Passengers at the Port of San Francisco: 1800s

SS Sarah Sands

Arrive San Francisco

December 17, 1850
Captain W. Isley
25 days from Panama via Acapulco

The Sarah Sands. This steamer arrived at the Bay on Tuesday last. She brings 70 passengers. She made the trip in 27 days, bringing four days later dates. We do not learn that her news is of any importance.


25 days from Panama, via Acapulco 12 days; 70 passengers to G. Meredith


Edward Hartman
Mrs. Edward Hartman
Mr. and Mrs. Holdworth
Geo. Levy
J. L. Janes
Wm. Antony
H. W. Nolting
Mr. Guy, landed at Acapulco
Madame Planel
Dr. Gautier
Manuel Cosco, landed at Acapulco
Chas. E. Bowers
S. L. Coye
Jas Bowman
r. David
Mr. Deversier
J. H. Adler
Mr. Hierch
Jno. Price
Hubert King
James Davis
Joseph Colinridge
Joseph Mitchell
Robert Burns
John Eddy
James Gillespie
Madame Antoine Rebard
Antoine Rebard and child
Wm. Hill
Wm. Hetly
John Cradduck
Daniel Munay
Patrick Hennedy
Jas Mitchell
Wm. Clinsai
John Williams
Geo Phillips
Alex McCracker
Richard Brown
L. Levy
Lorenzo Dow
H. W. Schrobell
B. Schrobell
Mr. Rocher
Mr. Bigot
Mr. Permit
Joseph Dunagan and servant
Nath'l P. Harden
Stephen B. Hutchings
Wm. Pierce
Green Russell
Jas Sutton
Andrew Brown
Wm. W. Baker
Reuben C. Conner
P. L. Pitner
Isaac Morris
Jas Schoemaker
R. B. McCutchen
W. J. Duboy
J. J. Burt
Benj. Barton
Jas Barker and servant
John Barker
H. B. Gibbs
Cornelius Hoyt
Daniel Wearer
Mrs. Dedros
Louis Raper

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