U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Reports
Secretary of the Treasury reports contain information on money supply, bullion, banking, revenue and public debt, and other economic matters that affected the production of coinage and paper money. Many of these documents fall into the category of annual reports, but other documents appear within the series, as issued at the time.
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Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury ... regulating the currency of certain foreign coins within the United States
The Secretary of the Treasury reports to Congress on circulation of gold and silver. The same text appears in the American State Papers, finance (class 3), volume 3, report no. 550 (see also report no. 549, on exportation of U.S. coin).
Paul Hybert summary: "Responding to a query from the Senate, Treasury Secretary Crawford feels the mint can satisfy the need for gold coins, but feels foreign silver coins are needed for a few more years. He relays a letter, from mint director Patterson, that touches on production capabilities of the mint as well as the possible cause for the domestic scarcity of gold coins; he includes a London newspaper article on the ratio of gold to silver in Europe, as well as a listing of the fineness of silver coins as determined at the mint. "
See transcription at: http://www.chicagocoinclub.org/lib/us/asp/cl03.finance/v3/n550.html
In Senate of the United States, January 25, 1819 ... exportation of the gold, silver, and copper coins, of the United States ...
The Secretary of the Treasury comments on exportation of gold and silver coin. The same text appears in the American State Papers, finance (class 3), volume 3, report no. 549.
Paul Hybert summary: "Responding to a query from the Senate, Treasury Secretary Crawford feels legislation to limit exports of gold and silver coin is not needed. Such a measure can work only in extreme circumstances, and only for short periods. Free trade with moderate tariffs is the best means of effecting a balance of trade, which will halt the flow of precious metals out of the country."
A transcription is at: http://www.chicagocoinclub.org/lib/us/asp/cl03.finance/v3/n549.html.
Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, Transmitting Sundry Statements, in Relation to the Mint of the United States
The Secretary of the Treasury forwards the statement from the Comptroller of the Treasury, transmitting summary level information of the Mint operation. This text is also found in the American State Papers, finance (class 3), volume 3, report no. 556.
Paul Hybert summary: "The required annual financial statements, on the operation of the mint, from Comptroller of the Treasury Anderson to Treasury Secretary Crawford who relayed it to Congress."
A transcription is at: http://www.chicagocoinclub.org/lib/us/asp/cl03.finance/v3/n556.html.