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    Correspondence Related to Franklin Peale and New Mint Equipment, 1833-1837

    /1833

    Correspondence Related to Franklin Peale s Travel to Europe 1829 1836 Correspondence primarily between Franklin Peale and Mint Director Samuel Moore Photocopies from the Craig Sholley library generally originating from the National Archives record group 104 entry 23 Peale correspondence although some of the material may be from the general correspondence files National Archives record group 104 entries 1 and 3 The following


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    Correspondence Related to Franklin Peale and New Mint Equipment, 1833-1837

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    Correspondence Related to Franklin Peale s Travel to Europe 1829 1836 Correspondence primarily between Franklin Peale and Mint Director Samuel Moore Photocopies from the Craig Sholley library generally originating from the National Archives record group 104 entry 23 Peale correspondence although some of the material may be from the general correspondence files National Archives record group 104 entries 1 and 3 The following


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    Correspondence Related to Franklin Peale and New Mint Equipment, 1833-1837

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    Correspondence Related to Franklin Peale s Travel to Europe 1829 1836 Correspondence primarily between Franklin Peale and Mint Director Samuel Moore Photocopies from the Craig Sholley library generally originating from the National Archives record group 104 entry 23 Peale correspondence although some of the material may be from the general correspondence files National Archives record group 104 entries 1 and 3 The following


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    Correspondence Related to Franklin Peale and New Mint Equipment, 1833-1837

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    Correspondence Related to Franklin Peale s Travel to Europe 1829 1836 Correspondence primarily between Franklin Peale and Mint Director Samuel Moore Photocopies from the Craig Sholley library generally originating from the National Archives record group 104 entry 23 Peale correspondence although some of the material may be from the general correspondence files National Archives record group 104 entries 1 and 3 The following


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    Correspondence Related to Franklin Peale and the Branch Mints, 1835-1856

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    Correspondence Related to Franklin Peale and the Branch Mints 1835 1856 Correspondence primarily between Melter Refiner Franklin Peale and Mint Director Robert M Patterson Photocopies from the Craig Sholley library primarily originating from the National Archives record group 104 entry 23 Peale correspondence although some of the material may be from the general correspondence files National Archives record group 104 entri


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    Correspondence Related to Franklin Peale and the Branch Mints, 1835-1856

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    Correspondence Related to Franklin Peale and the Branch Mints 1835 1856 Correspondence primarily between Melter Refiner Franklin Peale and Mint Director Robert M Patterson Photocopies from the Craig Sholley library primarily originating from the National Archives record group 104 entry 23 Peale correspondence although some of the material may be from the general correspondence files National Archives record group 104 entri


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    Correspondence Related to Franklin Peale and the Branch Mints, 1835-1856

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    Correspondence Related to Franklin Peale and the Branch Mints 1835 1856 Correspondence primarily between Melter Refiner Franklin Peale and Mint Director Robert M Patterson Photocopies from the Craig Sholley library primarily originating from the National Archives record group 104 entry 23 Peale correspondence although some of the material may be from the general correspondence files National Archives record group 104 entri


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    Correspondence Related to Franklin Peale and the Branch Mints, 1835-1856

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    Correspondence Related to Franklin Peale and the Branch Mints 1835 1856 Correspondence primarily between Melter Refiner Franklin Peale and Mint Director Robert M Patterson Photocopies from the Craig Sholley library primarily originating from the National Archives record group 104 entry 23 Peale correspondence although some of the material may be from the general correspondence files National Archives record group 104 entri


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    Correspondence Related to Franklin Peale and the Branch Mints, 1835-1856

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    11 17 1837 Franklin Peale in Dahlonega to Robert M Patterson 11 25 1837 Franklin Peale in Dahlonega to Robert M Patterson 12 11 1837 Franklin Peale to Robert M Patterson regarding travel difficulty 12 11 1837 Franklin Peale at Norfolk VA to Robert M Patterson 12 15 1837 Franklin Peale to Robert M Patterson 12 23 1837 Franklin Peale to Robert M Patterson report on Peale s mission to the branch mints 5 16 1839


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    Correspondence Related to Franklin Peale and the Branch Mints, 1835-1856

