Passenger Lists: San Francisco 1800s


SS Gold Hunter

Arrive San Francisco

December 1851 
SS Gold Hunter 
Captain Bodfish 
From San Juan del Sud, Nicaragua


General Notices

January 10, 1851, Daily Alta California,San Francisco

Map of Central America. 1862.
Central America 1862
by Dilbryado
Featured are the counties and territories of Vera Cruz, Oaxaca, Tobasco, Las Chiapas, Estado de Yucatan, Guatemala, Honduras, San Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama and Nueva - Granada. Also shown are the Rio Pirri, Rio de las damas, Rio Naranjos, Rio Savagre, Rio Barru, Rio Dominion, Rio Ximenes, Rio Lagarlos, Rio Chomes, Rio Aranjuez, Rio Naranjo, Rio Tengas, Rio San Carlos, Rio Costa Rica, Rio San Fray, Rio Castillo, Lago de Nicaragua and creeks, rivers, points, capes and other landmarks of interest.

We, the undersigned, passengers on board the Gold Hunter from San Juan del Sud to San Francisco, desire, before leaving the vessel, to express our thanks to Capt. Bodfish, for the kindness and attention we have received from him during the voyage, which, from the crowded state of hte vessel, required unusual assiduity.

We likewise feel bound to notice the untiring energy of Captain Bodfish to the navigation of his vessel; also of Mr. Dennis, Purser, Mr. Drentinno (sp?), the Chief Engineer and his officers to the duties of their departments, and to assure them of our entire confidence in their abilities.


Y. Pioche J. Pioche
Gusp M. Bowen B.S. Gaden
James P. Higginson A.G. Gibbs
Thos. J. Whiting W. A. Kerr
F.P. Brady Jno. Yates
Wm. Monhin Jno. Neale
James A. Gun


(Partial List taken from testimonial letter above)
Bowen, Gu p M. 
Brady, F.P.
Gaden, B.S.
Gibbs, A.G.
Gun, James A. 
Higginson, James P.
Kerr, Wm. A. 
Mohin, Wm. (might be Movhin or Monhin)
Neale, Jno.
Pioche. J.
Pioche, Y.
Whiting, Thos. J
Yates, Jno.

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