Passengers at the Port of San Francisco: 1800s

SS Moses Taylor

Arrive San Francisco

March 25, 1868
SS Moses Taylor
Captain J. H. Blethen
From San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua


Daily Alta California, March 25, 1868

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The Opposition steamer Moses Taylor, Captain Blethen, from San Juan del Sur, arrived in port at an early hour this morning. Following is her Purser's report. Her passenger list has already been published in the Alta, received by Overland Mail:



The North American Steamship Co.'s steamer Moses Taylor, Captain J. H. Blethen, from San Juan March 12th, 7 p.m. , arrived at this port this (Wednesday) morning at 2 a.m, bringing 402 passengers. On the 1st instant arrived at Manzanillo.

British brig Rein-Zia, Captain Perry was at San Juan discharging cargo of general merchandise.

The American ships Christiana and Lewis Walsh were at Manzanillo, with 2,800 tons of coal for North American Steamship Company.

The Congress of Nicaragua have ratified the Dickinson-Ayon Treaty between that country and the United States. The Congress of Nicaragua delayed their action until the ratified copy of the treaty had been received from Washington. This treaty is, therefore, now a law between the two countries.

The Government of Nicaragua has contracted with foreign capitalists for the establishment of a bank in Nicaragua, granting them an exclusive privilege; also tne privilege of issuing paper money, and giving the Bank the first lien on property.

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