James Madison Papers

To James Madison from Robert Patterson, 1 January 1811 (Abstract)

§ From Robert Patterson

1 January 1811, Philadelphia. Forwards annual report on the operation of the Mint. Enumerates gold, silver, and copper coins struck, amounting to $1,155,868.50 in value. The Bank of the United States continues to furnish an ample supply of bullion for coinage.

RC and enclosures, two copies (DNA: RG 233, President’s Messages, 11A-D1; and DNA: RG 46, Legislative Proceedings, 11A-E5); FC (DNA: RG 104, Letters Sent by the Director). Each RC 1 p. Enclosures (2 pp.; signed by Benjamin Rush) are quarterly statements of coinage struck in 1810 and an expense account of the Mint for 1810 totaling $20,753.85. RC and enclosures forwarded in JM to Congress, 7 Jan. 1811.

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