Passenger Lists: San Francisco 1800s


SS Cortes

Arrive San Francisco

July 18, 1854 
Captain Thomas B. Cropper
San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua


July 19, 1854, Daily Alta California, San Francisco


The Nicaragua Company's steamship Cortes, Capt. Cropper, arrived from San Juan yesterday morning. She brings no later dates than those received by the Sonora.


The steamship Cortes, T. B. Cropper commander, from San Juan del Sur, July 6. Left San Francisco 1 p.m., 16th June; saw steamship boudn up 1 p.m. 17th June; passed Cape. St. Lucas 4 p.m. 21st June; saw steamship bound up 12:30 p.m., 23d June: saw steamship bound up 6:30 P.M. 24th June; arrived at San Juan del Sur 8 A.M., 29th June. July 6th, 10:30 P.M., left San Juan del Sur: 10th 5 A.M., spoke steamship Pacific bound down; 10th, 2:30 P.M., passed Acapulco; 12th, 7 A.M., off Cape St. Lucas; 16th, 10 P.M., saw steamship bound down.


San Juan -- Per Cortes -- J. N. Johnson and family, Miss Johnson and servant, S. Ward, A. Casselli, W. Carey Jones and servant, Mrs. J. A. Little, Mrs Atkinson, Col. Price and family, Mr. Gray, Mrs. Gray and family, C. Parks and wife, W. Porter, Mrs. G. W. Dent and three children, Mrs. C. L. Reed and infant, Mr. Whitman, Mrs. G. Whitman, Miss Whitman, M. B. Peck. G. B. MacAlpine, W. H. Clarke, J. M. Taylor and family, R. Finley and wife, Miss Whitney, Adams & Co.'s messenger, C. Williams, M. Fulda, J. Morgan, Mrs. W. G. Van Aradale, Mrs. J. Wheelock, J. C. Austin and family, M. Daily, J. Seppington, Mr. Hatch, Mr. Brown, Mrs. West, Mrs. Albo, A. J. Potter and family, Miss Upton, Mrs. J. C. Austin, Mrs. G. Carrington and boy, F. D. Seely, F. Ferris, Wm. Williamson and 2 children, Lawrence Ryan, Wm. Chapman, W. Voriious, W. J. Truckham, H. David, G. Heuton, V. Heuts, J. F. Wertheimer, C. F. Travers, J. Webb, F. Burton, Mrs. W. Ryan and 6 children and infant, Miss M. Ryan, Miss W. Ryan, Mrs. V. Goddin, Mrs. G. Heuton and infant, Miss E. Linden, Mrs. V. Heutz, Mrs. T. Tryon, Mrs. R. Marshall, Mrs. Wertheimer, Mrs. M. Jackson, Mrs. Dundridge and child, Mrs. Lucy Darling and 2 children, Miss A. Ferrier, Mr. O. Potts, Mrs. McCormick and 252 others.

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