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Shipping Receipt for the Steamer "Gold Hunter' from Boston to San Francisco

Currency:USD Category:Collectibles / Paper Start Price:100.00 USD Estimated At:200.00 - 400.00 USD
Shipping Receipt for the Steamer  Gold Hunter' from Boston to San Francisco
SHIPPING & HANDLING: Shipping and Handling cannot be estimated prior to invoicing, based on the size and weight of your purchase. All shipping is subject to a minimum charge of $19.00. If additional shipping and handling costs are required, the buyer will be reinvoiced for the balance due. Items are not shipped until the invoice is completely paid. Many buyers purchase a number of lots. Every effort will be made to include all lots in a single shipping charge calculated to cover the weight and...
This is a pay load for the ship "Gold Hunter." What a great name! It is for 353 bundles of iron and 98 bars of iron. Together they weighed 21,800 pounds. Cost to ship: $132.85. Shipped by the company Hanfor & Company. This was a round the horn trip! Going to Corbett, Failing & Company in Portland via San Francisco. In 1864, Josiah Failing turned the business over to his son, Henry, who continued to run it until 1871, when he consolidated the business with that of Henry W. Corbett, his brother-in-law. That subsequent firm, Corbett, Failing, and Company, continued for 22 years. Henry Failing had numerous business and civic interests. In 1869, he joined his father Josiah and Henry W. Corbett in purchasing a controlling interest in Portland's First National Bank. He served as president of the bank until his death, and during his tenure it became one of the strongest moneyed concerns in the northwest. Failing was also a principal in the Keystone Mining and Milling Company, the Oregon Iron Company of Oswego, and the Willamette Iron and Steel Works. He served three separate terms as mayor of Portland, and during his first term a city charter was established. Also during his tenure a sorely needed system for street improvement was conceived which brought sewer lines to the city.



(Potter Collection) Date: 1875 Location: San Francisco, California HWAC# 59456