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Bills of lading for items shipped to and from San Francisco, Calif., 1850-1852.
BANC MSS 2010/79 folder 1; BANC MSS 2010/79 folder 2; BANC MSS 2010/79 folder 3
Collection Overview

Title:

Bills of lading for items shipped to and from San Francisco, Calif., 1850-1852

Creator/Contributor:

Budd, Thomas.

Creator/Contributor:

Hague, Benjamin.

Creator/Contributor:

Bearse, Franklin.

Creator/Contributor:

Macondray & Company (San Francisco, Calif.)

Creator/Contributor:

McGachen & Company (Liverpool, England)

Creator/Contributor:

Glidden & Williams (Boston, Mass.)

Creator/Contributor:

Pacific Mail Steamship Company

Abstract:

March 30, 1850. Bill of lading for 750 ounces of gold (at $16 per) shipped from San Francisco to Panama for Macondray & Co. aboard the Pacific Mail Steamship Co. steamer, California, signed by Thomas Budd, the Captain. The value of shipment was placed at $12,000. With paper and wax seal of Macondray & Co. attached.
June 10, 1851. Bill of lading for one cask of merchandise, shipped from Liverpool, England to San Francisco, aboard the McGachen & Co. vessel, Salem, signed by Benjamin Hague, the Captain.
August 3, 1852. Bill of lading for seven sugar boxes earthenware shipped from Boston, Mass. to San Francisco aboard the Glidden & Williams California packet ship, Winged Arrow, Franklin Bearse, Master, and signed "Glidden & Williams for the Captain." In the upper left of the bill is a woodcut drawing depicting two Glidden & Williams Packets ships, the company name, and the name of their San Francisco agents.

Date:

1850 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca -- n-us-ma -- ncpn--- -- e-uk-en
California (Ship)
Salem (Ship)
Winged Arrow (Ship)
Shipping -- California -- San Francisco
Shipping -- England -- Liverpool
Shipping -- Massachusetts -- Boston
Shipping -- Panama
Gold -- California -- San Francisco
California -- Gold discoveries

Note:

Bills of lading for items shipped to and from San Francisco, Calif., 1850-1852, BANC MSS 2010/79, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase; from John Windle; 20101104.
In English.

Type:

Bills of lading.
Woodcuts (prints).

Physical Description:

print
3 folders.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2010/79 folder 1
BANC MSS 2010/79 folder 2
BANC MSS 2010/79 folder 3

Origin:

California