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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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490 entries found for [year:1886]

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    Loss by abrasion, single page 1/1/1886

    Loss by abrasion, single page

    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 137 for the complete correspondence set.

    Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. 1/1/1886

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

    Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia - covering the period January, 1886 - February, 1886. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 137 of Record Group 104. Courtesy of John Graffeo.

    San Francisco Box of 1885 reverse dies shipped 1/4/1886

    San Francisco Box of 1885 reverse dies shipped

    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 137 for the complete correspondence set.

    AT shortage in transfer of dimes 1/4/1886

    AT shortage in transfer of 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 137 for the complete correspondence set.

    Objects to furnishing bonds, Waln 1/4/1886

    Objects to furnishing bonds, Waln

    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 137 for the complete correspondence set.

    Wants to exchange for dime of 1885 or 1886 1/4/1886

    Wants to exchange for dime of 1885 or 1886

    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 137 for the complete correspondence set.

    Wants uncirculated 1885 silver coins 1/4/1886

    Wants uncirculated 1885 silver 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 137 for the complete correspondence set.

    Director Mint wants list of Trade dollars by FY 1/5/1886

    Director Mint wants list of Trade dollars by FY

    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 137 for the complete correspondence set.

    Wants to buy gold dollars 1/5/1886

    Wants to buy gold 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 137 for the complete correspondence set.

    Coiner statement of Proof Trade dollars FY 1879-1884 1/6/1886

    Coiner statement of Proof Trade dollars FY 1879-1884

    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 137 for the complete correspondence set.

    Request for 1000 gold dollars 1/6/1886

    Request for 1000 gold 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 137 for the complete correspondence set.

    Wants gold dollars and silver proofs 1/6/1886

    Wants gold dollars and silver proofs

    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 137 for the complete correspondence set.

    Newlin wants exchange Goloid 1880 for 1879 1/8/1886

    Newlin wants exchange Goloid 1880 for 1879

    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 137 for the complete correspondence set.

    Wants gold dollar of 1885 1/8/1886

    Wants gold dollar of 1885

    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 137 for the complete correspondence set.

    Delivery of dimes 1/9/1886

    Delivery of 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 137 for the complete correspondence set.

    Gold wastage report 1/9/1886

    Gold wastage 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 137 for the complete correspondence set.

    Newlin has 1878 dollar patterns in silver 1/9/1886

    Newlin has 1878 dollar patterns in silver

    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 137 for the complete correspondence set.

    Value of 1802 half eagle 1/9/1886

    Value of 1802 half eagle

    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 137 for the complete correspondence set.

    Waln letters 1/9/1886

    Waln letters

    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 137 for the complete correspondence set.

    Newlin pattern exchange 1878 dollars 1/11/1886

    Newlin pattern exchange 1878 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 137 for the complete correspondence set.

    Waln discharge question 1/11/1886

    Waln discharge question

    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 137 for the complete correspondence set.

    Waln letter question 1/11/1886

    Waln letter question

    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 137 for the complete correspondence set.

    Waln letters: reasons for believing he wrote 1/12/1886

    Waln letters: reasons for believing he wrote

    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 137 for the complete correspondence set.

    Best crucibles for Mint use 1/12/1886

    Best crucibles for Mint 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 137 for the complete correspondence set.

    Comment on M-R report 1/12/1886

    Comment on M-R 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 137 for the complete correspondence set.

    M-R silver melting report 1/12/1886

    M-R silver melting 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 137 for the complete correspondence set.

    Newlin wants trade for Bickford Ten 1/13/1886

    Newlin wants trade for Bickford Ten

    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 137 for the complete correspondence set.

    Is 1820 cent genuine USSS? 1/13/1886

    Is 1820 cent genuine USSS?

    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 137 for the complete correspondence set.

    Invoice for Mint stationery 1/14/1886

    Invoice for Mint stationery

    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 137 for the complete correspondence set.

    Gold coins held by AT-NYC 1/14/1886

    Gold coins held by AT-NYC

    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 137 for the complete correspondence set.

    HQ wants 1885 E HE 1/14/1886

    HQ wants 1885 E HE

    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 137 for the complete correspondence set.

    Cent of 1820 is genuine USSS 1/14/1886

    Cent of 1820 is genuine USSS

    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 137 for the complete correspondence set.

    Claims charge in silver bullion is unjust 1/14/1886

    Claims charge in silver bullion is unjust

    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.

    AT Translation of coded message 1/15/1886

    AT Translation of coded message

    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 137 for the complete correspondence set.

    Insists Waln wrote letter 1/15/1886

    Insists Waln wrote letter

    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 137 for the complete correspondence set.

    Compares Waln penmanship 1/18/1886

    Compares Waln penmanship

    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 137 for the complete correspondence set.

    Value of 1798 HE 1/19/1886

    Value of 1798 HE

    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 137 for the complete correspondence set.

    Sale of old material should not be in Mint accounts 1/19/1886

    Sale of old material should not be in Mint accounts

    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 137 for the complete correspondence set.

    Closing Fox bullion acounts 1/20/1886

    Closing Fox bullion acounts

    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 137 for the complete correspondence set.

    Acknowledge order for book from L-Low 1/20/1886

    Acknowledge order for book from L-Low

    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 137 for the complete correspondence set.

    Illness of M-R 1/20/1886

    Illness of M-R

    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 137 for the complete correspondence set.

    Newlin has Assay Medals, wants 1886 1/20/1886

    Newlin has Assay Medals, wants 1886

    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 137 for the complete correspondence set.

    San Francisco Mint requests additional annealing furnaces 1/20/1886

    San Francisco Mint requests additional annealing furnaces

    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 137 for the complete correspondence set.

    Newlin receives 1879 patterns in exchange for 1878 1/26/1886

    Newlin receives 1879 patterns in exchange for 1878

    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 137 for the complete correspondence set.

    Payment received for book from L-Low 1/26/1886

    Payment received for book from L-Low

    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 137 for the complete correspondence set.

    Phila. weights for scale at planchet wash 1/27/1886

    Phila. weights for scale at planchet wash

    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 137 for the complete correspondence set.

    Miss Fox wants transfer to Coining room 1/28/1886

    Miss Fox wants transfer to Coining room

    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 137 for the complete correspondence set.

    Enter Trade dol. in Deposit, Purchases 1/29/1886

    Enter Trade dol. in Deposit, Purchases

    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 137 for the complete correspondence set.

    Excess weight silver bars sent to Mint 1/29/1886

    Excess weight silver bars sent to 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 137 for the complete correspondence set.

    Wants 3-cent coins for payroll 1/30/1886

    Wants 3-cent coins for payroll

    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 137 for the complete correspondence set.

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