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Bridge to the Castle.

 

SS Columbus

Arrive San Francisco

June 6, 1850 
From New York 
Captain James B. Peck

Passage

From the Alta California Office, Thursday, 10 oclock: 
The steam propeller Columbus arrived this morning, after a passage of 20 days from Panama and brings intelligence from the United States to the 27th of April. 

Straits of Magellan.

The Columbus left New York on the 12th of February, last, thus making the passage, including stoppages at Rio de Janeiro, Valparaiso, Panama and San Blas, in the space of one hundred and fourteen days. She left Panama on the evening of the 16th ult.

The Tennessee hence had arrived and would leave on her return for this port on or about the 15th of May. The California was also in port and would start on the 1st instant, her regular day.

The Columbus brings 300 passengers - all well. About 180 miles to the northward of Acapulco, she passed the steamer Isthmus, hence ten days out and the Oregon off San Diego, on Monday evening.

Around the Horn.

The news from the Isthmus is not of very great interest. Matters which had excited the authorities with reference to the conduct of the Americans alluded to in the journals of Panama, had subsided; peace, quietness, and a healthy state of affairs, physically and politically reigned throughout. Great speculation in tickets for the various steamers is the only remarkable feature in the intelligence from Panama. There were left awaiting transportation some fifteen hundred Americans.

The Tennessee and California would take off a large portion fo this number, but the supply from the Atlantic appears as great as ever.

The Columbus belongs to Laws Line, and will run from this port to Panama, regularly, in connection with the Isthmus and Republic.

The yacht Northern Light from Boston for this port, on a short of pleasure excursion, was lost in the Straits of Magellan. Dr. Smiley, Mr. James Dunn, passengers, and the whole of the crew were taken from the wreck by the Columbus and brought here.

The steamer New Orleans, Captain Wood, had reached Rio de Janeiro, and the William J. Pease passed through the straits of Magellan ahead of the Columbus. The crew of the former vessel were down sick with the yellow fever. The epidemic was making a sad havoc at Rio on the 1st of April.

