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Message from the president of the United States, transmitting a report of the director of the Mint, and a statement of the coinage for the last year. : February 16, 1821. Read, and ordered to lie upon the table


Periodical Summary

Mint Director Robert Patterson's report for the year 1820. The text is also found in the American State Papers, finance (class 3), volume 3, report no. 618.

Paul Hybert summary: "A short report from mint director Patterson to President Monroe, who relayed it to Congress. The low production of gold and silver coins reflects the small bullion deposits, and the low copper coin production reflects the lack of public demand."

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