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Report....Suggesting the Expediency of Some render [the Mint] less expensive


Periodical Summary

A Congressional report related to the expenses of the Mint. The text is also in the American State Papers, finance (class 3), volume 1, no. 111.

Paul Hybert summary: "A report from the committee tasked with examining the changes suggested in the mint director’s 1796 report. They recommend appropriating money to buy silver and gold for coinage; and another amount to cover wastage in coining silver and gold, along with a loss of silver during an accident."

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