Passengers, Seaports, Captains
Arrive San Francisco
December 6, 1850
Captain E.H. Hitchcock
December 7, 1850, Alta California, San Francisco
The steamship Columbus, Captain. E.H. Hitchcock, arrived last night about 11 oclock, from Panama, whence she sailed on the 16th of November, at 9 oclock in the morning. The Columbus brought no mail, although it was upon the Isthmus, the Consul declining her offer to do so, preferring to detain it for the Carolina.
We were kindly furnished by a passenger on the Columbus, with a couple of letters from Mr. Gilbert, a copy of the New York Tribune, of the 28th of Oct., the latest date received, and a list of passengers.
The Columbus brought up 95 passengers, among whom we notice the names of Rt. Rev. Francis Villarasu, Rev. Joseph Alemany and sister, Mary Goesnerd. The C. arrived at Acapulco on the 24th of Nov. at 10 oclock, A.M., left the same day at half past 5 P.M., leaving in port the steamers New Orleans and Antelope.
On the 26th of November, in lat. 18 35 N., long. 104 W., she passed a steamer showing lights, bound to the southward and eastward.
From the 29th she experienced heavy head winds, accompanied by a rough sea
. . . The Dominican government was making great preparations to repel the Haytiens under the negro Emperor, Faustin the I., who was about to invade them.
The steamer Pacific arrived at New York on the 27th Oct., with dates from Liverpool to the 16th of October, and London and Paris to the 15th of the same month, having made the passage in 11 days and 2 hours.
Among the passengers were the celebrated M'lle Parodi, the rival of Jenny Lind, her brother, Joseph L. White, agent of the Nicaragua Canal Company, Col. Wm. H. Maxwell, bearer of despatches, Rev. Dr. Potts, and Capt. Vanderbilt.
Alemany, Rev. Joseph
Ball, M. L.
Beach, Mr. (Note: Two Mr. Beachs are listed and they are at opposite ends of the Altas list.)
Belloffat, Joseph (Note: Two Joseph Belloffats are listed)
Brumer, H. A.
Brunner, A. A.
Buffum, W. W.
Burns, Wm. S.
Charrington, W. H.
Clarke, S. T.
Cudworth, J. W.
Curtis, Master Joseph Carlton
Curtis, Miss Lelia
Curtis, Miss May
Curtis, Mrs. Lucien
De Fremery, H.S.
De Fremery, J.
Emery, C. S.
Goemand, Sister Mary
Hayes, Mrs. and servant
Hickman, J. H.
Kerby, John T.
Ladd, J. W.
Merchant, Maj. And son
Perkins, Mrs. Mary E.
Robinson, J. R.
Rowe, Miss Adaline
Rowe, Mrs. Rufus
Spring, J. R.
Stephenson, R. M.
Sweetzer, Henry P.
Van Reusellaer, Mr.
Van Steervelt, C. G.
Villarrasu, Rt. Rev Frances
Wardell, T. F.
Wede, Oliver R.
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