From Thomas Randall and William Heyer1
New York, December 1, 1789. “We have been informed by the Pilots that the Beacon on Sandy Hook has been blown down, and entirely destroyed by the late Storm.…”
LS, in writing of William Heyer, RG 26, Lighthouse Letters Received, Vol. “C,” Connecticut and New York, National Archives.
1. Randall and Heyer were New York City port wardens.