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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U.S. Mint Director's Report, 1817
Mint Director Robert Patterson's report for the year 1817. From the National Archives, record group 104, entry 3. Transcription by R. W. Julian.
Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury transmitting a report of the director of the mint, of assays made of several species of foreign gold and silver coins, pursuant to the act of April 29, 1816
Mint Director Robert Patterson's report on assays of foreign coins, in accordance with the act of April 29, 1816. Patterson reports on British, French, Spanish, and Portuguese coins. Text also appears in the American State Papers, finance (class 3), volume 3, no. 520.
Paul Hybert summary: "An assay of foreign coins, from mint director Patterson to Treasury Secretary Crawford, who relayed it to Congress."
See transcript at: http://www.chicagocoinclub.org/lib/us/asp/cl03.finance/v3/n520.html
Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a report of the Director of the Mint, of the result of several assays at that establishment, on the gold and silver coins of foreign nations ...
The Mint Director's report on results of assay tests on foreign gold and silver. The same text appears in the American State Papers, finance (class 3), volume 3, no. 540.
Paul Hybert summary: "An assay of foreign coins, from mint director Patterson to Treasury Secretary Crawford, who relayed it to Congress. The results are very similar to those found earlier in the year."
A transcript is at: http://www.chicagocoinclub.org/lib/us/asp/cl03.finance/v3/n540.html.