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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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267 entries found for [year:1896]

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    Medals for Indian Police - report accompanies 1/3/1896

    Medals for Indian Police - report accompanies

    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 190. for the complete correspondence set.

    New Orleans Old dies and Annual Assay coins 1/3/1896

    New Orleans Old dies and Annual Assay 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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

    Aluminum blanks Scovill for Carlsile medal 1/4/1896

    Aluminum blanks Scovill for Carlsile medal

    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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

    Push gold coinage 1/7/1896

    Push gold 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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

    Wants 1895 silver dollars 1/7/1896

    Wants 1895 silver 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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

    Were silver coins made in 1895? 1/8/1896

    Were silver coins made in 1895?

    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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

    Inquiry about McCoy deposit 1862 1/9/1896

    Inquiry about McCoy deposit 1862

    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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

    Are 1894 dimes worth 5 dollars each? 1/9/1896

    Are 1894 dimes worth 5 dollars each?

    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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

    Was Miss Williams portrait on dollar? 1/12/1896

    Was Miss Williams portrait on 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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

    Can mint help collect debt from employee? 1/13/1896

    Can mint help collect debt from employee?

    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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

    Suit of clothes not paid for 1/14/1896

    Suit of clothes not paid for

    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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

    Count and rebag silver dollars vault C 1/15/1896

    Count and rebag silver dollars vault C

    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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

    Accept bid for copper annealing canisters 1/17/1896

    Accept bid for copper annealing canisters

    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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

    San Francisco Dies for mint (1-17-1896) 1/17/1896

    San Francisco Dies for mint (1-17-1896)

    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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

    Counting boards for St. Louis (1-20-1896) 1/20/1896

    Counting boards for St. Louis (1-20-1896)

    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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

    How many 1895 silver dollars made? 1/22/1896

    How many 1895 silver dollars made?

    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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

    Bids for brass Cashier screen 1/23/1896

    Bids for brass Cashier screen

    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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

    Wants value of gold watch 1/24/1896

    Wants value of gold watch

    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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

    M-R to make dollar ingots 1/24/1896

    M-R to make dollar ingots

    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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

    Resume coinage of silver dollars 1/25/1896

    Resume coinage of silver 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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

    Public printer recieves payment for gold leaf 1/27/1896

    Public printer recieves payment for gold leaf

    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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

    San Francisco Dies received (1-28-1896) 1/28/1896

    San Francisco Dies received (1-28-1896)

    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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

    Bids for brass Cashier screen 1/28/1896

    Bids for brass Cashier screen

    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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

    Value of coins on list 1/28/1896

    Value of coins on list

    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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

    Value of old coins 1/28/1896

    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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

    New Orleans Dies for Mint (1-30-1896) 1/30/1896

    New Orleans Dies for Mint (1-30-1896)

    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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

    Will Mint buy 1798 dollar for Cabinet? 2/3/1896

    Will Mint buy 1798 dollar 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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

    Counting boards for St. Louis (2-5-1896) 2/5/1896

    Counting boards for St. Louis (2-5-1896)

    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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

    No dinner for Assay Commission this year 2/6/1896

    No dinner for Assay Commission this year

    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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

    Scovill would like routine cent blank orders 2/7/1896

    Scovill would like routine cent blank orders

    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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

    Ingot copper for alloy 2/7/1896

    Ingot copper for alloy

    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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

    Assay Commissioners for 1896 2/10/1896

    Assay Commissioners for 1896

    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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

    Value of continental currency 2/10/1896

    Value of continental currency

    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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

    What is meaning of cap on Liberty? 2/10/1896

    What is meaning of cap on Liberty?

    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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

    St. Louis wants instructions for counting board 2/11/1896

    St. Louis wants instructions for counting board

    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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

    Oath of office received 2/11/1896

    Oath of office 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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

    Had 1804 dollar for sale 2/12/1896

    Had 1804 dollar for sale

    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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

    Rubbing of 1869 pattern five-cent 2/12/1896

    Rubbing of 1869 pattern five-cent

    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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

    Wants set of fractional currency 2/13/1896

    Wants set of fractional currency

    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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

    Improved extraction from sweeps 2/15/1896

    Improved extraction from sweeps

    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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

    Proof set 1896 received 2/15/1896

    Proof set 1896 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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

    Ferracute copied photo from Evans book 2/18/1896

    Ferracute copied photo from Evans book

    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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

    San Francisco Dies for mint received (2-19-1896) 2/19/1896

    San Francisco Dies for mint received (2-19-1896)

    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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

    Wants 50 more Carlisle medals 2/19/1896

    Wants 50 more Carlisle 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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

    Has Agriculture medal been completed? 2/20/1896

    Has Agriculture medal been completed?

    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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

    Dies for San Domingo Improvement Co. 2/20/1896

    Dies for San Domingo Improvement 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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

    Ship counting boards AT Cincinnati 2/20/1896

    Ship counting boards AT Cincinnati

    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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

    Desk for Coiner office 2/21/1896

    Desk for Coiner 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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

    Wants to sell 1807 cent for 26 dollars 2/24/1896

    Wants to sell 1807 cent for 26 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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

    Coins needed for Santo Domingo 2/25/1896

    Coins needed for Santo Domingo

    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 192. for the complete correspondence set.

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