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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Message from the President of the United States, inclosing a report of the Director of the Mint : dated the 1st January, 1802 ...
An early printing of Mint Director Elias Boudinot's report for the year 1801.
U.S. Mint Director Elias Boudinot's report for the year 1801, transmitted by President Jefferson to Congress on February 17, 1802. Extracted from the American State Papers, class 3 (Finance), vol. 1, no. 172.
Paul Hybert summary: "A report from mint director Elias Boudinot to President Jefferson, who relayed it to Congress. The number of each denomination minted in 1801 is given, and it is noted that most of the used gold was deposited as bullion or lumps. As mentioned in past reports, the director has not seen the notice, as required by law after more than $50,000 of the cents and half cents have been deposited at the Treasury, that no other copper coins are current; presently, more than $93,000 of the copper coins have been deposited."
A transcription is available at http://www.chicagocoinclub.org/lib/us/asp/cl03.finance/v1/n172.html.