Historic Documents

Documents, including copies, reproductions and scans of documents, reports, articles, publications, etc., detailing the U.S. Coast Guard and its five predecessor agencies: the Revenue Cutter Service, the Life-Saving Service, the Lighthouse Service, the Bureau of Navigation, and the Steamboat Inspection Service from the Coast Guard Archives and Special Collections, Coast Guard, and National Archives.

NOTE: Documents provided are in the public domain.

1815 Lighthouse Keepers Salaries, Winslow Lewis

A report written by Winslow Lewis listing each lighthouse keeper along with their salaries. Report is dated September, 1815. Report was sent to Samuel Smith, Esquire, Commissioner of the Revenue. Original report is held by NARA and was digitized by noted historian and lighthouse history expert Ms. Candace Clifford who provided this copy to Scott Price of the U.S. Coast Guard Historian's Office. We thank her for her work, kindness and generosity.

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