Passengers at the Port of San Francisco: 1800s

SS Moses Taylor

Arrive San Francisco

May 8, 1868
SS Moses Taylor
Captain J. H. Blethen
From San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua

Daily Alta California, May 9, 1868, San Francisco, California



The North American Company's steamnhip Moses Taylor, Captain Blethen, from San Juan del Sur, arrived in port yesterday. Following is her memoranda and passenger list:


The N.A.S.S. Co.'s steamer Moses Taylor, J. H. Blethen, commander, left San Juan del Sur April 25th and arrived at San Francisco May 8th at 8 a.m., bringing 526 passengers and 44 sks coffee, 94 pkgs. sugar and 6 pkgs. tamarinds from San Juan del Sur, and 38 cs limes from Manzanillo; April 29th, 37 miles west of Acapulco, met steamer Montana, bound south; May 4th, at 1 a.m. in lat 25 degrees 53' long. 113 degrees 22', met a steamer bound south, name unknown -- probably the Colorado, hence April 30th for Panama.


Arrival of the SS Moses Taylor in San Francisco 9 May 1868.

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