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    11 17 1837 Franklin Peale in Dahlonega to Robert M Patterson 11 25 1837 Franklin Peale in Dahlonega to Robert M Patterson 12 11 1837 Franklin Peale to Robert M Patterson regarding travel difficulty 12 11 1837 Franklin Peale at Norfolk VA to Robert M Patterson 12 15 1837 Franklin Peale to Robert M Patterson 12 23 1837 Franklin Peale to Robert M Patterson report on Peale s mission to the branch mints 5 16 1839


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    Correspondence Related to Franklin Peale and the Branch Mints, 1835-1856

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    11 17 1837 Franklin Peale in Dahlonega to Robert M Patterson 11 25 1837 Franklin Peale in Dahlonega to Robert M Patterson 12 11 1837 Franklin Peale to Robert M Patterson regarding travel difficulty 12 11 1837 Franklin Peale at Norfolk VA to Robert M Patterson 12 15 1837 Franklin Peale to Robert M Patterson 12 23 1837 Franklin Peale to Robert M Patterson report on Peale s mission to the branch mints 5 16 1839


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    Correspondence Related to Franklin Peale and the Branch Mints, 1835-1856

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    11 17 1837 Franklin Peale in Dahlonega to Robert M Patterson 11 25 1837 Franklin Peale in Dahlonega to Robert M Patterson 12 11 1837 Franklin Peale to Robert M Patterson regarding travel difficulty 12 11 1837 Franklin Peale at Norfolk VA to Robert M Patterson 12 15 1837 Franklin Peale to Robert M Patterson 12 23 1837 Franklin Peale to Robert M Patterson report on Peale s mission to the branch mints 5 16 1839


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    REVIEW: JOURNAL OF NUMISMATIC RESEARCH, SPRING 2013

    12/22/2013

    REVIEW JOURNAL OF NUMISMATIC RESEARCH SPRING 2013 http www coinbooks org esylum_v16n52a06 html Back to top Roger Burdette produces a wonderful periodical the Journal of Numismatic Research The Spring 2013 issue focuses on the work of Benjamin Franklin Peale Here s the description from the Wizard Coin Supply web site Journal of Numismatic Research Issue 2 Spring 2013 Benjamin Franklin Peale Author Editor Roger W Burdette ISBN 13 9780976898689 UPC 9780976898689 Our Price 20 00 The Spring 2013 JNR is 135 pages of detailed articles and rarely seen illustrations covering the work of Benjamin Franklin Peale Most collectors recogniz


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    THE JOURNAL OF NUMISMATIC RESEARCH

    09/21/2014

    of his invention that was installed in the Philadelphia Mint in 1906 The French patent number 294123 was issued on November 8 1899 and amended in February 24 1902 This is the first publication of his patent and includes all documents remaining in the French patent office archive Journal of Numismatic Research JNR 226 128 147 Spring 2013 Issue 2 226 128 156 BENJAMIN Franklin Peale 226 128 147 INVENTIONS AND IMPROVEMENTS FOR THE UNITED STATES MINT 1835 TO 1852 226 128 157 During Franklin Peale 226 128 153 s employment at the U S Mint from 1833 to 1854 he invented machinery and improved processes These changes moved the mint from an outdated backwater into the forefront of international coinage technology This issue of JNR presents the first comprehe


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    Correspondence Related to Franklin Peale's Travel to Europe, 1829-1836

    /1829

    Correspondence Related to Franklin Peale and New Mint Equipment 1833 1837 Correspondence primarily among Melter Refiner Franklin Peale Mint Directors Samuel Moore and Robert M Patterson and Secretary of the Treasury Levi Woodbury Photocopies from the Craig Sholley library generally originating from the National Archives record group 104 entry 23 Peale correspondence although some of the material may be from the general corr


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    Correspondence Related to Franklin Peale's Travel to Europe, 1829-1836

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    Correspondence Related to Franklin Peale and New Mint Equipment 1833 1837 Correspondence primarily among Melter Refiner Franklin Peale Mint Directors Samuel Moore and Robert M Patterson and Secretary of the Treasury Levi Woodbury Photocopies from the Craig Sholley library generally originating from the National Archives record group 104 entry 23 Peale correspondence although some of the material may be from the general corr


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    Correspondence Related to Franklin Peale's Travel to Europe, 1829-1836

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    Correspondence Related to Franklin Peale and New Mint Equipment 1833 1837 Correspondence primarily among Melter Refiner Franklin Peale Mint Directors Samuel Moore and Robert M Patterson and Secretary of the Treasury Levi Woodbury Photocopies from the Craig Sholley library generally originating from the National Archives record group 104 entry 23 Peale correspondence although some of the material may be from the general corr


