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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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232 entries found for [year:1884]

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    Destruction of 1883 dated dies 1/2/1884

    Destruction of 1883 dated dies

    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 130 for the complete correspondence set.

    Silver dollar production for January 1/2/1884

    Silver dollar production for January

    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 128 for the complete correspondence set.

    Dies for destruction 1/2/1884

    Dies for destruction

    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 130 for the complete correspondence set.

    ST Report number of safes in use 1/3/1884

    ST Report number of safes in use

    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 130 for the complete correspondence set.

    Influx of 1883 Trade dollars 1/3/1884

    Influx of 1883 Trade dollars

    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 130 for the complete correspondence set.

    Peru wants to hire engravers for their mint 1/7/1884

    Peru wants to hire engravers for their 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 130 for the complete correspondence set.

    Mutilated coin received 1/7/1884

    Mutilated coin received

    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 128 for the complete correspondence set.

    Limited supply of silver for dimes 1/8/1884

    Limited supply of silver for dimes

    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 130 for the complete correspondence set.

    Director Mint: Quantity of 1883 Trade dol in circulation 1/9/1884

    Director Mint: Quantity of 1883 Trade dol in circulation

    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 130 for the complete correspondence set.

    Night watch recording clock failed 1/10/1884

    Night watch recording clock failed

    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 130 for the complete correspondence set.

    Wants number Trade dollars issued 1883 1/10/1884

    Wants number Trade dollars issued 1883

    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 130 for the complete correspondence set.

    ST Proposes changes in Lifesaving medals 1/10/1884

    ST Proposes changes in 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 130 for the complete correspondence set.

    Proof Trade dollars for 1883 1/11/1884

    Proof Trade dollars for 1883

    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 130 for the complete correspondence set.

    Lifesaving medal changes made long ago 1/12/1884

    Lifesaving medal changes made long ago

    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 130 for the complete correspondence set.

    Changes in Lifesaving medal 1/15/1884

    Changes in Lifesaving medal

    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 130 for the complete correspondence set.

    Claim for debt owed by employee 1/19/1884

    Claim for debt owed by employee

    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 130 for the complete correspondence set.

    Invoice for silver bullion (1-21-1884) 1/21/1884

    Invoice for silver bullion (1-21-1884)

    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 130 for the complete correspondence set.

    Invoice for silver bullion (1-22-1884) 1/22/1884

    Invoice for silver bullion (1-22-1884)

    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 130 for the complete correspondence set.

    Director Mint: Requests 10 dimes 1884 date 1/22/1884

    Director Mint: Requests 10 dimes 1884 date

    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 130 for the complete correspondence set.

    USSS counterfeit nickels 1/22/1884

    USSS counterfeit nickels

    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 148. for the complete correspondence set.

    Acton order for proof sets and proof Trade dol. 1/23/1884

    Acton order for proof sets and proof Trade dol.

    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 130 for the complete correspondence set.

    Acton wants proof sets - Trade dols. 1/23/1884

    Acton wants proof sets - Trade dols.

    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 130 for the complete correspondence set.

    Mutilated Eagle coin 1/25/1884

    Mutilated Eagle 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 130 for the complete correspondence set.

    Inferior coal 1/26/1884

    Inferior coal

    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 130 for the complete correspondence set.

    Treasury - Examination of books 1/26/1884

    Treasury - Examination of books

    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 130 for the complete correspondence set.

    Director Mint: Silver delivery delay OK if price is stable 1/29/1884

    Director Mint: Silver delivery delay OK if price is stable

    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 130 for the complete correspondence set.

    No authority for pay deduction from salary 1/29/1884

    No authority for pay deduction from salary

    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 130 for the complete correspondence set.

    Special assay report Dec. 1883 1/29/1884

    Special assay report Dec. 1883

    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 130 for the complete correspondence set.

    40k-lb commercial nickel from J.S. Watson 1/29/1884

    40k-lb commercial nickel from J.S. Watson

    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 130 for the complete correspondence set.

    Mutilated silver for redemption 1/29/1884

    Mutilated silver for redemption

    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 130 for the complete correspondence set.

    Check stations missed by night Watchmen 1/30/1884

    Check stations missed by night Watchmen

    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 130 for the complete correspondence set.

    Female employees can make bags 1/30/1884

    Female employees can make bags

    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 130 for the complete correspondence set.

    Reporting of partial supply deliveries 1/31/1884

    Reporting of partial supply deliveries

    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 130 for the complete correspondence set.

    Why alloy charge on 999 silver bars? 1/31/1884

    Why alloy charge on 999 silver bars?

    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 130 for the complete correspondence set.

    Sends mutilated currency for redemption 2/1/1884

    Sends mutilated currency for redemption

    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 130 for the complete correspondence set.

    Errors in calculating bar charges on deposits 2/2/1884

    Errors in calculating bar charges on deposits

    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 130 for the complete correspondence set.

    Corrected gold deposit 2/4/1884

    Corrected gold deposit

    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 130 for the complete correspondence set.

    Errors in calculating bar charges - reply 2/4/1884

    Errors in calculating bar charges - reply

    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 130 for the complete correspondence set.

    Chacoal too light to use 2/6/1884

    Chacoal too light to use

    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 130 for the complete correspondence set.

    Silver deposit lacked info - M-R did not know was melted coin (2-6-1884) 2/6/1884

    Silver deposit lacked info - M-R did not know was melted coin (2-6-1884)

    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 130 for the complete correspondence set.

    Assay Commissioners 2/7/1884

    Assay Commissioners

    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 130 for the complete correspondence set.

    Silver deposit lacked info - M-R did not know was melted coin (2-7-1884) 2/7/1884

    Silver deposit lacked info - M-R did not know was melted coin (2-7-1884)

    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 130 for the complete correspondence set.

    Acton wants 1883 proof set 2/9/1884

    Acton wants 1883 proof set

    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 130 for the complete correspondence set.

    USSS will send pieces of fake nickels 2/10/1884

    USSS will send pieces of fake nickels

    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 148. for the complete correspondence set.

    Referring to possible counterfeit nickels 2/12/1884

    Referring to possible counterfeit nickels

    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 131 for the complete correspondence set.

    Bullion charges put in wrong account 2/12/1884

    Bullion charges put in wrong account

    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 130 for the complete correspondence set.

    Assay Commission count of pieces 2/16/1884

    Assay Commission count of pieces

    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 131 for the complete correspondence set.

    Half eagle broken by hand 2/16/1884

    Half eagle broken by hand

    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 131 for the complete correspondence set.

    Director Mint wants sample coins with holes 2/19/1884

    Director Mint wants sample coins with holes

    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 131 for the complete correspondence set.

    Gold shipwreck medals 2/23/1884

    Gold shipwreck 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 131 for the complete correspondence set.

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