Title:Market reports and other papers, 1852-1862 (bulk 1852-1853)
Creator/Contributor:Macondray and Company (San Francisco, Calif.), creator
Creator/Contributor:T. Magoun & Son
Creator/Contributor:Hussey, Bond & Hale (San Francisco, Calif.)
Conveying the City's economic ties to both maritime and mining enterprises, these documents include ship lists of arrivals
and clearances, current seamen's wages by route from the Far East, the price of gold dust and the supply of Mexican dollars
and doubloons, the prices and quality of staples such as spices, candles, fish, boots and tobacco, and conditions and developments
in the interior at the mines. Also included are two 1856 Macondray cover letters and a bank draft for $10,710 made out to
Magoun & Son.
Subject:Shipping -- California -- San Francisco
Mineral industries -- California -- San Francisco
Purchased at Butterfield's auction, 14 June 1993, Lot 1270.
1 box (.5 linear ft.).
BANC MSS 93/137 c