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    Laws of the United States Relating to Loans, Paper Money, Banking, and Coinage, 1790 to 1895 1896

    Laws of the United States Relating to Loans, Paper Money, Banking, and Coinage, 1790 to 1895

    Senate report no. 831, 53rd Congress, 3rd Session. Copy courtesy of Craig Sholley.

    Report No. 21: House of Representatives: Mint Building, Philadelphia 1/9/1896

    Report No. 21: House of Representatives: Mint Building, Philadelphia

    "Report No. 21: House of Representatives: Mint Building, Philadelphia," from the 54th Congress, 1st Session, US House of Representatives.

    Document 65: In the Senate of the United States: Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, in response to Senate resolution, dated January 3, 1896, directing the Secretary of the Treasury to inform the Senate... 1/13/1896

    Document 65: In the Senate of the United States: Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, in response to Senate resolution, dated January 3, 1896, directing the Secretary of the Treasury to inform the Senate...

    Full title: "Document 65: In the Senate of the United States: Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, in response to Senate resolution, dated January 3, 1896, directing the Secretary of the Treasury to inform the Senate if the sum of $100,000,000, or any part there of, has at any time since the establishment of the so-called gold reserve been actually segregated or set apart from the other currency or money in the Treasury Department, in gold coin, or gold coin and gold certificates, or either, for the redemption of the legal-tender notes and different forms of paper money of the government, etc.".

    Document No. 379: House of Representatives: Medals of Honor 1/14/1896

    Document No. 379: House of Representatives: Medals of Honor

    "Document No. 379: House of Representatives: Medals of Honor", 54th Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives.

    Document No. 159: House of Representatives: Mint Building at Philadelphia, PA 1/21/1896

    Document No. 159: House of Representatives: Mint Building at Philadelphia, PA

    "Document No. 159: House of Representatives: Mint Building at Philadelphia, PA", from the 54th Congress, 1st Session, US House of Representatives.

    Report No. 117: In the Senate of the United States: The Committee on Military Affairs, to whom was referred... [Medals] 1/24/1896

    Report No. 117: In the Senate of the United States: The Committee on Military Affairs, to whom was referred... [Medals]

    "Report No. 117: In the Senate of the United States: The Committee on Military Affairs, to whom was referred...", from the 54th Congress, 1st Session, US House of Representatives.

    Document 93: In the Senate of the United States: Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a draft of a joint resolution providing for the temporary appointment of expert money counters in the Treasury Department. 1/27/1896

    Document 93: In the Senate of the United States: Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a draft of a joint resolution providing for the temporary appointment of expert money counters in the Treasury Department.

    Full title: "Document 93: In the Senate of the United States: Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a draft of a joint resolution providing for the temporary appointment of expert money counters in the Treasury Department."

    Document No. 215: House of Representatives: Parting and Refining Bullion 2/8/1896

    Document No. 215: House of Representatives: Parting and Refining Bullion

    "Document No. 215: House of Representatives: Parting and Refining Bullion", from the 54th Congress, 1st Session, US House of Representatives.

    Report No. 251: In the Senate of the United States: The Select Committee on National Banks... 2/11/1896

    Report No. 251: In the Senate of the United States: The Select Committee on National Banks...

    "Report No. 251: In the Senate of the United States: The Select Committee on National Banks...", from the 54th Congress, 1st Session, US Senate.

    Document No. 383: House of Representatives: Production of the Coin Redemption Fund, Etc. 2/14/1896

    Document No. 383: House of Representatives: Production of the Coin Redemption Fund, Etc.

    "Document No. 383: House of Representatives: Production of the Coin Redemption Fund, Etc.", from the 54th Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives.

    Document 124: In the Senate of the United States: Mr. Teller presented the following resolution of the Camden County, N.J., Farmers' Institute favoring the free and unlimited coinage of silver 2/17/1896

    Document 124: In the Senate of the United States: Mr. Teller presented the following resolution of the Camden County, N.J., Farmers' Institute favoring the free and unlimited coinage of silver

    Excerpt from "Senate Docs. 101-155, Except 137", subtitled "54th Congress, 1st Session". Titled "In the Senate of the United States: Mr. Teller presented the following resolution of the camden county, N.J., Farmers' Institute favoring the free and unlimited coinage of silver", and dated February 17, 1896.

    Document 130: In the Senate of the United States: The Vice-President presented the following letter from the Secretary of the Treasury in response to the Senate resolution of February 10, 1896, directing the Secretary of the Treasury to inform the Senate of the amount of coin and currency and forms of notes and money of the United States in existence on January 1, 1896, etc. 2/20/1896

    Document 130: In the Senate of the United States: The Vice-President presented the following letter from the Secretary of the Treasury in response to the Senate resolution of February 10, 1896, directing the Secretary of the Treasury to inform the Senate of the amount of coin and currency and forms of notes and money of the United States in existence on January 1, 1896, etc.

