Panama -- Description and travel
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Handwritten and signed manuscript describing the travels of the author by sea from Philadelphia to San Francisco in 1853. The account includes the author's experiences crossing Panama, traveling aboard the S. S. Lewis, and being shipwrecked and rescued twenty miles north of San Francisco.
Handwritten letter written in San Francisco, California, dated May 28, 1852, addressed to "My dear Squanquill," and signed E.R.C. The author was some sort of United States government official who had been recently sent to San Francisco to investigate government matters there. E.R.C. describes some of his work in California and his journey by ship to Panama, across the isthmus and from there to San Francisco.
Typed transcript of letters written by Engle while voyaging to California in 1853. The letters are addressed to family members and describe Engles' voyage by sea to Panama, the crossing of the isthmus there, his voyage by sea to California, and life in San Francisco and the nearby mining communities.