U.S. Mint Reports
Primarily consisting of the Mint Director's annual report, this series contains information often found nowhere else, revealing internal workings of the Mint and copious statistical data. In addition to the annual reports, this series includes other reports as issued, for example, results of assay tests of foreign gold and silver coins. Beginning in 2010, the biennial report on coinage production cost and cost saving alternatives is included in this series.
Note: Reports are categorized by year published rather than year covered. In some cases, the annual report for a given year was not published until the following year.
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Message from the President of the United States, communicating the report of the Director of the Mint, of the operations of that institution during the last year
Mint Director Robert Patterson's report for the year 1805. The same text appears in the American State Papers, class 3 (finance), volume 2, report no. 239.
Paul Hybert summary: A short report from mint director Robert Patterson to President Jefferson, who relayed it to Congress. The large number of struck small silver pieces is in response to depositors; it adds to the supply of small change both directly and indirectly by preventing the exportation of the silver coinage.
A transcription is at: http://www.chicagocoinclub.org/lib/us/asp/cl03.finance/v2/n239.html