Passengers, Seaports, Captains
Arrive San Francisco
July 1, 1865
From New York
Sunday Morning, July 2, 1865, Daily Alta California, San Francisco
Arrival of the Colorado
The Pacific Mail Steamship Company's new steamer Colorado, Bradbury, Commander, ninety days from New York, by way of Rio Janeiro, the Straits of Magellan, Callao, Panama and Acapulco, arrived in port yesterday. Frederick Billings is among her passengers. The following is herPurser's Report:
Left New York April 1st; arrived at Rio de Janeiro April 22d; detained eighteen hours; arrived at Callao June 6th, detained twelve hours; arrived at Panama June 12th; lay in port seven days; left Panama June 16th at 4 P.M.; arrived at Acapulco June 22d, at 7 P.M.; sailed same day; arrived at San Francisco July 1st at 10 A.M. Two hundred miles west of Acapulco, passed steamerConstitution, bound down; passed through the Straits of Magellan, spoke and supplied the U.S. Steamer Suwanee, Captian Shirley ( ), bound for Valparaiso.
From New York
Foster, Capt. John F.
Potter, Rev. A. and wife
Garcia, Mrs. Theresa, child and servant
Larned, J. L.
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