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

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Manuscripts

New Brunswick and California Mining and Trading Company. Minute Books, 1849-1851. Rutgers University Library, New Brunswick, New Jersey. Members of the company sailed from New York to San Francisco in the bark Isabel.

Noell, Charles P. Dictation, 1886. Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, California, # C-D 278. Recorded for H. H. Bancroft. Includes some information about his 1849 voyage around Cape Horn, but the name of the vessel is not given.

Osgood, Benjamin. Journal, March 6-September 30, 1849, of a voyage from Boston, Massachusetts to San Francisco, California in the ship Regulus under the command of Captain Daniel Bradford. Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, California, # 67/140 c. Journal continues to March 27, 1851. It was kept jointly with Charles W. Richardson in a printed Seaman's Journal form but has additional pages bound in at the rear of the volume. Includes a list of 123 members of the Bunker Hill Trading and Mining Company, which owned the vessel. A second list of 125 names is included at the beginning of the extra pages and includes the places of residence and occupation of nearly every person.

Overton, Elias P. Journal, February 5-September 17, 1849, of a voyage from New York, New York to San Francisco, California in the bark Keoka under the command of Captain James McGuire. Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, California, # C-F 198. Includes a list of thirty-four passengers with the places of residence of each one. Overton identified eight of the passengers as being members of "our company from Patchogue." Four of the passengers left the vessel in Rio de Janeiro because of a dispute with Captain McGuire. They took on many additional passengers at Valparaiso including some Chileans and two women.

Pangborn, James Lamoureaux. Papers, 1849. J. Porter Shaw Library, National Maritime Museum, San Francisco, California. Includes a journal, February 23-October 3, 1849, of a voyage from New York, New York to San Francisco California in the bark Nautilus under the command of Captain S. G. Wilson.

Peabody, B. R. Journal, April 4-September 17, 1849, of a voyage from Salem, Massachusetts to San Francisco, California in the ship Elizabeth under the command of Captain James S. Kimball. Peabody/Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts. Journal is kept in a printed Seaman's Journal form and provides very little information other than weather conditions and speed of the vessel.

Pent, William. Journal, September 3, 1849-February 1, 1850, of a voyage from Edgartown, Massachusetts to San Francisco, California in the ship Sarah under the command of Captain Charles Worth. G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc., Mystic, Connecticut, Log 848. Contains a list of those who sailed in the Sarah with the places of residence of each person. Journal ends before they arrived at San Francisco.

The Petrel. Manuscript newspaper published on board the ship Duxbury while on a voyage from Boston, Massachusetts to San Francisco, California in 1849. Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, California, # C-F 147. A total of ten issues were produced by unknown persons. The first issue appeared on March 26, 1849 with a promise of an issue each Monday. Only the second issue is actually dated--April 2, 1849. The eighth issue contains an account of the celebration of the battle of Bunker's Hill. Issue number 4 is missing.

Prime, Moses S. Journal, March 18-October 3, 1849, of a voyage from Salem, Massachusetts to San Francisco, California in the bark LaGrange under the command of Captain Joseph Dewing. California State Library, Sacramento, California. Journal is kept in logbook form and has little information other than time, speed, courses sailed, wind, weather, and sails set, furled, or taken in.

Putnam, Charles S. Letter, September 22-October 14, 1849, to his sister describing the latter part of his voyage from New York, New York to San Francisco, California. Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, California. Typescript copy, # C-B 547 Part I:39. Letter was started in the Pacific Ocean and finished after his arrival in San Francisco. Includes some information about the voyage, news of friends and fellow gold seekers, and economic conditions in California. He does not give the name of the vessel in which he sailed.


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