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Guide to the Anthony Lewis Tasheira Papers, 1849-1860
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biography
  • Correspondents
  • Material Transferred from the Collection
  • Related Collections

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Anthony Lewis Tasheira Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1849-1860
    Box Number: 317-318
    Collector: Tasheira, George
    Repository: California State Library
    Sacramento, California
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information



    Conditions of Use

    Please credit California State Library.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to California State Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing. Permission for publication is given on behalf of California State Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Anthony Lewis Tasheira Papers, California State Library.

    Access Points

    Gold mines and mining--California.
    Real estate investment--California--San Francisco
    Tasheira, Anthony Lewis


    Anthony Lewis Tasheira was born in New York City on January 30, 1822. He came to California by ship in 1849 and mined for gold in the southern mines. In 1853, he went back to New York, returning to California with his family. He entered the banking firm of Drexel, Sather & Church in San Francisco and was a member of the Vigilance Committee of 1856. He died in San Francisco on April 13, 1860.


    Major Correspondents

    • Tasheira, Anthony Lewis

    Other Correspondents

    • Deming, John D.
    • Reed, Jas. A.
    • Sather, Peder
    • Tasheira, Charles
    • Tasheira, Eliza
    • Wanzer, John Jan

    Material Transferred from the Collection


    • Lee, Harriet Jane Kirtland. Journal of a trip through the Southern Mines... [n.d.] 2 vols. (CALIF** qB L4783)

    Related Collections

    Vigilance Collection, 1856.