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Letter 1 of 2 from Henry M. Morfit to James Curtis Booth, August 13, 1850


Book Summary

Henry M. Morfit (1793-1865) reports on a letter from Thomas Corwin (1794-1865), Secretary of the Treasury. Morfit, a claims lawyer in Washington, D.C. and a political figure in the Andrew Jackson presidential administrations, appears to have served as go-between for his son, Campbell Morfit (1820-1897), and James Curtis Booth (1810-1888) in their efforts to interest the U.S. Mint in their process for refining gold.
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