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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Mint Director Robert Patterson's report for the year 1807. This copy is extracted from the American State Papers, finance (class 3), vol. 2, no. 274. Transcription and formatting by Paul Hybert.
A transcription appears at http://www.chicagocoinclub.org/lib/us/asp/cl03.finance/v2/n274.html.
Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury transmitting a report prepared in obedience to An Act Regulating the Currency of the Foreign Coins in the United States
Mint Director Robert Patterson's report on the assay of foreign coins. The text is also in the American State Papers, finance (class 3), volume 2, no. 275.
Paul Hybert summary: "An assay of foreign coins, from mint director Robert Patterson to Treasury Secretary Albert Gallatin, who relayed it to Congress. Congress’ act of the 10th of April, 1806 fixed the values of certain foreign coins in common use; this report shows that some coins are correctly valued, some coins are slightly over valued, and others are considerably over valued."
A transcription is at: http://www.chicagocoinclub.org/lib/us/asp/cl03.finance/v2/n275.html.