Passengers

Abbott, 
Abbott, A.J. 
Ackerman, L.S. (Ackermann ) 
Adams, 
Aiken, J.M. 
Aliot, G. 
Angell, W. 
Austill, J. 
Austin, C. G. 
Avery, Walter T. 
Babioit, L. 
Bailey, William (Baily ) 
Ball, William M. 
Bangs, D. 
Barker, A. J. 
Barrows, 
Barry, F. 
Batefield, T. 
Bateman, Captain
Benjamin, 
Bennett, M.M. 
Bernham, C. 
Berry, 
Bibend, 
Black, 
Blake, J. C. 
Blake, M. T. 
Bloodnard, C. 
Bloomingdale, A. 
Blossom, H. E. 
Blossom, Henry E.
Boyer, G. 
Brate, F. W. 
Britton, J. W. 
Brown, 
Brown, 
Brown, Captain
Brown, J. 
Brown, James R. 
Brownson, 
Buchel, 
Buel, L. 
Bulcock, 
Burgess, 
Burp, 
Burt, S.B. 
Butler, J. 
Cahill, Thomas N. 
Callet, L.C. 
Cantrell, 
Carpenter, William
Carter, 
Catlin, D. 
Chafey, J. P. 
Cheeny, L. 
Chism, 
Church, M. G. 
Clark, Andrew
Clifford, 
Codington, W. H. 
Cooper, W. F. 
Corson, John
Coterell, 
Davidson, 
Davis, 
Davis, J. 
Deloney, C.E. 
Demure, 
Depaux, J.W. 
Dewey, B.B. 
Didiot, 
Didiot, N. 
Dinsmore, J. 
Dinsmore, R. 
Down, B. F. 
Drake, 
Drake, D. (D. Drake, Jr. ) 
Dudley, B. S. 
Dunham, L. H. (two listings) 
Dunham, L. H. 
Durfee, J. 
Dustan, D. 
Dustin, M.A. 
Eastman, 
Eaton, N. H. 
Edmonds, D. 
Edmonds, R. 
Eisher, 
Eldridge, Captain
Ellis, C. 
Ellis, D. 
Elsepor, S. (Elseper ) 
Everitt, 
Farley, J.C. 
Feister, O. Payne
Field, B.S. 
Fisher, 
Fisher, R. 
Flewelen, R.T. 
Forbes, H. 
Foy, J. 
Franklin, David
Friend, J. 
Fuller, S. 
Futz, 
Gardiner, Mrs. J.H. 
Gate, J.M. 
George, A. 
George, C. 
George, Edward
George, James
Ghatfield, Captain
Goldslin, 
Gollett, 
Greamer, M. 
Green, H .H. 
Greggory, D.B. 
Griffin, John W. 
Hahn, John
Hamilton, W. A. 
Hampton, William H. 
Hand, G. A. 
Harden, J. B. 
Harding, R. 
Harrell, 
Harrington, S. 
Harris, 
Harris, 
Harsing, R. 
Haus, D. 
Haus, N. 
Hayens, J.W. 
Haynes, A.H. 
Hays, 
Hebaria, G.H. 
Heepoez, T. 
Heimen, 
Helbing, Augustus
Heliett, L. 
Helman, M. 
Higgins, J. 
Hill, N. 
Hodges, G.M. 
Hodgkiss, T.D. (Hochkosse ) 
Hogan, Mrs. P.J. 
Hoggs, F. 
Holkman, 
Home, 
Honray, D. 
Hoogs, F. 
Horn, E. A. (Horne ) 
Hose, J. 
Hotchkiss, 
Howe, 
Howe, Jonathan M. 
Hruie, J. Thompson (Huie ) 
Hubbery, F. 
Hunte, W. C. 
Huntoon, W. C. 
Jackson, 
Jacobs, T. 
Jenkins, C.H. 
Jilliet, 
Johnson, 
Johnson, 
Jones, A. 
Jones, A. 
Jones, B. 
Joseph, 
Judkins, J.W. 
Keep, J. 
Kendal, J.D. 
Kenneff, Mrs. 
Kenney, F.L. 
Kennief, 
Kimball, J. 
Knapp, J.W. 
Knowles, 
Knowls, P. 
Lambkin 
Lande, R. 
Landers, C. 
Langford, B.F. 
Levey, J. 
Levie, 
Lipsker, J.B. 
Lire, 
Lockwood, Captain William
Lord, J.D. 
Loring, 
Lyng, John R. 
Lyon, W.H. 
Martin, J.C. 
Martine, 
Mathes, W.G. 
Matlings, 
Mattason, James H. 
Matterson, 
McCahill, T. 
McCullah, John
McNiele, U.C. 
Meigs, 
Meyer, William 
Miller, 
Miller, A. 
Millmain, A. 
Moony, R. 
Moore, 
Moore, J.R. 
Mortiz, 
Morton, John C. E. 
Moss, J.C. 
Muller, G. 
Murphy, 
Myres, M. 
Nash, T.S. 
Newman, S. 
Nichols, J. 
Norris, L.B. 
O Brien, 
Osgood, John F. 
Parker, O.A. 
Parks, J. 
Parks, J. S. 
Parley, Dr. (Farley ) 
Patten, B. A. 
Patton, J. 
Pearce, J. 
Pease, L. 
Petty, 
Phillbrook, S. 
Piers, B. 
Pincus, H. 
Plaiste, M. 
Plummer, H.B. 
Potsdamer, Theodore
Potter, H. 
Pratt, G.A. 
Purs, 
Putnam, A.M. 
Rathnia, H. 
Reed, S.J. 
Reynolds, George A. 
Rice, 
Riddle, 
Rivers, J. 
Robbins, A.C. 
Robbins, M.O. 
Rockwell, 
Ruston, H. 
Sallsbury, G. 
Salsig, S. 
Sanford, S.D. 
Sawyer, J. 
Sawyer, M. 
Scharb, 
Scott, E. 
Searls, 
Segur, H. 
Septine, 
Sharp, 
Shepard, 
Shepard, James G. 
Sherman, C.W. 
Simmons, 
Slark, 
Smart, S. 
Smilie, Dr. E.R., M.D. 
Smith, C.S. 
Smith, David N. 
Spence, P.H. 
Squire, A. 
Stacy, E. 
Stanley, A.D. 
Stanley, R. 
Stanton, 
Statts, 
Steerhoff, J. 
Stephens, J. 
Stephenson, James
Stevens, W.L. 
Stickney, N. 
Stout, Josiah W. 
Strang, Thomas
Stuart, 
Stuffs, Mrs. 
Swansey, V.L. 
Sweetzer, 
Taft, R. 
Taylor, William B. 
Thayer, N.D. 
Thomas, B.Z. 
Thompson, E.C. 
Thompson, R.R. 
Throckmorton, C.L. 
Tighe, W. 
Tilden, 
Tingle, R. 
Tinker, 
Tinker, 
Treadwell, Captain
Trimble, H. 
Turnbull, Dr. 
Txe, W. 
Tyler, W. 
Waapter, 
Waddington, James W. 
Wadleigh, 
Wagenheiner, 
Wagoner, A.B. (Waggoner ) 
Walker, Thomas
Walotn, W.W. 
Wartz, Dr. George S., M.D. 
Washburn, G. 
Waterman, Captain
Weait, J. 
Weck, C. 
Wheeler, A. 
Wheland, G.J. 
White, J. 
White, M. 
Whitehead, James
Whitin, G.I. 
Whitlock, W.D. 
Wild, 
Wilkins, Captain
Williams, 
Williams, 
Williams, D. 
Williamson, James L. 
Willkins, 
Willkins, D.A. 
Wilson, 
Wilson, John T. 
Wilson, T.L. 
Winchell, David
Wockter, 
Woman, A. 
Wood, George
Woolcott, 
Young, E.T. 
Young, Peter (Youungs ) 
Zacariah, I.


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