Shultz, Charles R., Forty-niners Round the Horn: Bibliography

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Manuscripts

Halsey, Isaac S. A Forty-Niner's Diary. Copy number 24 of a transcript made in 1978 by Frank S. Halsey of part of the journal of Halsey's voyage from New York, New York to San Francisco, California in the ship Salem under the command of Captain Thomas A. Eldridge. Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, California, # 79/130 c. The Bancroft Library also has what appears to be the original journal from October 10, 1849-June 1, 1851 as well as a holograph transcription for the period March 12-21, 1849. There were approximately 150 passengers in the Salem. Includes a printed copy of the bylaws of the California Mutual Benefit Association, the company which sailed in the Salem as well as a holograph copy of the constitution and bylaws of the New York and California Excelsior Mining Company, which was formed during the voyage by a portion of the members of the CMBA. Also includes mining records of the NY&CEME between December 1855 and August 1857.

Halsey, Isaac Sherwood. A Forty-Niner's Diary. Copy number 25 of photocopy or multilith publications by Frank S. Halsey. California State Library, Sacramento, California. This is a duplicate of the transcript held by the Bancroft Library but also has a reproduction of a drawing of the Salem by Halsey.

Hamilton (Ship). Logbook, 1849-1851, of a voyage from Boston, Massachusetts to San Francisco, Honolulu, Hawaii, Bali, and Calcutta under the command of Captain Peter C. Peterson. G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc., Mystic, Connecticut. Vessel carried passengers and a cargo of lumber, building materials, bricks, and coal to San Francisco.

Harrington, Augustus. Journal, March 17-September 23, 1849, of a voyage from Salem Massachusetts to San Francisco, California in the bark LaGrange under the command of Captain Joseph Dewing. Peabody/Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts. California State Library, Sacramento, California has a typescript copy made by Frank C. Damon, historical editor of the Salem Evening News in 1928 and used by him as the basis for a serial in that newspaper. Passengers included the members of the Salem and California Mining and Trading Company or Expedition. Harrington used both terms. Includes a list of members of the company giving the occupations and places of residence of each person. Entries are generally long and descriptive. Has a lengthy description of the celebration of July 4.

Harvey, Charles Henry. Journal, December 6, 1849-May 26, 1850 of a voyage from Salem, Massachusetts to San Francisco, California in the ship Crescent under the command of Captain John Madison. Library of Congress, Washington, D. C. Journal begins October 14, 1849 and continues through 1858 in several volumes. The early part of the diary has information on his preparations for the voyage while the later part describes mining in California. Passengers included sixty-one members of the Salem Mechanics Mining and Trading Company. Includes lists of the members, other passengers, and officers and sailors. Also includes a record of expenses of the company prior to sailing as well as of the sources of funds. Under date of April 1, 1850 there is a record of the weekly bill of fare adopted by the company. For the period February 9-March 27, 1850 there are two versions of the journal, the second being considerably more detailed than the first.

Hatch, William M. Journal, December 28, 1849-July 12, 1850, of a voyage from Damariscotta, Maine to San Francisco, California in the schooner Damariscove under the command of Captain G. W. Talbot. California Historical Society San Francisco, California. Photocopy. They made stops in St. Catherines Island, where they spent six days in quarantine before they could get water and wood, and at Juan Fernandez island. Went through the Strait of Magellan rather than around Cape Horn. Had on board an unnamed company of 21 men. Includes a list of members of the company and crew giving age and occupations of each.

Herbert, William A. Journal, January 2-June 26, 1849, of a voyage from Boston, Massachusetts to San Francisco, California in the ship Elvira under the command of Captain George R. Nickerson. Huntington Library, San Marino, California, HM 978. Includes a list of 12 passengers at the front of the journal. Most entries quite brief and limited to latitude and longitude, number of days out, and weather conditions. Has original poems at the entries for April 15 and 25, May 1, 6, and 14, and June 1 and 10. Stopped in Rio de Janeiro.

Hill, Benjamin S. Correspondence, 1849-1853. Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, California, # C-B 655. Includes both original letters and transcripts. Two of the letters are from Josiah Griswold to Benjamin S. Hill and contain a description of his voyage from New York, New York to San Francisco, California in the bark Salem, March 12- October 12, 1849.

