John Vonderlin: Here's what was on the 1896 shipwrecked Colombia

From John Vonderlin

Email John (benloudman@sbcglobal.net)

Hi June,
   I found the cargo of the Colombia and who it was going to, an interesting source of info about business and consumption at the time of the wreck in 1896. Thought I’d send the ScreenShots along. Enjoy. John
Here’s the list that tells us what people used and needed in 1896:
67 cs 40 bales sheeting, 31 cs flat paper, 10 bags lentils, 137 pkgs locks, 2 cs whips, 2 bxs lead pencils, 22 hinges, 26 cs screws, 41 bd is steel, 67 pkgs castings, 10 cs tablets, 110 cs mineral water, 21 cs books, 71 pkgs toys, 3 pkgs metal, 27 pkgs ink and mucilage, 4 ca brass tubes, 189 pkgs paper, 2 bdls cordage, 64 pkgs shirting, 154 bxs nails, 4 cs umbrellas, 7 crates stoves, 1 cs buttons, 16 cs bandiron, 11 cs tacks, 4 cs cardboard, 1 bbl pitch, 17 pkgs earthenware, 82 cs mushrooms, 10 cs sardines, 5 cs fish, 225 cs oil, 10 cs wood toothpicks, 2 cs buckles, 11 cs bolts, 5 crates shade rollers, 319 bbis and 7 hf bbls lub oil, 53 pkgs mucilage and paste, 4 bxs baby carriages, 11 bsx battery zincs, 2 cs sledges, 10 bxs bd hangers, 50 bales oakum, 112 pkgs merchandise, 4 bxd pianos, 4 bsx stoneware, 2 cs files, 1 cs soap, 1060 pkgs stamped ware, 1171 pkgs wire, 4 cs 5 bbls. 9 pkgs 4 bdls licorice, 17 cs dolls, 2 rolls jute matting, 4 cs tinware, 11 bdls packing, 200 ts soap, 162 pkgs provisions, 1 bag beans, 63 dry hides 2 cs leather goods, 1 bb witch hazel, 3 pkgs glas jars, 2 cs hosiery, 18 pkgs hardware, 85 pkgs sewing machines, 2 bxs marble, 17 cs solder, 8 pkgs handles, 40 bdls rims, 5 cs tinfoil, 11 cs 25 bales demins, 627 kegs 29 csks white lead, 10 bales blankets, 627 kegs 29 cake white lead, 10 bales blankets, 14 bxs scaes, 9 cs knit goods, 6 bbl crucibles, 3 cs lead pencils, 5 bales pressed moss, 4 bales drugs, 15 bbls saltpeter, 3 cs shirts, 8 bxs rubber goods, 2 pkgs grease, 
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e coils band iron, 16 pkgs machinery, 18 bdls, 8 anchors, 6 wheels, 20 cs l bale unbleached cotton, 2 ca blueing, 245 ca nuts and washers, 3 bsx rives, 5 cs hooks, 69 ca axes, 6 bxs violins, 1 bbl vinegar, 56 pkgs chain, 130 G I boilers, 19 pkgs snuff, 5 bbis liquor, 4 cs granite, 9 cs blacking, 57 bbls oil, 6 cs wringers, 1 cs 1 rolls, 1 cs musical instruments, 50 pkgs pain, 420 plates iron, 2 cs glassware, 3 bbls pumice stone, 5 bales drills, 11 pkgs electric supplies, 21 cs coffee-mills, 19 pkgs snuff, 12 pkgs W shades, 1150 bgs coffee, 2 pkgs gold dust, 11 bxs soles, 686 bsx limes, 9 ca mangoes.
The consignees are:
A. Vignier, Benj Curtaz & Son; Cunningham, Curtiss & Welch; Gaskell & Regan; H. Bohis & Co., Le Count Bros; M. Franklin & Brox; Mack & Co.; Payot; Upham  & Co.; Stevenson & Co; Weister & Co.; W.G. Richardson; Seattle Hardware Do; H. Davison & Son; M Phillip & Co; Federico Meeks; Otis McAllister & Co; L.F. Lastreto; US sfmr Alert; W Loalza & Co.; A C Baldemaur & Co; Baker & Hamilton; C.B. Kaufman; Cleveland Paint and Oil Co; E.C. Dailey; Geo. H. Tay & Co; H. Bradley; J.S. Cohen; Miller, Sloww & Scott; Michalltschke Bros & Co.; Pac Press Pub Co; Rear Admiral Wm. A Kirkland; Sadler  & Co.; W.W. Montague & Co: The Calvert Company; Dr. James C. Greatres & Son, James de Fremery; Baruch & Co.; Thannhauser & Co.; Sperry Flour Co.; Juan Urruela; L.G. Stresovich & Co; Goldtree Bros.; Mannier, Kittle & Co.; Valentine Goldsmith; Woodward, Clark & Co.; Union Fish Co; The George Lawrence Co; Sherman, Clay & Co.; Redington & Co; Painter, Cornell & Co.; Levi Strauss & Co.; M. Klein Electric Works; H. S. Crocker & Co; Hart & Co; Hawley Bros Hardware Co; Dayton Hardware Co; Bonestell & Co.; Armes & Dallam; Blake, Moffitt & Towne; California Notion and Toy Co; C.F. Marwedel; E.A. Balden; H. Pfeunneger & Co, Lowenberg & Co; New Home Sewing Machine Company; PF Collins; Stewart, Thompson & Co., Tacoma Leather and Belting Company; Vermont Marble Company; W.T. Garrett & Co; Pascal Dubedat; J Pinet & Co; ELG Steele & Co; Cabrera Roma & Co., Garcia & Maggini, Castle Bros; Stockton Milling Company; E.J. Robinson & Co.; Hulse Bradford & Co.; Herman Cohen; J.G. Allen; Lewis Myerstein & Co.; Parick Mastick & Co., S.B. Leavitt & Co; Thomas Day & Co.; W.H. Stanley; Wilcox & Gibbs Sewing Machine Company; Corbett Failing & Robertson; Bailey Bros., Wieland Bros., Hyan Bros; John T. Wright, Sutter & Co.; J. Ivancovich & Co.; Chinese Merchants….
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1947 - 2010
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