    Excerpt from "Senate Docs. 101-155, Except 137", subtitled "54th Congress, 1st Session". Titled "Document 130: In the Senate of the United States: The Vice-President presented the following letter from the Secretary of the Treasury in response to the Senate resolution of February 10, 1896, directing the Secretary of the Treasury to inform the Senate of the amount of coin and currency and forms of notes and money of the United States in existence on January 1, 1896, etc.", and dated February 20, 1896.

    Document No. 453: House of Representatives: Construction of Sampling Works 2/20/1896

    Document No. 453: House of Representatives: Construction of Sampling Works

    "Document No. 453: House of Representatives: Construction of Sampling Works", from 54th Congress, 1st Session, from the House of Representatives.

    Document 378: In the Senate of the United States: Mr. Mitchell, of Wisconsin, from the Committee on Military Affairs, submitted the following report (to accompany S. R. 7.) 2/27/1896

    Document 378: In the Senate of the United States: Mr. Mitchell, of Wisconsin, from the Committee on Military Affairs, submitted the following report (to accompany S. R. 7.)

    "Document 378: In the Senate of the United States: Mr. Mitchell, of Wisconsin, from the Committee on Military Affairs, submitted the following report (to accompany S. R. 7.)" dated February 27, 1896. From the 54th Congress, 1st Session.

    Report No. 573: House of Representatives: Punishment for Mutilating United States Coins, Etc. 2/29/1896

    Report No. 573: House of Representatives: Punishment for Mutilating United States Coins, Etc.

    "Report No. 573: House of Representatives: Punishment for Mutilating United States Coins, Etc.", 54th Congress, 1st Session.

    Document 394: In the Senate of the United States: Mr. Thurston, from the Select Committee on International Expositions, submitted the following report (to accompany S. R. 78.) 3/3/1896

    Document 394: In the Senate of the United States: Mr. Thurston, from the Select Committee on International Expositions, submitted the following report (to accompany S. R. 78.)

    "Document 394: In the Senate of the United States: Mr. Thurston, from the Select Committee on International Expositions, submitted the following report (to accompany S. R. 78.)", dated March 3, 1896. From the 54th Congress, 1st Session.

    Report No. 731: House of Representatives: Blanks for Nickels and Pennies 3/11/1896

    Report No. 731: House of Representatives: Blanks for Nickels and Pennies

    "Report No. 731: House of Representatives: Blanks for Nickels and Pennies", 54th Congress, 1st Session.

    Report No. 795: House of Representatives: Metric Weights and Measures 3/16/1896

    Report No. 795: House of Representatives: Metric Weights and Measures

    "Report No. 795: House of Representatives: Metric Weights and Measures", 54th Congress, 1st Session.

    Document 177: In the Senate of the United States: Mr. Stewart presented the following Memorial of Anson Wolcott, of Wolcott, IND., to the Congress of the United States, relative to the monetary laws and monetary condition of the United States. 3/18/1896

    Document 177: In the Senate of the United States: Mr. Stewart presented the following Memorial of Anson Wolcott, of Wolcott, IND., to the Congress of the United States, relative to the monetary laws and monetary condition of the United States.

    Excerpt from "54th Congress, 1st Session", subtitled "Senate Documents Nos. 156-213". Titled "Document 177: In the Senate of the United States: Mr. Stewart presented the following Memorial of Anson Wolcott, of Wolcott, IND., to the Congress of the United States, relative to the monetary laws and monetary condition of the United States.", and dated March 18, 1896.

    Report No. 881: House of Representatives: Circulation of National Banks 3/20/1896

    Report No. 881: House of Representatives: Circulation of National Banks

    "Report No. 881: House of Representatives: Circulation of National Banks", from the 54th Congress, 1st Session, US House of Representatives.

    Document 184: In the Senate of the United States: Mr. Cockrell presented the following Letter of the Secretary of the Treasury, dated January 16, 1896, addressed to him, relative to the amount of silver bullion now on hand, the cost of the same, and the coinage value if coined into dollars, and the amount of seigniorage if so coined, etc. 3/25/1896

    Document 184: In the Senate of the United States: Mr. Cockrell presented the following Letter of the Secretary of the Treasury, dated January 16, 1896, addressed to him, relative to the amount of silver bullion now on hand, the cost of the same, and the coinage value if coined into dollars, and the amount of seigniorage if so coined, etc.

    Excerpt from "54th Congress, 1st Session", subtitled "Senate Documents Nos. 156-213". Titled "Document 184: In the Senate of the United States: Mr. Cockrell presented the following Letter of the Secretary of the Treasury, dated January 16, 1896, addressed to him, relative to the amount of silver bullion now on hand, the cost of the same, and the coinage value if coined into dollars, and the amount of seigniorage if so coined, etc.", and dated March 25, 1896.

