Passengers at the Port of San Francisco: 1800s

SS Golden Age

April 5, 1868, Daily Alta California, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.



For the Steamer of April 6, 1868

Our next regular Express for the Atlantic States and Europe will be despatched via Panama, per Paciic Mail Steamship's Steamer

E. S. FARNSWORTH....Commander
ON MONDAY, APRIL, 6, 1868,
at 11 o'clock A. M.

TREASURE shipped at reduced rates, and INSURED under our own policies held with the best English Companies, viz.:

Indemnity Mutual Insurance Company;
Marine Insurance Company
Royal Exchange Insurance Company; and
London Assurance Company.

Treasure received for shipment until 10 o'clock on the night previous to the sailing of the steamer, and small packages and parcels received until within one hour of the time of sailing.

EXCHANGE drawn on most of the principal cities and towns in the Atlantic States.

Having been appointed Sole Merchandise Freight Agents of the Pacific Mail Steamship Company, between New York and San Francisco, parties having freight for. New York or Intermediate ports will please apply to us for shipment.

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