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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.

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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304 entries found for [year:1890]

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    Mint security watch for New Year Day 1/1/1890

    Mint security watch for New Year Day

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 161 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    Assayer report on Silver Bullion-blank form 1/1/1890

    Assayer report on Silver Bullion-blank form

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 161 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    Bank wants 25 gold dollars 1/1/1890

    Bank wants 25 gold dollars

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 161 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    Ownership of boxes and kegs for shipping coins 1/1/1890

    Ownership of boxes and kegs for shipping coins

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 161 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    Coin minor-no 3-cent 1- or 3-dol gold 1/2/1890

    Coin minor-no 3-cent 1- or 3-dol gold

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 161 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    Wants assay result of ore from 55 years prior (1/2/1890) 1/2/1890

    Wants assay result of ore from 55 years prior (1/2/1890)

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 161 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    Do hubs for Hawaii coins exist? 1/3/1890

    Do hubs for Hawaii coins exist?

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 161 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    CC Box 1889 dies sent Philadelphia 1/3/1890

    CC Box 1889 dies sent Philadelphia

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 161 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    Mint guard report (1-3-1890) 1/3/1890

    Mint guard report (1-3-1890)

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 161 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    Mint guard report (1-4-1890) 1/4/1890

    Mint guard report (1-4-1890)

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 161 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    Wants to buy large copper cents from mint 1/4/1890

    Wants to buy large copper cents from mint

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 161 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    Mint guard report (1-5-1890) 1/5/1890

    Mint guard report (1-5-1890)

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 161 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    Mint guard report (1-6-1890) 1/6/1890

    Mint guard report (1-6-1890)

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 161 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    Info on proof sets and pattern cent 1/6/1890

    Info on proof sets and pattern cent

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 161 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    Wants to buy 5 new DE 1/6/1890

    Wants to buy 5 new DE

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 161 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    Bosbyshell bond as Superintendent 1/7/1890

    Bosbyshell bond as Superintendent

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 161 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    Wants 1794 1804 dollars etc 1/7/1890

    Wants 1794 1804 dollars etc

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 161 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    Wants assay result of ore from 55 years prior (1/7/1890) 1/7/1890

    Wants assay result of ore from 55 years prior (1/7/1890)

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 161 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    Mint guard report (1-7-1890) 1/7/1890

    Mint guard report (1-7-1890)

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 161 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    Mint guard report (1-8-1890) 1/8/1890

    Mint guard report (1-8-1890)

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 161 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    Cost of mint making own nickels 1/8/1890

    Cost of mint making own nickels

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 161 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    Proof coins for State Department 1/8/1890

    Proof coins for State Department

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 161 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    Bank wants 250 gold dollars 1/8/1890

    Bank wants 250 gold dollars

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 161 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    CC Dies for mint 1/9/1890

    CC Dies for mint

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 161 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    Mint guard report (1-9-1890) 1/9/1890

    Mint guard report (1-9-1890)

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 161 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    Mint guard report (1-10-1890) 1/10/1890

    Mint guard report (1-10-1890)

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 161 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    Scott - What coins will be made in 1890? 1/10/1890

    Scott - What coins will be made in 1890?

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 161 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    Bill to purchase site for new mint 1/11/1890

    Bill to purchase site for new mint

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 161 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    Move silver dollars from PO to Mint vault 1/11/1890

    Move silver dollars from PO to Mint vault

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 161 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    Mint guard report (1-11-1890) 1/11/1890

    Mint guard report (1-11-1890)

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 161 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    Pay for silver with Treasury Notes 1890

    Pay for silver with Treasury Notes

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 164 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    Moving SSD from PO to mint 1/13/1890

    Moving SSD from PO to mint

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 161 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    Use of bullion from test coins 1/13/1890

    Use of bullion from test coins

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 161 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    AT Boston minor coin transfer 1/14/1890

    AT Boston minor coin transfer

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 161 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    Wants view on new mint site 1/14/1890

    Wants view on new mint site

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 161 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    Use of bullion from test coins 1/14/1890

    Use of bullion from test coins

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 161 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    Wants list fo coin values-Scott info sent 1/14/1890

    Wants list fo coin values-Scott info sent

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 161 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    Mint guard report (1-14-1890) 1/14/1890

    Mint guard report (1-14-1890)

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 161 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    Wants to sell copper scale for alloy 1/14/1890

    Wants to sell copper scale for alloy

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 161 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    Can Mint recover mercury from amalgam 1890

    Can Mint recover mercury from amalgam

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 164 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    Space required to store dollars 1890

    Space required to store dollars

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 164 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    Mint guard report (1-15-1890) 1/15/1890

    Mint guard report (1-15-1890)

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 161 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    Removal of female employee 1/15/1890

    Removal of female employee

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 161 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    Removal of 30 adjusters 1/16/1890

    Removal of 30 adjusters

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 161 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    No overtime for rolling room 1890

    No overtime for rolling room

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 164 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    Transfer silver bullion to New Orleans 1890

    Transfer silver bullion to New Orleans

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 164 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    Cleaning tarnished proof coins 1890

    Cleaning tarnished proof coins

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 164 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    Scovill waiting for more blank orders 1890

    Scovill waiting for more blank orders

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 164 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    Can Mint refine old photographic paper 1890

    Can Mint refine old photographic paper

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 164 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    Scovill deliver 10 cases blanks weekly 1890

    Scovill deliver 10 cases blanks weekly

    Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 164 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

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