Physician in Boston. Author of A Descriptive List of the Coppers Used by Authority for the State of Connecticut For the Year 1787 in 1892. He assembled an important collection of cents. He also was strong in colonial coppers. His collection included 356 Connecticut cents, 156 New Jersey cents, 671 Washington medals and 214 Lincoln medals. Hall was a member of the Boston Numismatic Society. He died in Chelmsford, Massachusetts. His collection was purchased from the estate by Virgil Brand in 1909.
obit: AJN 43 Aug 1909 page 139; NUM 22 Jun 1909 p. 187
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Ford/Hamelberg copy of Dr. Hall's manuscript on Connecticut copper varieties, one of two known (the other resides in the Connecticut State Library).
Dr. Thomas Hall inventory book. See interior front cover for notes on discovery and usage.
Correspondence from Dr. Richard Bagg, and related exhibits, pertaining to Newman's manuscript copy of the Thomas Hall coin records. Also included are published clips, all scanned here except for an article from Coin World, 1/15/1983, related to Bowers & Merena sale of the Brand collection.
Dr. Thomas Hall manuscript on Connecticut coppers (photocopy of Connecticut State Library copy).