This is an original document on a report to the 28th Congress Senate Report by Mr. Woodbridge to the Committee on Commerce about the report of Dr. Silas Meacham on improving the lighting of lighthouses and other aids to navigation and that Congress should be authorize the changes. 12pages report. This is an original document that is nearly 170 years old and would make a magnificent addition to any lighthouse collection or for anyone interested in the study of lighthouse lamps and oil consumption in the 1800s. The item is old and shows browning but is in excellent condition for its age. As an antique collectible it is sold as is with no return.