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U.S. National Archives (Record Group 104, Entry 1, General Correspondence)

General correspondence files of the U.S. Mint, 1792-1899 (204 boxes total). Boxes 1 through 45, representing 1792-1857, were scanned in Philadelphia under the direction of R. W. Julian, operating via a grant from the Central States Numismatic Society. Subsequent boxes are courtesy of John Graffeo. The National Archives online catalog record for this entry is https://catalog.archives.gov/id/561197.

Note: Box 1 covers 1792-1797, while box 2 contains the Chief Coiner's account of Laborer's Wages for 1795 and 1796. Following this the series is chronological although some boxes occasionally contain stray items outside the specified date range.

 

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57 entries found for [year:1838]

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    Dunning Oath of Office 1/1/1838

    Dunning Oath of Office

    Extract from National Archives & Records Administration, record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 1 (general correspondence), box 19. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.

    Feuchtwanger Alloy 1/1/1838

    Feuchtwanger Alloy

    Extract from National Archives & Records Administration, record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 1 (general correspondence), box 19. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.

    Assay of Ore 1/2/1838

    Assay of Ore

    Extract from National Archives & Records Administration, record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 1 (general correspondence), box 19. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.

    Indian Medals 1/4/1838

    Indian Medals

    Extract from National Archives & Records Administration, record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 1 (general correspondence), box 19. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.

    Mexican Dollars Deposited at Mint 1/4/1838

    Mexican Dollars Deposited at Mint

    Extract from National Archives & Records Administration, record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 1 (general correspondence), box 19. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.

    Mint Balance for December 1/8/1838

    Mint Balance for December

    Extract from National Archives & Records Administration, record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 1 (general correspondence), box 19. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.

    Furst Request for Loan 1/11/1838

    Furst Request for Loan

    Extract from National Archives & Records Administration, record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 1 (general correspondence), box 19. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.

    Furst Work List 1/12/1838

    Furst Work List

    Extract from National Archives & Records Administration, record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 1 (general correspondence), box 19. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.

    Payment to Furst 1/12/1838

    Payment to Furst

    Extract from National Archives & Records Administration, record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 1 (general correspondence), box 19. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.

    Furst Letter 1/15/1838

    Furst Letter

    Extract from National Archives & Records Administration, record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 1 (general correspondence), box 19. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.

    Mint Report 1837 1/17/1838

    Mint Report 1837

    Extract from National Archives & Records Administration, record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 1 (general correspondence), box 19. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.

    P Coinage for 1837 1/20/1838

    P Coinage for 1837

    Extract from National Archives & Records Administration, record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 1 (general correspondence), box 19. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.

    Proposed Copper Accounting Regulations 1/27/1838

    Proposed Copper Accounting Regulations

    Extract from National Archives & Records Administration, record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 1 (general correspondence), box 19. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.

    Assay Commission 1/31/1838

    Assay Commission

    Extract from National Archives & Records Administration, record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 1 (general correspondence), box 19. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.

    Assay Commissioners 1/31/1838

    Assay Commissioners

    Extract from National Archives & Records Administration, record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 1 (general correspondence), box 19. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.

    Counterfeit Half Dollar 2/22/1838

    Counterfeit Half Dollar

    Extract from National Archives & Records Administration, record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 1 (general correspondence), box 19. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.

    Fake Half Dollar 3/12/1838

    Fake Half Dollar

    Extract from National Archives & Records Administration, record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 1 (general correspondence), box 19. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.

    Payment for Ripley Medal 3/14/1838

    Payment for Ripley Medal

    Extract from National Archives & Records Administration, record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 1 (general correspondence), box 19. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.

    Crogan Medal Account 3/17/1838

    Crogan Medal Account

    Extract from National Archives & Records Administration, record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 1 (general correspondence), box 19. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.

    Fake Half Dollar 3/17/1838

    Fake Half Dollar

    Extract from National Archives & Records Administration, record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 1 (general correspondence), box 19. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.

    Fake Half Dollar 3/19/1838

    Fake Half Dollar

    Extract from National Archives & Records Administration, record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 1 (general correspondence), box 19. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.

    Crogan Medal Account 3/28/1838

    Crogan Medal Account

    Extract from National Archives & Records Administration, record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 1 (general correspondence), box 19. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.

    Machinery Account-1836 3/31/1838

    Machinery Account-1836

    Extract from National Archives & Records Administration, record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 1 (general correspondence), box 19. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.

    Machinery Account-1837 3/31/1838

    Machinery Account-1837

    Extract from National Archives & Records Administration, record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 1 (general correspondence), box 19. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.

    Examine Ore Specimen 4/12/1838

    Examine Ore Specimen

    Extract from National Archives & Records Administration, record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 1 (general correspondence), box 19. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.

    Examine Ore Specimen 4/14/1838

    Examine Ore Specimen

    Extract from National Archives & Records Administration, record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 1 (general correspondence), box 19. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.

