Passenger Lists: San Francisco 1800s
Arrive San Francisco
December 22, 1866
SS Moses Taylor
Captain J. H. Blethen
From San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
Arrived, steamer Moses Taylor, from San Juan del Sur. Owing to the delay caused by the accident to the San Francisco on the other side, she brings no passengers, being compelled to return without them, in order to make the new schedule time.
The passengers will come up by the America.
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