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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a report of the director of the Mint, of the operation of that establishment during the year 1816. : January 7, 1817. Read, and ordered to lie upon the table


Periodical Summary

Mint Director Robert Patterson's report for the year 1816. The same text is found in the American State Papers, finance (class 3), volume 3, report no. 493.

Paul Hybert summary: "A short report from mint director Patterson to President Madison, who relayed it to Congress. A brick building replaces wooden structures. A steam engine replaces some horse power." 

A transcript is at:

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