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U.S. Mint Reports

Primarily consisting of the Mint Director's annual report, this series contains information often found nowhere else, revealing internal workings of the Mint and copious statistical data. In addition to the annual reports, this series includes other reports as issued, for example, results of assay tests of foreign gold and silver coins.

Note: Reports are categorized by year published rather than year covered. In some cases, the annual report for a given year was not published until the following year.

 

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    U.S. Mint Report (1798) 1/31/1799

    U.S. Mint Report (1798)

    U.S. Mint Director Elias Boudinot's report for the year 1798, delivered on January 31, 1799. Extracted from the American State Papers, class 3 (Finance), vol. 1, no. 140. Also included here is no. 141, a letter from the Comptroller of the Treasury.

    Paul Hybert summary for no. 140: "A report from mint director Elias Boudinot to President Adams, who relayed it to Congress. The number of each denomination minted in 1798 is given; the value of the 1798 coins nearly double the value in any preceding year. The unprotected state of the mint should be reconsidered in light of the scheme, detected last summer, for robbing the mint."

    Paul Hybert summary for no. 141: "A letter from the Comptroller of the Treasury, accompanying the first of the required reports on the finances of the mint. This report covers from the establishment of the mint to the present, and future reports will be issued annually."

    See transcriptions at http://www.chicagocoinclub.org/lib/us/asp/cl03.finance/v1/n140.html and http://www.chicagocoinclub.org/lib/us/asp/cl03.finance/v1/n141.html.


    Message from the President of the United States : inclosing a report to him, from the Director of the Mint ... 1/31/1799

    Message from the President of the United States : inclosing a report to him, from the Director of the Mint ...

    Mint Director Elias Boudinot's report for the year 1798. This copy, from the Dan Hamelberg library, is ex. John J. Ford.

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