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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Newspaper clippings regarding President Cleveland's signing of a relief bill for the estate of James C. Booth
Two clippings, titled "Ledger and Transcript" and "A Careful Official," document James Curtis Booth's (1810-1888) contributions to the United States Mint and announce the President's approval of an act for the relief of legal representation of Booth who lost three silver bars during his tenure. Dates: 1892-Jan-10 ("A Careful Official"), 1894-Dec-29 ("Ledger and Transcript").