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    Correspondence Related to Franklin Peale's Travel to Europe, 1829-1836

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    Correspondence Related to Franklin Peale and New Mint Equipment 1833 1837 Correspondence primarily among Melter Refiner Franklin Peale Mint Directors Samuel Moore and Robert M Patterson and Secretary of the Treasury Levi Woodbury Photocopies from the Craig Sholley library generally originating from the National Archives record group 104 entry 23 Peale correspondence although some of the material may be from the general corr


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    CAN YOU READ FRANKLIN PEALE’S HANDWRITING?

    02/28/2016

    CAN YOU READ Franklin Peale S HANDWRITING http www coinbooks org esylum_v19n09a11 html Can you read 19th century handwriting The Newman Numismatic Portal has an important transcription project and could use some help Editor In 1833 future Chief Coiner Franklin Peale undertook a two year tour of the European mints Upon his return he wrote one of the most important reports in U S Mint histor


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    Early Engineering Reminiscences (1815-40) of George Escol Sellers

    /1965

    in North Seventh Street corner of Sugar Alley The second mint completed in 1833 at the northwest corner of Chestnut and Juniper Streets was in a building designed by William Strickland 86 In 1835 the Sellers brothers fur nished heavy iron castings for new equipment in the melting department which was overhauled by Franklin Peale after his return from a two year study of European mints and minting procedures 87 When the branch mints in North Carolina and Georgia were established in 1836 George Escol designed the steam engines to be used in them His designs overturned by the way a dogged preference for vertical steam engines to drive the coining presses and other machinery Naturally as the capital of the United Sta


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    Early Engineering Reminiscences (1815-40) of George Escol Sellers

    /1965

    in North Seventh Street corner of Sugar Alley The second mint completed in 1833 at the northwest corner of Chestnut and Juniper Streets was in a building designed by William Strickland 86 In 1835 the Sellers brothers fur nished heavy iron castings for new equipment in the melting department which was overhauled by Franklin Peale after his return from a two year study of European mints and minting procedures 87 When the branch mints in North Carolina and Georgia were established in 1836 George Escol designed the steam engines to be used in them His designs overturned by the way a dogged preference for vertical steam engines to drive the coining presses and other machinery Naturally as the capital of the United Sta


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    Official Misconduct of Franklin Peale, Esq., Chief Coiner of the Mint

    /1853 [Numismatics U.S. Mint Franklin Peale]

    ours of the Mint as well as at other times 10 That in further prool of the specifications and charges last above cited Robert Wallace one of the workmen of the Mint and a carpenter by trade does I believe know and if properly interrogated would therefore testify that he the said Wallace when iu the emplov and pay of the United States has at various times been required by the said Franklin Peale to go to and do carpenter s work at the dwelling of said Peale that he the said Wal lace has made and repaired at the Mint household furniture and various other articles for the benefit and by order of said Peale and that other workmen of the Mint have been frequently required by said Peale to work tor his private benefit profit or gain when they were in the employ and pay of the United S


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    Early Engineering Reminiscences (1815-40) of George Escol Sellers

    /1965

    in North Seventh Street corner of Sugar Alley The second mint completed in 1833 at the northwest corner of Chestnut and Juniper Streets was in a building designed by William Strickland 86 In 1835 the Sellers brothers fur nished heavy iron castings for new equipment in the melting department which was overhauled by Franklin Peale after his return from a two year study of European mints and minting procedures 87 When the branch mints in North Carolina and Georgia were established in 1836 George Escol designed the steam engines to be used in them His designs overturned by the way a dogged preference for vertical steam engines to drive the coining presses and other machinery Naturally as the capital of the United Sta


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    Official Misconduct of Franklin Peale, Esq., Chief Coiner of the Mint

    /1853 [Numismatics U.S. Mint Franklin Peale]

    ours of the Mint as well as at other times 10 That in further prool of the specifications and charges last above cited Robert Wallace one of the workmen of the Mint and a carpenter by trade does I believe know and if properly interrogated would therefore testify that he the said Wallace when iu the emplov and pay of the United States has at various times been required by the said Franklin Peale to go to and do carpenter s work at the dwelling of said Peale that he the said Wal lace has made and repaired at the Mint household furniture and various other articles for the benefit and by order of said Peale and that other workmen of the Mint have been frequently required by said Peale to work tor his private benefit profit or gain when they were in the employ and pay of the United S


