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From New York to San Francisco via Cape Horn in 1849

From New York to San Francisco via Cape Horn in 1849

the Gold Rush voyage of the ship "Pacific", an eyewitness account

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Published by Tentacled Press in Carlsbad, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California
    • Subjects:
    • Pacific (Ship : 1826-1849),
    • Voyages to the Pacific Coast.,
    • California -- Gold discoveries.,
    • California -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statement[compiled and edited by] Salvador A. Ramirez.
      ContributionsRamirez, Salvador A.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF865 .F85 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 198 p.:
      Number of Pages198
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1627136M
      LC Control Number91174346

      The Panama short cut made it quicker getting to California by cutting off 8, miles and a few months. the trip started off near the Chagres River off the Carribean Coastline. Forty-niners set sailed on a bungo, a panamanian canoe, and set out on mules or horses through a jungle once they landed. Mnay died from dieseases like Malaria, yellow. The San Francisco Letter Sheet Price Current, and Review of the Market, Novem San Francisco: William W. Gallaer, Editor and Proprietor. This letter sheet provided the current prices for goods in San Francisco on a twice-a-month . san francisco, oct. The Mayor of New-York: San Francisco to New-York sends greetings, and congratulates her on the completion of the enterprise which connects the Pacific with the Atlantic.


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From New York to San Francisco via Cape Horn in 1849 Download PDF EPUB FB2

Add tags for "From New York to San Francisco via Cape Horn in the Gold Rush voyage of the ship "Pacific", an eyewitness account". Be the first. Similar Items. The distance from New York, via Cape Horn is ab miles, and the passage to Francisco will occupy about five months; the price varies from $ to $, according to the accommodations on board the several vessels.

The distance from New York, via Chagres and the Isthmus, to San Francisco, is about miles. The California was the first steamship to arrive in San Francisco from New York, and the passengers were the first of the '49ers.

On that day, said Joseph Henry Jackson. President Polk acknowledged the gold finds in California in front of congress on December 5, and men across the east coast frantically booked passage on any and every available ship. America was a sea power and for those in New York and New England a voyage was the fastest way to the gold fields.

The ships were quickly loaded with both passengers. From New York to San Francisco via Cape Horn in the Gold Rush voyage of the ship "Pacific", an eyewitness account Responsibility [compiled and edited by] Salvador A.

Ramirez. Samuel Curtis Upham () was a clerk in a Philadelphia merchant house when he decided to try his luck in California in January, Sailing round the Horn, he visited Rio de Janeiro and Talcahuana before landing in San Francisco.

After a brief career as a gold miner at the Calaveras diggings, Upham moved to Sacramento, where he published the Sacramento. Twenty-two articles in the bylaws governed the company and detailed rules of conduct, responsibilities, provisions for a member's death, accounting procedures, and duration of stay in California.

The company left New York on Febru and arrived in San Francisco on Septem 43 days – New York to San Francisco via Isthmus of Panama – 51 days – San Francisco to New York via Panama – days – New York to Monterey, California sailing around Cape Horn – West-bound trip.

Lieutenant Grant’s unit was transferred from Michigan to the Washington territory. Hittell, History of California (4 vols., San Francisco, g7), 11,summarizes traffic; Rockwell D.

Hunt and William S. Ament, Oxcart to Airplane (Los Angeles, 1g29), gives total figures on ships and passengers. Pertinent estimates of the number of forty-niners utilizing the Cape Horn route are at theFile Size: KB.

Mrs. Curtis of New York penned this slender record of an eight-month trip to California via Cape Horn in Kezia married Bradner Curtis on Septem Touched with gold fever, the newlyweds embarked for California in December Rivers linked the gold-mining regions with San Francisco and were vital to mining operations.

Steamboats were shipped around Cape Horn in and to work the inland waterways. The Senator, seen in this view of booming Sacramento, came from Boston and made an amazing $, carrying supplies and people in its first year in California.

"Entered according to Act of Congress in the year by J. Colton in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the Southern District of New York." Includes illustration of "Pyramid Lake, Upper California" and distance table.

