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A guide to the Voyage from California to Washington Territory, 1876
HDC0298 (SAFR 17193)  
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  • Title: Voyage from California to Washington Territory
    Date: 1876
    Identifier/Call Number: HDC0298 (SAFR 17193)
    Creator: Unknown
    Physical Description: 1 item.
    Repository: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Historic Documents Department
    Building E, Fort Mason
    San Francisco, CA 94123
    Abstract: Voyage from California to Washington Territory (SAFR 17193, HDC 298) was based on a two-part letter by Cornelia Experience Comstock Jenner dated 5 and 11 December 1876. The voyage dates were 19 November to 10 December 1876. In addition, there is a transcription of a brief letter written on 15 December 1876. On pages eight to ten, notes numbering 1 through 37 are listed. Pages eleven and twelve list a daily chronology and brief note for each day of the voyage. The collection is available for research use without restriction.
    Physical Location: San Francisco Maritime NHP, Historic Documents Department
    Language(s): In English.

    Access

    This collection is open for use unless otherwise noted.

    Publication and Use Rights

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    Processing Note

    The descriptions in this collection guide were compiled using the best available sources of information. Such sources include the creator's annotations or descriptions, collection accession files, primary and secondary source material and subject matter experts. While every effort was made to provide accurate information, in the event that you find any errors in this guide please contact the reference staff in order for us to evaulate and make corrections to this guide.
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    Preferred Citation

    [Item description], [Location within collection organization identified by Collection Number/Series Number/File Unit Number/Item Number], HDC0298 (SAFR 17193), Voyage from California to Washington Territory, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

    Acquisition Information

    SAFR-00001
    This collection was transferred from Golden Gate National Recreation Area to San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park.

    Historical or Biographical Note

    Cornelia Experience Comstock Jenner was born 14 July 1846 in the small settlement of Jenksville, Tioga County, New York. She was the elder daughter of Ichabod Comstock and Philena Robinson Comstock. She arrived in San Francisco over the newly opened transcontinental railroad on 6 October 1869 with the intention of remaining two years as a music teacher in Mendocino. She married Charles Kirkham Jenner in 1870 and they settled in Healdsburg, Sonoma County until they relocated to Washington Territory in 1876.

    Collection Scope and Content

    Voyage from California to Washington Territory (SAFR 17193, HDC 298) was based on a two-part letter by Cornelia Experience Comstock Jenner dated 5 and 11 December 1876. The voyage dates were 19 November to 10 December 1876. In addition, there is a transcription of a brief letter written on 15 December 1876. On pages eight to ten, notes numbering 1 through 37 are listed. Pages eleven and twelve list a daily chronology and brief note for each day of the voyage. The collection is available for research use without restriction.

    Collection Arrangement

    This is a collection of a single item.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Women and the sea