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    Early Engineering Reminiscences (1815-40) of George Escol Sellers

    /1965

    in North Seventh Street corner of Sugar Alley The second mint completed in 1833 at the northwest corner of Chestnut and Juniper Streets was in a building designed by William Strickland 86 In 1835 the Sellers brothers fur nished heavy iron castings for new equipment in the melting department which was overhauled by Franklin Peale after his return from a two year study of European mints and minting procedures 87 When the branch mints in North Carolina and Georgia were established in 1836 George Escol designed the steam engines to be used in them His designs overturned by the way a dogged preference for vertical steam engines to drive the coining presses and other machinery Naturally as the capital of the United Sta


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    Official Misconduct of Franklin Peale, Esq., Chief Coiner of the Mint

    /1853 [Numismatics U.S. Mint Franklin Peale]

    ours of the Mint as well as at other times 10 That in further prool of the specifications and charges last above cited Robert Wallace one of the workmen of the Mint and a carpenter by trade does I believe know and if properly interrogated would therefore testify that he the said Wallace when iu the emplov and pay of the United States has at various times been required by the said Franklin Peale to go to and do carpenter s work at the dwelling of said Peale that he the said Wal lace has made and repaired at the Mint household furniture and various other articles for the benefit and by order of said Peale and that other workmen of the Mint have been frequently required by said Peale to work tor his private benefit profit or gain when they were in the employ and pay of the United S


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    Correspondence Related to Franklin Peale's Travel to Europe, 1829-1836

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    3 25 1836 Robert M Patterson to Levi Woodbury responding to Woodbury s inquiry of March 21 3 28 1836 Rufus Tyler to Robert M Patterson related to press alterations 4 9 1836 Robert M Patterson to Levi Woodbury transmitting a second trial of the Gobrecht dollar 5 27 1836 Franklin Peale to Robert M Patterson related to hiring workmen from Merrick Agnew 7 6 1836 Robert M Patterson to Samuel Fisher regarding purchase of portrait lathe 7 8 1836 Robert M Patterson to Levi Woodbury transmitting bullion deposit data requested by the president 7 21 1836 Robert M Patterson to possibly Samuel Fisher regarding funds for the portrait lathe 12 16 1836 Franklin Peale to Rober


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    Correspondence Related to Franklin Peale's Travel to Europe, 1829-1836

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    3 25 1836 Robert M Patterson to Levi Woodbury responding to Woodbury s inquiry of March 21 3 28 1836 Rufus Tyler to Robert M Patterson related to press alterations 4 9 1836 Robert M Patterson to Levi Woodbury transmitting a second trial of the Gobrecht dollar 5 27 1836 Franklin Peale to Robert M Patterson related to hiring workmen from Merrick Agnew 7 6 1836 Robert M Patterson to Samuel Fisher regarding purchase of portrait lathe 7 8 1836 Robert M Patterson to Levi Woodbury transmitting bullion deposit data requested by the president 7 21 1836 Robert M Patterson to possibly Samuel Fisher regarding funds for the portrait lathe 12 16 1836 Franklin Peale to Rober


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    Official Misconduct of Franklin Peale, Esq., Chief Coiner of the Mint

    /1853 [Numismatics U.S. Mint Franklin Peale]

    54 chairs cleaned or repaired Jonathan Tompkins worked on an alarm bell an work connected therewith which occupied nine days which job I understooi was for Franklin Peale s private residence Joseph Canby was engaged threj days of the Government time in polishing a brass plate said to be for Frankli Peale s brother the said plate appeared to be intended for a mirror Josep Canby worked on door fastenings at different times which were for Frankli Peale s private residence Joseph Canby done work on an air gun said to l for the said Peale Uselessness and Co


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    FRANKLIN'S PEALE'S EUROPEAN TRIP EXPENSES

    03/13/2016

    FRANKLIN S PEALE S EUROPEAN TRIP EXPENSES http www coinbooks org esylum_v19n11a13 html Dick Johnson writes I retrieved a copy this week of Pennsylvania History published by Pennsylvania Historical Association July 1951 It contained an article on Franklin Peale and his two year trip to Europe His instructions were to learn the technology of European mints with the goal of implementing this technology in the 40 year old Philadelphia Mint We learn that in 1833 Mint Director Samuel Moore with this trip in mind had hired Peale who had extensive mechanical knowledge Moore got the approval of Treasury Secretary Louis McLane later that year McLane au


