Records of San Francisco branch of the United States Mint, 1856-1899.

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United States Mint. Records of San Francisco branch of the United States Mint, 1856-1899.

Records of San Francisco branch of the United States Mint, 1856-1899.

The collection consists of letters and documents related to the operations and activities of the San Francisco branch of the United States Mint. Included are instructions from Treasury Department officials in Washington (mainly for the period 1856-75) and employment recommendations from various persons.

62 pieces.1 box.

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