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From Thomas Jefferson to Albert Gallatin, 12 January 1804

To Albert Gallatin

[12 Jan. 1804]

The Secretary of the Treasury

The inclosed are furnished by the Director of the mint to be laid before Congress. the law requires they should be accompanied with the settlements which have been made relative thereto, duly certified by the Comptroller of the Treasury. duplicates of such a paper are desired with the return of these to be sent to each house by


RC (DLC); undated; written on address sheet of an unidentified letter, with canceled “The President of the United States” in Dearborn’s hand; endorsed by TJ: “Departmt Treasury. recd Jan. 12. 04. Mint report.” Not recorded in SJL. Enclosures: see TJ to the Senate and the House of Representatives, 13 Jan.

On 6 Jan., Elias Boudinot, director of the mint, sent his annual report to the State Department (see Madison, Papers description begins William T. Hutchinson, Robert A. Rutland, J. C. A. Stagg, and others, eds., The Papers of James Madison, Chicago and Charlottesville, 1962- , 37 vols.: Sec. of State Ser., 1986- , 10 vols.; Pres. Ser., 1984- , 8 vols.; Ret. Ser., 2009- , 2 vols. description ends , Sec. of State Ser., 6:311). Jacob Wagner forwarded it to TJ with an unsigned note: “Two copies of the annual report of the Director of the Mint. This document is required by law (2 Vol. p. 39 s. 7.) to be laid before Congress, together the Comptroller’s settlements with the officers of the Mint” (MS in DLC: TJ Papers, 146:25345; undated; entirely in Wagner’s hand).

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