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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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827 entries found for [year:1887]

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    Director Mint will be in Philadelphia Jan. 4 1/3/1887

    Director Mint will be in Philadelphia Jan. 4

    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 143. for the complete correspondence set.

    Phila. Inventory of Assay balances 1/3/1887

    Phila. Inventory of Assay balances

    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 143. for the complete correspondence set.

    Money in Cashiers custody 1/3/1887

    Money in Cashiers custody

    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 143. for the complete correspondence set.

    Phila. Dies of 1886 destroyed 1/3/1887

    Phila. Dies of 1886 destroyed

    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 143 for the complete correspondence set.

    Phila. Dies of 1886 used in coinage 1/3/1887

    Phila. Dies of 1886 used in coinage

    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 143 for the complete correspondence set.

    Working dies for 1886 destroyed 1/4/1887

    Working dies for 1886 destroyed

    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 143 for the complete correspondence set.

    Director Mint: Opinion on funding for boilers 1/5/1887

    Director Mint: Opinion on funding for boilers

    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 143. for the complete correspondence set.

    Condition of assay balances 1/5/1887

    Condition of assay balances

    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 143 for the complete correspondence set.

    Send 40-dol halves 15-dol quarters 1886 1/6/1887

    Send 40-dol halves 15-dol quarters 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 143. for the complete correspondence set.

    Wharton not sending enough cent planchets 1/6/1887

    Wharton not sending enough cent planchets

    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 143. for the complete correspondence set.

    Boiler proposal ad 1/6/1887

    Boiler proposal ad

    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 143 for the complete correspondence set.

    Wants proof dime 1/7/1887

    Wants proof dime

    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 143. for the complete correspondence set.

    Treas. Trasfer order 6000 minor coin for reissue 1/8/1887

    Treas. Trasfer order 6000 minor coin for reissue

    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 143. for the complete correspondence set.

    Received DE for $20 gold bullion sent 1/8/1887

    Received DE for $20 gold bullion sent

    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 143. for the complete correspondence set.

    Asks transfer of Mint employee - health 1/8/1887

    Asks transfer of Mint employee - health

    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 143 for the complete correspondence set.

    Narrow Gauge Grocery - coin dealer 1/8/1887

    Narrow Gauge Grocery - coin dealer

    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 143 for the complete correspondence set.

    AT Baltimore 6000 minor coin for reissue 1/10/1887

    AT Baltimore 6000 minor coin for reissue

    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 143. for the complete correspondence set.

    Treasury printing Circular 1/11/1887

    Treasury printing Circular

    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 154 for the complete correspondence set.

    Requesting shift change for employee 1/11/1887

    Requesting shift change for 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 143. for the complete correspondence set.

    Delay in receiving proof set and 3-dol. gold 1/11/1887

    Delay in receiving proof set and 3-dol. 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 145. for the complete correspondence set.

    Director Mint: Standard weights for Phila. Mint 1/11/1887

    Director Mint: Standard weights for 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 143 for the complete correspondence set.

    Special Assay coin report October 1/12/1887

    Special Assay coin report October

    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 143 for the complete correspondence set.

    Benedict Co. supply nickel planchets 1/12/1887

    Benedict Co. supply nickel planchets

    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 143. for the complete correspondence set.

    Contractor examine new engine boiler space 1/12/1887

    Contractor examine new engine boiler space

    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 143. for the complete correspondence set.

    Custom House gold stamped Light 1/12/1887

    Custom House gold stamped Light

    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 143. for the complete correspondence set.

    Bank received coins not ordered 1/12/1887

    Bank received coins not ordered

    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 143 for the complete correspondence set.

    Limit Benedict contract 1/13/1887

    Limit Benedict contract

    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 143. for the complete correspondence set.

    Treas. Postage stamps returned to writers 1/13/1887

    Treas. Postage stamps returned to writers

    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 143. for the complete correspondence set.

    Director Mint: Check for ST medals 1/14/1887

    Director Mint: Check for ST 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 143 for the complete correspondence set.

    Southwark will bid on boiler foundation 1/15/1887

    Southwark will bid on boiler foundation

    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 143. for the complete correspondence set.

    Wilson schedule of boiler bids 1/15/1887

    Wilson schedule of boiler 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 143 for the complete correspondence set.

    Approval of engine bid for Mint 1/18/1887

    Approval of engine bid for 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.

    Transfer order T NY 5000-dol nickels 1/19/1887

    Transfer order T NY 5000-dol 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 143. for the complete correspondence set.

    Wilson boiler proposal 1/19/1887

    Wilson boiler proposal

    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 143 for the complete correspondence set.

    Roll grinding lathe location 1/20/1887

    Roll grinding lathe location

    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 143. for the complete correspondence set.

    USGS Test of weights for Mint 1/20/1887

    USGS Test of weights for 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 143 for the complete correspondence set.

    New Orleans Dies to mint 1/21/1887

    New Orleans Dies 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 143. for the complete correspondence set.

    Dubois bond 1/21/1887

    Dubois bond

    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 143. for the complete correspondence set.

    Wants daughter moved to lower floor 1/23/1887

    Wants daughter moved to lower floor

    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 143. for the complete correspondence set.

    Will mint accept certain heavy silver bars? 1/24/1887

    Will mint accept certain heavy 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 143. for the complete correspondence set.

    Special Assay coin report November 1/24/1887

    Special Assay coin report November

    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 143 for the complete correspondence set.

    Discrepancy in silver invoice 1/25/1887

    Discrepancy in silver invoice

    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 143 for the complete correspondence set.

    Entertainment for Assay Commission 1/25/1887

    Entertainment 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 143. for the complete correspondence set.

    Separate minor coins sent to Mint for cleaning 1/25/1887

    Separate minor coins sent to Mint for cleaning

    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 143. for the complete correspondence set.

    Bonds for clerks approved 1/26/1887

    Bonds for clerks approved

    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 143. for the complete correspondence set.

    Director Mint: wants statement of medal work 1/27/1887

    Director Mint: wants statement of medal 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 143. for the complete correspondence set.

    Husband wants day off to move 1/27/1887

    Husband wants day off to move

    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 143. for the complete correspondence set.

    Director Mint: Wants medal dept information 1/29/1887

    Director Mint: Wants medal dept information

    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 143. for the complete correspondence set.

    Can use silver dollar appropriation for Mint 1/29/1887

    Can use silver dollar appropriation for 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 143. for the complete correspondence set.

    Is silver dollar equal to gold dollar? 1/30/1887

    Is silver dollar equal to gold dollar?

    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 143. for the complete correspondence set.

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