Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Guide to the United States, Custom House, San Francisco records, 1847-1912
BANC MSS C-A 169 Pt. III  
View entire collection guide What's This?
PDF (56.55 Kb) HTML
Search this collection
Table of contents What's This?

Container List

box Box

Correspondence - Incoming


Correspondence - Outgoing


Latham, Milton Slocum, 1827-1882


2 letters, 1855-1856, as Collector of Customs, San Francisco

carton Carton

Bills of sale, 1851-1902


Builders certificates, 1869


Certificates of the Inspector of Measures, 1852-1869


Licenses, 1874-1897


Power of attorneys for sale of boats or merchandise. Arranged alphabetically, 1850-1874. From Lilburn W. Boggs, Henry Failing, James Putnam Hunt, Alexander Forbes and others.


Reports from various officials to Collectors of Customs.


U. S. Appraisers' Office


Appraisals, 1853-1865


Reports, 1863-1864


U. S. Appraisers' Store


Reports, 1864


Cash reports, 1852-1877


Warehouse Dept.


Reports, 1864


Cash reports, 1852


Correspondence relating to construction of Custom House, 1852-1855


Accounts for construction and repair of Custom House, 1853-1865


Accounts relating to construction of Marine Hospital, 1853-1855


Miscellaneous papers relating to Custom House business, arranged chronologically; 1850-1912. Include invoices, permits, certificates, etc.

Additional Note

(Le Chard item in this group.)

Partial List of Correspondents


Fish, Hamilton, 1808-1893


Letter, Dec. 10, 1873


Higby, William, 1813-1887


Letter, June 14, 1851


McAllister, Mathew Hall, 1800-1865


Letter, July 14, 1851


Moore, Jacob Bailey, 1797-1853

see U. S. Post Office, San Francisco


Shubrick, William Branford, 1790-1874


Letter, Sept. 15, 1847, with regulations for Harbors of California. Written as Commander of the U.S. Naval Forces in the Pacific.


U. S. Post Office, San Francisco


Letter, June 22, 1851, written and signed by Jacob Bailey Moore


U. S. Treasury Dept.


166 letters, 1851-1875. Signed by William L. Hodge, Thomas Corwin, George F. Comstock, T. A. Jenkins, James Guthrie, P. C. Washington, H. J. Anderson, F. B. Streeter, Howell Cobb, Gilbert Rodman, Powell Clayton, S. P. Chase, Geo. Herrington, Hugh McCulloch, Geo. Boutwell.


Wozencraft, Oliver M., ca. 1815-1887


Letter, May 21, 1851