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    NEWMAN PORTAL ADDS FRANKLIN PEALE DOCUMENT

    09/17/2017

    NEWMAN PORTAL ADDS Franklin Peale DOCUMENT http www coinbooks org v20 esylum_v20n38a09 html The latest addition to the Newman Numismatic Portal is the Official Misconduct of Franklin Peale Project Coordinator Len Augsburger provided the following report Editor The Musical Mint Sofa Official Misconduct of Franklin Peale 1853 just uploaded to the Newman Portal details charges leveled against the 19th century Chief Co


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    Correspondence Related to Franklin Peale's Travel to Europe, 1829-1836

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    3 25 1836 Robert M Patterson to Levi Woodbury responding to Woodbury s inquiry of March 21 3 28 1836 Rufus Tyler to Robert M Patterson related to press alterations 4 9 1836 Robert M Patterson to Levi Woodbury transmitting a second trial of the Gobrecht dollar 5 27 1836 Franklin Peale to Robert M Patterson related to hiring workmen from Merrick Agnew 7 6 1836 Robert M Patterson to Samuel Fisher regarding purchase of portrait lathe 7 8 1836 Robert M Patterson to Levi Woodbury transmitting bullion deposit data requested by the president 7 21 1836 Robert M Patterson to possibly Samuel Fisher regarding funds for the portrait lathe 12 16 1836 Franklin Peale to Rober


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    Official Misconduct of Franklin Peale, Esq., Chief Coiner of the Mint

    /1853 [Numismatics U.S. Mint Franklin Peale]

    54 chairs cleaned or repaired Jonathan Tompkins worked on an alarm bell an work connected therewith which occupied nine days which job I understooi was for Franklin Peale s private residence Joseph Canby was engaged threj days of the Government time in polishing a brass plate said to be for Frankli Peale s brother the said plate appeared to be intended for a mirror Josep Canby worked on door fastenings at different times which were for Frankli Peale s private residence Joseph Canby done work on an air gun said to l for the said Peale Uselessness and Co


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    Correspondence Related to Franklin Peale's Travel to Europe, 1829-1836

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    3 25 1836 Robert M Patterson to Levi Woodbury responding to Woodbury s inquiry of March 21 3 28 1836 Rufus Tyler to Robert M Patterson related to press alterations 4 9 1836 Robert M Patterson to Levi Woodbury transmitting a second trial of the Gobrecht dollar 5 27 1836 Franklin Peale to Robert M Patterson related to hiring workmen from Merrick Agnew 7 6 1836 Robert M Patterson to Samuel Fisher regarding purchase of portrait lathe 7 8 1836 Robert M Patterson to Levi Woodbury transmitting bullion deposit data requested by the president 7 21 1836 Robert M Patterson to possibly Samuel Fisher regarding funds for the portrait lathe 12 16 1836 Franklin Peale to Rober


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    Official Misconduct of Franklin Peale, Esq., Chief Coiner of the Mint

    /1853 [Numismatics U.S. Mint Franklin Peale]

    54 chairs cleaned or repaired Jonathan Tompkins worked on an alarm bell an work connected therewith which occupied nine days which job I understooi was for Franklin Peale s private residence Joseph Canby was engaged threj days of the Government time in polishing a brass plate said to be for Frankli Peale s brother the said plate appeared to be intended for a mirror Josep Canby worked on door fastenings at different times which were for Frankli Peale s private residence Joseph Canby done work on an air gun said to l for the said Peale Uselessness and Co


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    Correspondence Related to Franklin Peale and the Branch Mints, 1835-1856

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    4 Franklin Peale report a bill allowing the sum of 10 000 as a full compensation to the memorialist for all his inventions an


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    Correspondence Related to Franklin Peale and the Branch Mints, 1835-1856

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    4 Franklin Peale report a bill allowing the sum of 10 000 as a full compensation to the memorialist for all his inventions an


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    PEALE REPORT TRANSCRIPTION SOUGHT

    12/13/2015

    tory Can anyone help Editor It 226 128 153 s heartening to learn the Newman Numismatic Portal has digitized 77 000 pages This is gist for the numismatic mill for researchers at present and far into the future I would like to propose for digitation the most important document in 19th century American minting technology 226 128 147 the 1835 Peale Report 226 128 147 by Franklin Peale This document in Peale 226 128 153 s own handwriting or some secretary 226 128 153 s is beautiful uniform script Even so it is difficult to read as it takes undue time to discern every word It needs to be transcribed before digitation This is necessary for 21st century eyes to read instead of 19th century script In 1833 U S Mint Director Samuel Moore hired away from the


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    WHERE ARE THE PEALE REPORT DRAWINGS?

