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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 1815, delivered January 9. 1816. Also found in the American State Papers, class 3 (finance), vol. 3, report no. 461.

Paul Hybert summary: "A short report from mint director Robert Patterson to President Madison, who relayed it to Congress. The lack of bullion resulted in a very small coinage in 1815, but the facilities are capable of producing $47,000 worth of cents in one year."

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