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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. 1/1/1888

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

    Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia - covering the period January 1888 to March 1888. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 150 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    Value of old coins 1/2/1888

    Value of old 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 149. for the complete correspondence set.

    Technical delivery of proof coins 1/2/1888

    Technical delivery of proof 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 149. for the complete correspondence set.

    Pieces struck in December 1/4/1888

    Pieces struck in December

    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 149. for the complete correspondence set.

    Bank wants gold dollars 1/5/1888

    Bank wants 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 149. for the complete correspondence set.

    Buying old dies for scrap metal 1/5/1888

    Buying old dies for scrap 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 149. for the complete correspondence set.

    Wants to sell gold bracelets 1/5/1888

    Wants to sell gold bracelets

    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 149. for the complete correspondence set.

    Dollar of 1885 with unmilled edge 1/6/1888

    Dollar of 1885 with unmilled edge

    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 149. for the complete correspondence set.

    Coal strike continues - nearly out of stock 1/6/1888

    Coal strike continues - nearly out of stock

    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 149. for the complete correspondence set.

    Booth resignation as Melter-Refiner 1/7/1888

    Booth resignation as Melter-Refiner

    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 149. for the complete correspondence set.

    Wharton brittle nickel blanks 1/7/1888

    Wharton brittle nickel blanks

    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 149. for the complete correspondence set.

    Farrel contract and specifications 1/7/1888

    Farrel contract and specifications

    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 149. for the complete correspondence set.

    Vaults nearing capacity 1/7/1888

    Vaults nearing capacity

    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 149. for the complete correspondence set.

    Cannot supply coal due to strike 1/9/1888

    Cannot supply coal due to strike

    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 149. for the complete correspondence set.

    Ship 200k dollars Washington daily 1/9/1888

    Ship 200k dollars Washington daily

    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 149. for the complete correspondence set.

    Bid for old die steel 1/10/1888

    Bid for old die steel

    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 149. for the complete correspondence set.

    Relating to wages and productivity 1/10/1888

    Relating to wages and productivity

    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 149. for the complete correspondence set.

    Value of old copper cents 1/10/1888

    Value 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 149. for the complete correspondence set.

    Accept Farrel Co bid for vault 1/11/1888

    Accept Farrel Co bid for vault

    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 149. for the complete correspondence set.

    Explain cost of potash 1/11/1888

    Explain cost of potash

    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 149. for the complete correspondence set.

    Will continue delivery broken coal 1/11/1888

    Will continue delivery broken 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 149. for the complete correspondence set.

    Jeweler dissatisfied with return on deposit 1/12/1888

    Jeweler dissatisfied with return on 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 149. for the complete correspondence set.

    Monestary wants to deposit gold 1/12/1888

    Monestary wants to deposit 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 149. for the complete correspondence set.

    Wants new silver coins 1887 etc 1/13/1888

    Wants new silver coins 1887 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 149. for the complete correspondence set.

    Wants to sell gold nugget 1/14/1888

    Wants to sell gold nugget

    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 149. for the complete correspondence set.

    Offers for old iron and metal 1/14/1888

    Offers for old iron and 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 149. for the complete correspondence set.

    Bank inquires cents ordered five weeks ago 1/16/1888

    Bank inquires cents ordered five weeks 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 150. for the complete correspondence set.

    Is premium on cent 1793, 1795? 1/16/1888

    Is premium on cent 1793, 1795?

    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 150. for the complete correspondence set.

    Pick-up of lot of old dies sold by Mint 1/16/1888

    Pick-up of lot of old dies sold by 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 150. for the complete correspondence set.

    Resolution of Thanks to Phila. Mint 1/16/1888

    Resolution of Thanks 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 150. for the complete correspondence set.

    Want to deposit 3-lb gold-silver mix 1/16/1888

    Want to deposit 3-lb gold-silver mix

    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 150. for the complete correspondence set.

    Wants to sell old halves dime of 1800 1/16/1888

    Wants to sell old halves dime of 1800

    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 150. for the complete correspondence set.

    Director Mint: Difficulty checking express co bills 1/17/1888

    Director Mint: Difficulty checking express co 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 150. for the complete correspondence set.

    Unsatisfactory stationery 1/17/1888

    Unsatisfactory 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 150. for the complete correspondence set.

    Wants to exchange NY Token for proof set 1/17/1888

    Wants to exchange NY Token for 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 150. for the complete correspondence set.

    SI wants Mint to watch for meteors sent for assay 1/17/1888

    SI wants Mint to watch for meteors sent for assay

    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 150. for the complete correspondence set.

    Wants cent mintage 1793-1857 1/17/1888

    Wants cent mintage 1793-1857

    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 150. for the complete correspondence set.

    Wharton bronze and nickel blanks shipped 1/17/1888

    Wharton bronze and nickel blanks 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 150. for the complete correspondence set.

    AT-SF Send 1000-dol nickels (1-20-1888) 1/20/1888

    AT-SF Send 1000-dol nickels (1-20-1888)

    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 150. for the complete correspondence set.

    Asks about 1849 Cal 5-dol gold NGN 1/20/1888

    Asks about 1849 Cal 5-dol gold NGN

    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 150. for the complete correspondence set.

    Were nickel blanks received Wharton 1/20/1888

    Were nickel blanks received Wharton

    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 150. for the complete correspondence set.

    Any changes to medal list-reissue circular? 1/21/1888

    Any changes to medal list-reissue 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 150. for the complete correspondence set.

    What alloy in 2-cent coins 1/21/1888

    What alloy in 2-cent 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 150. for the complete correspondence set.

    Shipment of silver bars 1/21/1888

    Shipment of 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 150. for the complete correspondence set.

    Wharton to ship 50k lb cent blanks 1/21/1888

    Wharton to ship 50k lb cent blanks

    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 150. for the complete correspondence set.

    Bank received 20-dol. 1887 silver coins 1/21/1888

    Bank received 20-dol. 1887 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 150. for the complete correspondence set.

    Doctor treating Mint employees 1/22/1888

    Doctor treating Mint 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 150. for the complete correspondence set.

    Asks about high yield silver ore 1/23/1888

    Asks about high yield silver ore

    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 150. for the complete correspondence set.

    Wants information on large US mines 1/23/1888

    Wants information on large US mines

    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 150. for the complete correspondence set.

    Wants to sell old cents 1/23/1888

    Wants to sell old 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 150. for the complete correspondence set.

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