    03/06/2016

    last week 39 s request for assistance transcribing the Peale Report Thanks Editor Now that the manuscript Peale Report is in the Newman Numismatic Portal we must ask the question Where are the Peale Report drawings After many conversations with fellow Rittenhouse member Craig Sholly on early U S Mint technology we both agreed on the importance of the improvements brought about by Franklin Peale We are fortunate Peale wrote a report of a two year trip to European mints where he learned the latest technology of coin making On June 17 1835 Peale presented his 272 page report to Mint Director Samuel Moore who apparently gave Peale the green light to install the equipment and methods outlined in his Report to improve what the Philadelphia Mint needed to bring it up to match European m


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    NOTES FROM E-SYLUM READERS: APRIL 3, 2016

    04/03/2016

    g gold Thanks We all take different journeys but the beginnings have a familiar theme curiosity and an inborn urge to collect Editor To read the earlier E Sylum articles see HOW DENNIS TUCKER GOT STARTED IN NUMISMATICS www coinbooks org esylum_v19n12a19 html NUMISMATIC ORIGIN STORIES www coinbooks org esylum_v19n13a12 html Inventions and Innovations of Benjamin Franklin Peale Roger Burdette writes The Spring 2013 issue of the Journal of Numismatic Research might be of interest to your readers in relation to the transcription of Franklin Peale 39 s 1835 report Having read the complete report during research of this JNR issue on Benjamin Franklin Peale Inventions and Innovations for the United States Mint 1835 to 1852 I feel that Peale 39 s report is


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    Ancient and Modern Coins of the World and the United States, Medals and Tokens

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    U S MEDALS AWARD MEDALS JULIAN AM FANTASTIC AWARD MEDAL TO U S MINT CHIEF COINER Franklin Peale 772 AM 20 Franklin Institute Scott Premium Medal to Franklin Peale 1841 Copper bronzed 54 6mm Unsigned Extremely Fine or better Obv Franklin bust 1 after Jean Baptiste Nini s 1777 Terracotta plaques complete with the fictitious Arms on the truncation Franklin Insti tute legend Reverse is dramatically rotated some 90 degrees TO THE MOST DESERVING sur rounds the engraved script awar


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    Proceedings of the Numismatic and Antiquarian Society of Philadelphia for the Years 1919, 1920, 1921, Vol. 29

    1/1/1922

    140 Catalogue of the Medals contained in this eabinet Struck from dies preserved in the Mint of the United States with notes and remarks by 1795 Franklin Peale 1870 Assistant Assayer from 1833 to 1836 Melter and refiner from 1836 to 1839 and Chief Coiner from 1839 to 1854 Adam Eckfeldt Chief coiner of the United States Mint 1814 1839 in his letter of resignation warmly recommends the appoint ment of Franklin Peale in the following terms I feel it my duty in leaving office to recommend that my place be filled by Mr Franklin Peale the pre


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    Ancient and Modern Coins of the World and the United States, Medals and Tokens

    Numismatics; Auction catalogs

    U S MEDALS AWARD MEDALS JULIAN AM FANTASTIC AWARD MEDAL TO U S MINT CHIEF COINER Franklin Peale 772 AM 20 Franklin Institute Scott Premium Medal to Franklin Peale 1841 Copper bronzed 54 6mm Unsigned Extremely Fine or better Obv Franklin bust 1 after Jean Baptiste Nini s 1777 Terracotta plaques complete with the fictitious Arms on the truncation Franklin Insti tute legend Reverse is dramatically rotated some 90 degrees TO THE MOST DESERVING sur rounds the engraved script awar


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    Correspondence Related to Franklin Peale and the Branch Mints, 1835-1856

    /1835

    4 Franklin Peale report a bill allowing the sum of 10 000 as a full compensation to the memorialist for all his inventions an


