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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Addressed to James Curtis Booth (1810-1888) and William E. Du Bois (1810-1881), this letter from an unidentified sender provides an introduction for a Mr. James Woodrow (1828-1907), an uncle of United States President Woodrow Wilson, professor at Columbia Theological Seminary, and later president of the College of South Carolina. A note beneath the letter states that mixed nitrate of copper and silver will be shipped by express to Woodrow.
Mrs. A. T. Kent writes to James Curtis Booth (1810-1888) on behalf of a young woman seeking an employment opportunity at the United States Mint. Booth notes his reply on the verso, "waited and watched [for an] opportunity - none likely."