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Charles Strong logbook, 1850 June 26 - 1851 January 23.
BANC FILM 2705; BANC MSS 77/153 c
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Title:

Charles Strong logbook, 1850 June 26 - 1851 January 23

Creator/Contributor:

Strong, Charles, 1938-, creator

Abstract:

Log of his voyage from New York to Valparaiso on the Brewer and from Valparaiso to San Francisco on the Mermaid. Begins with his arrival in New York June 1, his efforts to find employment and his signing on the Brewer, bound for California, as a clerk and deck hand. Start of the voyage, June 26. Stop-over at Valparaiso Oct.-Nov. and continuation on the Mermaid. Ends with arrival in San Francisco.

Date:

1850 (issued)

Subject:

Strong, Charles -- 1938-
Brewer (ship)
Voyages to the Pacific coast
Valparaíso (Chile) -- Description and travel
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Description and travel

Note:

Also available on microfilm with call number BANC FILM 2705.
Originally part of the Jennie Crocker Henderson Collection.

Type:

Ships' logs.

Physical Description:

126 p. (1 v. in portfolio).
1 microfilm reel : negative (BNEG Box 3048) and positive.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC FILM 2705
BANC MSS 77/153 c

Origin:

California