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. Beginning in 2010, the biennial report on coinage production cost and cost saving alternatives is included in this series.
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 1815, delivered January 9. 1816. Also found in the American State Papers, class 3 (finance), vol. 3, report no. 461.
Paul Hybert summary: "A short report from mint director Robert Patterson to President Madison, who relayed it to Congress. The lack of bullion resulted in a very small coinage in 1815, but the facilities are capable of producing $47,000 worth of cents in one year."
A transcription is at http://www.chicagocoinclub.org/lib/us/asp/cl03.finance/v3/n461.html.