Insets: From New York to San Francisco via Cape Horn -- Map of the Gold Region, California. Diary Of a Voyage Around Cape Horn in to California - Kindle edition by Tucker, J C. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Diary Of a Voyage Around Cape Horn in to California.5/5(3). J.L. Hall, Gift of W.E. Bushnell, The book is an account of one of these trips leaving Febru at Sag Harbor, New York, arriving in San Francisco on September 13 of the same year.

It was printed “On Board ship” – since the ship carried 3 printers, and 4 papermakers and a printing press. Time, from 25 to 30 days. From San Francisco to Astoria, at the mouth of the Columbia River, {distance miles,) there is a semi-monthly mail steamer.

CAPE HORN ROUTE. From New York to California, via Cape Horn, is ab miles. This distance is made by clipper ships in from to days. How Far is it Between Cape Horn, Chile and San Francisco, Usa How Far is it Between New York, Usa and Cape Horn, Chile By Free Map Tools on 25th January Wow is this messed up.

When I try to get miles from New York to Cape Horn, South America it takes me to Northern Maryland. Janu - Aug Educator and author, Salvador A. Ramirez was born in Los Angeles, CA and died of natural causes at his home in.

Built by Jacob Bell, New York, she was launched on 3rd Apr and was purchased by Spofford, Tileston & Co in She made one voyage from New York to Liverpool in Jan and one from New York to Chagres in Feb She sailed from New York for San Francisco on 19th Mar, but was lost en route in San Simeon Bay on 17th Aug.

Occupation merchant in New York Passage: departed NYC 22 Jan on the ship S.S. Pacific, arrived San Francisco via Cape Horn on 5 Aug OccupationNew England Trading & Mining Company Occupationwholesale grocery w/partner, Edward H.

MILLER, in Sacramento, CA. The Pacific Mail Steamship Company was founded Apas a joint stock company under the laws of the State of New York by a group of New York City merchants.

Incorporators included William H. Aspinwall, Edwin Bartlett (American consul at Lima, Peru and also involved with the Panama Railroad Company), Henry Chauncey, Mr. Alsop, G.G. Howland and S.S. ry: Transportation. First ship in regular service from New York to California via Cape Horn arrives in San Francisco 02/28/ The steamship California of the Pacific Mail Steamship Company, Captain Cleveland Forbes commanding, arrives in San Francisco harbor crammed with passengers after a voyage of almost five months.

alone. Next busiest was Boston with an estimated Major followings were New Bedford w Baltimore - 38 clearances, New Orleans and 31 for Philadelphia.

Even the southern ports of Mobile, Savannah, Norfolk and Richmond cleared vessels for San Francisco in The Cape Horn voyages for California-bound ships, barks, brigs. The New York Herald printed news of the discovery in August and the rush for gold accelerated into a stampede.

Gold seekers traveled overland across the mountains to California (30, assembled at launch points along the plains in the spring of ) or took the round-about sea routes: either to Panama or around Cape Horn and then up the. SS California was one of the first steamships to steam in the Pacific Ocean and the first steamship to travel from Central America to North America.

She was built for the Pacific Mail Steamship Company which was founded Ap as a joint stock company in the State of New York by a group of New York City merchants: William H. Aspinwall, Edwin Bartlett, Henry Fate: Wrecked Pacasmayo Province, Peru In the United States, the most common clipper route was from New York or Boston to San Francisco, all the way around Cape Horn at the southernmost tip of South America.

Once a clipper had unloaded its cargo in California, the crew might turn around and head back to the East Coast empty, or maybe on to a major Chinese port like Shanghai.

First steamer for the West Cost left New York on October 6, for the long 5 month journey around Cape Horn to SF Pacific Mail Steamship Company (PMSC) steamer California It arrived in San Francisco on Febru --California (Steamship) Journal of a voyage from New York to Panama via Rio, Valparaiso, Callao & Peyta onboard the U.S.

mail steam ship California commanded by Cleveland Forbes, A.D. Journal of a voyage from San Francisco to Panama via Montery, Santa Barbara, San Diego, Mazetlan, San Blas & Acapulco, ; stemer California, C. Forbes. A map showing the gold mining region of California and routes for traveling there, This map with travel guide was published in New York and distributed both individually as a broadside and as an insert in pioneer Thomas J.