Hollingsworth, Anderson. Journal, January 1-August 1, 1849, of a voyage from New York, New York to San Francisco, California in the ship Daniel Webster under the command of Captain I. G. Pierce. Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, California, # 89/80 c. The library has both the original and a typescript copy. Actual dates of the voyage were February 3-July 20, 1849. Contains lists of cabin and steerage passengers including names, places of residence, ages, and occupations of the sixty passengers. Also includes a record of the names, places of residence, and ages of the officers and crew members of the ship. There were four organized companies among the passengers named the McPerines Company and the New York Bowery Mining Company of New York and the ABC & Company and another company whose name is not given from Boston.

Hopkins, Mark. Biographical sketch. Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, California. Typescript with corrections by D. R. Sessions. Information was probably obtained from W. R. S. Foye. C. P. Huntington wrote a letter to W. R. S. Foye on October 21, 1886 introducing D. R. Sessions for the purpose of obtaining a sketch of the life and labors of Mark Hopkins for H. H. Bancroft. Hopkins was a passenger in the ship Pacific. The Bancroft Library has both a handwritten and a typed copy. Both have corrections by Sessions.

Howard, Eugene. Letter, August 30 and October 2, 1849, from Eugene Howard on board the bark Mousam on a voyage from New York, New York to San Francisco, California under the command of Captain Franklin R. Miller. Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, California, # 73/122 c no. 190. The letter contains a brief summary of the voyage. On August 30 they were in the North Pacific Ocean and on October 2 they were in San Francisco.

Howard, John T. Journal, October 30, 1849-March 24, 1850, of a voyage from Thomaston, Maine to San Francisco, California in the bark Midas under the command of Captain George Jordan. Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, California, # 76/10 c. The first entry is a six page introduction which contains information that there were twenty-one passengers on board. Journal ends shortly before they arrived in San Francisco.

Howland, William. Journal, February 7-August 5, 1849, of a voyage from New York, New York to San Francisco, California in the bark Isabel under the command of Captain Nicolas R. Brewer. Rutgers University Library, New Brunswick, New Jersey. Passengers were members of the New Brunswick and California Mining and Trading Association.

Hudson, Phinehas. Journal, February 3-July 22, 1849, of a voyage from New York, New York to San Francisco, California in the ship Daniel Webster under the command of Captain Jacob G. Pierce. Society of California Pioneers, San Francisco, California. Many entries are longer than usual. Between entries for May 12 and 13, 1849 has a list of the 59 passengers giving name, occupation, place of residence, and age of each and a list of the officers and crew giving name, place of origin, and age of each. Hudson was a 45 year old ships carpenter from Long Island.

Hull, William S. Journal, January 25-July 27, 1849, of a voyage from Baltimore, Maryland to San Francisco, California in the ship Jane Parker under the command of Captain C. Jordon. Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore, Maryland. This is more of a narrative than a daily journal as most entries are lengthy summary descriptions of activities over several days or even weeks. Contains copies of daily notes from the journal of B. Bales for the period January 25-May 24, 1849. There were 79 passengers on board housed in two cabins below deck, one forward and one aft.

Hull, William S. Speech given by Hull as part of the July 4, 1849 celebration on board the ship Jane Parker of Baltimore. Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore, Maryland.

Hutchinson, Robert. Journal, November 25, 1849-May 17, 1850, of a voyage from Cherryfield, Maine to San Francisco, California in the bark Belgrade under the command of Captain Horatio N. Palmer. California State Library, Sacramento, California. Original typescript copy. Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, California, # C-F 72, and Huntington Library, San Marino, California both have carbon copies of the typescript. List of the fort-eight members of the Sacramento Navigation & Mining Company and ten other passengers who worked their passage are included in the first entry. Journal stopped shortly before their arrival in San Francisco.

Hyde, Henry H., Jr. Journal, February 2-September 19, 1849, of a voyage from Boston. Massachusetts to San Francisco, California in the ship Lenore under the command of Captain H. H. Greene. Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, California, # C-F 45. Holograph copy made by George E. Hyde in 1873, who noted that parts of the original were omitted or guessed at because of the decay in the original. The California State Library, Sacramento, California has a carbon typescript. Copy at the California State Library has a list of the officers and members of the New England and California Trading and Mining Association whose 100 members sailed as passengers. Places of residence, age, marital status and occupation is given for each member.


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