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Operations of the Mint : message from the President of the United States, transmitting a report of the Director of the Mint, and a statement of the operations of that institution during the year 1827


Periodical Summary

Mint Director Samuel Moore's report for the year 1827. The text is also in the American State Papers, finance (class 3), volume 5, report no. 827.

Paul Hybert summary: "A report from mint director Moore to President Adams, who relayed it to Congress. The fineness of the gold bullion from North Carolina generally exceeds the fineness of our gold coins. The supply of silver has been unusually abundant. Prepaid orders for copper coins can be shipped at mint expense and risk to all commonly accessible locations in the United States."

A transcript is at:

Filed in the Congressional serial set under 20th Congress, 1st session, House Executive document no. 70.

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