August 9/28. The home of John Shire built in 1868 on Steuart St., Sonora, Tuolumne Co. Calif. He owned all ...
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Jesse Brown Cook Scrapbooks Documenting San Francisco History and Law Enforcement
BANC PIC 1996.003:Volume 27:12a--fALB
The Bancroft Library
Full titleAugust 9/28. The home of John Shire built in 1868 on Steuart St., Sonora, Tuolumne Co. Calif. He owned all the stages out of Sonora and was held up 14 times and was not injured in any of the holdups. He owned the 1st Concord stage in Calif. He owned the stage that Chas. Barton alias Black Bart' held up, this was Bart's first holdup. John Shire holds a watch that was given to him by Wells Fargo & Co. for saving their strong box.
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