James Booth Papers
James Curtis Booth (1810-1888) was Melter & Refiner at the United States Mint in Philadelphia. The James Booth papers are held by the Science History Institute in Philadelphia and the numismatic portions are presented here, courtesy of Science History Institute. Newman Numismatic Portal sponsored the digitization of this material in 2021.
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Letter from Campbell Morfit to James Curtis Booth, May 16, 1852
Campbell Morfit (1820-1897), a distinguished chemist and co-editor with James Curtis Booth (1810-1888) of the Encyclopedia of Chemistry (1850), writes to Booth to discuss possible changes in their process.
Letter from Conrad William Faber to James Curtis Booth, September 8, 1852
Written to James Curtis Booth (1810-1888) from his brother-in-law, Conrad W. Faber concerning charges leveled against Booth by Richard Sears McCulloh (1818-1894). Booth allegedly left 5% silver content in with refined gold, 4/5 of which should have been separated out by the Refining Department.