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U.S. Congressional Reports

This series covers Congressional reports with numismatic content. These documents provide insight into the legislative process underlying activities of the Mint and the Bureau of Engraving and Printing.

 

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    Senate Report Com. No. 185: In the Senate of the United States: The Commmittee of Claims, to whom was referred the memorial of Franklin Peale 4/22/1856

    Senate Report Com. No. 185: In the Senate of the United States: The Commmittee of Claims, to whom was referred the memorial of Franklin Peale

    Senate Report Com. No. 185. Franklin Peale's statement regarding his accomplishments while an employee of the United States Mint. From the 34th Congress, 1st Session.

    Cent Coinage : letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, in reference to alterations in the cent coinage 7/15/1856

    Cent Coinage : letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, in reference to alterations in the cent coinage

    Mint Director James Ross Snowden discusses proposals for the small cent coinage that began in 1856. An important letter from the numismatic perspective, as the transition from large cents to small cents fueled collector interest in American numismatics.

    From the 34th Congress, 1st session, House Executive document no. 124.


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