Farnham’s popular book, Life, Adventures, and Travels in California in Letters; Tabele, Montgomery, from Montgomery A. Tabele, San Francisco, Calif., to his mother probably in New York, N.Y., describing his passage from New York to San Francisco of days in an unnamed vessel.

Mentions several vessels with which they sailed in company but devotes much attention to the Straits of Magellan. Journal accounts of the: barque Selman, bound from New York for San Francisco in and the: brig Colorado, bound from Boston around Cape Horn to Valparaiso, and the: ship Crescent, bound from Salem, Mass.

to San Francisco, Mentions and lists, of passenger names. April 9, H.W. Chittenden enroute to San Francisco draws the bark Croton laying to in a gale off of Cape Horn. Read more about his sea journal held by the Park in collection SAFR via the links to blog posts under "Croton" on our Sailing Ships and SF Maritime Collections page.

A lawyer, came to San Francisco in and first worked for John W. Geary in the post office. He was elected second alcalde in at the first election of local officers in San Francisco and held several other minor offices and was a well known lawyer.

At one time Turk owned nearly all of what is now known as Nob Hill. Stone, J. Brief notes of a Cape Horn voyage in California (Steamship) Journal of a voyage from New York to Panama via Rio, Valparaiso, Callao & Peyta onboard the U.S.

mail steam ship California commanded by Cleveland Forbes, A.D. Pages: By earlyentrepreneurs in the New York area had begun to organize group trips to California. They offered passage either by sail around Cape Horn or by. Engravings published in.

El Museum Universal (J ) show Mexico City from Chapultepec Castle, above, and the Gran Teatro Nacional de Méjico, below, where Gardiner and his. In January of he sailed from Philadelphia with nine others from Lancaster on the 'Brig Osceola' bound for California via Cape Horn.

Upon his arrival, Russel left San Francisco for Sacramento, bound from there for the mines. San Francisco and the Gold Rush. The California Gold Rush was an important part of American history and in the shaping of the country itself. The discovery of gold in Northern California fueled a massive movement westward and to the city of San Francisco in particular.

The motto of the State of California, “Eureka”, was inspired by the. A tale of two oceans: a new story by an old Californian: an account of a voyage from Philadelphia to San Francisco, around Cape Horn, yearscalling at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and at Juan Fernandez, in the South Pacific by Barra, E.

(Ezekiel I.)Pages: Ship Orpheus from New York to San Francisco. June Reunion of the surviving passengers of the Steamship Panama, that arrived in San Francisco, on the fourth of June August 2, Steamer Pacific: December Orizabva.

Time of passage is from 25 to 30 days. From San Francisco to Astoria, at the mouth of the Columbia River, (distance miles,) there is a semi-monthly mail steamer. Via the.

CAPE HORN ROUTE. From New York to California, via Cape Horn, is ab miles. This distance is made by clipper ships in from to days. Blank ticket form for passage in the ’s from San Francisco to New York issued by the North American Steamship Company prior to the completion of the Pacific Railroad.

Under this contract the passenger is entitled to travel on the “S.S. Nebraska” from San Francisco to Panama City, then by the Panama Railroad overland to Aspinwall, and then on to New York. 2. By steamship from New York around Cape Horn and then north to San Francisco—a trip that took months.

3. A “combo” trip. They could travel by steamship from New York to Aspinwall, on the northeastern side of Panama; then they would transfer to rail and mule to get across the mile stretch of land that was the Isthmus.Excerpt from A Landlubber's Log of a Voyage Around the Horn, Being a Journal Kept During a Voyage From Philadelphia to San Francisco Via Cape Horn in the American Ship Pactolus, Captain ColcordAuthor: Morton Macmichael.This meant boarding a ship at New York City, Boston, or another eastern port and heading south, south, south.

The ships kept going until they reached Cape Horn, the tip of South America. Making their way around it, they then headed north for San Francisco. Inover ships made this voyage of 13,00 miles, usually in months, stopping.