Passengers at the Port of San Francisco: 1800s

SS Moses Taylor

Arrive San Francisco

November 8, 1866
SS Moses Taylor
Captain J. H. Blethen
From San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua


The Nicaragua steamship Moses Taylor, from San Juan del Sur, arrived at this port, with a large number of passengers, early on the morning of the 7th inst. Following are her memoranda and list of passengers.


Daily Alta California, November 8, 1866

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San Juan River runs past the remote village of
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David Evans

The North American Steamship Company's steamer Moses Taylor, J. H. Blethen commanding, left San Francisco September 25th, at 11 a.m.; October 8th at 2 p.m., arrivd at San Juan del Sur. Returning, received coal and usual supplies, and left October 24th, at 4:45 p.m., with passengers per steamship San Francisco, from New York October 9th. October 27th, at 2 p.m., exchanged signals with steamship Golden City, bound down. October 31st, Geo. Seymour, formerly of Baltimore (Md.), died of disease of the heart, aged 38 years. Same date, passed steamship America, bounddown. November 2d, at 6:30 a.m., passed Pacific Mail Steamship Company's steamer, bound down; Nov. 7th, at 5 a.m., arrived San Francisco.


Passengers on the Moses Taylor from San Juan del Sur Nicaragua to San Francisco 1866.

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