The collection consists of correspondence and reports pertaining to Los Angeles Harbor, San Pedro Harbor, Long Beach Harbor,
Los Angeles River, Newport Bay, San Diego Harbor, Santa Monica breakwater, and the Point Fermin landslide (1929). Also included
are materials on tides and boundaries.
David Edward Hughes was born on September 21, 1861 at Palmyra, Ohio, the son of Evan and Ann Johns Hughes. His youth was spent
in that locality attending school, farming for his widowed mother, and working in sandstone quarries. At the age of sixteen
he moved to Dunigan in Northern California.
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