Passenger Lists: San Francisco 1800s


Bark Comet

Arrive San Francisco

May 5, 1861
Captain Smith
From Honolulu


18 days from Honolulu.


500 watermelons (in transit for New York), 300 pumpkins, whalebone, 982 bullock hides, sugar, molasses and pulu.


Asa Anthony
Captain Bailey
P. G. Becker
E. G. Blodgett
Dennis Dexter
Miss Emily Emmes
E. D. Ensign
M. Evanhoff
John Gately
Frank Garamer
W. Goodall and three children (Collector of Customs, Honolulu)
J. P. Green
J. G. Harding
C. G. Hopkins
Warren Johnson
Mrs. Karson and son
Captain Geoerge Kenworthy
C. H. Lewers, wife, child and servant
Miss Lewers
A. McPherson
Jose Ma Mendoza
James Patterson
Mrs. M. Rogers
Mrs. Sequeira and child
Stephens Spencer
D. M. Weston, wife and son
Captain P. S. Wilcox
E. Woodbury

San Francisco: Yerba Buena -- From the Beginning to the Gold Rush 1769-1849

San Francisco 1769 to 1849.
Early explorers sailed into San Francisco Bay in 1769. Eighty years later the city of San Francisco was a boom town with a population of 40,000. Here is a written and visual record of the discovery and exploration of the Bay and the settlement of Yerba Buena, which became San Francisco. Recounted by the discoverers, explorers, foreign visitors, and early residents. Includes many historic maps, charts, illustrations, and the first two surveys of the town of Yerba Buena.

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Sources: As noted on entries and through research centers including National Archives, San Bruno, California; CDNC: California Digital Newspaper Collection; San Francisco Main Library History Collection; and Maritime Museums and Collections in Australia, China, Denmark, England, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Wales, Norway, Scotland, Spain, Sweden, etc.

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