1870 Eng. ??

Thirteenth Lighthouse District [Pacific Northwest]
Volume 100 July 1886 – Jan. 1893
Volume 101 Jan. 1893 – Dec. 1896
Volume 102 Jan. 1889 – Nov. 1895

Fourteenth Lighthouse District
Volume 103 Aug. 1874 – July 1896 Insp.

Fifteenth Lighthouse District
Volume 104 July 1874 – Jan. 1892 Insp.
Volume 105 Jan. 1872 – March 1897 Insp.

Sixteenth Lighthouse District
Volume 107 Dec. 1888 – Jan. 1897 Insp.
Volume 16 Miscl. Aug. 1869 – Sept. 1871

Boxes

(These contain volumes of press copies with index in front of each volume)

First Lighthouse District

Box 1: Engineer, July 1874 – June 1881

Box 2: Engineer, June 1881 – June 1887

Box 3: July 1885 – June 1887; Engineer: July 1887 – June 1895

Box 4: Engineer, July 1897 – Dec. 1900

Box 5: Engineer, Jan. 1901 – June 1902

Box 6: Engineer, July 1902 – Feb. 1906

Box 7: Engineer, March 1906 – June 1910

Box 8: Inspector, July 1878 – Dec. 1883

Box 9: Inspector, Jan. 1884 – Dec. 1885

Box 10: Inspector, Jan. 1886 – June 1888

Box 11: Inspector, July 1888 – Dec. 1891

Box 12: Inspector, Jan. 1892 – June 1895

Box 13: Inpsector, July 1895 – Dec. 1897

Box 14: Inspector, Jan. 1898 – Dec. 1900

Box 15: Inspector, Jan. 1901 – June 1903

Box 16: Inspector, June 1903 – June 1904

Box 17: Inspector, July 1904 – Dec. 1907

Box 18: Inspector, Jan. 1908 – June 1910

Second Lighthouse District

Box 19: Engineer, July 1874 – June 1884

Box 20: Engineer, July 1884 – Dec. 1886

Box 21: Engineer, Jan. 1887 – Dec. 1889

Box 22: Engineer, Jan. 1890 – Dec. 1894

Box 23: Engineer, Jan. 1895 – Dec. 1896

Box 24: Engineer, Jan. 1897 – Dec. 1898

Box 25: Engineer, Jan. 1900 – Dec. 1901

Box 26: Engineer, Jan. 1902 – Dec. 1903

Box 27: Engineer, Jan. 1904 – Jan. 1907

Box 28: Engineer, July 1907 – June 1910

Box 29: Inspector, July 1874 – Jan. 1878

Box 30: Inspector, July 1878 – June 1881

Box 31: Inspector, July 1881 – Dec. 1883

Box 32: Inspector, Jan. – Dec. 1884

Box 33: Inspector, Jan. 1886 – Dec. 1887

Box 34: Inspector, Jan. 1888 – Dec. 1890

Box 35: Inspector, Jan. 1891 – June 1894

Box 36: Inspector, July 1894 – Dec. 1896

Box 37: Inspector, Jan. – Dec. 1897

Third Lighthouse District

Box 44: Engineer, July 1874 – June 1879

Box 45: Engineer, July 1879 – June 1883

Box 46: Engineer, Sept. 1883 – Dec. 1884

Box 47: Engineer, July 1885 – Dec. 1886

Box 48: Engineer, Jan. – Dec. 1887

Box 49: Engineer, Jan. – Dec. 1888

Box 50: Engineer, Jan. – Dec. 1889

Box 51: Engineer, Jan. 1890 – Dec. 1891

Box 52: Engineer, Jan. 1892 – Dec. 1893

Box 53: Engineer, Jan. 1894 – June 1895

Box 54: Engineer, Jan. – Dec. 1895

Box 55: Engineer, Jan. – Dec. 1896

Box 56: Engineer, Jan. – Dec. 1897 ?

