Passengers arriving at the Port of San Francisco


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Arrive San Francisco

November 1857
SS Golden Age
W. F. Lappidge, Esq., Commander

From Panama

Golden Age to Panama January 15, 1858 Advertisement.

Passage

The P.M. steamship Golden Age was telegraphed at half-past four o'clock this morning. She brings a large number of passengers, and dates from new York to Oct. 22d.

The St. Louis was the connecting vessel on the Atlantic side.

The following is the memoranda and list of passengers of the Golden Age.

Memoranda.

The Pacific Mail steamship Golden Ae, W.F. Lappidge, Esq., Commander, sailed from Panama Nov. 4th, at 12M., with the United States mails and passengers, brought to Aspinwall per steamer St. Louis, from New York, Oct 22d. The Isthmus continues healthy, and the railroad is in very good order.

Left in port at Panama the U. S. sloop of war Decatur, Capt. Thatcher, and at Aspinwall the U.S. steam frigate Wabash, Com. Paulding. The officers and crews of both vessels were in good health.

The Golden Age brings 709 passengers, all well, and with scarcely any sickness on board during the passage. On the 4th inst., at 9:30 P.M., while off Point Mala, exchanged signals with the U.S. sloop-of-war John Adams, Capt. Hoff, bound home, via Valparaiso.

Arrived at Acapulco on the 11th, at 3 A.M.; received on board our supplies, and sailed for Manzanillo at 7 A.M., where we arrived on the 12th, at 1:30 P.M. At this port we took on board $121,00 Mexican coin on freight, and proceeded to sea at 2:30 P.M., same day. At 5:30 P.M., exchanged signals with the Company's steamer Golden Gate, bound down, in lat 19 12 N, long 101 36 W. Arrived off the Heads at 4-1/2 A.M. on the 17th.

Cargo

Consignees: Wells Fargo & Co, 473 pkgs express mdse; Freeman & Co. 192 pkgs express mdse; James Patraick & Co, 110 pkgs cigars; Balloc Freres & Sescau, 5 pkgs mdse; J C Johnson, 2 do do; Alsop & Co, 1 do do; Fred'd Franck & Co, 1 do do; Bolton, Barron & Co, 20 do silver coin; Sanjurjo & Co, 12 do silver coin; Lynch & Roeding, 51 do silver coin.

Passengers

Arrival of the Golden Age in November 1857.

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