The Secretary of the N#vy having requested the Superintendent of the Coast and Geodetic Survey to lay off an ... range the astronomical station of the Coast Survey, i-ft miles (nautical) to the east of Point Conception Light-house; ... Upon consultation with Commodore John Irwin, U. S. N., President of the Board for the speed trial of the San Francisco, and with Capt. ... from the Hydrographic Inspector turning over the steamer Helen to Mr. Gilbert for the service that would be required ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||Report of the Superintendent ... Showing the Progress of the Work|
|Author||:||U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey|