Passengers, Seaports, Captains
Arrive San Francisco
January 8, 1853
Captain T.D. Lucas
January 8, 1853, Daily Alta California, San Francisco
Arrival of the Independence
The Vanderbilt steamer Independence, Captain Lucas, from San Juan del Sud, came into port this morning, being the third ocean steamer arrived here in three days. The Independence left San Juan on the 22d ult. She brings no later intelligence. We are indebted to the officers of the vessel for memoranda, a list of passengers, &c., which will be found under the marine head.
Memoranda: Per steamship Independence from San Juan. Left San Francisco Dec. 2. Arrived at Acapulco Dec 13. Sailed from Acapulco same evening, and arrived at San Juan del Sud Dec 17th. Left San Juan del Sud Dec. 22d. Arrived at Acapulco Dec 26th and sailed again Dec 27th for San Francisco. Left at San Juan French barque Heva, at Salinas Bay, barque Cabargos, also Br. BarqueRelvin, to sail in a few days for Callao. Arrived at Acapulco, US sloop of war Portsmouth on 27th Dec. Dec 29th passed steamer Washington, veering WNW; same day, passed a Mexican schooner-of-war. Dec 1st, a steamer passed us, bound up coast supposed to be the Cortes. Jan 3d. saw five whalers; spoke brig Forrester, with 300 bbls. oil.
The following are noted as being from New York:
Bennett, Nath (maybe Nathan)
Buttingham, Mrs. E. L.
Clark, Ash (maybe Ashton or Ashith)
Clark, Mrs. Matilda (maybe Matilde)
Deming, J. T.
Freney, A. P. (maybe Frerey)
Gray, Miss Jenny
Hardenburg, J. G.
Henry, E. J.
Holt, Mrs. and child
Horn, Mrs. Janet B.
Lake, T. A.
Levy, Mrs. Thos.
Louis, Veille and wife (maybe Velle)
Marcellas, Geo. W.
Marshall, John P.
Mead, W. and wife
Merrifield, A. D., wife and three children
Miller, Henry and wife (maybe Heury)
Norcom, Dr. A.
Ostrander, H. J. and wife
Pomeroy, Mrs. and four children
Rhodes, W. H. and servant
Rierdon, Mrs., three children and servant (maybe Riendon)
Sharp, Mrs. Lewis
Tinkham, Albert W.
Trash, Miss Hleen
Whitehed, J. C. (maybe Whitched)
Willis, E. B.
Wood, Col., wife, three children and two servants
Young, Richd (probably Richard)
The following are noted as being from New Orleans:
Gregg, Jas., wife and child.
Pendergast, J.C. and wife
Rea, Wm. (difficult to read)
Spangler, D., wife, child and servant
Spangler, T., wife and child
Mr. Bordy from San Juan
48 in steerage (above: steerage passengers)