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A guide to the Collection of correspondence, vouchers and a journal, 1849-1868
HDC0024 (SAFR 13570)  
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  • Collection Scope and Content
  • Collection Arrangement

  • Title: Collection of correspondence, vouchers and a journal
    Date: 1849-1868
    Date (bulk): 1857-1859
    Identifier/Call Number: HDC0024 (SAFR 13570)
    Physical Description: 28 items
    Repository: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Historic Documents Department
    Building E, Fort Mason
    San Francisco, CA 94123
    Abstract: Collection of correspondence, vouchers and a journal (SAFR 13570, HDC 24) is comprised of correspondence to Magoun & Sons of Boston reporting on voyages of their ships, vouchers for gold and clipper cards, and a journal kept by F. H. Dupont on his voyage from New York to San Francisco on the DAVID CROCKETT in 1859. The entire collection spans the years 1849-1868. This collection has been processed to the collection level and is open for use without restrictions.
    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

    Note on Description: 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. P lease cite the title and collection number in any correspondence with our staff.

    Preferred Citation

    [Item description], [Location within collection organization identified by Collection Number/Series Number/File Unit Number/Item Number], HDC0024 (SAFR 13570), Collection of correspondence, vouchers and a journal, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

    Acquisition Information

    SAFR-00001
    GOGA-00735

    Historical or Biographical Note

    This finding aid does not have an agency history, biography, or historical note.

    Collection Scope and Content

    Collection of correspondence, vouchers and a journal (SAFR 13570, HDC 24) is comprised of correspondence to Magoun & Sons of Boston reporting on voyages of their ships, vouchers for gold and clipper cards, and a journal kept by F. H. Dupont on his voyage from New York to San Francisco on the DAVID CROCKETT in 1859. The entire collection spans the years 1849-1868. This collection has been processed to the collection level and is open for use without restrictions.
    The correspondence are written from San Francisco to Magoun & Sons in Boston regarding their ships, cargo, and accounts. The correspondence dates span 1849-1858. Two vouchers from Honolulu one for money to paid to Captain Kelly aboard the PRESIDENT dated 1868 and the second is an exchange for $225.55 to be paid to C.L. Richards & Co. for supplies furnished at port for the bark Endeavor. Journal kept by D.H. Dupont aboard the DAVID CROCKETT on his voyage from New York to San Francisco in 1859.

    Collection Arrangement

    This 28 item collection is grouped by correspondence, journal, and vouchers with an oversize item stored in a separate location. The correspondence is arranged by year in chronological order.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Correspondence
    Diaries
    Hawaii
    San Francisco (Calif.)