Box 207: Engineer, July 1897 – Dec. 1897

Box 57: Engineer, Jan. – Dec. 1898

Box 58: Engineer, Jan. 1899 – June 1900

Box 58A: Engineer, July – Dec. 1900

Box 59: Engineer, Jan. 1901 – March 1902

Box 60: Engineer, April 1902 – June 1903

Box 61

Box 61A: Engineer, Jan. 1907 – Feb. 1909

Box 61B: Engineer, March 1909 – June 1910

Box 61C: Inspector, July 1874 – June 1877

Box 61D: Inspector, July 1877 – June 1879

Box 61E: Inspector, July 1879 – June 1880

Box 62: Inspector, July 1881 – June 1882

Box 62A: Inspector, July 1882 – June 1883

Box 62B: Inspector, July 1883 – June 1884

Box 63: Inspector, July – Dec. 1884

Box 64: Inspector, Jan. – Dec. 1885

Box 65: Inspector, Jan. – June 1886

Box 65A: Inspector, July – Dec. 1886

Box 65B: Inspector, Jan. – Dec. 1887

Box 65C: Inspector, Jan. – Dec. 1888

Box 66: Inspector, Jan. – June 1889

Box 67: Inspector, July – Dec. 1889

Box 67A: Inspector, July 1890 – June 1891

Box 67B: Inspector, July 1891 – Dec. 1891

Box 67C: Inspector, Jan. – Dec. 1892

Box 67D: Inspector, Jan. 1893 – March 1894

Box 67E: Inspector, April – Dec. 1894

Box 68: Inspector, July – Dec. 1895

Box 68A: Inspector, Jan. – Dec. 1896

Box 68B: Inspector, Jan. – Dec. 1897

Box 69: Inspector, Jan. – June 1898

Box 69A: Inspector, July 1898 – June 1899

Box 70: Inspector, July 1899 – June 1900

Box 71: Inspector, Jan. – June 1901

Box 71A: Inspector, July – Dec. 1901

Box 71B: Inspector, Jan. – June 1902

Box 71C: Inspector, Jan. – Dec. 1903

Box 72: Inspector, Jan. – June 1904

Box 73: Inspector, July 1904 – March 1905

Box 74: Inspector, April 1905 – Feb. 1906

Box 75: Inspector, March – Dec. 1906

Box 75A: Inspector, Jan. – Dec. 1907

Box 76: Inspector, Jan. – June 1908

Box 77: Inspector

Box 78: Inspector

Fourth Lighthouse District

Box 79: Engineer, 1874 – 1880

Box 80: Engineer, 1884 – 1886

Box 80A: Engineer, 1887 – 1889

Box 81: Engineer, 1890 – 1895

Box 81A: Engineer, 1895 – 1896

Box 82: Engineer, 1897 – 1900

Box 83: Engineer, 1901 – 1904

Box 84: Engineer, 1905 – 1909

Box 85: Engineer, 1909 – 1910

Box 85A: Inspector, 1874 – 1880

Box 86: Inspector, 1880 – 1884

Box 87: Inspector, 1884 – 1885

Box 87A: Inspector, 1886 – 1887

Box 87B: Inspector, 1888 – 1889

Box 88: Inspector, 1893 – 1895

Box 90: Inspector, 1899 – 1902

Box 91: Inspector, 1902 – 1904

Box 92: Inspector, 1905 – 1907

Box 93: Inspector, 1907 – 1908

Box 94: Inspector, Jan. – June 1910

Fifth Lighthouse District

Box 94: Engineer, July 1877 – June 1880

Box 95: Engineer, July 1880 – June 1883

Box 96: Engineer, July 1883 – June 1885

Box 97: Engineer, July 1885 – Dec. 1886

Box 97A: Engineer, Jan. 1887 – June 1888; July 1888 – June 1890

Box 98: Engineer, July 1890 – June 1893; July 1893 – Feb. 1895

Box 99: Engineer, July 1895 – June 1896; July 1896 – June 1897

Box 100: Engineer, July 1897 – June 1898; July 1898 – Dec. 1899

Box 101: Engineer, Jan. 1901 – June 1902; July 1902 – Dec. 1903

Box 102: Engineer, Jan. 1904 – June 1905; July 1905 – June 1907

Box 103: Engineer, July 1907 – July 1909; Aug. 1909 – June 1910

Box 104: Inspector, 1874 – 1880

Box 105: Inspector, July 1880 – June 1882

Box 106: Inspector, July 1882 – Sept. 1883

