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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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525 entries found for [year:1893]

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    New Orleans Cancelled 1892 dies sent 1/2/1893

    New Orleans Cancelled 1892 dies 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 179. for the complete correspondence set.

    Scott regarding coinage for 1893 1/4/1893

    Scott regarding coinage for 1893

    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 179. for the complete correspondence set.

    Minor coins ordered month ago not received (1-5-1893) 1/5/1893

    Minor coins ordered month ago not received (1-5-1893)

    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 179. for the complete correspondence set.

    San Francisco Cancelled 1892 dies shipped 1/5/1893

    San Francisco Cancelled 1892 dies 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 179. for the complete correspondence set.

    Additional 10 Columbian halves kept by Mint 1/6/1893

    Additional 10 Columbian halves kept 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 179. for the complete correspondence set.

    Ferracute press not working properly 1/6/1893

    Ferracute press not working properly

    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 179. for the complete correspondence set.

    Ferracute press not satisfactory 1/6/1893

    Ferracute press not satisfactory

    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 179. for the complete correspondence set.

    Ferracute price of two new presses 1/7/1893

    Ferracute price of two new 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 179. for the complete correspondence set.

    Price of Ferracute presses 1/7/1893

    Price of Ferracute 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 179. for the complete correspondence set.

    Minor coins ordered month ago not received (1-9-1893) 1/9/1893

    Minor coins ordered month ago not received (1-9-1893)

    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 179. for the complete correspondence set.

    Sending free carborundum wheel 1/9/1893

    Sending free carborundum wheel

    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 179. for the complete correspondence set.

    Company wants to make Columbian medal (1-12-1893) 1/12/1893

    Company wants to make Columbian medal (1-12-1893)

    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 179. for the complete correspondence set.

    Wants rare coins from Mint to resell 1/12/1893

    Wants rare coins from Mint to resell

    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 179. for the complete correspondence set.

    Ferracute will send repair of press 1/13/1893

    Ferracute will send repair of press

    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 179. for the complete correspondence set.

    Wants to know coinage of 1892 Columbian 1/14/1893

    Wants to know coinage of 1892 Columbian

    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 179. for the complete correspondence set.

    Company wants to make Columbian medal (1-16-1893) 1/16/1893

    Company wants to make Columbian medal (1-16-1893)

    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 179. for the complete correspondence set.

    Envelopes for Columbian halves 1/16/1893

    Envelopes for Columbian halves

    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 179. for the complete correspondence set.

    Question about separate box for 100 Columbian halves 1/16/1893

    Question about separate box for 100 Columbian halves

    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 179. for the complete correspondence set.

    San Francisco Dies dated 1893 1/16/1893

    San Francisco Dies dated 1893

    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 179. for the complete correspondence set.

    Assay Commission for 1893 1/19/1893

    Assay Commission for 1893

    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 179. for the complete correspondence set.

    How to apply for Mint job? 1/20/1893

    How to apply for Mint job?

    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 179. for the complete correspondence set.

    New Orleans Dies for 1893 prepared 1/23/1893

    New Orleans Dies for 1893 prepared

    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 179. for the complete correspondence set.

    Suggests coin to commemorate first coinage centennial 1/23/1893

    Suggests coin to commemorate first coinage centennial

    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 179. for the complete correspondence set.

    Change in Scovill coin blank contract 1/24/1893

    Change in Scovill coin blank 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 179. for the complete correspondence set.

    Change in accounting for Special Assay bullion 1/24/1893

    Change in accounting for Special Assay bullion

    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 179. for the complete correspondence set.

    Carson City Excess dies ordered - not hardened 1/24/1893

    Carson City Excess dies ordered - not hardened

    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 180. for the complete correspondence set.

    Are testimonials needed to get Mint job? 1/26/1893

    Are testimonials needed to get Mint job?

    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 179. for the complete correspondence set.

    Offers to loan coins to Mint Cabinet 1/26/1893

    Offers to loan coins 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 179. for the complete correspondence set.

    Scovill contract discussion 1/26/1893

    Scovill contract discussion

    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 179. for the complete correspondence set.

    Want position at Mint 1/27/1893

    Want position 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 179. for the complete correspondence set.

    What is L on one cent coin? 1/28/1893

    What is L on one cent 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 179. for the complete correspondence set.

    Defective 1879 dollar- partial collar 1/28/1893

    Defective 1879 dollar- partial collar

    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 179. for the complete correspondence set.

    Offers to make French and Spanish translations 1/31/1893

    Offers to make French and Spanish translations

    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 179. for the complete correspondence set.

    Director Wants to see Phila. Superintendent 1/31/1893

    Director Wants to see Phila. Superintendent

    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 180. for the complete correspondence set.

    Phila. Vouchers for 1893 Columbian halves 1/31/1893

    Phila. Vouchers for 1893 Columbian halves

    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 180. for the complete correspondence set.

    Marshall Field wants new coins not old 2/1/1893

    Marshall Field wants new coins not old

    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 180. for the complete correspondence set.

    Phila. Handling account for Special Assay bars 2/1/1893

    Phila. Handling account for Special Assay 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 180. for the complete correspondence set.

    Record Group 104. Entry 1. General Correspondence, 1792 - 1899. 2/1/1893

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

    Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia - covering the period February 1893 to April 1893. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 180 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.

    San Francisco Dies for mint received 2/1/1893

    San Francisco Dies for mint 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 180. for the complete correspondence set.

    Carson City Coinage dies for Mint 2/2/1893

    Carson City Coinage 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 180. for the complete correspondence set.

    Carson City Copy letter about excess dies 2/2/1893

    Carson City Copy letter about excess 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 180. for the complete correspondence set.

    Special Assay results Columbian halves quarters 2/2/1893

    Special Assay results Columbian halves quarters

    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 180. for the complete correspondence set.

    Phila. Scovill sends signed contract 2/4/1893

    Phila. Scovill sends signed 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 180. for the complete correspondence set.

    Phila. Steel rolls shipped 2/6/1893

    Phila. Steel rolls 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 180. for the complete correspondence set.

    Vouchers Columbian Expo and related 2/7/1893

    Vouchers Columbian Expo and related

    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 180. for the complete correspondence set.

    Complaint about conductor at Mint 2/8/1893

    Complaint about conductor 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 180. for the complete correspondence set.

    Director: Error on bullion purchase quantity 2/8/1893

    Director: Error on bullion purchase quantity

    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 180. for the complete correspondence set.

    Phila. Scovill send cents - no more nickel 2/8/1893

    Phila. Scovill send cents - no more nickel

    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 180. for the complete correspondence set.

    Fake HE passed at Treasury 2/9/1893

    Fake HE passed at 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 180. for the complete correspondence set.

    Wants proof set (2-9-1893) 2/9/1893

    Wants proof set (2-9-1893)

    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 180. for the complete correspondence set.

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