Passenger Lists: San Francisco 1800s
SS Golden Gate
Arrive San Francisco
April 12, 1855
SS Golden Gate
Captain A. V. H. LeRoy, Esq., Commander
April 13, 1855, Daily Alta California, San Francisco and Sacramento Daily News, Sacramento, California
ARRIVAL OF THE GOLDEN GATE.
The mail steamer Golden Gate, following rapidly in the wake of the Nicaragua vessel of the 13th, has already brought us advices from the Atlantic side to the 20th ult., being one week later than those received by the Sierra Nevada on Munday night. The Gate has made another splendid passage her passengers being but twenty-two days and twenty-one hours from New York. She brings 574 passengers -- 412 males, 102 females, 58 children, and very large mails from New York and New Orleans.
Among the passengers are Gen. James A. McDougal and family; Hon. C. Lancaster, of Washington Territory; Mr. Inge, U. S. District Attorney; Pulaski Jacks and family; Josh Silsbee, the actor; Col. Isaac Williams of Los Angeles.
The passengers who came by this steamer left New York on the steamer Illinois, March 20th, at 2 p.m., arrived at Aspinwall, via Kingston, March 29th at 8 p.m., left Aspinwall by railroad, March 30th, at 9-1/2 a.m., and embarked immediately on their arrival at Panama, on board the Golden Gate.
She has upwards of twelve hundred packages of express matter and merchandise.
PassengersSacramento Daily Union, April 13, 1855
(Arrival April 12, 1855)
Died April 6th on board steamer Golden Gate, C. W. Kellas, of Panama fever (he having been sick several weeks at Aspinwall, aged 26 years of Thomastown, Maine.
Coming to America: A History of Immigration and Ethnicity in American Life
This revised edition studies various waves of immigrants to the United States from the colonial era to the present. This is a useful book for anyone who has an interest in learning brief histories of most groups of immigrants to the United States. It also provides a theoretical understanding of the reasons for immigration.
Migration in World History (Themes in World History)
Drawing on examples from a wide range of geographical regions and thematic areas, noted world historian Patrick Manning guides the reader through:
- Trade patterns, including the early Silk Road and maritime trade
- Effect of migration on empire and industry between 1700 and 1900
- The earliest human migrations
- Major language groups (illustrated with original maps)
- Examination of civilizations, farmers and pastoralists from 3000 BCE to 500 CE
- Various leading theories and debates surrounding the subject of migration.