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 transmitting a report of the Director of the Mint of the operations of that establishment during the last year
Mint Director Robert Patterson's report for the year 1811. The same text is in the American State Papers, class 3 (finance), volume 2, report no. 361.
Paul Hybert summary: "A short report from mint director Robert Patterson to President Madison, who relayed it to Congress. Following the closing of the Bank of the United States, an adequate supply of bullion for coinage now is provided by other banks in Philadelphia."
A transcription is at: http://www.chicagocoinclub.org/lib/us/asp/cl03.finance/v2/n361.html.