Passenger Lists: San Francisco 1800s
SS Brother Jonathan
Arrive San Francisco
August 16, 1853
From San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
Passage16 days from San Juan.
Tuesday, August 16, 1853, The Daily Alta California, San Francisco
From the Atlantic States and Europe.
ARRIVAL of the BROTHER JONATHAN.
FIFTEEN DAYS LATER!
Opening of the Crystal Palace Interesting Foreign and Domestic matters
The Nicaragua steamer Brother Jonathan, Capt. Baldwin, arrived this morning, 13 days from San Juan del Sud, with passengers and express matter twenty-six and a half days from New York!
The following is the memoranda of her trip, furnished us by the Purser:
The steamer Brother Jonathan, G. H. Baldwin, Commander, arrived this morning, 13 days from San Juan del Sud, and 26 days from New York.
|Nicaragua - Panoramic Map|
August 10th, 3 P.M. saw an American ship twenty miles off cape ST. Lucas bound to the southward, too far distant to make out her name. August 15th, 12 ( )M. off Point Eseres ( ) passed steamer Goliah, bound to San Diego. The B. J. has experienced head winds with a heavy sea all the way from Cape San Lucas.
Passengers per steamer Brother Jonathan, hence for New York, crossed the Isthmus from steamer to steamer in 36 hours. The macadamized road is in most excellent order; the passengers crossed the 12 miles in two hours.
Our dates from New York are to the 20th, and from New Orleans to the 22nd. Adams & Co. were the first to supply us with papers. We have to thank the Wells, Fargo & Co., and Gregory and Bedford for favors.
F.C. Gray, Esq., formerly Alderman of this city, committed suicide on the 16th of July, in Westchester county, New York.
Walker Fearn, of Mobile, has been appointed Secretary of Legation to Brussels.
The Indians have been very troublesome of late about the falls of St. Anthony. The Sioux and Chippeways are at war, and never let any opportunity slip of attacking each other.
Bailey, Mrs. Mary and child
Baker, A. W.
Baker, E. N.
Bates, J. S.
Brown, J. and Brown, L
Brown, Mr. and wife
Byrns (Byrne), P. O.
Byron, J. B.
Calloway, J., wife and two children
Carlow, Mrs. R.
Carrington, F. A.
Cody, Miss M.
Colburn, Mrs. S. and servant
Collins, Miss Ann
De Courcy, Dildreth (entry not clear)
Dildreth, De Courcy (entry not clear)
Drews, L. wife and child
Ewing, R. E.
Fell, W. and wife
Frankman, S. A.
Gallagher, E. B.
Gallagher, Miss Ann
Garland, Mrs. Harriet
Grant, Mrs. and sons
Johnson, G. S.
Jones, S. D.
Jones, W. H.
Linsey, J. wife and three daughters
Lithaner, J. L.
Maxfield, W. C.
McGenney (McGeeney, McGeaney), D. N.
Meyer, D. and wife
Meyer, Weo W ( )
Moll, Mrs. and child
Morgan, A. G.
Munroe, J. B.
O Grady, Denis
Richardson, E. H.
Rogers, W. A.
Rose, Mrs. and child
Rynn (Ryan), Miss Bridget
Santon (Santos), W. M.
Sheppard, C. L.
Smith, Mrs. and child
Snead, T., wife and child
Solomon, D. and servant
Sutter, J. N. and dog
Suttle, G. H.
Sweetland, B. R.
Umy, W. S.
Valentine, Mrs. L. and child
Van Streetan, B.
Weisner, Mrs. Mary
114 others Total, 229 passengers; 49 women 19 children.
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