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Guide to the Anthony Lewis Tasheira Papers, 1849-1860
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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.
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