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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James Curtis Booth (1810-1888) writes to James Pollock (1810-1890), Director of the United States Mint, to discuss a new method of "granulating gold and silver for the purpose of refining them" as proposed by a Mr. John Feix. Booth recommends a trial of this method.