Box 107: Inspector, Jan. 1884 – June 1885

Box 108: Inspector, July 1885 – Dec. 1886

Box 109: Inspector, Jan. 1887 – June 1888

Box 110: Inspector, April 1888 – June 1889

Box 111: Inspector, July 1889 – Oct. 1890; Jan. 1891 – Dec. 1891

Box 112: Inspector, Jan. 1892 – June 1893; July 1893 – June 1894

Box 113: Inspector, July 1894 – June 1895; July 1895 – Dec. 1896

Box 114: Inspector, Jan. 1897 – Dec. 1897; Jan. 1898 – June 1898

Box 115: Inspector, July 1898 – Dec. 1898; Jan. 1899 – June 1899

Box 116: Inspector, July 1899 – Dec. 1899; Jan. 1900 – June 1900

Box 117: Inspector, July 1900 – Dec. 1900; Jan. 1901 – Dec. 1901

Box 118: Inspector, Jan. 1902 – Dec. 1902; Jan. 1903 – June 1903

Box 119: Inspector, July 1903 – March 1904

Box 120: Inspector, April 1904 – Dec. 1904

Box 121: Inspector, Jan. 1906 – Dec. 1906; Jan. 1907 – Dec. 1907

Box 122: Inspector, 1908 – 1910

Sixth Lighthouse District

Box 123: Engineer, 1875 – 1878

Box 125: Engineer, Jan. 1887 – Dec. 1893

Box 126: Engineer, Jan. 1894 – Dec. 1896; Jan. 1897 – June 1898

Box 127: Engineer, July 1898 – June 1899; July 1899 – Dec. 1900

Box 128: Engineer, Jan. 1901 – Dec. 1903; Jan. 1904 – Dec. 1905

Box 129: Engineer, Jan. 1906 – March 1909; April 1909 – June 1910

Box 130: Inspector, July 1874 – June 1882

Box 131: Inspector, July 1882 – June 1885

Box 124: Inspector, 1882 – 1885

Box 132: Inspector, July 1885 – December 1887

Box 133: Inspector, Jan. 1888 – December 1891

Box 134: Inspector, Jan. 1892 – December 1894

Box 135: Inspector, Jan. 1895 – June 1897

Box 136: Inspector, July 1897 – December 1899

Box 137: Inspector, Jan. 1900 – December 1901

Box 138: Inspector, Jan. 1902 – June 1905

Box 139: Inspector, July 1905 – June 1907

Box 140: Inspector, July 1907 – Dec. 1909

Seventh Lighthouse District:

Box 141: Engineer, 1874 – 1888

Box 142: Engineer, 1888 – 1896

Box 143: Engineer, 1897 – 1899

Box 144: Engineer, 1900 – 1902

Box 145: Engineer, 1903 – 1910

Box 146: Inspector, 1874 – 1884

Box 147: Inspector, 1884 – 1891

Box 148: Inspector, 1891 – 1895

Box 149: Inspector, 1896 – 1898

Box 150: Inspector, 1898 – 1900

Box 151: Inspector, 1900 – 1902

Box 152: Inspector, 1902 – 1905

Box 153: Inspector, 1905 – 1908

Eighth Lighthouse District:

Box 155: Engineer, 1874 – 1884

Box 156: Engineer, 1884 – 1893

Box 157: Engineer, 1893 – 1896

Box 158: Engineer, 1896 – 1897

Box 159: Engineer, 1898 – 1899

Box 160: Engineer, 1899 – 1900

Box 161: Engineer, 1901 – 1902

Box 162: Engineer, 1903 – 1904

Box 163: Engineer, 1905 – 1908

Box 164: Engineer, 1908 – 1910

Box 165: Inspector, 1874 – 1879

Box 166: Inspector, 1881 – 1886

Box 167: Inspector, 1887 – 1891

Box 168: Inspector, 1892 – 1895

Box 169: Inspector, 1896 – 1898

Box 170: Inspector, 1898 – 1900

Box 154: Inspector, 1908 – 1910

Box 171: Inspector, 1901 – 1903

Box 172: Inspector, 1904 – 1905

Box 173: Inspector, 1906 – 1910

(Boxes 174 and 175 are not on the shelf)

Ninth Lighthouse District

Box 176: Engineer, 1899 – 1902

Box 177: Engineer, 1902 – 1905

Box 178: Engineer, 1905 – 1909

[See Box 95 in Entry 6 (NC-63) for press copies of letters from Engineer, 1909 – 1910]

