Passengers, Seaports, Captains
SS Golden Age
Depart San Francisco
Commercial and Financial News
Saturday Evening, January 10, 1863, Daily Alta California, San Francisco
The clearances of treasure today, by three vessels, amount to the sum of $1,110,282.43, and taken in connection with the shipment by the Franklin yesterday, of $25,000, and the recent light receipts of Dust from the interior, account sufficiently for the scarcity of Gold Bars within a few days past. The closing rate for Bars yesterday was 880, and this morning we learn that China buyers gave 890 fine par.
The treasure shipment by the St. Louis to Panama was $898,709.50. She took also merchandise valued at $5,871.85. The Scotland, for Hongkong, took treasure to the amount of $190,021.93, and merchandise valued at $57,137. Leading articles of the Scotland's cargo were 5,827 sacks Wheat, 100 barrels Flour, and 1,000 flasks Quicksilver.
The Washington, for Hongkong, took treasure to the amount of $26,420, and merchandise (Wheat and Quicksilver) valued at $18,000. The Yankee for Honolulu, had an assorted cargo valued at $21,686.79.
Rush for Riches
Gold Fever and the Making of California
J. S. Holliday
Trade today has been quite limited. There were a few transactions of moderate interest, but as a general thing, the market was quiet.
In the domestic produce market Barley was very firm.
Nothing of moment was done at auction.
January 21, 1863, Daily Alta California, San FranciscoPER STEAMER Golden Age, January 21, 1863
|Donohoe, Ralston & Co.||$513,550.00|
|Wells, Fargo & Co.||280,000.00|
|B. Davidson & May||198,053.84|
|Parrott & Co.||117,671.18|
|Hentsch & Berton||97,975.00|
|Sather & Church||72,900.00|
|Reynolds, Reis & Co.||45,194.50|
|Tallant & Co.||42,468.52|
|J. Seligman & Co.||33,000.00|
|DeWitt, Kittie & Co.||30,009.24|
|Jas. Patrick & Co.||30,000.00|
|Stevens, Baker & Co.||10,000.00|
|Sweeney & Co.||7,778.72|
|Jansen, Bond & Co.||6,500.00|
|To New York||354,921.29|
Migration in World History (Themes in World History)
Drawing on examples from a wide range of geographical regions and thematic areas, noted world historian Patrick Manning guides the reader through:
- Trade patterns, including the early Silk Road and maritime trade
- Effect of migration on empire and industry between 1700 and 1900
- The earliest human migrations
- Major language groups (illustrated with original maps)
- Examination of civilizations, farmers and pastoralists from 3000 BCE to 500 CE
- Various leading theories and debates surrounding the subject of migration.