    Document 185: In the Senate of the United States: Mr. Cockrell presented the following Letter from the acting Director of the Mint transmitting statement of the coinage of gold and silver of France from 1795 to 1874, inclusive. 3/25/1896

    Document 185: In the Senate of the United States: Mr. Cockrell presented the following Letter from the acting Director of the Mint transmitting statement of the coinage of gold and silver of France from 1795 to 1874, inclusive.

    Excerpt from "54th Congress, 1st Session", subtitled "Senate Documents Nos. 156-213". Titled "Document 185: In the Senate of the United States: Mr. Cockrell presented the following Letter from the acting Director of the Mint transmitting statement of the coinage of gold and silver of France from 1795 to 1874, inclusive.", and dated March 25, 1896.

    Document 587: In the Senate of the United States: Mr. Shoup, from the Committee on Military Affairs, submitted the following report... 3/30/1896

    Document 587: In the Senate of the United States: Mr. Shoup, from the Committee on Military Affairs, submitted the following report...

    "Document 587: In the Senate of the United States: Mr. Shoup, from the Committee on Military Affairs, submitted the following report (to accompany H. Res. 85)", from the 54th Congress, 1st Session.

    Document 600: In the Senate of the United States: Mr. Nelson, from the Committee on Commerce, submitted the following report... [Life Saving Medals] 4/2/1896

    Document 600: In the Senate of the United States: Mr. Nelson, from the Committee on Commerce, submitted the following report... [Life Saving Medals]

    "Document 600: In the Senate of the United States: Mr. Nelson, from the Committee on Commerce, submitted the following report...", from the 54th Congress, 1st Session.

    Report No. 1168: House of Representatives: Organization of National Banks 4/8/1896

    Report No. 1168: House of Representatives: Organization of National Banks

    "Report No. 1168: House of Representatives: Organization of National Banks", from the 54th Congress, 1st Session, US House of Representatives.

    Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury: Purchase of Minor Coinage Blanks 4/23/1896

    Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury: Purchase of Minor Coinage Blanks

    Excerpt from "54th Congress: 1st Session, 1895-96", subtitled "House Documents Nos. 280-409, 423 with Exceptions". Titled "Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury: Purchase of Minor Coinage Blanks", and dated April 23, 1896.

    Document No. 235: US Senate: Letters from Mr. Ben Butterworth... and Mr. Samuel J. Ritchie... upon the silver question and upon the general financial policy of the government, as of late pursued. 4/29/1896

    Document No. 235: US Senate: Letters from Mr. Ben Butterworth... and Mr. Samuel J. Ritchie... upon the silver question and upon the general financial policy of the government, as of late pursued.

    "Document No. 235: US Senate: Letters from Mr. Ben Butterworth... and Mr. Samuel J. Ritchie... upon the silver question and upon the general financial policy of the government, as of late pursued.", 54th Congress, 1st Session.

    Report No. 1742: House of Representatives: Medals, etc., to troops, etc., who volunteered their services in the year 1863, etc. 5/12/1896

    Report No. 1742: House of Representatives: Medals, etc., to troops, etc., who volunteered their services in the year 1863, etc.

    "Report No. 1742: House of Representatives: Medals, etc., to troops, etc., who volunteered their services in the year 1863, etc.", from 54th Congress, 1st Session, US House of Representatives.

    Document No. 256: US Senate: Speech of Hon. John G. Carlisle, before the workingmen of Chicago, April 15, 1896 5/14/1896

    Document No. 256: US Senate: Speech of Hon. John G. Carlisle, before the workingmen of Chicago, April 15, 1896

    "Document No. 256: US Senate: Speech of Hon. John G. Carlisle, before the workingmen of Chicago, April 15, 1896", 54th Congress, 1st Session.

    Document No. 1834: House of Representatives: Issue of Duplicate Medals 5/15/1896

    Document No. 1834: House of Representatives: Issue of Duplicate Medals

    "Document No. 1834: Issue of Duplicate Medals", from the 54th Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives.

    Document 284: In the Senate of the United States: Mr. Cockrell presented the following: Speech of Hon. John P. Altgeld, Governor of Illinois at the auditorium, Chicago, May 16. 5/23/1896

    Document 284: In the Senate of the United States: Mr. Cockrell presented the following: Speech of Hon. John P. Altgeld, Governor of Illinois at the auditorium, Chicago, May 16.

    Excerpt from "54th Congress, 1st Session", subtitled "Senate Documents Nos. 271-314". Titled "Document 284: In the Senate of the United States: Mr. Cockrell presented the following: Speech of Hon. John P. Altgeld, Governor of Illinois at the auditorium, Chicago, May 16.", and dated May 23, 1896.

    Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury: Bonds and Currency of the United States 6/5/1896

    Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury: Bonds and Currency of the United States

    Excerpt from "54th Congress: 1st Session, 1895-96", subtitled "House Documents Nos. 280-409, 423 with Exceptions". Titled "Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury: Bonds and Currency of the United States", and dated June 5, 1896.

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