Passenger Lists: San Francisco 1800s
Arrive San Francisco
August 6, 1850
Captain Baldwin (Per "California Gold Rush Fleet Encyclopedia of Vessels Sailing from the East Coast of the United States and Canada for San Francisco, December 7, 1848-December 31, 1849" by John Bartlett Goodman.
Captain Potter (Per Louis J. Rasmussen)
From New York
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Left New York, New York on August 7, 1849 under command of Captain Baldwin with 26 passengers.
Arrived 364 days later on August 6, 1850 Cape Horn, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Callao, Peru, Panama and Monterey, California. Upon arrival, her captain is indicated as Captain Potter. It is possible that the captains changed during the voyage, but no report has been found indicating to confirm such a change.
The 392 ton Chesapeake was built in 1845 in New York and while she left at the same time as many of the Mining Company ships, she was not indicated as such. After arrival, the Chesapeakewas used in Coastal trade and ultimately condemned.
38 bundles and 29 reams of paper, plus 126 packages unidentified merchandise.
Cole, Ira and lady
De Fleury, E.
De La Perriere, L. X.
Ferguson, E. H.
Marsden, F. A.
Oisine, George W.
Poisers, Rosa S.
Redfield, A. M., M.D.