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from the float box. The only apparent injuries were the breakage of the pendulum and hour hand of the clock and some wrenching of the woodwork. The register of the last month though wet was safe, and still legible. The mercurial barometer still hung to it's peg, but while unbroken was injured by water and air getting into the tube. The standard thermometer was safe. The minimum and Casella thermometers were so far under water that we could not reach them at that stage of the tide. The magnet, clock key, box of pencils, and one of the weights of the tideguage were missing. We brought the guage, thermometer and barometer aboard, and cleaned them as well as circumstances would admit. The gale, accompanied by heavy rain moderates toward evening and the barometer rises to 29,000. 
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Monday, Jan. 22, 1872
Weather.| Barom. | Thermometer. | Wind.
Stormy  | 28.912 |40 | 44 | 36  | SE gale
Early A.M. calm, cloudy. Hook on to the tideguage house and succeed in towing it over the harbor to Capt Hennig's wharf, where we propose to set it up until we go away, though it is not so good a place as the old one. About nine A.M fresh breeze from SE increasing to a gale in P.M. and evening. Get the house on to the wharf and lash it in preparation for a more solid fastening when the storm stops work. Bar. rises to 29.140. Get the thermometer and other missing articles except the box of pencils which is gone. We shall have to manufacture some out of lead pencils. Every thing is soused and soaked in seal oil. 
Tuesday, Jan. 23, 1872
Rainy | 29.900 | 39 | 39 | 33 | Slight
Early A.M. calm and cloudy with
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