Passengers at the Port of San Francisco: 1800s
Arrive San Francisco
July 31, 1863
Captain E. S. Farnsworth
Arrival of the Steamer Orizaba
The steamer Orizaba arrived this morning, from Panama. The following are her memoranda and pasenger list:
The steamer Orizaba, Capt. Farnsworth, left Panama July 14th, 4;20 P.M.; July 21stk, 11:30 A.M., arrived at Acapulco, received U. S. Mails, fresh supplies and left same day; passed steamer St. Louis 40 miles south of Acapulco, bound to Panama; arrived at San Francisco July 30th, 10:30 A.M. Left at Panama U. S. Steamer St. Mary's; at Acapulco, Narrangansett and ship Golden Rule, of Boston, with coal to P.M.S.S. Co. and U.S. steamer Saginaw.
1679 frks butter, 25 cs tobacco, 10 pkgs cochineal, 1904 pkgs mdse.
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N. C. Wyeth
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