Title:Bills of lading for items shipped to and from San Francisco, Calif., 1850-1852
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
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.
Subject:n-us-ca -- n-us-ma -- ncpn--- -- e-uk-en
Winged Arrow (Ship)
Shipping -- California -- San Francisco
Shipping -- England -- Liverpool
Shipping -- Massachusetts -- Boston
Shipping -- Panama
Gold -- California -- San Francisco
California -- Gold discoveries
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.
Type:Bills of lading.
BANC MSS 2010/79 folder 1
BANC MSS 2010/79 folder 2
BANC MSS 2010/79 folder 3