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As requested by your communication of the 6th instant, we propose to furnish U.S.Mint, Philadelphia, with- 5,000 pounds Ingot Copper, of best quality, suitable for Gold alloy, cast in the special moulds, with light bridge, as heretofore, at 11 cents per pound, delivered free of all expense at the Mint. In case you accept, will you be kind enogh to state when you wish delivery made? We can deliver whenever required.

Very respectfully,

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NARA RG104, Entry 1, Box 192

[Abstract:] Proposal for Ingot copper for Gold Alloy 11 c per pound...

Baltimore Copper Smelting & Rolling Co. (Baltimore Copper Works)

Baltimore,

February 7, 1896

Hon. Herman Kretz, Superintendent U.S. Mint, Philadelphia, Pa.

Dear Sir-

As requested by your communication of the 6th instant, we propose to furnish U.S. Mint, Philadelphia, with

5,000 pounds Ingot Copper, of best quality, suitable For Gold alloy, cast in the special moulds, With light bridge, as heretofore, at 11 cents per pound, delivered free of all expense at the Mint. In case you accept, will you be kind enough to state when you wish delivery made? We can deliver whenever required.

Very respectfully, Jos. Clendenin, Jr. Secy.

[Handwritten note at bottom: ]

Telegram sent to the Director Feby 8 /96 asking authority to purchase 10,000 pounds of copper @ 11 c per pound

Authority granted by telegrams } MacLaue signed R.E. Preston Director } Signed by Supt. Dated Feby 8 /96 MacL }