Passenger Lists: San Francisco 1800sCarthagena
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Bridge to the Castle.


Around the Horn in the 1800s.

Arrive San Francisco

July 30, 1850 
Captain Jones 
From Liverpool, England


The British bark Carthagena arrived in 180 days from Liverpool, England.


40 frames, nails, 800 feet (5 tons weight) of 2 iron houses, rope, wince, portable forge, punch press, five cook ranges, four safes, porter ale, hams, 20,150 building bricks and assorted merchandise.


John Henry Eden
William Fitzpatrick
Thomas Hall
William Edward Hall
Richard Hicks
Thomas Bancroft Jagger
Richard Jones
William Kenneth
Andrew Kerr
Frank Mee
James Mee
William Borlase Pascoe
Nathaniel Sylvester
John Whittall

Historic California

A Tour of Duty in California 1849.

A Tour Of Duty In California: Including A Description Of The Gold Region And The Voyage Around Cape HornCalifornia 1849. A Tour of Duty.

An Important Work on the California Gold Rush and Gold Regions Of California in 1849. The book ranks among the concise and comprehensive book of the time. The author's official capacity, and the favorable circumstance, of his approach to the “El Dorado,”together with an apparent accurate understanding of the matter, make his book exceedingly valuable to those who wish as it were a personal introduction to men and things in that remarkable region. –– From the 1849 United States Magazine and Democratic Review.

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Sources: As noted on entries and through research centers including National Archives, San Bruno, California; San Francisco Main Library History Collection; Maritime Library, San Francisco, California, various Maritime Museums around the world.

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