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U.S. Mint Report (1802)


Periodical Summary

Mint Director Elias Boudinot's report for the year 1802, transmitted from President Jefferson to Congress on January 11, 1803. Extracted from the American State Papers, class 3 (Finance), vol. 2, no. 191. Also present here is report no. 198 from the sale volume.

Paul Hybert summary (no. 191): "A short report from mint director Elias Boudinot to President Jefferson, who relayed it to Congress. Fifteen thousand cents are struck each day, drawing from the near twenty-four tons of copper planchettes on hand. If the mint will not be abolished as discussed in the past Congress, at least five hundred dollars will be needed to purchase two additional horses and for repairs to the present machinery."

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Paul Hybert summary (no. 198): "The required annual financial statements, on the operation of the mint, from Comptroller of the Treasury Duvall to Treasury Secretary Gallatin who relayed it to Congress."

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