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    The Numismatist, Vol. 25 (1912)

    /1912

    Peale had several children and he gave to most of them the names of famous painters lie was enthusiastic in art and probably cherished the fond idea that the boys he named Raphael Rembrandt Vandyke Titian and Rubens would some day attain the fame of their great patrons and his eldest daughter become a second Angelica Kauffman Of special interest to collectors is the fact that another son Franklin Peale succeeded Adam Eckfeldt as chief coiner at the Philadelphia mint in 1839 Franklin Peale was appointed melter and refiner of the mint on January 5 1836 Upon the retirement of Mr Eckfeldt as chief coiner he recommended Mr Peale as his successor Franklin Peale had the distinction of having been born in the Hall of the American Philosophical Society in which building as stated above his fat


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    From Mine To Mint

    /2013

    is capable of milling 200 or more pieces per minute equal to 12 000 per hour Only one boy need be in attendance at the machine to feed blanks During its rapid operation the machine also separates any defective blanks that might have been placed in the feeding tube This machine has been in operation since February 1836 and has given unqualified satisfaction in every 470 respect Coin Presses Franklin Peale visited Europe in 1833 1834 and examined Uhlhorn in Carlsrhue Baden Germany Thonnelier in Paris France and Matthew Boul ton Soho Mint coin presses None were what Peale wanted but he brought back his own plans for a simplified toggle press which was built and installed in the Philadelphia Mint in 1836 The improved press ran at eighty four revolutions per minute and could strike 5 000


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    The Numismatist, Vol. 25 (1912)

    /1912

    Peale had several children and he gave to most of them the names of famous painters lie was enthusiastic in art and probably cherished the fond idea that the boys he named Raphael Rembrandt Vandyke Titian and Rubens would some day attain the fame of their great patrons and his eldest daughter become a second Angelica Kauffman Of special interest to collectors is the fact that another son Franklin Peale succeeded Adam Eckfeldt as chief coiner at the Philadelphia mint in 1839 Franklin Peale was appointed melter and refiner of the mint on January 5 1836 Upon the retirement of Mr Eckfeldt as chief coiner he recommended Mr Peale as his successor Franklin Peale had the distinction of having been born in the Hall of the American Philosophical Society in which building as stated above his fat


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    Proceedings of the Numismatic and Antiquarian Society of Philadelphia for the Years 1919, 1920, 1921, Vol. 29

    1/1/1922

    140 Catalogue of the Medals contained in this eabinet Struck from dies preserved in the Mint of the United States with notes and remarks by 1795 Franklin Peale 1870 Assistant Assayer from 1833 to 1836 Melter and refiner from 1836 to 1839 and Chief Coiner from 1839 to 1854 Adam Eckfeldt Chief coiner of the United States Mint 1814 1839 in his letter of resignation warmly recommends the appoint ment of Franklin Peale in the following terms I feel it my duty in leaving office to recommend that my place be filled by Mr Franklin Peale the pre


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    Ancient and Modern Coins of the World and the United States, Medals and Tokens

    Numismatics; Auction catalogs

    U S MEDALS AWARD MEDALS JULIAN AM FANTASTIC AWARD MEDAL TO U S MINT CHIEF COINER Franklin Peale 772 AM 20 Franklin Institute Scott Premium Medal to Franklin Peale 1841 Copper bronzed 54 6mm Unsigned Extremely Fine or better Obv Franklin bust 1 after Jean Baptiste Nini s 1777 Terracotta plaques complete with the fictitious Arms on the truncation Franklin Insti tute legend Reverse is dramatically rotated some 90 degrees TO THE MOST DESERVING sur rounds the engraved script awar


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    From Mine To Mint

    /2013

    is capable of milling 200 or more pieces per minute equal to 12 000 per hour Only one boy need be in attendance at the machine to feed blanks During its rapid operation the machine also separates any defective blanks that might have been placed in the feeding tube This machine has been in operation since February 1836 and has given unqualified satisfaction in every 470 respect Coin Presses Franklin Peale visited Europe in 1833 1834 and examined Uhlhorn in Carlsrhue Baden Germany Thonnelier in Paris France and Matthew Boul ton Soho Mint coin presses None were what Peale wanted but he brought back his own plans for a simplified toggle press which was built and installed in the Philadelphia Mint in 1836 The improved press ran at eighty four revolutions per minute and could strike 5 000


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