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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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504 entries found for [year:1889]

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    Are coins bought at mint? Value of certain dates 1/1/1889

    Are coins bought at mint? Value of certain dates

    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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    Cong questions about coinage 1/1/1889

    Cong questions about 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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    Colgate ship 98 bars silver avg. 1082 oz. per bar 1/2/1889

    Colgate ship 98 bars silver avg. 1082 oz. per bar

    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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    Director questions appointment to Mint Cabinet 1/2/1889

    Director questions appointment to Mint Cabinet

    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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    Does Mint buy Mexican pesos? 1/2/1889

    Does Mint buy Mexican pesos?

    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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    Does Mint sell silver bars? 1/2/1889

    Does Mint sell 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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    Phila. dies for 1888 destroyed 1/2/1889

    Phila. dies for 1888 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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    Should Cong be charged premium for proof sets? 1/2/1889

    Should Cong be charged premium for proof sets?

    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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    Wants 1888 date half, but 1887 sent 1/3/1889

    Wants 1888 date half, but 1887 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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    Wants list of coin of special value 1/3/1889

    Wants list of coin of special value

    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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    Should Cong be charged premium for proof set? Yes 1/4/1889

    Should Cong be charged premium for proof set? Yes

    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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    Want sell 1806 quarter other coins 1/4/1889

    Want sell 1806 quarter other 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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    Bond kept for Mint cash deposits 1/5/1889

    Bond kept for Mint cash 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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    New Orleans half dollars for 1861 1/5/1889

    New Orleans half dollars for 1861

    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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    Phila. Cannot buy Cabinet coins from pyx 1/5/1889

    Phila. Cannot buy Cabinet coins from pyx

    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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    Separate silver source each coin denomination 1/5/1889

    Separate silver source each coin denomination

    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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    Value capacity of sub-treasury in Philadelphia 1/5/1889

    Value capacity of sub-treasury in Philadelphia

    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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    Silver payment not received, Colgate 1/5/1889

    Silver payment not received, Colgate

    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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    Proposal for new vault at Mint 1/7/1889

    Proposal for new vault at 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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    Wants to exchange burnt coins 1/7/1889

    Wants to exchange burnt 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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    Phila. Errors on daily statement 1/8/1889

    Phila. Errors on daily statement

    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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    Phila. Invoice for fine silver bars 1/8/1889

    Phila. Invoice for fine 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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    Vault capacity of Post Office 1/8/1889

    Vault capacity of Post Office

    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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    Carson City Porcelain pots for Mint shipped 1/8/1889

    Carson City Porcelain pots for Mint 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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    Phila. Invoice for silver bars 1/8/1889

    Phila. Invoice for 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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    Asks about Mint use of potassium nitrate flux 1/9/1889

    Asks about Mint use of potassium nitrate flux

    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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    Has 100 1853 quarters with rays 1/9/1889

    Has 100 1853 quarters with rays

    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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    Asks value of old English coins 1/12/1889

    Asks value of old English 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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    Bank order minor coin from sub-Treasury 1/14/1889

    Bank order minor coin from sub-Treasury

    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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    Director of Mint objects to employee transfer - questions his work 1/15/1889

    Director of Mint objects to employee transfer - questions his 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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    Improvement to blank cutting presses 1/15/1889

    Improvement to blank cutting presses

    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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    Phila. Correction of silver - gold desposit logs 1/15/1889

    Phila. Correction of silver - gold desposit logs

    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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    Phila. Keep direct light out of Adjusters eyes 1/15/1889

    Phila. Keep direct light out of Adjusters eyes

    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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    Promotion of Miss Fisher to coining room 1/16/1889

    Promotion of Miss Fisher 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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    Wants one dime 1889 date 1/16/1889

    Wants one dime 1889 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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    Director of Mint Approve 50k-lbs cent blanks from Wharton 1/17/1889

    Director of Mint Approve 50k-lbs cent blanks from 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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    Director of Mint Pay increase of four adjusters not general 1/17/1889

    Director of Mint Pay increase of four adjusters not general

    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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    Phila. Deface condemned dies 1/17/1889

    Phila. Deface condemned 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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    Wants address of A. Squires 1/17/1889

    Wants address of A. Squires

    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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    Phila. Verify identity of deposit claimant 1/18/1889

    Phila. Verify identity of deposit claimant

    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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    Proof sets ordered not received 1/18/1889

    Proof sets ordered not 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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    Wants to increase production of minor coins 1/18/1889

    Wants to increase production of minor 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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    Phila. Damage to dollar coining presses 1/19/1889

    Phila. Damage to dollar coining presses

    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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    Phila. Squires claim for 1855 deposit 1/19/1889

    Phila. Squires claim for 1855 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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    Phila. Squires inquiry about deposit 1/21/1889

    Phila. Squires inquiry about 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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    Phila. Squires deposit claim 1/24/1889

    Phila. Squires deposit claim

    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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    What is 1795 half dollar worth? 1/24/1889

    What is 1795 half dollar worth?

    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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    Sending German coins for Cabinet 1/25/1889

    Sending German coins for Cabinet

    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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    Phila. Squires deposit claim photos 1/28/1889

    Phila. Squires deposit claim photos

    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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

    Gold dollars not received by bank 1/31/1889

    Gold dollars not received by bank

    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 155. for the complete correspondence set.

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