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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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251 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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Can Miss Cassell continue work from home? 1/11/1887

    Can Miss Cassell continue work from home?

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Cashiers balances 1/31/1887

    Cashiers 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.

    Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. 2/1/1887

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

    Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia - covering the period February, 1887 - March, 1887. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 144 of Record Group 104. Courtesy of John Graffeo.

    No replay yet to summary Annual Assay coins 2/1/1887

    No replay yet to summary Annual Assay 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 144. for the complete correspondence set.

    Should any employees attend Assay Comm luncheon? 2/1/1887

    Should any employees attend Assay Comm luncheon?

    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 144. for the complete correspondence set.

    Order for pulleys 2/4/1887

    Order for pulleys

    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 144. for the complete correspondence set.

    Treasurer US will attend Assay Commission 2/4/1887

    Treasurer US will attend 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 144. for the complete correspondence set.

    AT-NO Sends uncurrent coin-Daddy Dollars 2/7/1887

    AT-NO Sends uncurrent coin-Daddy 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 144. for the complete correspondence set.

    M-R wants pay increase for employee 2/7/1887

    M-R wants pay increase 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 144. for the complete correspondence set.

    Loss on sale of old copper cents 2/8/1887

    Loss on sale of old copper cents

    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 144. for the complete correspondence set.

    Borax delivery delayed by strike in NY 2/9/1887

    Borax delivery delayed by strike in NY

    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 144. for the complete correspondence set.

    Wilson boiler proposal ad information 2/9/1887

    Wilson boiler proposal ad 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.

    Borax ready for shipment 2/11/1887

    Borax ready for shipment

    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 144. for the complete correspondence set.

    Can discontinue night adjuster work 2/16/1887

    Can discontinue night adjuster 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 144. for the complete correspondence set.

    Bonds of Cochran and Esherick 2/18/1887

    Bonds of Cochran and Esherick

    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 144. for the complete correspondence set.

    Reimbursement for Assay Comm expense 2/19/1887

    Reimbursement for Assay Comm expense

    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 144. for the complete correspondence set.

    Defects in bond of Edgemoor Iron Co 2/21/1887

    Defects in bond of Edgemoor Iron Co

    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 144. for the complete correspondence set.

    New bond for Warrant clerk - Asst. Coiner 2/23/1887

    New bond for Warrant clerk - Asst. Coiner

    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 144. for the complete correspondence set.

    San Francisco Dies for mint 2/23/1887

    San Francisco Dies 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 144. for the complete correspondence set.

    Assay silver sample for Army Arsenal 2/24/1887

    Assay silver sample for Army Arsenal

    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 144. for the complete correspondence set.

    Shafting bidders need time to plan bids 2/24/1887

    Shafting bidders need time to plan 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 144. for the complete correspondence set.

    Proposal for new 150 hp engine accepted 2/25/1887

    Proposal for new 150 hp engine accepted

    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 144. for the complete correspondence set.

    Regarding 759 medals from Mint at Rome 2/25/1887

    Regarding 759 medals from Mint at Rome

    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 144. for the complete correspondence set.

    Cost of making prize medal 2/26/1887

    Cost of making prize 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 144. for the complete correspondence set.

    Replacement for dismissed Medal Supt. 2/28/1887

    Replacement for dismissed Medal Supt.

    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 144. for the complete correspondence set.

    Wants 1- 3-dol gold pieces 2/28/1887

    Wants 1- 3-dol gold 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 144. for the complete correspondence set.

    Accept bid for boilers Edge Moor Iron Co 3/1/1887

    Accept bid for boilers Edge Moor Iron Co

    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 144. for the complete correspondence set.

    Medal Supt. dismissed 3/1/1887

    Medal Supt. dismissed

    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 144. for the complete correspondence set.

    Move roll lathe to install boilers 3/2/1887

    Move roll lathe to install 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 144. for the complete correspondence set.

    Must re-bid McCaul work (3-2-1887) 3/2/1887

    Must re-bid McCaul work (3-2-1887)

    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 144. for the complete correspondence set.

    Procedure for receiving Trade dollars 3/3/1887

    Procedure for receiving 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 144. for the complete correspondence set.

    Adjusting pay of dismissed employees 3/4/1887

    Adjusting pay of dismissed 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 144. for the complete correspondence set.

    How can small gold deposits be made? 3/4/1887

    How can small gold deposits be made?

    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 144. for the complete correspondence set.

    Must re-bid McCaul work (3-4-1887) 3/4/1887

    Must re-bid McCaul work (3-4-1887)

    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 144. for the complete correspondence set.

    New Mint Regulations April 1 3/4/1887

    New Mint Regulations April 1

    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 144. for the complete correspondence set.

    Engraver prepare special parcel seal 3/4/1887

    Engraver prepare special parcel seal

    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 144. for the complete correspondence set.

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