    Counterfeit Dollar 5/5/1838

    Counterfeit Dollar

    Extract from National Archives & Records Administration, record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 1 (general correspondence), box 19. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.

    Furst Medal Cost 5/5/1838

    Furst Medal Cost

    Extract from National Archives & Records Administration, record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 1 (general correspondence), box 19. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.

    Gold for Medals 5/5/1838

    Gold for Medals

    Extract from National Archives & Records Administration, record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 1 (general correspondence), box 19. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.

    Visit to Mint 5/18/1838

    Visit to Mint

    Extract from National Archives & Records Administration, record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 1 (general correspondence), box 19. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.

    Coins Kept at Mint 5/30/1838

    Coins Kept at Mint

    Extract from National Archives & Records Administration, record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 1 (general correspondence), box 19. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.

    Branch Mint Bill S-357 6/7/1838

    Branch Mint Bill S-357

    Extract from National Archives & Records Administration, record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 1 (general correspondence), box 19. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.

    New 1836 Dollars to Secretary of Treasury 7/5/1838

    New 1836 Dollars to Secretary of Treasury

    Extract from National Archives & Records Administration, record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 1 (general correspondence), box 19. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.

    Coinage of Eagles ordered 7/30/1838

    Coinage of Eagles ordered

    Extract from National Archives & Records Administration, record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 1 (general correspondence), box 19. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.

    Robert M. Patterson To William G. Stearns, 8/15/1838 8/15/1838

    Robert M. Patterson To William G. Stearns, 8/15/1838

    U.S. Mint correspondence from the National Archives and Record Administration (NARA), record group 104, entry 1, box 19. Patterson discusses early coinage of the U.S. Mint and the efforts of William Du Bois to set aside examples for the Stearns collection. Transcription courtesy of Roger W. Burdette. 

    Deposit Bullion for New Coins 8/21/1838

    Deposit Bullion for New Coins

    Extract from National Archives & Records Administration, record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 1 (general correspondence), box 19. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.

    William G. Stearns To Robert M. Patterson, 8/23/1838 8/23/1838

    William G. Stearns To Robert M. Patterson, 8/23/1838

    U.S. Mint correspondence from the National Archives and Record Administration (NARA), record group 104, entry 1, box 19. Stearns asks about payment for coins being set aside for him in the U.S. Mint, as well as the design of the 1792 half disme. Transcription courtesy of Roger W. Burdette. 

    Account of Indian Medals 8/28/1838

    Account of Indian Medals

    Extract from National Archives & Records Administration, record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 1 (general correspondence), box 19. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.

    Furst Indian Medals 8/28/1838

    Furst Indian Medals

    Extract from National Archives & Records Administration, record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 1 (general correspondence), box 19. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.

    Payment to Furst 8/28/1838

    Payment to Furst

    Extract from National Archives & Records Administration, record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 1 (general correspondence), box 19. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.

    Indian Medals 8/30/1838

    Indian Medals

    Extract from National Archives & Records Administration, record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 1 (general correspondence), box 19. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.

    Smithson legacy 8/31/1838

    Smithson legacy

    Extract from National Archives & Records Administration, record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 1 (general correspondence), box 19. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.

    Smithson Legacy 9/3/1838

    Smithson Legacy

    U.S. Mint correspondence, extracted from National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 1 (general correspondence), volume 19. This letter, from Treasury Secretary Levi Woodbury to U.S. Mint Director Robert M. Patterson, discusses coinage of the Smithson gold at the U.S. Mint. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.

    William G. Stearns to Robert M. Patterson, 9/8/1838 9/8/1838

    William G. Stearns to Robert M. Patterson, 9/8/1838

    U.S. Mint correspondence from the National Archives and Record Administration (NARA), record group 104, entry 1, box 19. Stearns discusses his numismatic collection and possible contribution to the Mint Cabinet (today the National Numismatic Collection). Transcription courtesy of Roger W. Burdette. 

    Sending 20 New Quarters Secretary of Treasury 9/14/1838

    Sending 20 New Quarters Secretary of Treasury

    Extract from National Archives & Records Administration, record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 1 (general correspondence), box 19. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.

    Monthly Coin Report September 10/4/1838

    Monthly Coin Report September

    Extract from National Archives & Records Administration, record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 1 (general correspondence), box 19. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.

    Delay in Delivering silver Coins 10/24/1838

    Delay in Delivering silver Coins

    Extract from National Archives & Records Administration, record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 1 (general correspondence), box 19. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.

    Indian Medals 10/27/1838

    Indian Medals

    Extract from National Archives & Records Administration, record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 1 (general correspondence), box 19. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.

    Indian Medals 10/29/1838

    Indian Medals

    Extract from National Archives & Records Administration, record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 1 (general correspondence), box 19. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.

    Monthly Report October 11/5/1838

    Monthly Report October

    Extract from National Archives & Records Administration, record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 1 (general correspondence), box 19. Courtesy of Roger W. Burdette.

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