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Message from the President of the United States transmitting a report of the Director of the Mint of the operations of that establishment during the last year


Periodical Summary

Mint Director Robert Patterson's report for the year 1812. The same text is in the American State Papers, class 3 (finance), volume 2, report no. 385.

Paul Hybert summary: "A short report from mint director Robert Patterson to President Madison, who relayed it to Congress. More than half a million dollars worth of bullion deposits sits in mint vaults, awaiting coinage."

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