Skip to content

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.

 

Select a year



393 entries found for [year:1891]

    Page 1 of 8
    Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. 1/1/1891

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

    Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia - covering the period January 1891 to February 1891. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 168 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    Carson City Annual Assay coins shipped (1-2-1891) 1/2/1891

    Carson City Annual Assay coins shipped (1-2-1891)

    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 167. for the complete correspondence set.

    Condition of Seyss machines from San Francisco 1/2/1891

    Condition of Seyss machines from San Francisco

    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 167. for the complete correspondence set.

    Send test coins immediately not monthly 1/2/1891

    Send test coins immediately not monthly

    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 167. for the complete correspondence set.

    Coins with gold core and annular ring of silver 1/3/1891

    Coins with gold core and annular ring of silver

    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 167. for the complete correspondence set.

    Regarding Camblos condition 1/5/1891

    Regarding Camblos condition

    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 167. for the complete correspondence set.

    War Department payment for gold 1/5/1891

    War Department payment for 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 167. for the complete correspondence set.

    Received 20 silver dollars as requested 1/5/1891

    Received 20 silver dollars as requested

    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 167. for the complete correspondence set.

    Unreturned coin boxes and kegs 1/7/1891

    Unreturned coin boxes and kegs

    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 167. for the complete correspondence set.

    Information about moveable vault sill 1/7/1891

    Information about moveable vault sill

    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 167. for the complete correspondence set.

    Farmers Bank mutilated coins 1/8/1891

    Farmers Bank mutilated 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 167. for the complete correspondence set.

    Dies for New Orleans 1/8/1891

    Dies for New Orleans

    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 167. for the complete correspondence set.

    Edison light bulbs 1/8/1891

    Edison light bulbs

    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 167. for the complete correspondence set.

    Value of Roman denarius 1/8/1891

    Value of Roman denarius

    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 167. for the complete correspondence set.

    Geodetic Survey wants pure gold plate 1/9/1891

    Geodetic Survey wants pure gold plate

    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 167. for the complete correspondence set.

    No Destruction of New Orleans dies 1/9/1891

    No Destruction of New Orleans 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 167. for the complete correspondence set.

    No New Orleans dies destroyed 1/9/1891

    No New Orleans dies 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 167. for the complete correspondence set.

    Return empty kegs promptly 1/10/1891

    Return empty kegs promptly

    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 167. for the complete correspondence set.

    Person wants 70 dollars 1/10/1891

    Person wants 70 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 167. for the complete correspondence set.

    Wharton sends nickel blanks 1/10/1891

    Wharton sends 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 167. for the complete correspondence set.

    Wants 2 sets halves quarters 1883-1891 1/11/1891

    Wants 2 sets halves quarters 1883-1891

    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 167. for the complete correspondence set.

    Can only suspend silver purchases on HQ order 1/12/1891

    Can only suspend silver purchases on HQ order

    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 168. for the complete correspondence set.

    Possible use of gas for annealing 1/12/1891

    Possible use of gas for annealing

    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 167. for the complete correspondence set.

    Marshall Field stores need nickels- cents 1/13/1891

    Marshall Field stores need nickels- 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 168. for the complete correspondence set.

    Misc. steel from Foster Co. 1/13/1891

    Misc. steel from Foster 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 168. for the complete correspondence set.

    Destruction of SF-CC dies of 1890 1/13/1891

    Destruction of SF-CC dies of 1890

    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 168. for the complete correspondence set.

    CC Dies for mint 1/14/1891

    CC 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 168. for the complete correspondence set.

    OK to contract with Scovill for blanks 1/15/1891

    OK to contract with Scovill for 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 168. for the complete correspondence set.

    Water cooler and chairs for office 1/15/1891

    Water cooler and chairs for 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 168. for the complete correspondence set.

    Wants to form DE collection 1/16/1891

    Wants to form DE collection

    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 168. for the complete correspondence set.

    Fusible alloy plugs-invoice 1/17/1891

    Fusible alloy plugs-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 168. for the complete correspondence set.

    Possible over payment for silver 1/17/1891

    Possible over payment for silver

    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 168. for the complete correspondence set.

    Scovill invoice for cent blanks (1-17-1891) 1/17/1891

    Scovill invoice for cent blanks (1-17-1891)

    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 168. for the complete correspondence set.

    Wants stellas and gold dollars 1/17/1891

    Wants stellas and 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 168. for the complete correspondence set.

    Discrepancy in engine riggers time 1/18/1891

    Discrepancy in engine riggers time

    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 167. for the complete correspondence set.

    Cloth for coin bags 1/19/1891

    Cloth for coin bags

    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 168. for the complete correspondence set.

    Has coins to sell 1/19/1891

    Has coins to sell

    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 168. for the complete correspondence set.

    Bronze blanks from Scovill 1/19/1891

    Bronze blanks from Scovill

    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 168. for the complete correspondence set.

    Scovill cent blank invoice (1-21-1891) 1/21/1891

    Scovill cent blank invoice (1-21-1891)

    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 168. for the complete correspondence set.

    Wants to donate copper plate money 1/21/1891

    Wants to donate copper plate money

    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 168. for the complete correspondence set.

    Scovill bronze blanks invoice (1-23-1891) 1/23/1891

    Scovill bronze blanks invoice (1-23-1891)

    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 168. for the complete correspondence set.

    Cutting bags for gold coin- defects 1/23/1891

    Cutting bags for gold coin- defects

    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 168. for the complete correspondence set.

    Scovill rolling silver bars- missing link 1/23/1891

    Scovill rolling silver bars- missing link

    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 168. for the complete correspondence set.

    Scovill cleaning medals 1/24/1891

    Scovill cleaning 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 168. for the complete correspondence set.

    Stanley medal for Mint cabinet 1/26/1891

    Stanley medal for 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 168. for the complete correspondence set.

    Value of 1787 coin? 1/27/1891

    Value of 1787 coin?

    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 168. for the complete correspondence set.

    Wants Stella coin information 1/28/1891

    Wants Stella coin 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 168. for the complete correspondence set.

    Scovill nickel blanks (1-29-1891) 1/29/1891

    Scovill nickel blanks (1-29-1891)

    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 168. for the complete correspondence set.

    Value of counterfeit gold dollar? 1/29/1891

    Value of counterfeit 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 168. for the complete correspondence set.

    Phillips hardened steel rolls for Philadelphia mint 1/30/1891

    Phillips hardened steel rolls for Philadelphia 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 168. for the complete correspondence set.

      Page 1 of 8
      NNP is 100% non-profit and independent // Your feedback is essential and welcome. // Your feedback is essential and welcome.