Box 179: Inspector, 1890 – 1891

Box 180: Inspector, 1891 – 1892

Box 181: Inspector, 1895 – 1898

Box 182: Inspector, 1898 – 1899

Box 183: Inspector, 1900 – 1902

Box 184: Inspector, 1902 – 1904

Box 185: Inspector, 1905 – 1907

Box 186: Inspector, 1908 – 1909

Tenth Lighthouse District

Box 187: Engineer, July 1, 1874 – Dec. 31, 1879; July 1, 1880 – Dec. 1885

Box 188: Engineer, Jan. 1, 1890 – Dec. 31, 1892

Box 189: Engineer, Jan. 1, 1893 – Dec. 31, 1895

Box 190: Engineer, Jan. 1, 1896 – June 30, 1898

Box 191: Engineer, July 1, 1898 – June 30, 1900

Box 192: Engineer, July 1, 1900 – June 30, 1902

Box 193: Engineer, July 1, 1903 – Dec. 31, 1904

Box 194: Engineer, Jan. 1, 1905 – Dec. 31, 1909

Box 204: Inspector, 1874 – 1881

Box 196: Inspector, 1884 – 1891

Box 197: Inspector, 1891 – 1895

Box 198: Inspector, 1896 – 1898

Box 199: Inspector, 1898 – 1900

Box 200: Inspector, 1901 – 1903

Box 201: Inspector, 1904 – 1907

Box 202: Inspector, 1907 – 1910

Eleventh Lighthouse District

Box 215: Engineer, 1874 – 1881

Box 208: Engineer, 1887 – 1890

Box 209: Engineer, 1895 – 1897

Box 210: Engineer, 1897 – 1898

Box 211: Engineer, 1898 – 1900

Box 212: Engineer, 1901 – 1903

Box 213: Engineer, 1903 – 1905

Box 214: Engineer, 1906 – 1910

Box 203: Inspector, 1874 – 1881

Box 215: Inspector, 1877 – 1880

Box 206: Inspector, 1881 – 1885

Box 216: Inspector, 1886 – 1890

Box 217: Inspector, 1890 – 1892

Box 218: Inspector, 1893 – 1897

Box 219: Inspector, 1897 – 1899

Box 220: Inspector, 1899 – 1900

Box 221: Inspector, 1901 – 1902

Box 222: Inspector, 1903 – 1905

Box 223: Inspector, 1905 – 1907

Box 224: Inspector, 1908 – 1910

Twelfth Lighthouse District

(see RG 26 Entry 27 for Engineer, 1852 – 1873)

Box 225: Engineer, 1874 – 1885

Box 226: Engineer, 1886 – 1890

Box 227: Engineer, 1891 – 1896

Box 228: Engineer, 1897 – 1898

Box 229: Engineer, 1899 – 1902

Box 230: Engineer, 1902 – 1905

Box 231: Engineer, 1906

Box 232: Engineer, 1908 – 1910

Box 233: Inspector, 1874 – 1882

Box 234: Inspector, 1882 – 1887

Box 235: Inspector, 1887 – 1891

Box 236: Inspector, 1892 – 1896

Box 237: Inspector, 1897 – 1900

Box 238: Inspector, 1900 – 1901

Box 239: Inspector, 1902 – 1904

Box 240: Inspector, 1904 – 1905

Box 241: Inspector, 1906 – 1909

Box 242: Inspector, 1909 – 1910

Thirteenth Lighthouse District

Box 243:

Box 244: Engineer, Jan. 1, 1887 – June 30, 1893

Box 245: Engineer, June 30, 1893 – Dec. 31, 1896

Box 246: Engineer, Jan, 1, 1897 – Dec. 31, 1898

Box 247: Engineer, Jan. 1, 1899 – Dec. 31, 1901

Box 248: Engineer, Jan. 1, 1902 – April 30, 1904

Box 249: Engineer, May 1, 1904 – March 31, 1907

Box 250: Engineer, April 1, 1907 – June 7, 1910

Box 251: Inspector, 1874 – 1886

Box 252: Inspector, 1886 – 1887

Box 253: Inspector, 1887 – 1889

Box 254: Inspector, 1887 – 1893

Box 255: Inspector, 1894 – 1897

Box 256: Inspector, 1897 – 1899

Box 257: Inspector, 1899 – 1900

Box 258: Inspector, 1900 – 1901

Box 259: Inspector, 1903 – 1905

Box 260: Inspector, 1906 – 1907

Box 261, Inspector, 1908 – 1910

Fourteenth District

Box 262:

Box 263: Engineer, 1874 – 1883

Box 264: Engineer, 1883 – 1888

Box 265: Inspector, 1888 – 1898

Box 266: Inspector, 1899 – 1906

Fifteenth Lighthouse District

Box 267: Engineer, 1874 – 1910

Box 268: Inspector, 1874 – 1883

Box 269: Inspector, 1883 – 1888

Box 270: Inspector, 1889

Box 271: Inspector, 1900 – 1904

Box 272: Inspector, 1905 – 1910

Sixteenth Lighthouse District

Box 273: Inspector, 1900 – 1910

Box 274: Inspector, 1886 – 1898

Box 275: Inspector, 1899 – 1901

Box 276: Inspector, 1904 – 1910

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  1. […] When the U.S. Light-House Board (USLHB) took over the administration of lighthouses in 1852, they divided the country into districts and assigned an army officer to act as district engineer and a naval officer to act as district inspector. These officers oversaw the lighthouses in their districts and communicated directly with the corresponding USLHB secretary in Washington.  Letters to the USLHB from the district engineers and inspectors can be found in National Archives Record Group 26 Entry 24 (NC-31) and copies of letters from the USLHB to the district engineers and inspectors can be found in Entry 23 (NC-31). […]

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