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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. See also the National Archives & Records Administration numismatic finding aids at https://nnp.wustl.edu/library/archivedetail/538870.

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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    Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899.  1881

    Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899.

    Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia - covering the period June, 1881 - September, 1881. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 124 of Record Group 104.  Courtesy of John Graffeo.


    Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899.  1881

    Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899.

    Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia - covering the period October, 1881 - January, 1882. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 125 of Record Group 104.  Courtesy of John Graffeo.


    Remittance advice to Phila. Mint 1/1/1881

    Remittance advice to Phila. Mint

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. This file was selected from a larger group. Please see Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. Box 123 for the complete correspondence set.

    Reimbursement disallowed 1/3/1881

    Reimbursement disallowed

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. This file was selected from a larger group. Please see Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. Box 123 for the complete correspondence set.

    Electric lights required, prior gas bills 1/3/1881

    Electric lights required, prior gas bills

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. This file was selected from a larger group. Please see Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. Box 123 for the complete correspondence set.

    Gold-silver abstract 2-quart 1880 1/4/1881

    Gold-silver abstract 2-quart 1880

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. This file was selected from a larger group. Please see Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. Box 123 for the complete correspondence set.

    Employees dropped 1/4/1881

    Employees dropped

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. This file was selected from a larger group. Please see Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. Box 123 for the complete correspondence set.

    New employees 1/4/1881

    New employees

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. This file was selected from a larger group. Please see Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. Box 123 for the complete correspondence set.

    Adding temporary adjusters 1/5/1881

    Adding temporary adjusters

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. This file was selected from a larger group. Please see Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. Box 123 for the complete correspondence set.

    Make balances on new design - Westermaier 1/5/1881

    Make balances on new design - Westermaier

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. This file was selected from a larger group. Please see Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. Box 123 for the complete correspondence set.

    Warrant covering Assay Comm. travel 1/5/1881

    Warrant covering Assay Comm. travel

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. This file was selected from a larger group. Please see Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. Box 123 for the complete correspondence set.

    Director Mint: Do bids save Govt. money? 1/6/1881

    Director Mint: Do bids save Govt. money?

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. This file was selected from a larger group. Please see Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. Box 123 for the complete correspondence set.

    Director Mint: Sends advance of 1-cent per silver dol for manufacture 1/6/1881

    Director Mint: Sends advance of 1-cent per silver dol for manufacture

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. This file was selected from a larger group. Please see Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. Box 123 for the complete correspondence set.

    Preparation of bids, etc. 1/6/1881

    Preparation of bids, etc.

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. This file was selected from a larger group. Please see Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. Box 123 for the complete correspondence set.

    Profits of medals 1/6/1881

    Profits of medals

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. This file was selected from a larger group. Please see Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. Box 123 for the complete correspondence set.

    Stamps and cloth-lined envelopes 1/6/1881

    Stamps and cloth-lined envelopes

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. This file was selected from a larger group. Please see Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. Box 123 for the complete correspondence set.

    Can publish request for bids 1/8/1881

    Can publish request for bids

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. This file was selected from a larger group. Please see Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. Box 123 for the complete correspondence set.

    Director Mint: Bullion statement in fine ounces is OK 1/13/1881

    Director Mint: Bullion statement in fine ounces is OK

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. This file was selected from a larger group. Please see Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. Box 123 for the complete correspondence set.

    Why mutilated coin handled through Director Mint? 1/13/1881

    Why mutilated coin handled through Director Mint?

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. This file was selected from a larger group. Please see Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. Box 123 for the complete correspondence set.

    Telegraphic transfer of gold coin 1/13/1881

    Telegraphic transfer of gold coin

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. This file was selected from a larger group. Please see Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. Box 123 for the complete correspondence set.

    State Dept. wants 20 additional gold medals 1/14/1881

    State Dept. wants 20 additional gold medals

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. This file was selected from a larger group. Please see Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. Box 123 for the complete correspondence set.

    Voucher for lifesaving medals 1/15/1881

    Voucher for lifesaving medals

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. This file was selected from a larger group. Please see Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. Box 123 for the complete correspondence set.

    Warrant for monthly expenses 1/15/1881

    Warrant for monthly expenses

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. This file was selected from a larger group. Please see Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. Box 123 for the complete correspondence set.

    Blank form daily bullion report 1/17/1881

    Blank form daily bullion report

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. This file was selected from a larger group. Please see Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. Box 123 for the complete correspondence set.

    Director Mint: Treas. drafts can go direct to mints 1/18/1881

    Director Mint: Treas. drafts can go direct to mints

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. This file was selected from a larger group. Please see Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. Box 123 for the complete correspondence set.

