Passengers at the Port of San Francisco: 1800s

SS Moses Taylor

Arrive San Francisco

September 18, 1866
SS Moses Taylor
Captain J. H. Blethen
From San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua

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The North American Steamship Company's steamer Moses Taylor, J. H. Blethen commanding, arrived at this port on September 18th at 11 a.m.. The following are her memoranda and list of passengers:


Daily Alta California, Monday Morning, March 19, 1866

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San Juan River runs past the remote village of
el Castillo, Nicaragua
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The North American Steamship Company's steamer Moses Taylor, J. H. Blethen commanding, left San Francisco August 15th at 11 a.m.; August 28th, at 11:45 a.m., arrived at San Juan del Sur. Returning, received coal and usual supplies, and left September 5th, at 10:50 p.m., with passengers and 475 packages fast freight, per Santiago from New York, August 20th; September 10th, at 5 p.m., exchanged signals with steamship Panama steaming north; September 10th, at 3 a.m., passed steamship supposed to be the Constitution, bound south; September 18th, at 11 a.m., arrived at San Francisco.


Arrival of the SS Moses Taylor September 18 1866.
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