    Note SSD deposit on daily movement of SSD form 1/20/1881

    Note SSD deposit on daily movement of SSD form

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. This file was selected from a larger group. Please see Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. Box 123 for the complete correspondence set.

    Director Mint: Says minor coin redemption is between Treasury and Phila. Mint 1/21/1881

    Director Mint: Says minor coin redemption is between Treasury and Phila. Mint

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. This file was selected from a larger group. Please see Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. Box 123 for the complete correspondence set.

    Director Mint: Send assayer to HQ for special work 1/22/1881

    Director Mint: Send assayer to HQ for special work

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. This file was selected from a larger group. Please see Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. Box 123 for the complete correspondence set.

    How did large minor redemption fund accumulate? 1/22/1881

    How did large minor redemption fund accumulate?

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. This file was selected from a larger group. Please see Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. Box 123 for the complete correspondence set.

    Director Mint: No authority to redeem minor coins 1/25/1881

    Director Mint: No authority to redeem minor coins

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. This file was selected from a larger group. Please see Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. Box 123 for the complete correspondence set.

    Director Mint: Send proof set 1879 to HQ for Congressman 1/28/1881

    Director Mint: Send proof set 1879 to HQ for Congressman

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. This file was selected from a larger group. Please see Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. Box 123 for the complete correspondence set.

    Minor coinage vouchers 1/29/1881

    Minor coinage vouchers

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. This file was selected from a larger group. Please see Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. Box 123 for the complete correspondence set.

    Director Mint meet Snowden at Riggs 2/2/1881

    Director Mint meet Snowden at Riggs

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. This file was selected from a larger group. Please see Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. Box 123 for the complete correspondence set.

    Distances for shipping SSD 2/3/1881

    Distances for shipping SSD

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. This file was selected from a larger group. Please see Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. Box 123 for the complete correspondence set.

    How many 1878 SSD had 8-TF? 2/4/1881

    How many 1878 SSD had 8-TF?

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. This file was selected from a larger group. Please see Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. Box 123 for the complete correspondence set.

    Special wrapping paper for Coining Dept. 2/4/1881

    Special wrapping paper for Coining Dept.

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. This file was selected from a larger group. Please see Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. Box 123 for the complete correspondence set.

    Arrangements for Assay Commission 2/5/1881

    Arrangements for Assay Commission

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. This file was selected from a larger group. Please see Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. Box 123 for the complete correspondence set.

    Comptroller opinion Assay Commission, food 2/7/1881

    Comptroller opinion Assay Commission, food

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. This file was selected from a larger group. Please see Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. Box 123 for the complete correspondence set.

    Comptroller opinion Assay Commission 2/7/1881

    Comptroller opinion Assay Commission

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. This file was selected from a larger group. Please see Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. Box 123 for the complete correspondence set.

    Hold Annual Assay Record until Director Mint arrival 2/7/1881

    Hold Annual Assay Record until Director Mint arrival

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. This file was selected from a larger group. Please see Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. Box 123 for the complete correspondence set.

    Corrected Transfer gold 2/8/1881

    Corrected Transfer gold

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. This file was selected from a larger group. Please see Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. Box 123 for the complete correspondence set.

    No duty on imported steel rolls 2/16/1881

    No duty on imported steel rolls

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. This file was selected from a larger group. Please see Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. Box 123 for the complete correspondence set.

    Cost of wrapping paper 2/17/1881

    Cost of wrapping paper

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. This file was selected from a larger group. Please see Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. Box 123 for the complete correspondence set.

    Shortage in Annual Assay coin metal 2/18/1881

    Shortage in Annual Assay coin metal

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. This file was selected from a larger group. Please see Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. Box 123 for the complete correspondence set.

    Special Assay coin report November 1880 2/18/1881

    Special Assay coin report November 1880

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. This file was selected from a larger group. Please see Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. Box 123 for the complete correspondence set.

    Special Assay coin report October 1880 2/18/1881

    Special Assay coin report October 1880

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. This file was selected from a larger group. Please see Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. Box 123 for the complete correspondence set.

    Review Medal Circular before printing 2/18/1881

    Review Medal Circular before printing

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. This file was selected from a larger group. Please see Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. Box 123 for the complete correspondence set.

    Treas. Defective DE for replacement 2/21/1881

    Treas. Defective DE for replacement

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. This file was selected from a larger group. Please see Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. Box 123 for the complete correspondence set.

    Dept. Interior - Hayes Indian medals, Yankton 2/28/1881

    Dept. Interior - Hayes Indian medals, Yankton

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. This file was selected from a larger group. Please see Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. Box 123 for the complete correspondence set.

    Status of adjusters 3/1/1881

    Status of adjusters

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. This file was selected from a larger group. Please see Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. Box 123 for the complete correspondence set.

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